Examines theoretical perspectives and current principles associated with the control and learning of movement skills. Practical application of concepts to instructional and clinical settings emphasized. Pre/co-requisites: EMS or PE majors with Junior standing; ANPS 019 and ANPS 020.
EXMS 242 -
Exercise and Sport Psychology
Emphasis on personality and behavioral dynamics of sport, psychological changes associated with exercise, assessment, performance enhancement, motivation, anxiety, group processes, and exercise adoption and maintenance. Pre/co-requisite: PSYC 001.
EXMS 245 -
Evaluation & Prescription
This course will deliver in-depth applied and clinical functional measurement and evaluation techniques with subsequent exercise prescription for a variety of populations and conditions. Pre/co-requisites: EXMS 250, EXMS 254; senior EMS majors.
EXMS 254 -
Neural Control of Movement
An exploration of the neural systems involved in movement, how their functions relate to motor control theories, and changes associated with exercise or physical therapy. Prerequisites: ANPS 019/ ANPS 020, EXMS 240; EMS majors only or Instructor permission.
EXMS 260 -
Adapted Physical Activity
Examines current issues surrounding physical activity programming for individuals with disabilities. Emphasizes instructional strategies and modifications for effectively including individuals with diverse abilities into physical activity. Pre/co-requisites: EMS or PE majors with Junior standing.
EXMS 262 -
Human Perf & Ergogenic Aids
The purpose of this course is to evaluate the role and effectiveness of performance enhancing substances in sports: including supplements, diets, banned substances, prescription and social drugs, and others. Pre/co-requisites: ANPS 019, ANPS 020; NFS 163.
EXMS 263 -
Fitness for Spec Populations
Advanced course in exercise testing and prescription for a variety of unique populations. Techniques and modifications that support fitness programming for these groups will be reviewed. Pre/co-requisites: RMS 250, EXMS 260; senior EMS majors.
EXMS 264 -
Health Fitness Specialist
Designed to prepare students for the ACSM Health Fitness Specialist exam and includes a high level review of exercise physiology, risk stratification, and fitness assessments. Pre/co-requisites: RMS 250, EXMS 245; Senior standing.
EXMS 272 -
Supervised fieldwork designed to provide students with in-depth knowledge and competency in the exercise testing and programming within community-based, school or rehabilitative settings. Pre/co-requisite: Senior standing in Exercise & Movement Science.