Dec 09, 2019  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog Archived Catalog

Course Descriptions


 

Health and Human Performance

 Physical Recreational Activities

Courses within the service program hold contemporary attractiveness as “lifetime” activities and should appeal to the educated adult for maintaining a healthful and wholesome lifestyle.

  
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    HHP 0043 - Beginning Circuit Training


    (1) Credit Hours

    This class is designed to improve cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength and flexibility utilizing interval training.
  
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    HHP 0044 - Beginning Water Aerobics


    (1) Credit Hours

    This course uses exercises conducted in water such as water walking, aerobic exercise to music and various resistance exercises to develop cardiovascular and musculoskeletal fitness.
  
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    HHP 0045 - Beginning Aerobic Dance/Step


    (1) Credit Hours

    The course is designed to provide students with the opportunity to learn the principles and facts about aerobic fitness and to develop aerobic fitness through various beginning level aerobic dances and step aerobics. The aerobic dances are geared for the non-dancer and include a blend of jogging, lunges, arm and leg movements, and other large muscle movement.
  
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    HHP 0046 - Beginning Canoeing


    (1) Credit Hours

    This course will teach the beginning student strokes, parts of equipment, and trip planning. Field experience will be a part of the course. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    HHP 0047 - Beginning Jogging/Running for Fitness


    (1) Credit Hours

    This course provides an opportunity to develop cardiovascular fitness and weight control. Selection of proper clothing and equipment, the physiological effects of a jogging/running program, care and prevention of injuries, and the mechanics of safe exercise are presented. Nutrition and weight control are covered.
  
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    HHP 0048 - Beginning Ballet


    (1) Credit Hours

    This course introduces students to fundamental skills in the art of ballet. Movement combinations of allegro and adagio along with a self-choreographed dance are incorporated.
  
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    HHP 0049 - Beginning SCUBA Diving


    (1) Credit Hours

    This course will teach students how to dive safely and be able to plan a scuba dive. Diving equipment, techniques, medical aspects, and diving physics will be covered. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    HHP 0050 - Beginning Gymnastics


    (1) Credit Hours

    Beginning gymnastics is designed to acquaint students with the concepts, values, and technical elements of gymnastics.
  
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    HHP 0051 - Beginning Swimming


    (1) Credit Hours

    This course affords students the opportunity to work in the shallow and deep waters. Skills are developed as well as safety behaviors.
  
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    HHP 0052 - Beginning Modern Dance


    (1) Credit Hours

    Modern Dance is symbolic movement which has been organized, integrated and objectified for individualized expressive purposes. It shares with other art forms and elements of creativity.
  
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    HHP 0053 - Power Yoga


    (1) Credit Hours

    Designed to improve cardiovascular strength, muscular strength, muscular endurance and flexibility. Goals are accomplished through the balance of mind and body, along with focus of effort. Also designed to increase awareness and knowledge concerning yoga tradition, technique and practices used to promote health and fitness.
  
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    HHP 0054 - Rock Climbing and Rappelling


    (1) Credit Hours

    This course will prepare you for basic rock-climbing practices in the outdoors. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    HHP 0055 - Walking for Fitness


    (1) Credit Hours

    This course provides an opportunity to develop cardiovascular fitness and weight control. Selection of proper clothing and equipment, the physiological effects of a walking program, care and prevention of injuries, and the mechanics of safe exercise are presented. Nutrition and weight control are covered.
  
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    HHP 0056 - Tai Chi


    (1) Credit Hours

    Provides students with an introduction of Tai Chi exercise, including its methods, principles and applications. Practicing a short form of Yang style Tai Chi Quan, students will be able to use Tai Chi exercises as a way to improve mental and physical health, release stress, promote positive energy, and enrich quality of life.
  
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    HHP 0057 - Swimming for Fitness


    (1) Credit Hours

    To gain an understanding of principles of training and benefits of aquatic exercise using swim strokes: freestyle, backstroke, sidestrokes. Timed swims are included.
  
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    HHP 0058 - SCUBA Lifesaving and Accident Management


    (1) Credit Hours

    This course will teach scuba lifesaving techniques, CPR, first aid and emergency oxygen use as it pertains to the sport of scuba diving. The student will be able to recognize an emergency and respond in the proper manner. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    HHP 0059 - Lifeguarding/WSI


    (1) Credit Hours

    The purpose of the lifeguard training course is to teach lifeguards the skills and knowledge needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. The course content and activities prepare lifeguard candidates to recognize emergencies, respond quickly and effectively to emergencies, and prevent drowning and other incidents. The course also teaches other skills an individual needs to become a professional lifeguard. Not repeatable.
  
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    HHP 0060 - Beginning Boxing Aerobics


    (1) Credit Hours

    Boxing Aerobics will be taught at the beginning level. The course is designed to provide each student with the opportunity to learn the principles and facts about aerobic fitness and to develop their aerobic fitness by learning and performing various beginning boxing aerobic routines.
  
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    HHP 0061 - Self Defense


    (1) Credit Hours

    This course is designed to provide students with an opportunity to gain self-confidence while learning basic defense techniques. Students will be instructed in the beginning level of self-defense techniques of a variety of martial arts including karate, tae kwon do, judo and kung fu.
  
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    HHP 0062 - Beginning Kayaking


    (1) Credit Hours

    This course will teach beginner-level kayaking skills and techniques, and introduce basic river safety concepts and practices. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    HHP 0065 - Intermediate Rowing


    (1) Credit Hours

    Intermediate rowing is a class designed for those students who desire to advance their knowledge and skill levels beyond that of students enrolled in beginning rowing. The class will serve to refine skills and conditioning levels achieved in previous sweep rowing classes. The class is significantly more physically challenging than at the beginning level. Prerequisites: HHP 0041 or department head approval. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    HHP 0066 - Intermediate Water Aerobics


    (1) Credit Hours

    This course uses exercises conducted in water such as water walking, aerobic exercise to music and various resistance exercises to develop cardiovascular and musculoskeletal fitness.
  
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    HHP 0067 - Intermediate Bowling


    (1) Credit Hours

    This course focuses on refinement of the experienced student’s delivery mechanics including the approach, release, and follow through. Maximum quality practice time is emphasized. Alternate approaches and release are presented and several types of tournaments are conducted.
  
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    HHP 0068 - Intermediate Golf


    (1) Credit Hours

    This course builds on and refines swing motion. Ball flight control is introduced with more in-depth swing analysis.
  
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    HHP 0069 - Intermediate Tennis


    (1) Credit Hours

    Increased proficiency in four basic skills will be developed. New shots taught include the overhead, the drop, the lob, and spin serve. Strategy for singles and doubles play will be stressed. Emphasis is on increased pace and ball placement.
  
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    HHP 0070 - Intermediate Conditioning and Weight Training


    (1) Credit Hours

    This course emphasizes the development of individualized muscular strength and endurance programs following instruction in the physiological principles and techniques of weight training.
  
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    HHP 0071 - Intermediate Swimming


    (1) Credit Hours

    Five swimming strokes are improved for the student’s skills. Diving and combination skills along with safety are enhanced.
  
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    HHP 0072 - Intermediate Aerobic Dance/Step


    (1) Credit Hours

    The course is designed to provide each student with the opportunity to learn the principles and facts about aerobic fitness and to develop their aerobic fitness by learning and performing various intermediate level aerobic dances and step aerobics. The aerobic dances are geared for the non-dancer and include a blend of jogging, lunges, arm and leg movements, and other large muscle movement patterns that are set to music.
  
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    HHP 0073 - Intermediate Ballet


    (1) Credit Hours

    Increased barr and floor skills are introduced and developed. From the fundamental ballet components, skills and knowledge are gracefully strengthened.
  
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    HHP 0074 - Intermediate Gymnastics


    (1) Credit Hours

    Intermediate gymnastics is designed to acquaint students with the concepts, values, and technical elements of gymnastics.
  
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    HHP 0075 - Intermediate Racquetball


    (1) Credit Hours

    Increased proficiency in the skills of racquetball. Students are taught how to execute shots from a variety of positions and how to use strategy to their advantage. Tournaments are played within the class to allow students practical application of the skills they are taught.
  
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    HHP 0076 - Body Pump


    (1) Credit Hours

    This course is designed to teach students various methods of body conditioning aimed to improve individual fitness components such as cardiovascular strength, muscular strength and endurance, and flexibility. It is also designed to increase awareness and knowledge concerning over-train injuries, nutritional health and recent fitness and diet trends.
  
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    HHP 0080 - Advanced Rowing


    (1) Credit Hours

    This class is designed for those students who desire to advance their knowledge and skills and conditioning levels achieved in previous sweep rowing classes. The class is significantly more physically challenging than the intermediate level. Prerequisites: HHP 0041 or department head approval. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    HHP 0083 - Advanced Water Aerobics


    (1) Credit Hours

    This course uses exercise conducted in water such as water walking, aerobic exercise to music and various resistance exercises to develop cardiovascular and musculoskeletal fitness. Aspects of nutrition and weight control are covered.
  
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    HHP 0084 - Advanced Aerobic Dance/Step


    (1) Credit Hours

    Aerobic exercise will be taught at the advanced level. The course is designed to provide each student with the opportunity to learn the principles and facts about aerobic fitness and to develop their aerobic fitness by learning and performing various advanced level aerobic dances and step aerobics. The aerobic dances are geared for the non-dancer and include a blend of jogging, lunges, arm and leg movements, and other large muscle movement patterns that are set to music. Step aerobics is a combination of arm movements set to stepping up and down on a step.
  
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    HHP 0088 - Advanced SCUBA Diving


    (1) Credit Hours

    This course will take certified scuba divers and give them additional experiences in diving. The areas covered will be night diving, deep diving, boat diving, underwater navigation and other special areas of scuba diving. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    HHP 0089 - Advanced Conditioning and Weight Training


    (1) Credit Hours

    This course emphasizes the development of individual muscular strength and endurance programs following instruction in the physiological principles and techniques of weight training.
  
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    HHP 0090 - Mountain Biking


    (1) Credit Hours

    The study of cycling as it relates to maintenance, safety, trip planning, and competent off-road riding. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    HHP 1000 - Personal Health


    (3) Credit Hours

    Significant data and facts helpful in making intelligent decisions about personal health; crucial issues of personal, family, and social living. Every semester. 
  
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    HHP 1010 - Community First Aid and Safety


    (1) Credit Hours

    This course will teach how to identify injuries, provide first aid steps to keep injuries from becoming worse, and keep a victim alive until EMS arrives. Skills and techniques will be presented in a way that teaches both the rules and the important exceptions in first aid emergencies. HHP major or department head approval. Safety and Licensure fee will be assessed. 
  
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    HHP 1015 - Introduction to Health and Human Performance Professions


    (1) Credit Hours

    This course will focus on 1) an understanding of the nuances of the HHP department, 2) how HHP functions within the greater context of HHP, 3) insight into different aspects of HHP, and 4) career opportunities related to HHP. Enrollment in a HHP academic major or interest in one. 
  
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    HHP 1050 - Adventure Tourism


    (3) Credit Hours

    This course is designed to provide an introduction to the concepts of travel and tourism, with a focus on outdoor and adventure destinations.  Participants will spend the majority of the class in the field, exploring Chattanooga’s natural beauty and experiencing why Outside Magazine named us the #1 outdoor city in America.  Topics will include: tourist profiles and motivations, market analysis, alternative tourism types, and host community development.  This course will involve multiple outdoor trips (some overnight) and various adventure activities (i.e. boating, climbing, backpacking, biking, etc.).  Participants do not need previous outdoor experience, but they should have an adventurous spirit. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    HHP 1540 - Safety and First Aid


    (3) Credit Hours

    Nature and causes of accidents; safety measures for prevention and emergency treatment of common accidents; certification may be given in advanced first aid and CPR. Every semester. Safety and licensure fee applies. 
  
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    HHP 1999r - Special Projects


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Individual or group projects. Maximum credit 4 hours. On demand. Prerequisites: department head approval. 
  
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    HHP 2010 - Introduction to Teaching Health and Physical Education


    (3) Credit Hours

    Overview and summary of the fields of exercise science and sport activity based upon historical, social, psychological and physiological forces as they affect the individual and society; philosophy and principles of profession. Spring and fall semester. 
  
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    HHP 2020 - Camping and Outdoor Education


    (3) Credit Hours

    The study of camping, the concept of outdoor education, and the philosophy of low impact camping:  This course offers an introduction to minimum impact camping and wilderness skills essential for carrying out safe trips and expeditions to outdoor and backcountry areas.  Students will be introduced to wilderness topics that include: equipment, dress, navigation, shelter, backcountry kitchen, weather, emergency procedures, sanitation, travel technique, trip planning and preparation, and industry standards.  The class will require an overnight trip. Fall semester. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    HHP 2030 - Team Sports I – Football and Wrestling


    (2) Credit Hours

    History, basic skills, game and match strategy, coaching techniques of football and wrestling. Spring semester. 
  
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    HHP 2040 - Team Sports II – Baseball, Softball, and Volleyball


    (2) Credit Hours

    History; analytical approach to fundamental concepts, basic skills, game strategy, coaching techniques and psychology; investigation of contemporary systems of offensive and defensive theories. Fall semester. 
  
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    HHP 2050 - Team Sports III – Soccer and Basketball


    (2) Credit Hours

    History; analytical approach to fundamental concepts, basic skills, game strategy, coaching techniques and psychology; investigation of contemporary systems of offensive and defensive theories. Spring semester. 
  
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    HHP 2060 - Lifetime Sports I – Racquet Sports: Tennis, Badminton, Racquetball


    (2) Credit Hours

    History, basic skills, strategy, contemporary teaching and coaching techniques, skill application for recreational and competitive usage appropriate to each sport. Spring semester. 
  
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    HHP 2070 - Lifetime Sports II – Archery, Cycling, Golf


    (2) Credit Hours

    History, basic skills, strategy, contemporary teaching and coaching techniques, skill application for recreational and competitive usage appropriate to each sport. Fall semester. 
  
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    HHP 2080 - Stunts, Tumbling, Gymnastics, and Aquatics


    (2) Credit Hours

    Acquisition of fundamental skill development, contemporary teaching and coaching competencies with emphasis on application for elementary, intermediate, and advanced neuromuscular development. Fall semester. 
  
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    HHP 2090 - Physical Fitness: Weight Training/Conditioning, Aerobics, Track and Field


    (2) Credit Hours

    History, basic skills, strategy, psychology, training systems basic to coaching and teaching with emphasis on progressive program from beginning through advanced neuromuscular applications of weight training, conditioning, track and field. Fall semester. 
  
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    HHP 2100 - Movement Exploration and Rhythmic Sequences, Ballroom, Modern, Square Dance


    (2) Credit Hours

    Folk and fundamental skill acquisition; teaching progressions for artistic execution and expression; elementary forms of productions with emphasis on lesson planning for classroom presentation of movement exploration and rhythmic sequences: Aerobic, Folk and Square Dance. Spring semester. 
  
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    HHP 2120 - Field Experiences I in Sport Management


    (1) Credit Hours

    Practica (field experiences) performed in proximity to the campus involved in assistance to the production of sporting events. Lecture 10 hours. Laboratory 40 hours.
  
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    HHP 2130 - Field Experiences II in Sport Management


    (1) Credit Hours

    Practica (field experiences) performed in proximity to the campus involved in assistance to the production of sporting events. Lecture 10 hours. Laboratory 40 hours.
  
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    HHP 2160 - Team Sports and Games


    (3) Credit Hours

    History, analytical approach to fundamental concepts, basic skills, game strategy, teaching and coaching techniques, psychology; investigation of contemporary systems of offensive and defensive theories.
  
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    HHP 2170 - Individual Sports and Games


    (3) Credit Hours

    History, basic skills, strategy, contemporary teaching and coaching techniques, skill applications for recreational and competitive usage appropriate to each sport.
  
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    HHP 2180 - Educational Gymnastics, Dance and Aerobics


    (2) Credit Hours

    Skill development and teaching procedures in tumbling, movement exploration, rhythmic sequences, rhythmic gymnastics, folk dance, square dance, aerobic dance, step aerobics and water aerobics.
  
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    HHP 2200 - Leisure Studies Skills


    (2) Credit Hours

    Skills relating to various recreational activities and programs. Spring semester. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    HHP 2240 - Movement Education


    (2) Credit Hours

    Skill development and teaching procedures in movement education; fundamental and contemporary movement patterns. Every semester. 
  
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    HHP 2270 - Skill Concentration


    (2) Credit Hours

    Proficiencies in sports skills essential for the professional physical educator and recreation leader. Class hours to be arranged. On demand. For HHP majors or department head approval. 
  
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    HHP 2300 - Applied Anatomy and Physiology


    (4) Credit Hours

    Designed to increase knowledge in this applied science, this course offers an overview of the structure and function of the human body. The skeletal, muscular, nervous, respiratory, digestive and cardiovascular systems will be presented in detail. The urinary, integumentary, reproductive and endocrine systems will be presented, but in less detail. Prerequisites: HHP 1015 and a minimum 2.5 overall GPA or department head approval. 
  
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    HHP 3010 - Principles of Travel and Tourism


    (3) Credit Hours

    Course is designed to educate students about the variety of systems linked by tourism.  Topics covered in the course will include the history of tourism, a description of the many industries within the tourism system, a synopsis of theoretical principles explaining travel motivation and consumer needs, and impacts of tourism on the economy, society and the environment. HHP major.  Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    HHP 3020 - School Health Program


    (3) Credit Hours

    Investigation of the role of the teacher in planning and implementing a comprehensive school health program. Every semester.Teaching candidate or department head approval. 
  
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    HHP 3030 - Community and Environmental Health


    (3) Credit Hours

    Interrelationship studies involving home, public health, non-official organizations/agencies for improved public health and health care delivery. Prerequisites: completion the General Education Behavior and Social Sciences category and a minimum 2.5 overall GPA or department head approval. 
  
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    HHP 3050 - Therapeutic Recreation


    (3) Credit Hours

    Development of programs for physically or mentally ill or convalescent patients: handicapped, retarded, elderly, and other special population groups.
  
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    HHP 3060 - Outdoor Recreation


    (3) Credit Hours

    Acquisition of fundamentals of the field of outdoor recreation that include the foundations of outdoor recreation, the social aspects, the economic aspects, the resources for outdoor recreation, and the management policies. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    HHP 3070 - Outdoor Leadership Skills


    (3) Credit Hours

    A course to acquire the philosophy of leadership in outdoor recreation, the safety aspects of programs, the ability to use outdoor programs as a counseling tool, and the knowledge of how to use programs to positively influence individuals. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    HHP 3090 - Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Instructor Training


    (1) Credit Hours

    An introduction to the methods, skills and procedures utilized in teaching Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). Prerequisites: Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification or department head approval. 
  
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    HHP 3100 - Applied Research Methods


    (3) Credit Hours

    This course will focus on providing the student with a solid foundation in research methodology. Applied examples will be used throughout the course to give meaning to the subject matter, along with an opportunity for students to develop their own research ideas. Overview and understanding of 1) research ethics, 2) research design, 3) data analysis and interpretation, 4) reviewing research literature, and 5) scholarly writing. Prerequisites: completion of a general education statistics course or department head approval. HHP majors. 
  
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    HHP 3140 - Interpretation of ECG I


    (3) Credit Hours

    An introduction to electrocardiography and the interpretation of normal and abnormal cardiac rhythms. Fall and spring semesters. Prerequisites: HHP 2300 or BIOL 2080 with a minimum grade of C or department head approval. 
  
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    HHP 3150 - Interpretation of ECG II


    (3) Credit Hours

    Further study of electrocardiography interpretation including myocardial infarctions, stress testing and other diagnostic aids. Spring semester. Prerequisites: HHP 3140 and HHP 3170 with a minimum grade of C or department head approval. Corequisites: HHP 4280 or department head approval. 
  
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    HHP 3160 - Laboratory Methods and Procedures in Exercise Physiology


    (1) Credit Hours

    The study of physiological functions of the human body during exercise. Every semester. Prerequisites: HHP 2300 or equivalent with a minimum grade of C and General Education natural science requirement or department head approval. Corequisites: HHP 3170 or department head approval. 
  
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    HHP 3170 - Exercise Physiology


    (3) Credit Hours

    Intensive study of various physiologic processes related to exercise. Every semester. Prerequisites: HHP 2300 or BIOL 2080 and a minimum 2.5 overall GPA or department head approval. 
  
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    HHP 3180 - Kinesiology


    (3) Credit Hours

    Study of human motion; analysis of human motion as affected by gross anatomy and principles of motor learning. Prerequisites: HHP 2300 or BIOL 1910 with a minimum grade of C or department head approval. 
  
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    HHP 3200 - Environmental Health


    (3) Credit Hours

    Major ecological problems relative to individuals, schools, and communities with emphasis upon the teaching-learning process. On demand. 
  
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    HHP 3250 - Leadership and Programming in Leisure Studies


    (3) Credit Hours

    Development of competencies needed for effective recreation leadership and recreation programming techniques for use in a variety of recreational settings. Spring semester. 
  
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    HHP 3300 - Physical Education in the Elementary School


    (3) Credit Hours

    Practical aspects of planning, organizing, administering, and evaluating program activities, theories of play, principles of movement as they correspond to levels of growth and development of elementary children; teaching methods and materials in elementary physical education. Every semester. Prerequisites: EDUC 2010 or department head approval. 
  
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    HHP 3320 - Event Management


    (3) Credit Hours

    Basic overview and survey of management concepts and guidelines associated with exercise science and leisure sports; decision making, leadership training, effective communication, planning, organizing, controlling, time management, budget, and finance. Fall semester. HHP major or department head approval. 
  
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    HHP 3350 - Cancer Survivors and Exercise


    (3) Credit Hours

    Information presented on the science behind the benefits of exercise for cancer survival and survivorship as well as the application of that science to the design or adaptation of exercise programs for cancer survivors. Prerequisites: A minimum 2.5 overall GPA or department head approval. 
  
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    HHP 3350r - Officiating Sports


    (1) Credit Hours

    Rules, interpretations, fundamentals, techniques, and mechanics of officiating seasonal sports. On demand. HHP major or department head approval. 
  
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    HHP 3400 - Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries


    (3) Credit Hours

    Analysis of common athletic injuries; emphasis on practical aspects within theoretical framework; laboratory experiences. Spring semester. Prerequisites: HHP 2300 or BIOL 1910 and 2080 or department head approval. 
  
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    HHP 3500 - Biomechanics of Human Movement, Exercise and Sport


    (3) Credit Hours

    This course will examine the role of biomechanics in human movement, exercise and sport. Prerequisites: HHP 2300 or  BIOL 2060 with minimum grades of C and a minimum 2.5 overall GPA or department head approval. 
  
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    HHP 3600 - Field/Clinical Experience I


    (3) Credit Hours

    An introduction to the methods, skills and procedures used in evaluating and prescribing exercise programs. Prerequisites: HHP 3170 with a minimum grade of C, current First Aid and CPR certification and liability insurance required, and a minimum 2.5 overall GPA, or department head approval. Pre or Corequisites: HHP 4280 or department head approval. Restricted to HHP majors. 
  
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    HHP 3620 - Psychology of Sport and Exercise


    (3) Credit Hours

    Emphasis upon exercise science, health and leisure sport as a psycho-cultural force; psychological concepts, values and research as applied to exercise science, health, leisure studies and sport.
  
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    HHP 3640 - Sociology of Sport


    (3) Credit Hours

    This course provides a comprehensive analysis of sport structures with a close view of who competes and the consequences of such competition. A major emphasis is placed on the sociological phenomena that contribute to sport in the United States. In depth discussion of the apparent positive and negative consequences of the way sport is organized in society will occur.
  
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    HHP 3650 - Introduction to Personal Training and Athletic Performance


    (3) Credit Hours

    Introduction to the basic assessments, skills and procedures used in prescribing exercise programs required to work in the Personal Training and Athletic Performance fields. The first 7 weeks will be focused on Athletic Performance and the second 7 will be focused on the basics of Personal Training.  Prerequisites: HHP 3170  and HHP 3500  with a minimal grade of C and a minimum 2.5 overall GPA, or department head approval.  
  
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    HHP 3960 - Practicum in Health and Physical Education


    (2) Credit Hours

    The course will consist of three major parts: classroom instruction in pedagogical techniques, observing instruction in a PDS school, and teaching a 3-week unit in Health and Physical Education in a PDS school. An assessment report completed by the student, by the supervising teacher, and by the course instructor will be included. Prerequisites: EDUC 2010, HHP 2160, HHP 2170 or department head approval. 
  
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    HHP 3999 - Wilderness First Responder


    (3) Credit Hours

    This is a nationally recognized program that trains participants to respond to emergencies in remote settings The curriculum includes standards for urban and extended care situations. Special topics include but are not limited to wound management and infection, realigning fractures and dislocations, improvised splinting techniques, patient monitoring and long term management problems, up-to-date information on all environmental emergencies, plus advice on drug therapies. Emphasis is placed on prevention and decision-making, not the memorization of lists.
  
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    HHP 4000 - Current Topics and Problems in Exercise Science and Sports


    (3) Credit Hours

    Investigation and exploration of selected topics and problems in exercise science and leisure sports significant for pedagogy, management, coaching in both schools and agencies providing sport and leisure services. Summer. Senior level and department head approval. 
  
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    HHP 4010 - Measurement and Evaluation in Exercise Science and Leisure Studies


    (3) Credit Hours

    Introduction to basic statistics, measurement, evaluation, tests of neuromuscular ability, muscular strength and endurance, balance, flexibility, motor ability, health related fitness; grading, constructing knowledge tests, measurement of human ability, and instructional outcomes. Fall semester. Prerequisites: HHP 2010; Math ACT subscore of 22 or higher or MATH 1006 with minimum grade of C or USTU 1050; or department head approval. Restricted to HHP Majors. Senior level. 
  
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    HHP 4020 - Philosophical Foundations of Exercise Science and Sports


    (3) Credit Hours

    Identification and implication of prominent philosophical schools of thought as they impact professional decision making in exercise science and sports; emphasis upon development of a philosophical process, logical thinking, values clarification, and moral implications. On demand. Senior level or department head approval. 
  
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    HHP 4040 - Motor Learning in Exercise Science and Leisure Studies


    (3) Credit Hours

    Conceptual understanding of the principles of performance of motor skills to include information processing and the functional properties of the motor system. On demand. 
  
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    HHP 4050 - The Business of Sport


    (3) Credit Hours

    Management principles, information retrieval and processing, sport law, public relations, personnel direction, faculty development, financial administration as they relate to sports, athletics, and leisure services. Spring semester. HHP major or department head approval. 
  
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    HHP 4060 - Sport Law and Ethics


    (3) Credit Hours

    This course presents a comprehensive overview of ethics and the law as they apply to sport. Fundamental, legal and ethical principles that most directly affect the actions and activities of sports professionals will be presented by selected case studies.
  
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    HHP 4070 - Sociology/Psychology of Exercise Science and Leisure Studies


    (3) Credit Hours

    Emphasis upon exercise science and leisure sports as a socio-cultural psycho-cultural force; psychological and sociological concepts applied to human performance in exercise and sports. HHP major and senior standing or department head approval. 
  
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    HHP 4080 - Seminar, Current Advances in Bio-Kinetics


    (3) Credit Hours

    Current advances in kinesiology and physiologic principles of exercise science, athletic coaching, and sports. On demand. Prerequisites: HHP 3170 or HHP 3180 or department head approval. 
  
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    HHP 4110 - Metabolic Measurement/Exercise Stress Testing Laboratory


    (1) Credit Hours

    An introduction to the use of instrumentation utilized in clinical exercise evaluation including the use of the metabolic measurement cart, pulmonary function testing and cardiopulmonary treadmill stress testing. The use of test results for clinical diagnosis, prognosis and exercise intervention/program will also be discussed. Prerequisites: HHP 4280 and HHP 4570 with minimum grades of C or department head approval. 
  
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    HHP 4120 - Principles of Resistance Training


    (3) Credit Hours

    Study of the design of resistance training programs ranging from health enhancement to sport performance. Prerequisites: HHP 3500 with a minimum grade of C and a minimum 2.5 overall GPA or department head approval. 
 

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