Department of Human Performance

FACULTY

JOSEPH COLE, Chair, Department of Human Performance, Professor of Physical Education, 2009-
BEd, Missouri State University, 1985; MEd, Wichita State University, 1986; PhD, Florida State University, 1994.

JONATHAN BURTON, Assistant Professor of Sports Management, 2008-
BS, Trevecca Nazarene University, 2004; MAE, Tennessee State University, 2007.

JAYME CROWLEY, Assistant Professor of Physical Education, 2008-
BA, Augustana College, 1986; MA, Northern Arizona University, 1990.

MISSY EISENHAUER, Assistant Professor of Physical Education, 2004-
BS, Arkansas State University, 1995; MPT, Belmont University, 2000; DPT Belmont University, 2001.

DANNY LEAVY, Assistant Professor of Physical Education, 2009-
BA, Trinity International University, 2001; MEd, Muskingum College, 2005.

BRENDA PATTERSON, Professor of Physical Education, 2007-
BS, Trevecca Nazarene University, 1975; MEd, Middle Tennessee State University, 1978; EDS, Middle Tennessee State University, 1982; EdD, Tennessee State University, 1999.

Department of Human Performance General Information

Department Objective

Within the Department of Human Performance students can pursue undergraduate majors in physical education and health teaching (K-12 licensure), sports management, or exercise science. The programs offer a comprehensive array of didactic courses and laboratory experiences designed to develop high quality professionals. The teaching major is approved by the Tennessee Board of Education and is part of the unit accredited by NCATE.

The sport management major provides students who want a career in a sport-related field. The sport management major includes an internship which is designed to extend the student's learning experience by working in an organization that is appropriate for student's career interest. The exercise science major is for students wanting to pursue graduate work in physical therapy or exercise physiology. The Department also offers minors in Physical Education, Health Education, Sports Management, and Coaching. All department majors and minors must obtain a grade of "C-" or above in all physical education, sports management, or exercise science courses required for graduation.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Human Performance at Trevecca Nazarene University is to prepare students for a career in the field of education as a physical education and health teacher, a career in the sports management or recreation related fields, or the pursuit of a graduate degree in physical therapy or exercise physiology. The diverse curricular offerings of the department, integrated with several supporting courses from other disciplines, give the student a solid foundation to build a future career on. Striving to enhance Christian values and character provides our majors a quality education with a Christian perspective.

Learning Outcomes

The Department of Human Performance seeks to equip their graduates with an academic foundation that will help them to be successful in their chosen field of study.

Exercise Science majors will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a thorough understanding of functional anatomy and biomechanics of the human body.
  2. Analyze joint actions, muscle actions and mechanic principles which apply to the performance of a specific movement.
  3. Demonstrate the different methods for assessing health status of clients and evaluate the results for exercise assessment and programming.
  4. Achieve levels of competency in skills relevant to musculoskeletal rehabilitation.

Sports Management majors will be able to:

  1. Develop management and marketing skills that lead to professional growth in the sports business world.
  2. Identify and analyze the ramifications of legal issues as they relate to the sports management field.
  3. Demonstrate the know-how of sports promotions, sales, and sponsorship proposals by developing a strategic marketing plan.
  4. Develop critical thinking skills for effective communication, decision making, and work environment analysis.
  5. Apply budgeting principles to various sports venues.

P.E. Education BS (K-12 Licensure)

The Physical Education teaching major is described in the Teacher Education Program section of this Catalog.

Exercise Science BS (Pre-Physical Therapy)

General Education

52 hours

Foundations Tier—18 hours

 

ENG

1020

English Composition

(3)

ENG

1080

Critical Reading Writing Thinking

(3)

COM

1010

Speech Communications

(3)

MAT

1310

Pre-Calculus*

(3)

BUS

2010

Financial Stewardship

(2)

HPE

1500

Introduction to Health and Wellness

(2)

 

Varsity athletics do not count toward this requirement

 

Intercultural Literacy

(2)

 

COM

2020

Principles of Intercultural Communication (2)

 

Human Sciences Tier —6 hours

 

Institutional (Choose one)

(3)

 

ECO

2000

Principles of Macroeconomics (3)

 

 

ATH

3010

Introduction to Anthropology (3)

 

 

POL

2020

American Political Institutions (3)

 

 

SWK

1200

Introduction to Social Work (3)

 

 

HIS

1400

World Civilization I (3)

 

 

HIS

1450

World Civilization II (3)

 

 

HIS

2010

U.S. History I (3)

 

 

HIS

2020

U.S. History II (3)

 

Behavioral

(3)

 

PSY

2010

General Psychology (3)

 

Natural Sciences Tier—7 hours

 

 

BIO

1510

General Biology I

(4)

 

SCI

2600

Issues in Science

(3)

Contexts Tier—21 hours

 

REL

2000

Introduction to Biblical Faith

(3)

World Civilization (Choose one)

(3)

 

HIS

1400

World Civilization I (3)

 

 

HIS

1450

World Civilization II (3)

 

ENG

2000

World Literature

(3)

MUS

1500

Fine Arts

(3)

Philosophy

(3)

 

PHL

3070

Ethics (3)

 

REL

3000

Christian Tradition

(3)

REL

4000

Christian Life and Ministry

(3)

Additional Requirement for Freshman Beginning Fall 2008

3 hours

INT

1100

Life Calling and Purpose

(3)

Major: Exercise Science

26 hours

HPE

2500

First Aid, CPR, and AED

(2)

HPE

3500

Sport Medicine

(3)

HPE

3510

Therapeutic Modalities

(3)

HPE

3520

Therapeutic Exercise and Rehabilitation

(3)

HPE

4090

Physiology of Exercise

(3)

HPE

4100

Kinesiology

(3)

HPE

4300

Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription

(3)

HPE

4510

Career Internship in Sports and Exercise Science

(3)

BIO

2700

Nutrition

(3)

Minor: General Science

20 hours

BIO

1520

General Biology II

(4)

CHE

1040

General Chemistry I

(4)

CHE

1050

General Chemistry II

(4)

PHY

1010

Basic College Physics I

(4)

PHY

1020

Basic College Physics II

(4)

Required Support Courses

17 hours

BIO

2010

Anatomy-Physiology I

(4)

BIO

2020

Anatomy-Physiology II

(4)

PSY

2060

Behavioral Science Statistics

(3)

PSY

3000

Behavioral Science Research Methods

(3)

PSY

4150

Abnormal Psychology

(3)

Recommended Support Courses

 

HPE

4310

Personal Training (3)

 

PSY

2175

Human Growth and Development (3)

 

PSY

4320

Physiological Psychology (3)

 

ITI

1500

Office and Internet Technologies (2)

 

Electives

2 hours

Total

120 hours

*Math placement depends on ACT score.

Exercise Science (Pre Physical Therapy) Four-Year Plan

Freshman Year

Semester 1

HPE

2500

First Aid, CPR, and AED

(2)

BIO

1510

General Biology I

(4)

PSY

2010

General Psychology I

(3)

ENG

1020

English Composition

(3)

INT

1100

Life Calling and Purpose

(3)

 

Total 15

Semester 2

 

ENG

1080

Critical Reading Writing Thinking

(3)

BIO

1520

General Biology II

(4)

HIS

1400

World Civilization I

(3)

 

 

or

 

HIS

1450

World Civilization II

 

SCI

2600

Issues in Science

(3)

BIO

2010

Anatomy and Physiology I

(4)

 

Total 17

Sophomore Year

Semester 3

 

PSY

4150

Abnormal Psychology

(3)

 

 

Institutional Choice

(3)

BIO

2020

Anatomy and Physiology II

(4)

BIO

2700

Nutrition

(3)

HPE

1500

Introduction to Health and Wellness

(2)

BUS

2010

Financial Stewardship

(2)

 

Total 17

Semester 4

 

ENG

2000

World Literature

(3)

MAT

1310

Precalculus

(3)

HPE

3500

Sports Medicine

(3)

COM

2020

Principles of Interpersonal Communication

(2)

 

 

Elective

(2)

COM

1010

Speech Communication

(3)

Total 16

Junior Year

Semester 5

 

CHE

1040

General Chemistry I

(4)

HPE

4100

Kinesiology

(3)

PHL

3070

Ethics

(3)

PSY

2060

Behavioral Science Statistics

(3)

REL

2000

Introduction to Biblical Faith

(3)

 

Total 16

Semester 6

 

CHE

1050

General Chemistry II

(4)

HPE

4090

Physiology of Exercise

(3)

REL

3000

Christian Tradition

(3)

MUS

1500

Fine Arts

(3)

HPE

4300

Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription

(3)

Total 16

Senior Year

Semester 7

 

REL

4000

Christian Life and Ministry

(3)

PHY

1010

Basic College Physics I

(4)

HPE

3510

Therapeutic Modalities

(3)

PSY

3000

Behavioral Science Research Methods

(3)

 

 

Optional Support Course Elective

(3)

 

Total 13-16

Semester 8

 

HPE

4510

Internship in Sports and Exercise Science

(3)

 

 

Optional Support Course Elective

(3)

PHY

1020

Basic College Physics II

(4)

HPE

3520

Therapeutic Exercise and Rehabilitation

(3)

 

 

Optional Support Course Elective

(3)

 

Total 10-16

Total required

120

Total with 3 optional electives

128-129

Sports Management BS

General Education

51-53 hours

Foundations Tier—18 or 19 hours

 

ENG

1020

English Composition

(3)

ENG

1080

Critical Reading Writing Thinking

(3)

COM

1010

Speech Communications

(3)

MAT

1044

Applied Mathematics for Business

(3)

BUS

2010

Financial Stewardship

(2)

HPE

1500

Introduction to Health and Wellness

(2)

 

Varsity athletics do not count toward this requirement

 

Intercultural Literacy (Choose one)

(2-3)

 

COM

2020

Principles of Intercultural Communication (2)

 

 

COM

2060

American Sign Language I (3)

 

 

FRE

1000

French Language and Culture (3)

 

 

GER

1000

German Language and Culture (3)

 

 

SPA

1000

Spanish Language and Culture (3)

 

 

HEB

2010

Beginning Hebrew (3)

 

 

GRK

2010

Beginning New Testament Greek (3)

 

 

ECO

3300

International Economic Development (3)

 

 

SOC

2100

Peoples and Cultures of the World (2)

 

 

PHL

3141

Phenomenology of Religion (3)

 

 

MUS

2440

World Music and Culture (2)

 

 

MIS

3700

Religion and Culture (3)

 

Human Sciences Tier 6 hours

 

Institutional (Choose one)

(3)

 

ECO

2000

Principles of Macroeconomics (3)

 

 

ATH

3010

Introduction to Anthropology (3)

 

 

POL

2020

American Political Institutions (3)

 

 

SWK

1200

Introduction to Social Work (3)

 

 

HIS

1400

World Civilization I (3)

 

 

 

 

or

 

 

HIS

1450

World Civilization II (3)

 

 

 

 

(whichever is not used to satisfy the World Civilization Context in the Contexts Tier)

 

 

HIS

2010

U.S. History I (3)

 

 

 

 

or

 

 

HIS

2020

U.S. History II (3)

 

Behavioral (Choose One)

(3)

 

COM

2020

Interpersonal Relations (3)

 

 

PSY

2010

General Psychology (3)

 

 

SOC

2010

General Sociology (3)

 

Natural Sciences Tier 6 - 7 hours

 

Lab Science (Choose One)

(3-4)

 

SCI

1500

Life Science (3)

 

 

SCI

2000

Introduction to Environmental Science (3)

 

 

BIO

1510

General Biology (4)

 

 

SCI

1600

Physical Science (3)

 

 

SCI

2200

Physical Geology (3)

 

 

SCI

2510

Earth and Space Science (3)

 

 

CHE

1010

Principles of Inorganic and Organic Chemistry (4)

 

 

CHE

1040

General Chemistry I (4)

 

 

PHY

1040

The Physics of Sound (3)

 

 

PHY

2110

General Physics I (4)

 

SCI

2600

Issues in Science

(3)

Contexts Tier—21 hours

 

REL

2000

Introduction to Biblical Faith

(3)

World Civilization (Choose one)

(3)

 

HIS

1400

World Civilization I (3)

 

 

HIS

1450

World Civilization II (3)

 

ENG

2000

World Literature

(3)

MUS

1500

Fine Arts

(3)

Philosophy (Choose One)

(3)

 

PHL

2010

Introduction to Philosophy (3)

 

 

PHL

3070

Ethics (3)

 

REL

3000

Christian Tradition

(3)

REL

4000

Christian Life and Ministry

(3)

Major: Sports Management

26 hours

HPE

2000

Foundations Health, Physical Education and Fitness

(3)

HPE

2100

Sport in Society

(3)

HPE

3400

Sports Marketing

(3)

HPE

3600

Sports Facility Planning and Management

(3)

HPE

3650

Sports Law

(3)

HPE

3700

Sports Psychology

(3)

HPE

4500

Senior Seminar

(2)

HPE

4510

Career Internship in Sports and Exercise Science

(6)

Minor: Business Administration

18 hours

ACT

2210

Principles of Accounting I

(3)

ECO

2010

Principles of Microeconomics

(3)

MKT

3100

Principles of Marketing

(3)

BUS

3030

Principles of Management and Organizational Behavior

(3)

BUS

3040

Human Resource Management

(3)

ITI

2050

Desktop Publishing Technologies

(3)

Required Support Courses

8 hours

BUS

4040

Business Law I

(3)

ITI

1500

Office and Internet Technologies

(2)

ITI

2800

Website Design and Scripting I

(3)

Recommended Support Courses

 

ITI

2020

Computer Applications Using Spreadsheets and Databases (3)

 

BUS

2250

Business Communications (3)

 

BUS

2500

Leadership in 21st Century (3)

 

BUS

4050

Business Law II (3)

 

Electives

17 hours

Total

120 hours

Sports Management Four-Year Plan

Freshman Year

Semester 1

ENG

1020

English Composition

(3)

 

 

Elective

(2)

MAT

1044

Applied Mathematics for Business

(3)

HPE

2000

Foundations of Health, Physical Education and Fitness

(3)

INT

1100

Life Calling and Purpose

(3)

HPE

1500

Introduction to Health and Wellness

(2)

 

Total 16

Semester 2

 

SCI

2600

Issues in Science

(3)

ENG

1080

Critical Reading Writing Thinking

(3)

 

 

Language

(2-3)

 

 

Human Science Tier Institutional

(3)

ACT

2210

Principles of Accounting I

(3)

 

Total 14-15

Sophomore Year

Semester 3

 

REL

2000

Introduction to Biblical Faith

(3)

COM

1010

Speech Communications

(3)

BUS

2010

Financial Stewardship

(2)

HPE

2100

Sport in Society

(3)

ECO

2010

Principles of Microeconomics

(3)

MKT

3100

Principles of Marketing

(3)

 

Total 17

Semester 4

 

 

 

Behavioral Science (Choose one)

(3)

HPE

3400

Sports Marketing

(3)

BUS

3030

Principles of Management and Organizational Behavior

(3)

 

 

Lab Science (Choose one)

(3-4)

HPE

3700

Sports Psychology

(3)

Total 15-16

Junior Year

Semester 5

 

MUS

1500

Fine Arts

(3)

REL

3000

Christian Tradition

(3)

HPE

3650

Sports Law

(3)

BUS

3040

Human Resource Management

(3)

HIS

1400

World Civilization I

(3)

 

 

or

 

HIS

1450

World Civilization II

 

 

Total 15

Semester 6

 

HPE

3600

Sports Facility Planning and Management

(3)

HPE

4510

Internship in Sports and Exercise Science

(3)

ENG

2000

World Literature

(3)

ITI

2050

Desktop Publishing Technologies

(3)

BUS

4040

Business Law

(3)

Total 15

Senior Year

Semester 7

 

ITI

2800

Website Design and Scripting I

(3)

HPE

4500

Senior Seminar

(2)

HPE

4510

Internship(Two internships required)

(3)

 

 

Elective

(3)

REL

4000

Christian Life and Ministry

(3)

 

Total 14

Semester 8

 

 

 

Elective

(3)

 

 

Elective

(3)

 

 

Elective

(3)

PHL

2010

Introduction to Philosophy

(3)

 

 

or

 

PHL

3070

Ethics

 

 

Total 12

Total credit hours for major

120

Human Performance Minors

Minor in Physical Education

22 hours

HPE

2000

Foundations of Health, Physical Education and Fitness

(3)

BIO

2010

Anatomy and Physiology I

(4)

HPE

2400

Teaching Restrictive and Corrective Physical Education

(3)

HPE

3020

Teaching Lifetime Sports

(3)

HPE

3240

Materials and Methods in Elementary Physical Education

(3)

HPE

3250

Materials and Methods in Secondary Physical Education

(3)

HPE

3300

Tests and Measurements in Physical Education

(3)

Minor in Health Education

15 hours

HPE

2040

Personal and Community Health

(3)

HPE

3260

Materials and Methods in Secondary Health Education

(3)

PSY

3020

Drugs and Behavior

(3)

HPE

2200

Sexuality and Human Relations

(3)

BIO

2700

Nutrition

(3)

Minor in Sports Management

15 hours

HPE

2100

Sport in Society

(3)

HPE

3400

Sports Marketing

(3)

HPE

3900

Administration and Supervision of Sports

(3)

BUS

3030

Principles of Management and Organizational Behavior

(3)

BUS

3040

Human Resources Management

(3)

Minor in Coaching

18 hours

HPE

2500

First Aid, CPR, and AED

(2)

HPE

3500

Sports Medicine

(3)

HPE

3700

Sports Psychology

(3)

HPE

3900

Administration and Supervision of Sports

(3)

HPE

4090

Physiology of Exercise

(3)

Choose two of the following:

(4)

 

HPE

300B

Coaching Baseball (2)

 

 

HPE

300C

Coaching Basketball (2)

 

 

HPE

300E

Coaching Volleyball (2)

 

 

HPE

300F

Coaching Softball (2)

 

Human Performance Course Descriptions

ACTIVITY COURSES

HPE 1010—Conditioning (1)

How to exercise, develop, and properly train the body for efficient daily physical exertion.

HPE 1020—Racquetball (1)

Instruction and participation involving the basic skills, strategy, and rules.

HPE 1040—Golf (1)

Basic skills of proper golf technique: grip, stance, swing, and the use of various clubs. Fee charged.

HPE 1080—Badminton (1)

Basic strokes, rules and strategy of badminton as well as a brief history of the game.

HPE 1100—Volleyball (1)

The basic skills, rules and history of volleyball.

HPE 1130—Aerobic Walking (1)

For students desiring to keep physically fit through the exercise of aerobic walking. Students will study the value of aerobic walking in producing cardiovascular fitness as well as expending calories.

HPE 1150—Adaptive Physical Education (1)

The participation in an activity by a person with unusual physical conditions. Usually an activity is "adapted" so that such a person may participate. By arrangement only.

HPE 1180—Weight Training (1)

Development of skills and knowledge pertaining to building strength, endurance, and flexibility through the use of weights.

HPE 1200—Swimming (1)

Instruction in adjustment to water, buoyancy, balance, relaxation, propulsive movement and coordinate stroking.

HPE 1240—Lifeguard Training (2)

Designed for the competent swimmer to learn and develop the techniques and methods necessary for the survival of a drowning individual. Fee charged. Prerequisite HPE 1200 or proficiency testing.

HPE 1300—Tennis (1)

The history, strategy and fundamental skills of tennis.

HPE 1400—Self Defense (1)

To teach the art of defending oneself in dangerous situations. The course will include some defensive moves in karate, judo and boxing, as well as other techniques that can be used for personal defense.

HPE 1500—Introduction to Health and Wellness (2)

The course is designed to assist the student in their understanding and development of a healthy lifestyle. Emphasis is placed on the components and behaviors that promote lifelong, positive outcomes in the five dimensions of wellness: physical, emotional, intellectual, social, and spiritual. Includes a fitness laboratory component

PROFESSIONAL COURSES

HPE 2000—Foundations Health, Physical Education and Fitness (3)

An introduction to the historical, philosophical, physiological, and sociological areas of physical education. Emphasis is placed upon qualifications and opportunities in the area of physical education. Fee charged. Fall. The successful completion of Physical Education 2000 is a prerequisite to all upper division physical education courses.

HPE 2040—Personal and Community Health (3)

Concerned primarily with those health matters involving virtually all citizens. Course attempts to focus attention on health problems amenable to community action, the benefits of which are channeled to individual citizens. The course is designed to promote and encourage wholesome personal health habits.

HPE 2100—Sport in Society (3)

An examination and analysis of the athlete, team, coach, and fans in sport. Included is a study of this relationship between sport and the larger society.

HPE 2200—Sexuality and Human Relations (3)

Examines the nature of human sexuality in light of contemporary social issues and the effects of sexuality on one's physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being. Class participants will have the opportunity to improve their communication skills, increase the ability to direct their own lives, and to accept final responsibility for decisions regarding their sexuality. Prerequisite: HPE 2000

HPE 2300—Concepts of Anatomy and Physiology (4)

A study of human anatomy and physiology. It is organized around the systems and emphasizes the structure and functions of the organs composing each system as well as the overall functions of each system. Major interactions of the various systems are also considered. Prerequisite BIO 1510 or permission of the professor. Lecture and lab. (Fall, even numbered years). Fee charged.

HPE 2400—Teaching Restrictive and Corrective Physical Education (3)

Designed for physical education teachers. Includes instruction in special activities for students who cannot take regular physical education activities. Teaching majors only. Prerequisite: HPE 2000.

HPE 2500—First Aid, CPR, and AED (2)

Vital and practical applications and procedures in caring for an injured person, including safety, Heimlich method in choking, splinting, and bandaging. CPR, First Aid, and AED certifications may be achieved upon satisfactory completion of this course.

HPE 2600—Teaching Team Sports (2)

To develop the pre-service physical education teacher's sport skill competencies, content knowledge, and pedagogic techniques for team sports including basketball, flag football, soccer, softball, and volleyball. Teaching majors only course.

HPE 2700—Teaching Racquet Sports (2)

To develop the pre-service physical education teacher's sport skill competencies, content knowledge, and pedagogic techniques for the following specific racquet sports: badminton, pickle ball, racquetball, and tennis. Teaching majors only course

HPE 2920—Varsity Golf (1)

A credit of 1 hour is earned by intercollegiate participants at the completion of each season. A maximum of 1 credit hour awarded per year. Graded S/U.

HPE 2930—Varsity Cheerleading (1)

A credit of 1 hour is earned by intercollegiate participants at the completion of each season. A maximum of 1 credit hour awarded per year. Graded S/U.

HPE 2940—Varsity Volleyball (1)

A credit of 1 hour is earned by intercollegiate participants at the competition of each season. A maximum of 1 credit hour awarded per year. Graded S/U.

HPE 2960—Varsity Softball (1)

A credit of 1 hour is earned by intercollegiate participants a the completion of each season. A maximum of 1 credit hour awarded per year. Graded S/U.

HPE 2970—Varsity Soccer (1)

A credit of 1 hour is earned by intercollegiate participants at the completion of each season. A maximum of 1 credit hour awarded per year. Graded S/U.

HPE 2980—Varsity Basketball (1)

A credit of 1 hour is earned by intercollegiate participants at the completion of each season. A maximum of 1 credit hour awarded per year. Graded S/U.

HPE 2990—Varsity Baseball (1)

A credit of 1 hour is earned by intercollegiate participants a the completion of each season. A maximum of 1 credit hour awarded per year. Graded S/U.

HPE 300B-F—Coaching and Officiating Athletics (2)

B-Baseball, C-Basketball, E-Volleyball, F-Softball. Instruction in team organization, team offense and defense development, and the teaching of basic skills. The duties and philosophy of coaching are emphasized as well as an understanding of the rules in each sport. Prerequisite: coaching minor only course.

HPE 3020—Teaching Lifetime Sports (3)

To develop the pre-service physical education teacher's sport skill competencies, content knowledge, and pedagogic techniques for lifetime sports of golf, bowling, and the following outdoor education activities: orienteering, camping, hiking, kayaking, and team building. Teaching majors only course.

HPE 3240—Materials and Methods in Elementary Physical Education (3)

Pedagogical skills and strategies for successfully teaching students to plan, organize, and conduct a physical education program for children in grades K-5. Students will be provided background knowledge about physical education content, how to teach skill themes and movement concepts, and fitness concepts to elementary aged students. Prerequisite: admission to Teacher Education Program

HPE 3250—Materials and Methods in Secondary Physical Education (3)

The purpose of this course is to enable students to design and implement an effective physical education program for students in grades 6-12. Students will be expected to transfer knowledge learned in class to their teaching experiences in secondary schools. Prerequisite: HPE 2600, HPE 2700, and HPE 3020; admission to Teacher Education Program.

HPE 3260—Materials and Methods in Secondary Health Education (3)

Emphasis is placed on the presentation and preparation of health topics along with the recommended resources and materials available. The teaching method is emphasized and student participation is stressed. Students will develop a curriculum guide for use in secondary school health education programs. Prerequisite: admission to Teacher Education Program.

HPE 3300—Tests and Measurements in Physical Education (3)

The fundamental principles of evaluation in health and physical education including tests for classification; neuromuscular achievement, capacity and knowledge. A survey of available tests in physical education and their uses at various grade levels.

HPE 3400—Sports Marketing (3)

A study of basic marketing concepts with applications to sports organizations, both amateur and professional. Topics include promotions and public relation, sport consumer behavior, strategic market planning, technology application and sponsorship. Prerequisite: MKT 3100; HPE 2100, ITI 2800

HPE 3500—Sports Medicine (3)

A study of conditioning and the care and prevention of athletic injuries. Prerequisite: BIO 2010, BIO 2020

HPE 3510—Therapeutic Modalities (3)

Presents the physical agents used in treating athletic injuries. Emphasis will be given to each modality's theoretical and physiological effects on the healing process and presents the indications and contraindications for use. The course includes two lecture periods and one laboratory period. Prerequisite: HPE 3500.

HPE 3520—Therapeutic Exercise and Rehabilitation (3)

Principles and goals of common rehabilitative procedures for athletic injuries in which learning the use of contemporary manual therapy and rehabilitative exercises in a comprehensive rehabilitation program are emphasized. Laboratory experiences will emphasize the proper rehabilitative techniques of common athletic injuries. The course includes two lecture periods and one laboratory period. Prerequisites: BIO 2010, BIO 2020, HPE 4090 and HPE 4100.

HPE 3600—Sports Facility Planning and Management (3)

Provides the student with basic information on critical planning components, event operations, programming, scheduling and budgeting. Through the application of theories and principles studied, the student will develop an event management plan for a sports facility. The student will make a practical application to course content by working with community-sponsored recreational events as well as campus-sponsored intercollegiate athletic events. Prerequisites: HPE 2100; Junior standing.

HPE 3650—Sports Law (3)

Introduction of basic law terminology with a more extensive study in contract law, tort, liability, negligence, gender issues, sports violence, ADA implications and risk management. Students will apply critical thinking skills to various case studies and scenarios for decision-making applications to the various laws and court cases. Prerequisite: BUS 4040; Junior Standing

HPE 3700—Sports Psychology (3)

A study of the interaction between sport and psychology with a focus on psychological skills training for athletes and coaches. Includes topics such as motivation, imagery, anxiety, stress, attention, confidence, leadership, and communication. Junior Standing

HPE 3900—Administration and Supervision of Sports (3)

Provides the student with the nature and scope of sports administration, including finance management, legal issues and responsibilities, leadership styles, scheduling, facility and personnel management, purchasing, public relations, marketing,and tournament organization.

HPE 4090—Physiology of Exercise (3)

The study of the physiological effects of exercise on the human body. Special emphasis is given to factors which affect performance whether in a competitive situation or in one's personal fitness lifestyle. Prerequisite: BIO 2010

HPE 4100—Kinesiology (3)

Examines the knowledge necessary for successful analysis of human motion. Successful application of the course content will give all human performance workers a greater understanding of how the various body parts react to human movement. Prerequisite: BIO 2010

HPE 4300—Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription (3)

Study of the process and procedures of physical fitness evaluation and prescription. Emphasis will be placed on prescribing individual and group exercise programs. Prerequisites: HPE 4090 and HPE 4100.

HPE 4310—Personal Training (3)

Bridges the gap between exercise-science related course work and the practical application skills of personal training. Students learn how to properly screen and evaluate clients; design and implement exercise prescription; and how to manage personal training services. Upon completion of course, students can sit for the National Council of Strength and Fitness (NCSF) Personal Trainer Certification Exam. Includes a laboratory experience. Prerequisite: HPE 4300

HPE 43RA—Readings in Physical Education (1-3)

Planned readings in specialized areas of professional interest to be conducted under the direction of a member of the faculty. Enrollment is limited to seniors or advanced juniors who must be approved in advance.

HPE 43RB—Readings in Health (1-3)

Planned readings in specialized areas of professional interest to be conducted under the direction of a member of the faculty. Enrollment is limited to seniors or advanced juniors who are majors in the department. Readings proposal must be approved in advance.

HPE 43RC—Readings in Exercise Science (1-3)

Planned readings in specialized areas of professional interest to be conducted under the direction of a member of the faculty. Enrollment is limited to seniors or advanced juniors who are majors in the department. Readings proposal must be approved in advance.

HPE 433A—Directed Study in Physical Education (1-3)

Includes special projects and specialized research in physical education. Department Chairperson approval

HPE 433B—Directed Study in Health (1-3)

Includes special projects and specialized research in health. Department Chairperson approval

HPE 433C—Directed Study in Exercise Science (1-3)

Includes special projects and specialized research in exercise science. Department Chairperson approval

HPE 433D—Directed Study in Sport Management (1-3)

Includes special projects and specialized research in sports management. Department Chairperson approval

HPE 4500—Senior Seminar in Sports Management (2)

Students examine contemporary issues in sports. Case studies, guest speakers, field trips, and reading will be included. Prerequisite: Senior standing

HPE 4510—Career Internship in Sports and Exercise Science (1-6)

Designed to have the students apply what they have learned through their course work and extend that learning by completing an intensive internship in an organizational setting that is appropriate for their career interest. Internships will be arranged in conjunction with the student's major. Supervision is coordinated with the Career Planning Office. Prerequisite: Senior standing. Graded S/U.