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Health Education

Applied Kinesiology

Course Prefix:
HP
Course Number:
350
Course Credits:
3

Study of the scientific basis of human movement. Structure and analysis of muscular-skeletal systems and dynamics of movement. Application to individual fitness programs, lifetime physical activity and coaching. Prerequisite: BI 230/231.

Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries

Course Prefix:
HP
Course Number:
153
Course Credits:
3

Methods of preventing common athletic injuries, sport-specific conditioning techniques, First Aid, CPR, Safety Education and discussion of blood borne pathogens. American Red Cross and Ohio Certification granted if all criteria are met.

Coaching Team and Individual Sports

Course Prefix:
HP
Course Number:
230
Course Credits:
3

Development of a foundation of coaching techniques, strategies and organizational skills for coaching.

Exercise and Conditioning

Course Prefix:
HP
Course Number:
115
Course Credits:
1

Designed to increase cardiovascular efficiency, flexibility, strength and endurance through an individually planned exercise program.

Exercise Science

Course Prefix:
HP
Course Number:
321
Course Credits:
3

Study of the science of exercise and its sub disciplines of exercise physiology, biomechanics, sports psychology, motor learning and nutrition and health fitness. Students will learn techniques for health, fitness and body composition assessments, physical and psychological aids to performance. Students will review and synthesize research literature in the field of exercise science. Prerequisites: HP 110 or 112 and BI 230/231.

Health Psychology

Course Prefix:
HP
Course Number:
330
Course Credits:
3

The contributions of the discipline of psychology to the promotion and maintenance of health related issues. Topics include the biopsychosocial view of health, pain management, stress management and the relationship between lifestyle choices and optimal physical and psychological health. Prerequisite: PY 201.

Lifetime Wellness

Course Prefix:
HP
Course Number:
112
Course Credits:
3

A holistic approach to fitness and wellness which emphasizes topics of interest to adult women and men with life experience. Content integrates our physical, psychological, social and spiritual selves.

Nutrition – Sport, Fitness, & Health

Course Prefix:
HP
Course Number:
215
Course Credits:
3

Basic principles of nutrition, stressing components necessary for the maintenance of good health, optimal athletic performance and disease prevention. Prerequisite: HP 110 or 112.

Nutrition in Health and Disease

Course Prefix:
HP
Course Number:
216
Course Credits:
3

Provides health care students with the theory and practical application for nutritional intervention to prevent disease, promote health and manage health alterations. Prerequisites: BI 206/207 or BI 300/301 or BI 302/303.

Practicum

Course Prefix:
HP
Course Number:
400
Course Credits:
1-3

Supervised coaching experience in a school or recreational setting.

Psychology and Ethics of Coaching

Course Prefix:
HP
Course Number:
388
Course Credits:
3

An exploration of the psychology and philosophy of the coaching experience and the player/coach relationship. Topics include: team and player motivation and leadership, communication, goal setting and performance evaluation. Ethical considerations in coaching.

Selected Topics

Course Prefix:
HP
Course Number:
191, 192, 193, 194
Course Credits:
1-3

Selected Topics

Course Prefix:
HP
Course Number:
291, 292, 293, 294
Course Credits:
1-3

Selected Topics

Course Prefix:
HP
Course Number:
391, 392, 393
Course Credits:
1-3

Stress Recognition and Management

Course Prefix:
HP
Course Number:
213
Course Credits:
3

The stress response and its effects on body organs and systems, consequences of unmanaged stress for personal health and relationships. Examination of a holistic perspective on internal and external stressors. Techniques for identifying and effectively managing lifestyle stressors.

Understanding Sexuality

Course Prefix:
HP
Course Number:
315
Course Credits:
3

A holistic health and psychosocial perspective on understanding sexuality as a composite of one’s total being. Topics include physiology and health of the reproductive system; sexual behavior, components of sexual choice; gender issues, sexuality and the life cycle. This course can be chosen as an elective for the Women’s Studies Minor.

Water Safety Instruction

Course Prefix:
HP
Course Number:
107
Course Credits:
2

This course prepares and certifies individuals in American Red Cross and Water Safety. Content includes primary and advanced swimming skills, stroke refinement and proficiency, basic and emergency water safety skills.

Wellness for College Life

Course Prefix:
HP
Course Number:
110
Course Credits:
3

A lifestyle approach to fitness and wellness emphasizing primary prevention and mind/body relationship. Content focuses on topics of interest to traditional-age students.