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Kinesiology exercise for special populations will be covered. Prerequisite: KNS 402 or 403. Spring 415-3  Sociological and Psychological Aspects of Sport This course addresses the psychological and social dimensions of coaching. Content includes personality factors of the athlete, motivation, conducting effective practices, cultural and minority problems, and learning and training factors. Spring 416-1-8 Health and Fitness Administration Internship This Capstone experience is the culminating experience in a student’s academic preparation, bridging the gap from the academic setting to the professional. Students will utilize the knowledge, skills and abilities they have mastered and apply them in an approved internship setting. Prerequisite: KNS 402 or 403. Fall, Spring, or Summer 420-3  Organization and Administration of Physical Education and Athletics This course analyzes problems of organization, administration, and supervision in interscholastic athletic programs. Curriculum planning and design, budgeting, legal liabilities, administrative policies, and evaluation are included. Spring 425-1-8 Exercise Science Internship This Capstone experience is the culminating experience in a student’s academic preparation, bridging the gap from the academic setting to the professional. Students will utilize the knowledge, skills and abilities they have mastered and apply them in an approved internship setting. Prerequisite: KNS 385 and KNS 403. Fall, Spring, or Summer 430-4 Exercise Prescription and Weight Management In depth experience in creating safe and effective exercise prescription and progression for healthy populations and modification of exercise programs for special populations. Special emphasis will be placed on body composition, obesity, and exercise prescription for weight management. In depth study of energy balance and nutritional guidelines, consequences of inappropriate weight loss, and 150

exercise prescription for weight management will be covered. Advanced experience in assessing body composition. Prerequisite: KNS 402 or 403 and KNS 410. Spring 431-3 Exercise Management in Chronic Disease This course focuses on the care and treatment of clients with chronic disease and/or disability and provides students with knowledge for designing appropriate exercise prescriptions that can positively affect functional capacity and/or slow or prevent exercise intolerance. Students will learn how to develop appropriate exercise prescriptions for clients with chronic diseases including hypertension, heart disease, arthritis, low back pain, fibromyalgia, cancer, osteoporosis, and more. Prerequisite: KNS 402 or 403 and KNS 410. Fall 450-2 Senior Seminar in PE This is a capstone course to prepare the physical educator for student teaching and seeking employment. The course will integrate discussion of strategies for effective instruction, procedures and expectations of student teaching, resume development, and job search skills. Prerequisites: Senior status; semester prior to student teaching. Fall 451-2 Senior Seminar in Health & Fitness Adminstration This Capstone course is designed to prepare students to successfully sit for the ACSM Certified Personal Trainer Examination and prepare students for their professional life. Students will practice the practical fitness assessment skills required to pass the exam as well as focus on the fundamental knowledge required to pass the exam. Fall 452-2 Senior Seminar in Exercise Science This Capstone course is designed to prepare students for their professional life. Students will practice the practical fitness assessment skills and the fundamental knowledge required to pass the exam. Mock HFS exam will be taken. Prerequisite: KNS 403, 410, and senior status. Fall & Spring

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Academic catalog 18 19 (web)  

Academic catalog 18 19 (web)