Exercise Science (EXSC)

EXSC 15010     INTRODUCTION TO EXERCISE SCIENCE      2 Credit Hours

Introduction to the discipline of exercise science, including the history of the field, current position stands of the American College of Sports Medicine, the responsibilities and roles of the exercise physiologist and the current trends in exercise science.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EXSC 23093     VARIABLE TITLE WORKSHOP IN EXERCISE SCIENCE      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Workshop to develop mastery and application of knowledge and skills that address issues in exercise science; topics vary. Satisfactory/unsatisfactory (S/U) graded.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Workshop

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

EXSC 25057     HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I (KBS) (KLAB)      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with ATTR 25057) Comprehensive examination of anatomy and physiology related to the organization of the body and basic cell and tissue types. Specific structure and function of the muscular, skeletal, cardiovascular, nervous and respiratory systems are addressed.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Kent Core Basic Sciences, Kent Core Basic Sciences Lab

EXSC 25058     HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY II (KBS) (KLAB)      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with ATTR 25058) Comprehensive examination of anatomy and physiology related to the human body under rest and exercise conditions. Specific structure and function of the metabolic, endocrine, lymphatic, digestive, urinary and reproductive systems are addressed. Advanced coverage of neurological, cardiovascular and respiratory systems are also addressed.

Prerequisite: ATTR 25057 or EXSC 25057 or BSCI 11010.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Kent Core Basic Sciences, Kent Core Basic Sciences Lab

EXSC 35022     EXERCISE LEADERSHIP      3 Credit Hours

Designed to provide the students with the knowledge base in exercise leadership. Topic areas and competencies using a variety of techniques in leading and demonstrating safe and effective methods of applying the fundamental principles of exercise science. The exercise leader will demonstrate all forms of group exercise, flexibility and balance training.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EXSC 35023     PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE PREPARATION      2 Credit Hours

Introductory course in personal training. Covers basic exercise science, fitness evaluation risk management, health appraisal, safety and legal issues for the personal trainer. Prepares the student to take the national certification examination for personal training.

Prerequisite: EXSC 25057 or ATTR 25057 or BSCI 11010; and EXSC 25058 or ATTR 25058 or BSCI 11020 or BSCI 20020.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 1 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EXSC 35054     BIOMECHANICS      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with ATTR 35054) Anatomical and mechanical bases of human movement. Emphasis is placed on tools and techniques for motion analysis, mechanical concepts, forces and performance analysis. Lecture and laboratory.

Prerequisite: ATTR 25057 or EXSC 25057 or BSCI 11010.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EXSC 35068     STATISTICS FOR EXERCISE SCIENTIST      3 Credit Hours

Measurement and statistics applied to physical education and exercise/sport sciences; laboratory experiences in statistics test construction and administration and evaluation.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EXSC 35075     EXERCISE PROGRAMMING      3 Credit Hours

Problems and issues in developing exercise programs in institutional and commercial settings.

Prerequisite: ATTR 25057 or EXSC 25057 or BSCI 11010; and ATTR 25058 or EXSC 25058 or BSCI 11020 or BSCI 20020.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EXSC 40612     EXERCISE LEADERSHIP FOR THE OLDER ADULT      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with EXPH 50612) Designed to provide students with a knowledge base in exercise leadership in the older adult population, including special populations. Students participate in the leading, supervision and evaluation of participants within the exercise program. The also assist in the collection of functional fitness data.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EXSC 41000     EXERCISE IMPLEMENTATION: AN EXERCISE INTERVENTION PROGRAM      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Students will participate in leading, supervising and developing plans for individuals who want to reduce cardiovascular risk factors through structured exercise.

Prerequisite: EXSC 45080.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 3-9 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EXSC 43093     VARIABLE TITLED WORKSHOP IN EXERCISE SCIENCE AND EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with EXPH 53093) Workshop in exercise science, topics vary.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Workshop

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

EXSC 43098     RESEARCH IN EXERCISE SCIENCE (ELR)      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 12 credit hours)Research project completed under the supervision of a faculty member. Written approval of supervising faculty member and School Director required prior to registration.

Prerequisite: special approval.

Schedule Type: Research

Contact Hours: 3-9 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

EXSC 45065     EXERCISE TESTING      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with EXPH 55065) Lecture and laboratory experiences dealing with the administration and interpretation of exercise tests.

Prerequisite: ATTR 25057 or EXSC 25057 or BSCI 11010; and ATTR 25058 or EXSC 25058 or BSCI 11020 or BSCI 20020.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EXSC 45070     ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHY FOR THE EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGIST      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with EXPH 55070) Designed to provide students with the knowledge base in electrocardiography. Students work on interpreting the 12-lead electrocardiogram with clinical case studies to enhance the knowledge base of the exercise specialist.

Prerequisite: ATTR 25057 or EXSC 25057 or BSCI 11010; and ATTR 25058 or EXSC 25058 or BSCI 11020 or BSCI 20020.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EXSC 45080     PHYSIOLOGY OF EXERCISE (WIC)      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with EXPH 55080) Response of the human to acute and chronic exercise with emphasis on the underlying physiological mechanisms.

Prerequisite: ATTR 25057 or EXSC 25057 or BSCI 11010; and ATTR 25058 or EXSC 25058 or BSCI 11020 or BSCI 20020.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Writing Intensive Course

EXSC 45096     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN EXERCISE SCIENCE (ELR)      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credit hours)Independent study completed under the supervision of a faculty member. Written approval of supervising faculty member and school director required prior to registration.

Prerequisite: special approval.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 3-9 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

EXSC 45480     INTERNSHIP SEMINAR IN EXERCISE SCIENCE      1 Credit Hour

Overview of the internship possibilities that are available for the exercise science major. The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) certification workshops and the scope of the practice for the exercises specialist is discussed in detail.

Prerequisite: special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EXSC 45481     SEMINAR IN EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY      1 Credit Hour

Provides an overview of the research possibilities available for the exercise science major. The Institutional Review Board, research methodology and the risks and benefits of research in the area of exercise science are discussed in detail.

Prerequisite: special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EXSC 45492     INTERNSHIP IN PHYSICAL FITNESS AND CARDIAC REHABILITATION (ELR)      1-8 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 8 credit hours) Supervised experience providing practical experience in administration and operation of programs in physical fitness, health enhancement andor cardiac rehabilitation. 45 clock hours per credit hour.

Prerequisite: special approval.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 3-24 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

EXSC 46095     SPECIAL TOPICS IN EXERCISE SCIENCE      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Selected topics in exercise science dependent upon interest.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter