Exercise Science and Sport (ESS)

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ESS 123 Phys Ability Motor Skills1 Credit hour   
Attributes: PE Activity
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ESS 124 Fundamentals of Movement1 Credit hour   
Attributes: PE Activity
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ESS 211 Physiology of Fitness3 Credit hours   

The student will gain knowledge of behavior change, components of exercise sessions, cardinal principles of conditioning, basics of fitness programming, and instructing individual and group exercise sessions.

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ESS 215 Intro to Exercise Science3 Credit hours   

Introductory overview of the current trends and theories in exercise science. Preview the body systems, exercise training, and preparation for professional certification and careers in exercise science.

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ESS 220 Fitness and Wellness3 Credit hours   

Course addresses fitness and weight control and modes of change. Primary focus is on goals in nutrition, label identification, nutrient assessment, weight control, and fitness and how to reach them safely.

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ESS 295 Adult Fitness Prog Indust2 Credit hours   
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ESS 301 Phil Sport & Phys Activity3 Credit hours   

Development of philosophic reasoning skills to better understand the role that philosophy plays in our understanding and conception of physical activity and sport.

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ESS 345 Exercise Physiology3 Credit hours   

Focuses on physiological and functional alterations in response to acute and chronic exercise with emphasis on metabolic, neuroendocrine, neuromuscular, cardiopulmonary, and environmental adaptations.

Pre-req: BSC 228 with a minimum grade of C.

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ESS 346 Exercise Physiology Lab2 Credit hours   

Laboratory course that demonstrates and reinforces concepts pertaining to the effects of exercise on physiological systems.

Pre-req: ESS 345 (may be taken concurrently).

Concurrent PR: ESS 345
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ESS 365 Tests & Measurements PE3 Credit hours   
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ESS 375 Fitness Assess & Exerc Prescr3 Credit hours   

Focuses on the processes and procedures of physical fitness evaluation and prescription. Emphasis is placed on the design of individual and group exercise programs.

Pre-req: ESS 345 with a minimum grade of C.

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ESS 385 Devel Adult Fitness Prog3 Credit hours   

Pre-req: ESS 345.

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ESS 386 Adult Fitness3 Credit hours   

Discuss health risk appraisal and exercise benefits of commonly seen pathophysiology among the U.S. adults.

Pre-req: ESS 345 with a minimum grade of C.

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ESS 418 Bison image  Ancient & Medi Sport History3 Credit hours   

An in-depth investigation of the role of sport in ancient and medieval societies. The course focuses on ancient Greece, Rome, and medieval Europe, but will also briefly cover non-Western cultures.

Attributes: Multicultural
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ESS 427 Methods Coaching Football2 Credit hours   
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ESS 428 Methods Coaching Baseball2 Credit hours   
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ESS 429 Methods Coaching Golf2 Credit hours   
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ESS 436 Methods Coaching Tennis2 Credit hours   
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ESS 437 Method Coach Volleyball2 Credit hours   
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ESS 442 Princ of Strength & Cond3 Credit hours   

Application of strength and conditioning principles in the development and administration of sport-based exercise programs. Emphasis on the teaching of flexibility, powerlifting, Olympic weightlifting, and speed and agility programs.

Pre-req: HS 365 with a minimum grade of D.

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ESS 443 Prin of Strength Cond Lab1 Credit hour   

Laboratory course that demonstrates strength and conditioning skills. Practical application of strength and conditioning principles with emphasis on the teaching of flexibility, powerlifting, Olympic weightlifting, and speed and agility programs.

Pre-req: ESS 345 with a minimum grade of D or ESS 321 with a minimum grade of D.

Co-req: ESS 442
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ESS 447 Advanced Exercise Physiology3 Credit hours   

The course in Advanced Exercise Physiology will focus on the detailed study of the cardiovascular, endocrine, immune, neuromuscular, and respiratory systems in response to acute and chronic exercise.

Pre-req: ESS 345.

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ESS 476 Theo Prac Aspect Coaching3 Credit hours   
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ESS 478 Energy Sources Body Comp3 Credit hours   

Pre-req: ESS 345 with a minimum grade of C.

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ESS 480 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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ESS 481 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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ESS 482 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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ESS 483 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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ESS 485 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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ESS 486 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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ESS 487 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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ESS 488 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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ESS 491 Bison image  Internship Exercise Science1-12 Credit hours   

Field internship experience.

Pre-req: ESS 375 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Capstone Course, No Textbook Required
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