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FITT 1343 - Performance Enhancement for Athletics (3-2-2)
A study of the scientific principles and methodologies to enhance athletic performance. Emphasis on the concepts of periodization of training as it relates to preseason, competitive season, and off-season goals. Topics include evaluation and assessment protocols, exercise techniques, and safety. Offered in Spring.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Insurance Fee: $10.00

Skills: P Prerequisites: BIOL 2304 and BIOL 2101, or BIOL 2404. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
FITT 1401 - Fitness and Exercise Testing (4-3-3)
A study of the techniques for conducting physical fitness assessments including tests of cardiorespiratory fitness, muscular strength and endurance, joint flexibility, body composition, and pulmonary capacity. Topics include an introduction to electrocardiography and equipment use and maintenance. Emphasis on safety guidelines and precautions.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: R Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
FITT 2264 - Practicum (or Field Experience) - Health and Physical Education, General (2-0-14)
Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student. The plan relates the workplace training and experiences to the studentís general and technical course of study. This is a capstone course.
 
Insurance Fee: $10.00

Skills: I Prerequisites: FITT 1343 and FITT 2409. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 5/23/2014
 
FITT 2301 - Lifestyle Change for Wellness (3-3-0)
A study of the components of weight control, smoking cessation, stress management, and other current trends. Topics include techniques in behavior modification, motivation, teaching, and counseling. Offered in Fall.
 


Skills: E Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
FITT 2313 - Exercise Science (3-3-0)
A survey of scientific principles, methodologies, and research as applied to exercise and physical fitness. Emphasis on physiological responses and adaptations to exercise. Topics include basic elements of kinesiology, biomechanics, motor learning, and the physical fitness industry.
 


Skills: E Prerequisites: BIOL 2304 and BIOL 2101, or BIOL 2404. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
FITT 2331 - Group Exercise Instruction (3-2-2)
A study of guided and sequential experiences for developing aerobic and strength based group exercise leadership skills. Opportunities provided for students to practice these skills under a professional mentor in a group setting.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: R Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
FITT 2333 - Fitness Industry Operations and Technology (3-3-0)
A survey of the practical aspects of the physical fitness industry. Emphasis on equipment cost analysis, program marketing, legal issues, policy formation, budgetary planning, computer software applications, and current industry trends. Offered in Spring.
 


Skills: E Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
FITT 2409 - Theory of Exercise Program Design and Instruction (4-3-3)
The study of health related components of physical fitness including cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, and body composition. Topics include the theoretical basis underlying physical fitness; instructional techniques for fitness development; and methods for leading an exercise session, including design, instruction, and evaluation. Offered in Spring.
 
Site Fee: $20.00 Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: E Prerequisites: BIOL 2304 and BIOL 2101, or BIOL 2404. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014