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HL 111 Introduction to Health Management (3) Overview of job opportunities, professional organizations, and professional preparation in health management (athletic training, fitness/sports medicine, and health promotion).
HL 120 Health Perspectives (3) An examination of world wide health issues with emphasis on the impact that individual health behavior decisions have on personal, society, and world well-being.
HL 231 Fitness Conditioning (3) Application of fitness conditioning principles for individuals. Emphasis on experiencing a directed exercise program.
HL 251* - Introduction to Athletic Injuries (3) Current methods in prevention, recognition, and management of physical activity and sports related injuries.
HL 280* Basic Skills in Athletic Training (1) The study and treatment of actual athletic injuries under the guidance of physicians and National Athletic Trainers Association certified athletic trainers.
HL 263 Sports Injury Management (3) An overview of prevention, assessment, and rehabilitation of the most common conditions found in an athletic training environment.
HL 265 Therapeutic Modalities (3) Exploration of the physical principles, physiological effects, indications, contraindications, safety precautions, operating procedures of therapeutic modalities.
HL 281 Practicum in Athletic Training I (1) First of five supervised clinical experiences in the application of Athletic Training techniques. Focus is on the basic Athletic Training skills.
HL 303 Research Methods (3) Overview of research methods in health and recreation with emphasis on research designs, instrument construction, and basic data management
HL 312 Sport and Exercise Pharmacology (3) The study of the basic principles of pharmacology, the classification of drugs and their impact on a physically active population.
HL 321 Advanced Injury Assessment I (3) Study of athletic injury assessment principles and techniques at the advanced level. Specific areas include assessment of emergency medical situations and orthopedic injuries of the lower extremity.
HL 322 Advanced Injury Assessment II (3) Study of athletic injury assessment principles and techniques at the advanced level. Specific areas include assessment of concussions, gait & posture and orthopedic injuries of the upper extremity.
HL 323 - Advanced Injury Assessment III (3) Study and assessment of the head, neck, face, thorax, abdomen and thoracic and lumbar spine injuries in athletes and others engaged in physical activity.
HL 331/031 Exercise Physiology (3) Physiologic control of the human body during acute exercise, and adaptations to regular exercise. Emphasis on relationships among health, physical fitness, and exercise. Two hours lecture (HL 331), two hours lab (HL 031) must be taken concurrently.
HL 345 Resistance Training Practices and Principles (3) The scientific principles of resistance training and strength/power with emphasis on applications for improving health and performance.
HL 383 Practicum in Athletic Training III (1) Third of five supervised clinical experiences in the application of Athletic Training techniques. Focus is on lower extremity assessment and evaluation.
HL 384 Practicum in Athletic Training IV (1) Fourth of five supervised clinical experiences in the application of Athletic Training techniques. Focus is on upper extremity assessment and evaluation.
HL 444 Rehabilitation of Sports Injury (3) Study of rehabilitation principles and techniques used to safely return an athlete/patient to their sport activity, following injury.
HL 472 Administration of Athletic Training (2) Administrative components of athletic training programs. Facility design, supply ordering, budget and inventory, insurance, personnel, educational, preseason physical examination considerations.
HL 480 - Seminar in Athletic Training (2) A capstone course addressing current prevention, assessment, and rehabilitation of the most common conditions found in an athletic training environment.
HL 499 Athletic Training Internship (6) Internship with certified athletic trainers and/or other allied health professionals in selected Sports Medicine programs
FN 235 Nutrition for Health (3) This course examines, analyzes, and evaluates the relationship between the science of nutrition, health, and well-being.
FN 401 - Sports Nutrition (3) BAsic theory and application related to nutrition for athletic performance. Application of sports nutrition concepts for recreational and elite athletes.
FN 530 Pathophysiology (3) An in-depth examination of the pathophysiology of heart disease, pulmonary disease, obesity, disordered eating, and orthopedic disorders and their relationship to nutrition and exercise.
PH 106 Physical Concepts (3) An introduction to the concepts and principles governing the natural physical world and their relation to society. (Higher level courses can be substituted)
CH 180 Chemistry in Our World (3) The principles governing the systematic behavior of matter, with applications to life and living. (Higher level courses can be substituted)
Possible Electives (not required):
HL 346 - Weight Management Principles and Practices (3) The scientific principles of weight management with an emphasis on lifestyle modification for improving health.
HL 431 - Fitness Assessment and Exercise Programming (4) Methods used in assessing fitness and in developing exercise programs to achieve optimal health.
HL 460 - Exercise Leadership (3) Exercise training principles applied to a diversity of conditioning programs. Emphasis on exercise leadership, conditioning program development, legal liabilities, emergency procedures, and equipment.
FN 255 - Nutrition I (3) The foundations of human nutrition based on the principles of chemistry and molecular biology.
FN 502 Nutrition II (3) Study of metabolism of proteins, fats, and carbohydrates, stressing the action and interaction of nutrients within the human body.
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