Health Science (HS)

HS 505 Sport Psychology3 Credit hours   

An examination of theory, research, and application of psychological principles related to sport and exercise.

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HS 512 Found Clinical Skills in AT3 Credit hours   

Taping, bracing, spine boarding, airway and oxygen administration, and other advanced emergency and practical care techniques used in athletic training. (PR: program admissions; CR: HS 522)

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HS 515 Ath Trng Clinical Exp I1-3 Credit hours   

To develop evaluation and treatment skills of the student under the direction of a BOC-certified Athletic Trainer. Requires completion of clinical hours and assigned competencies.

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HS 523 Ortho Assess Upper Extremity4 Credit hours   

Orthopedic evaluation techniques of the neck and upper extremity for the athletic trainer.

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HS 524 Ortho Assess Lower Extremity4 Credit hours   

Orthopedic evaluation techniques of the lower extremity for the athletic trainer.

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HS 525 Ath Trng Clinical Exp II3 Credit hours   

To continue developing athletic training evaluation and treatment skills under the direction of a BOC-certified Athletic trainer. (PR: grade of B or higher in HS 515 and 75 clinical hours)

Pre-req: HS 515.

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HS 535 Biomech Instrument MatLab3 Credit hours   

This course teaches students the skills to use biomechanical sensors as instruments for research, and the use of MatLab programming language to process the data they collect from their instruments.

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HS 548 Therapeutic Interventions I4 Credit hours   

Students in this course will be instructed in therapeutic modalities used in the initial stages of injury, and therapeutic exercise rehabilitation of the lower extremity and lumbar spine. Special emphasis is given to the decision making processes involved with modality and exercise selection and parameter adjustment based upon patient pathologic responses and desired patient outcomes.

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HS 549 Therapeutic Interventions II4 Credit hours   

Students in this course will be instructed in electrical stimulation modalities and therapeutic exercise rehabilitation of the upper extremity and cervical spine. Post surgical rehabilitation for both upper and lower extremities and the spine will be incorporated. Special emphasis is given to the decision making processes involved with modality and exercise selection and parameter adjustment based upon patient pathologic responses and desired patient outcomes.

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HS 560 Professional Development1-4 Credit hours   

Courses and activities designed to meet the specific inservice needs of publlic school personnel. Credit in thes courses may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrading if approved but not for degrees.

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HS 561 Professional Development1-4 Credit hours   

Courses and activities designed to meet the specific inservice needs of public school personnel. Credit in these courses may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrading if approved but not for degrees.

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HS 562 Professional Development1-4 Credit hours   

Courses and activities designed to meet the specific inservice needs of public school personnel. Credit in these courses may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrading if approved but not for degrees.

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HS 563 Professional Development1-4 Credit hours   

Courses and activities designed to meet the specific inservice needs of public school personnel. Credit in these courses may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrading if approved but not for degrees.

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HS 564 Professional Development1-4 Credit hours   

Courses and activities designed to meet the specific inservice needs of public school personnel. Credit in these courses may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrading if approved but not for degrees.

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HS 565 Pathomechanics3 Credit hours   

An investigation into normal and abnormal human movement patterns in sport, the workplace, and in activities of daily living.

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HS 566 Biomechanical Analysis3 Credit hours   

The purpose of the course is to provide an advanced study of biomechanical concepts and their application to human movement and sport skills.

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HS 578 Biomech Research Pract1-6 Credit hours   

This course offers "hands-on" work within the biomechanics lab. The student will assist with current research. This experience that allows students to gain practical experience within a lab setting.

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HS 580 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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HS 581 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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HS 582 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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HS 583 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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HS 584 Special Topics in Health1-4 Credit hours   
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HS 585 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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HS 586 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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HS 587 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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HS 588 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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HS 589 Independent Study3 Credit hours   
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HS 591 Workshop in Phys Ed1-3 Credit hours   
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HS 592 Workshop in Phys Ed1-3 Credit hours   
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HS 595 Trends in Biomechanics 23 Credit hours   

The purpose of this course is to expose the student to the research process as it pertains to the field of biomechanics. This course is intended to continue the process started in HS 575.

Pre-req: HS 575.

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HS 609 Org & Admin Athletic Training3 Credit hours   

This course will investigate current trends in administration and organization in the field of athletic training. Focus will be placed on current state/federal practice laws and the financial management of running an athletic training clinic.

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HS 610 Adv Biomechanics3 Credit hours   

An advance investigation into Newtonian mechanics and their application in their uses human movement analysis.

Pre-req: HS 566.

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HS 615 Kinematic Analysis App Biomech3 Credit hours   

This course entails a study of kinematics as it relates to the analysis of human movement involving the mechanical and anatomical characteristics of physical skills through the utilization of research equipment.

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HS 620 Subst Abuse & the Athlete3 Credit hours   
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HS 623 Adv Medical Aspect Sports3 Credit hours   

Emphasis on the development of skills in recognition of symptoms of illness, injuries and proper procedures of medical care.

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HS 625 Evdnce Base Prac Ther Elec Agt3 Credit hours   

An in-depth understanding of therapeutic modalities with an emphasis on evidence based literature.

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HS 630 Seminar Athl Training3 Credit hours   

A course designed to use scientific literature to enhance students preparation and knowledge of athletic training.

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HS 634 Ath Trng Externship3 Credit hours   

Approved externship supervised by a clinical preceptor. Requires 225 clinical hours that includes an immersion experience. (PR: HS 645, program permission)

Pre-req: HS 645.

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HS 635 Kinetics in Biomech3 Credit hours   

Students will gain knowledge regarding biomechanics technologies to measure kinetics, acquire the skills to investigate forces and the human body, and learn how to process, analyze, and interpret kinetic data.

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HS 639 Exam of Gen Med Conditions3 Credit hours   

A study of common general medical conditions and illnesses of physically active individuals and the proper methods of evaluating these complaints.

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HS 640 Health Eval for the Ath Trn3 Credit hours   

An indepth study of common problems and complaints of athletes and the proper method of evaluating those complaints.

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HS 645 Ath Trng Clinical Exp III3 Credit hours   

To continue developing athletic training evaluation and treatment skills under the direction of a BOC-certified athletic trainer and/or other qualified allied health professionals. (PR: grade of B or higher in HS 525 and 225 clinical hours)

Pre-req: HS 525.

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HS 646 Athletic Training I3 Credit hours   

Training in the diagnosis of injuries in athletics. The student will be expected to participate in diagnosis tech- niques under the supervision of a trainer.

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HS 647 Athletic Training II3 Credit hours   

Professional aspects of trainer-doctor and doctor-athlete relations will be taught and exploration of how to pro- fessionally handle injuries and cooperate with physicians.

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HS 650 Human Gait3 Credit hours   

An investigation into normal and abnormal human gait patterns in activities of daily living.

Pre-req: ESS 564 or HS 564.

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HS 655 Ath Trng Clinical Exp IV3 Credit hours   

Capstone clinical experience supervised by an MD, PT, PA, or ATC at an approved site. Requires 150 clinical hours. (PR: grade of B or higher in HS 645 and 225 clinical hours)

Pre-req: HS 645.

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HS 657 Adv Trn/Certs1-3 Credit hours   

This course allows the student to participate in advanced training and certification courses such as the Functional Movement Screening, Performance Enhancement Specialist, and others that may be offered each year.

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HS 660 Internship3-6 Credit hours   

Practical experince in a clinical setting.

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HS 679 Trends in Athletic Training3 Credit hours   

To investigate current trends with regard to evidence based practice, current practice position statements, and current research methods being utilized in athletic training.

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HS 680 Graduate Project in AT3 Credit hours   

This course involves supervised development of a one-semester scholarly, entrepreneurial or administrative project that synthesizes the student's educational and clinical experiences obtained while matriculating through the PMSAT program.

Pre-req: HS 655.

Co-req: HS 630, HS 634
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HS 681 Thesis1-6 Credit hours   
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