HHP 195 Introduction to HEXS
This course serves as an introduction to the health and exercise science major, providing students with an overview of the historic development of modern exercise science, an introduction to scientific literature, and an exploration of career opportunities within the field. Foundational elements within major sub-fields will be introduced, including research methodologies, prominent subthemes, and educational preparation for advanced study and learning with the field of exercise science. (1/2) 1/2 Unit
|B||Dr. Ashley Artese||W 2:20PM-3:50PM|
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||Dr. Ashley 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||Dr. Ashley 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||Dr. Ashley Artese||M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM|