University of Vermont

2013-2014 Catalogue

Courses in Exercise & Movement Science (EXMS)

EXMS 095 - Special Topics
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Credits: 1.00 to 6.00
EXMS 096 - Special Topics
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Credits: 1.00 to 6.00
EXMS 150 - Intro to Exercise Science
This course introduces students to the discipline of exercise science, the responsibilities of the exercise science professional, and varied career paths in the field. Prerequisite: Senior Exercise & Movement Science majors.
Credits: 1.00
EXMS 195 - Intermediate Special Topics
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Credits: 1.00 to 6.00
EXMS 196 - Intermediate Special Topics
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Credits: 1.00 to 6.00
EXMS 240 - Motor Skill Learning & Control
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. Prerequisites: ANPS 019 and ANPS 020; Junior standing in Exercise & Movement Science or Physical Education.
Credits: 3.00
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. Prerequisite: PSYC 001.
Credits: 3.00
EXMS 244 - Nutrition for Health & Fitness
This course will explore how nutrition can influence overall health, disease, fitness and performance. Prerequisite: NFS 043.
Credits: 3.00
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 standing in Exercise & Movement Science.
Credits: 3.00
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; Exercise & Movement Science major.
Credits: 3.00
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. Prerequisites: Junior standing in Exercise & Movement Science or Physical Education.
Credits: 3.00
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. Prerequisites: ANPS 019, ANPS 020, NFS 163.
Credits: 3.00
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. Prerequisites: RMS 250, EXMS 260; Senior standing in Exercise & Movement Science.
Credits: 3.00
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. Prerequisites: RMS 250, EXMS 245; Senior standing.
Credits: 3.00
EXMS 268 - Exercise Program Design
Students will gain competency prescribing, designing, monitoring, and adapting exercise based on scientific evidence to a wide range of individuals-from healthy to those with co-morbidities. Prerequisites: RMS 250, EXMS 245; Senior standing.
Credits: 3.00
EXMS 272 - Senior Capstone Experience
Supervised capstone experience in EXMS. This may include but is not limited to: independent research, teaching assistantships, service learning, and/or clinical internships in the field. Prerequisites: Senior standing in Exercise & Movement Science.
Credits: 6.00
EXMS 295 - Advanced Special Topics
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Credits: 1.00 to 6.00
EXMS 296 - Advanced Special Topics
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Credits: 1.00 to 6.00