317 Exercise Physiology (3)
Intensive study of various physiologic processes related to exercise. Every semester. Prerequisites: HHP 230 or equivalent with a minimum grade of C and General Education natural science requirement. Corequisite: HHP 316.
318 Kinesiology (3)
Study of human motion; analysis of human motion as affected by gross anatomy and principles of motor learning. Prerequisite: HHP 230 or equivalent with a minimum grade of C.
320 Environmental Health (3)
Major ecological problems relative to individuals, schools, and communities with emphasis upon the teaching-learning process. On demand.
325 Leadership and Programming in Leisure Studies (3)
Development of competencies needed for effective recreation leadership and recreation programming techniques for use in a variety of recreational settings. Spring semester.
330 Physical Education in the Elementary School (3)
Practical aspects of planning, organizing, administering, and evaluating program activities, theories of play, principles of movement as they correspond to levels of growth and development of elementary children; teaching methods and materials in elementary physical education. Every semester.
332 Management in Exercise Science, Health, Leisure Studies and Sports (3)
Basic overview and survey of management concepts and guidelines associated with exercise science and leisure sports; decision making, leadership training, effective communication, planning, organizing, controlling, time management, budget, and finance. Fall semester. Prerequisite: HHP 201 or approval of instructor.
335 Officiating Sports (l)
Rules, interpretations, fundamentals, techniques, and mechanics of officiating seasonal sports. On demand. Prerequisite: HHP major or approval of instructor.
340 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries (3)
Analysis of common athletic injuries; emphasis on practical aspects within theoretical framework; laboratory experiences. Spring semester. Prerequisite: HHP 230 or approval of instructor.
350 Biomechanics of Human Movement, Exercise and Sport (3)
This course will examine the role of biomechanics in human movement, exercise and sport. Prerequisites: HHP 230 or equivalent and Physics 103/183.
396 Practicum in Health and Physical Education (2)
The course will consist of three major parts: classroom instruction in pedagogical techniques, observing instruction in a PDS school, and teaching a 3-week unit in Health and Physical Education in a PDS school. An assessment report completed by the student, by the supervising teacher, and by the course instructor will be included. Prerequisites: HHP 201, 216, 217.
400 Current Topics and Problems in Exercise Science and Sports (3)
Investigation and exploration of selected topics and problems in exercise science and leisure sports significant for pedagogy, management, coaching in both schools and agencies providing sport and leisure services. Summer. Prerequisites: senior level and approval of instructor or graduate standing.
401 Measurement and Evaluation in Exercise Science and Leisure Studies (3)
Introduction to basic statistics, measurement, evaluation, tests of neuromuscular ability, muscular strength and endurance, balance, flexibility, motor ability, health related fitness; grading, constructing knowledge tests, measurement of human ability, and instructional outcomes. Fall semester. Prerequisites: Equivalent of HHP 201, 317, 332; UTC Math Placement Level 20 or Mathematics 106 with minimum grade of C; senior level or approval of instructor; or graduate standing.
402 Philosophical Foundations of Exercise Science and Sports (3)
Identification and implication of prominent philosophical schools of thought as they impact professional decision making in exercise science and sports; emphasis upon development of a philosophical process, logical thinking, values clarification, and moral implications. On demand. Prerequisite: senior level or graduate standing.
404 Motor Learning in Exercise Science and Leisure Studies (3)
Conceptual understanding of the principles of performance of motor skills to include information processing and the functional properties of the motor system. On demand. Prerequisite: HHP 317 or approval of instructor.
405 Management of Athletics and Leisure Studies (3)
Management principles, information retrieval and processing, sport law, public relations, personnel direction, faculty development, financial administration as they relate to sports, athletics, and leisure services. Spring semester. Prerequisites: HHP 304 or 332; approval of instructor; or graduate standing.
406 Sport Law and Ethics (3)
This course presents a comprehensive overview of ethics and the law as they apply to sport. Fundamental, legal and ethical principles that most directly affect the actions and activities of sports professionals will be presented by selected case studies.
407 Sociology/Psychology of Exercise Science and Leisure Studies (3)
Emphasis upon exercise science and leisure sports as a socio-cultural psycho-cultural force; psychological and sociological concepts applied to human performance in exercise and sports. Prerequisite: senior level or graduate standing.
408 Seminar, Current Advances in Bio-Kinetics (3)
Current advances in kinesiology and physiologic principles of exercise science, athletic coaching, and sports. On demand. Prerequisites: equivalent of HHP 317 or 318; approval of instructor; or graduate standing.
410 Field/Clinical Experience II (2)
Designed to provide the student with an opportunity to practice, apply and master additional skills presented in course work. Experiences will include evaluations, documentation and interpretation of results of exercise testing and program development. Every semester. Prerequisites: HHP 310, 316, 317, 428, 457, or approval of instructor.
411 Metabolic Measurement/Exercise Stress Testing Laboratory (1)
An introduction to the use of instrumentation utilized in clinical exercise evaluation including the use of the Metabolic Measurement cart, pulmonary function testing (v max) and cardiopulmonary treadmill stress testing. The use of test results for clinical diagnosis, prognosis and exercise intervention/program will also be discussed. Prerequisites: HHP 310, 413, 428, 429 with a minimum grade of C. Corequisites: HHP 410, 440, 441.
413 Exercise Leadership (3)
An introduction to the skills, methods and procedures utilized in exercise and fitness program design. Emphasis will be placed on exercise leadership skills, instructional techniques and oral communication. Restricted to HHP majors. Prerequisites: HHP 316, 317, 318, 428, 457 with a minimum grades of C. Current First Aid and CPR certification liability insurance.
428 Exercise Prescription in Health and Disease (3)
A comprehensive overview of the physical, physiological, and metabolic responses of the human body to exercise testing and training in both health and disease; the processes involved in prescribing safe and effective therapeutic exercise for healthy individuals as well as for patients with heart and lung HHP, diabetes, and obesity will be discussed. Spring semester. Prerequisites: HHP 316, 317. Corequisite: HHP 457.
429 Exercise Prescription Lab (1)
Methods and procedures utilized in exercise testing, exercise prescription and education for healthy individuals and individuals with cardiac, pulmonary or metabolic disease. Spring semester. Prerequisites: HHP 316, 317; Chemistry 122/124; Nursing 226 with minimum grades of C. Corequisites: HHP 310, 413, 428.
430 Assessment of Worksite Health and Human Performance (3)
This course is designed to present numerous methods for the assessment of worksite health and human performance in a variety of settings. Prerequisites: HHP 316, 317, 401, 428 and 457.
431 Teaching Strategies and Materials in Exercise Science and Health (3)
Curricular and media development appropriate for the respective discipline. Fall semester. Prerequisites: HHP senior; teaching candidate.