HHP 208 Exercise Test & Prescription
This course provides students with comprehensive knowledge and techniques related to exercise testing and program prescription as appropriate for apparently healthy populations. In following accepted guidelines, this course provides students with a foundation of assessment and prescription techniques, including risk stratification, health-related fitness testing and interpretation, client debriefing, behavior theory concepts, exercise programming guidelines, and validity and reliability considerations. (1) 1 Unit
- HHP-195 OR HHP-221 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
- HHP-208L Must be taken at the same time as this course.
|A||A. Artese||T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM|
HHP 316 Nutrition
This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of basic concepts in human nutrition. Topics will include the physiological and biochemical processes involved in nutrient metabolism across all stages of human development and in the contexts of health and disease. Students will examine the rationale for and application of nutrition guidelines and will consider the impact of food choice, including the role of behavioral and sociological aspects of eating, relative to nutrition and nutrient-related diseases in a global context. (1) 1 Unit
- BIOL-106 OR BIOL-190 or permission Must be taken prior to taking this course.
|A||A. Artese||T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM|
HHP 402 Special Populations
This course is designed to provide students with the appropriate knowledge and skills to conduct exercise tests and develop exercise prescriptions for special populations. The course applies models of exercise physiology, movement science and health/fitness concepts and synthesizes them into a coherent framework for working with youth, older adults, pregnant women, and individuals with cardiovascular, metabolic and pulmonary conditions. In addition, this course prepares students for certification through the American College of Sports Medicine. (1) 1 Unit
- HHP-325 or permission. Must be taken prior to taking this course.
|A||A. Artese||M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM|
HHP 406 Independent Study Or Research
A program of advanced intensive study and/or research in health and human performance under the guidance of departmental staff. (Admission with recommendation of the directing professor and approval of the department chair.} 1 Unit