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Academics

Academics

Core Requirements

EXSC 6118. Advanced Exercise Physiology (3-0-3) Advanced study of acute responses and chronic adaptations to physical activity, exercise, and sport participation. Emphasis on bioenergetics, neuromuscular, and cardiorespiratory function. Limitations to human performance also examined.

EXSC 6119. Research Methods in Human Performance (3-0-3) Course will examine methods of conducting scientific research in fields relating to human performance. Emphasis on review of literature, research design, methods of data collection, and presentation of a research proposal.

EXSC 6125. Readings in Exercise Science (3-0-3) This course is designed to provide an in-depth analysis of selected topics in Exercise Science through the systematic evaluation of current and classic research.

EXSC 6135. Data Analysis (3-0-3) This course is designed to introduce students to data analysis utilizing modern, commercially-available computer software

EXSC 6237. Advanced Exercise Testing and Prescription (2-2-3) This course will provide theoretical and laboratory experiences in health risk appraisal, exercise testing, interpretation of results, and exercise prescription for healthy and clinical populations. ASCM guidelines emphasized.

EXSC 6238. Kinesmetrics (2-2-3) Application of measurement theory and statistical analysis in kinesiology. Methods for determining validity, reliability, and objectivity of tests explored. Use of data for evidence-based decisions applicable to exercise science, kinesiology, and other allied health fields.