Exercise Science and Sport (ESS)

ESS 515 PE in Pre Elem Mid School3 Credit hours   
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ESS 517 Teaching College Phys Ed3 Credit hours   
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ESS 542 Strength and Cond3 Credit hours   

Delivery of strength and conditioning principles related to musculoskeletal movement and the utilization of energy systems for the development and administration of sport-based exercise programs.

Pre-req: ESS 543 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of D.

Concurrent PR: ESS 543
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ESS 543 Strength and Cond Lab1 Credit hour   

Direct application of strength and conditioning principles in the development and administration of sport-based exercise programs. Emphasis will be on the training and demonstration of proper communication and technique regarding the components of flexibility, resistance training, power-lifting, Olympic weightlifting, and speed and agility.

Pre-req: ESS 542 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of D.

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ESS 560 Professional Development1-4 Credit hours   
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ESS 561 Professional Development1-4 Credit hours   
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ESS 562 Professional Development1-4 Credit hours   
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ESS 563 Professional Development1-4 Credit hours   
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ESS 564 Professional Development1-4 Credit hours   
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ESS 569 Curriculum Development PE3 Credit hours   
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ESS 576 Theo Prac Aspect Coaching3 Credit hours   

An in depth study of the principles and problems of coaching.

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ESS 578 Exercise Metabolism3 Credit hours   

Addresses the principles of sport nutrition and its effects on physiological systems, body composition, and human exercise performance.

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ESS 580 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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ESS 581 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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ESS 582 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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ESS 583 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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ESS 585 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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ESS 586 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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ESS 587 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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ESS 588 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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ESS 591 Worskhop in Physical Ed1-3 Credit hours   
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ESS 592 Workshop in Physical Ed1-3 Credit hours   
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ESS 593 Workshop in Physical Ed1-3 Credit hours   
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ESS 594 Workshop in Physical Ed1-3 Credit hours   
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ESS 600 Adv. Readings in Sports Ethics3 Credit hours   

A critical analysis of and engagement with leading ethical thinking as applied to sport.

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ESS 601 Adv Exercise Testing3 Credit hours   

Exercise testing techniques presented to determine the biological responses to exercise stress and to investigate the physiological limitations to human performance as it relates to disease and/or sport performance.

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ESS 608 Motor Learning & Perform3 Credit hours   
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ESS 610 Phys Growth & Motor Devel3 Credit hours   
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ESS 621 Adv Exercise Physiology I3 Credit hours   

Topics would include bioenergetics, integration of metabolism, metabolic response to exercise, neuroendocrine control of metabolism during exercise, cardiovascular control and adaptation during exercise and respiratory control and adaptation during exercise.

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ESS 622 PE for Atypical Individ3 Credit hours   
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ESS 623 Adv Ex Phys II3 Credit hours   

Addresses neuromuscular plasticity and physiological adaptations to environmental stimuli during exercise.

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ESS 626 Hist & Phil PE & Sports3 Credit hours   

An investigation of historical events, political and social climates, and personalities as well as philosophies which have influenced physical education and sport from early civilizations to the present.

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ESS 631 Perform Tech & Analysis3 Credit hours   

Analysis of lead-up, intermediate and advanced techniques of a selected team, individual or dual sports. Emphasis given to mechanics of performance psychological stress components, psychological factors, strategies and teaching/coaching methodology.

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ESS 632 Perform Tech & Analysis3 Credit hours   

Analysis of lead-up, intermediate and advanced techniques of a selected team, individual or dual sports. Emphasis given to mechanics of performance psychological stress components, psychological factors, strategies and teaching/coaching methodology.

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ESS 633 Perform Tech & Analysis3 Credit hours   

Analysis of lead-up, intermediate and advanced techniques of a selected team, individual or dual sports. Emphasis given to mechanics of performance psychological stress components, psychological factors, strategies and teaching/coaching methodology.

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ESS 634 Perform Tech & Analysis3 Credit hours   

Analysis of lead-up, intermediate and advanced techniques of a selected team, individual or dual sports. Emphasis given to mechanics of performance psychological stress components, psychological factors, strategies and teaching/coaching methodology.

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ESS 636 Structural Kinesiology3 Credit hours   

Instruction and laboratory experiences involving musculoskeletal anatomy and biomechanics as applied to human movement.

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ESS 641 Theor/Factor Ath Perform3 Credit hours   
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ESS 642 Devise Train & Cond Prog3 Credit hours   

Application of neuromuscular and physiological knowledge to the examination of the administration and content of existing exercise programs as well as the development of new programs.

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ESS 644 Cardio Exer Physiol3 Credit hours   

Detailed study of the anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular system and its response to acute and chronic exercise.

Pre-req: ESS 621.

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ESS 645 Respir Exer Physiol3 Credit hours   

Detailed study of the anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system and its response to acute and chronic exercise.

Pre-req: ESS 621 and ESS 623 and ESS 670.

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ESS 646 Neuro Exer Physiol/Plas3 Credit hours   

This course is a detailed study of the structure and function of the neuromuscular system along with the etiology and functional consequences of numerous neuromuscular diseases.

Pre-req: ESS 621 and ESS 623 and ESS 670.

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ESS 651 Mech Analysis Motor Skill3 Credit hours   

Analysis of motor skills through the application of the principles of physics.

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ESS 654 Contemp & Compar Phys Ed3 Credit hours   

A study of objectives, methods, personnel, facilities, and program uniqueness of the physical education of selected nations and world regions. National sport programs, international sport programs and competition, and international professional organizations are considered.

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ESS 660 Internship3-6 Credit hours   
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ESS 665 Adv Test & Measure Phy Ed3 Credit hours   
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ESS 670 Research Meth in Kinesiology3 Credit hours   

An examination of experimental research design, laboratory methods, construction of instruments, execution of research, and presentation of research papers with an emphasis on science.

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ESS 681 Thesis1-6 Credit hours   
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ESS 682 Prev & Rehab Physiology3 Credit hours   

An examination of experimental research design, laboratory methods, construction of instruments, execution of research, and presentation of research papers with an emphasis on science.

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ESS 683 Cardiovascular Assessment3 Credit hours   

Considers cardiovascular assessment strategies, including EKG interpretation, related medical profile variables, patient/client/athlete screening and risk stratification.

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ESS 685 Admin Prev Rehab Med Prog3 Credit hours   
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ESS 686 Behav Asp Well Dis Rehab3 Credit hours   
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ESS 687 Cardiac Life Support3 Credit hours   
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