Exercise Science and Health Promotion (EXHP)

EXHP 101  Intro to EXPER  2(2-0)  

Introduction to fundamentals of exercise science, physical education, and recreation professions. Overview of fitness, conditioning, athletic training, recreation and school-based programs, and career opportunities. (F, S)

EXHP 103L  Triathlon  1(0-2)  

This course is designed to prepare individuals to successfully complete a sprint distance (500 meter swim, 20K bicycle and 5K run or the equivalent) triathlon. (*)

EXHP 104L  Personal Fitness  1(0-2)  

Students will learn how to evaluate their personal fitness level and develop a comprehensive exercise program beneficial to their overall health and wellness. (*)

EXHP 105L  Snow Sports  1(0-2)  

Beginning fundamental snowboarding and skiing. Students choose level 1-3 skiing and/or boarding lesson at Colorado ski resort. Emphasis on safety, equipment, clothing and trip planning. (S)

EXHP 106L  Martial Arts and Self-Defense  1(0-2)  

Overview of the history, philosophy and techniques of martial arts and self-defense. Includes skill development of physical techniques. (*)

EXHP 108L  Yoga  1(0-2)  

This course will focus on key concepts in basic yoga resulting in development of valuable life skills related to creating healthy lifestyles. (*)

EXHP 109L  Volleyball  1(0-2)  

An introduction to the fundamental skills, rules and strategies used in power volleyball. (*)

EXHP 110L  Weight Training  1(0-2)  

An introduction to basic strength evaluation, fundamental machine and free weight techniques and safety concepts in the weight room. (F, S)

EXHP 111  Commitment to Academic Excellence  1(1-0)  

Supports the academic progress of the Student-Athlete toward intellectual development and adjustment to college life academically, athletically and socially. Various resources will be presented. (F, S)

EXHP 118L  Jogging  1(0-2)  

An introduction to walking/jogging/running techniques, training programs, fitness assessment, appropriate footwear and safety considerations. (*)

EXHP 119L  Walking for Fitness  1(0-2)  

The introduction and development of skills, safety, understanding of body functions and basic conditioning related to aerobic fitness through walking. (*)

EXHP 120L  Aerobics  1(0-2)  

Introduction and participation in the techniques used in rhythmic aerobic dance. Students are able to select from a variety of formats including but not limited to floor aerobics, step aerobics and aqua-aerobics. (*)

EXHP 121L  Aerobics Instructor Training  1(0-2)  

Study in leading a safe and effective aerobic exercise activity including working with diverse groups. Students receive background to sit for a national certification exam. (*)

EXHP 122L  Military Physical Training  1(0-2)  

Introduction to physical fitness and training. Students participate in practical training and learn the basics of fitness, nutrition and flexibility. (F, S)

EXHP 123L  Zumba  1(0-2)  

ZUMBA® is a non-competitive fitness dance program which teaches students to perform steps such as the salsa, meringue, cha-cha, samba, tango, reggaeton, and calypso. (F, S)

EXHP 124L  Tai Chi  1(0-2)  

Complete form of Tai Chi postures based on Yang/Sun Style will be practiced. Mandarin terminology, health philosophy and Taijiquan will be defined and discussed. (*)

EXHP 143L  Folk, Square, and Ballroom Dance  1(0-2)  

Overview of the music and dance techniques used in Folk, Square and Ballroom dancing. (*)

EXHP 146L  Beginning Swimming  1(0-2)  

Introduces the knowledge and skill necessary to handle the body with ease in the water and covers basic mechanical, physiological, and psychological concepts. (*)

EXHP 162  Personal Health  3(3-0)  

The development of knowledge and the scientific basis for the analysis, evaluation and promotion of personal health and wellness. (F, S, SS) (Gen Ed: ST)

EXHP 162L  Personal Health Lab  1(0-2)  

Optional experiential lab studies to augment EXHP 162. (F, S, SS) (Gen Ed: ST)

EXHP 174L  Tennis  1(0-2)  

An introduction to the fundamental skills, rules and strategies used in the game of tennis. (*)

EXHP 175L  Racquetball  1(0-2)  

An introduction to the fundamental skills, rules and strategies used in the game of racquetball. (*)

EXHP 176L  Life Guard Training  2(1-2)  

American Red Cross lifeguard certification course that prepares successful candidates to be certified in Lifeguarding, First Aid, and CPR. A swimming pre-test must be passed the first day of class. (*)

EXHP 187L  Intercollegiate Sports I  2(0-4)  

Participation in an intercollegiate sports program. Course registration is limited to freshman competing in a varsity sport program offered by CSU-Pueblo. (F, S)

EXHP 201  Drugs and Healthy Lifestyles  3(3-0)  

An overview of the impact of drug abuse in today's society along with prevention information and treatment programs available. (F)

EXHP 205L  Snow Sports II  1(0-2)  

For students with experience in snow sports including skiing and/or snowboarding. Emphasis on safety and techniques of telemark skiing, cross country skiing, and snowshoeing. Prerequisite: Ski or snowboard experience. (S)

EXHP 208L  Yoga II  1(0-2)  

For students with prior experience in yoga. Emphasis on creating balance in both strength and flexibility through the performance of a variety of postures. Prerequisite: EXHP 108L or instructor permission. (F, S)

EXHP 211  Commitment to Service  1(1-0)  

Life skills for Sophomore Student-Athletes to enhance their experience by engaging the student in service to his or her campus and surrounding communities. (F, S)

EXHP 222  Behavior Facilitation  3(3-0)  

Study the influence of social and behavioral systems on health. Emphasis on the fundamentals of self-directed behavior change, health dysfunctions, and stress management. (F, S)

EXHP 233  History and Principles of Physical Education and Recreation  2(2-0)  

Study of the history, philosophy and perspectives of physical education and recreation, and their influence upon contemporary American society. (F)

EXHP 243  Methods of Rhythmic Activities  2(2-0)  

Fundamentals of folk, square and social dance; emphasis on the teaching techniques involved in basic dance styles and rhythms. (S)

EXHP 245  Motor Learning and Development  3(3-0)  

Applied analysis of motor learning and motor development principles and theories throughout the human life span. (S)

EXHP 246L  Methods of Swimming  1(0.5-1.5)  

Instruction in methods of teaching techniques, stroke analysis, class organization, pool safety, and pool maintenance. Practice teaching assignments with practical and written final exams. (F)

EXHP 276L  Water Safety Instructor Certification  2(1-2)  

Water safety instruction certification may be earned in this course. Prerequisite: EXHP 176L or instructor permission. (*)

EXHP 287L  Intercollegiate Sports II  2(0-4)  

Participation in an intercollegiate sports program. Course registration is limited to sophomore student-athletes competing in a varsity sport program offered at CSU-Pueblo. (F, S)

EXHP 291  Special Topics  (1-5 V)  

Special Topics. (F, S) Repeatable (99).

EXHP 301  Dartfish Training  1(1-0)  

In-depth instruction on the Dartfish software including developing video books, movement analysis, tagging, the use of hardware, and using Dartfish in coaching. (F, S)

EXHP 310L  Adv Methods Strength & Conditioning  2(1-2)  

Integration of the science and application of strength and conditioning methods. Emphasis on learning to perform and teach advanced strength, power, and functional movement techniques. Prerequisite: EXHP 110L or instructor permission. (S)

EXHP 320  NSCA Test Preparation  3(3-0)  

This course is designed to prepare students to take the National Strength and Conditioning Association Certified Personal Trainer or Strength and Conditioning Specialist certification exams. Prerequisite: BIOL 223 and 223L and EXHP 344 and 344L. (S)

EXHP 343  Research and Statistics  3(3-0)  

Introduction to the use of measurement and research. Emphasis on reviewing and interpreting professional literature, interpreting basic statistics and understanding the concepts underlying successful evaluation. Prerequisite: MATH 121 or permission of instructor. (F, S, SS)

EXHP 344  Exercise Physiology  3(3-0)  

Physiologic control of the human body during acute exercise, and adaptations to regular exercise stress. Emphasis on relationships among health, fitness, and exercise. Prerequisite: BIOL 223 and 223L and MATH 121 and EXHP 343. (F, S)

EXHP 344L  Exercise Physiology Lab  1(0-2)  

Extension of course lecture which provides practical experience in laboratory experiments which address exercise and exercise theory. Prerequisite: BIOL 223 and 223L and MATH 121 and EXHP 343. Corequisite: EXHP 344. (F, S)

EXHP 345  Methods of Physical Activities & Games I  2(2-0)  

Teaching procedures, skills and techniques of physical activities and games (e.g. adventure education, soccer, basketball, team handball and lacrosse). (F)

EXHP 346  Methods Physical Activities & Games II  2(2-0)  

Teaching procedures, skills and techniques of physical activities and games (e.g. volleyball, football, hockey, track/field and softball). (S)

EXHP 347  Methods of Fitness Instruction  1(1-0)  

Emphasis on teaching procedures for lifetime fitness activity (e.g. weight training, aerobics, plyometrics, exercise balls, jump rope, HR monitors, cardio kickboxing, and pedometers). Prerequisite: EXHPR PE K-12 emphasis or instructor permission. (F, S)

EXHP 348  Methods of Individual and Dual Sports  3(3-0)  

Basic skills and techniques of tennis, racquetball, badminton and golf; emphasis on teaching procedures in these activities. (F)

EXHP 351  Methods of Teaching Elem Physical ED  3(3-0)  

Study of effective teaching for elementary children including; maximizing student learning, student and self-assessment, utilization of resources, planning, implementation and revision. 30 hours field experience. Prerequisite: Acceptance into Teacher Education Program. Pre or corequisite: EXHP 478. (F)

EXHP 364  Kinesiology  3(3-0)  

Integration of fundamentals of anatomical and structural components of human movement with the study of fundamental body movements and the primary muscles involved in those movements. Prerequisite: BIOL 223 and 223L. (F, S)

EXHP 400  Workshop  (1-5 V)  

Learning experience in physical education offered in large blocks of time not corresponding to the weekly meeting times of the regular course offerings. Prerequisite: Approval of program chair. (*) Repeatable (99).

EXHP 432  Applied Sport & Exercise Psychology  3(3-0)  

The course is designed to acquaint the student with the direct application of psychological theories and techniques for the enhancement of both sport and exercise. Prerequisite: EXHP 343. PSYCH 205 is strongly recommended. (S)

EXHP 436  Exercise Assessment  3(3-0)  

Methods used to assess exercise clients and prescribe effective exercise programs in order to achieve optimal health. Referral for at risk clients will be discussed. Prerequisite: EXHP 344 and 344L. (F, S)

EXHP 440  Biomechanics  3(3-0)  

Course reviews application of basic physics and anatomy for analysis of complex human movement focusing on improving movement efficiency and reducing the potential for injury. Prerequisite: BIOL 223 and 223L and EXHP 364 and MATH 121. (*)

EXHP 461  Managing Programs in EXHPR  3(3-0)  

Organizational and administrative functions used in a modern management approach to programs in Physical Education, Health Promotion, Athletics, Fitness, and Recreation. Corequisite: Senior standing. (S)

EXHP 464  Adapted Physical Education  3(3-0)  

Programs for diverse populations in physical education; emphasis on environments, diseases and injuries which cause individuals to require special attention. Prerequisite: Non-teacher education minors only. BIOL 223 and 223L. (S, O)

EXHP 465  Adapted Physical Education  3(3-0)  

Programs for diverse populations in physical education; emphasis on environments, diseases and injuries which cause individuals to require special attention. Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education Program and BIOL 223 and 223L. (S, O)

EXHP 469  Coaching/Officiating Track & Field  2(2-0)  

Techniques and strategies of coaching and officiating track and field. (*)

EXHP 470  Methods of Coaching  3(3-0)  

Study of the science and art of coaching. Understanding of the physical, mental, and emotional demands of coaching. Required course for coaching certification in Colorado. (F)

EXHP 471  Coaching & Officiating Football  2(2-0)  

Techniques and strategy of coaching and officiating football (*)

EXHP 472  Coaching and Officiating Basketball  2(2-0)  

Techniques and strategy of coaching and officiating basketball. (*)

EXHP 475  Coaching and Officiating Volleyball  2(2-0)  

Techniques and strategy of coaching and officiating volleyball. (*)

EXHP 478  Methods of Secondary Physical Education  3(2-2)  

Study of effective teaching with emphasis on teaching methods, student learning time, classroom management and program planning. 30 hours field experience. Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education Program. Pre or corequisite: EXHP 351. (F)

EXHP 482  Coaching and Officiating Wrestling  2(2-0)  

Techniques and strategy of coaching and officiating wrestling. (*)

EXHP 483  Coaching and Officiating Baseball  2(2-0)  

Techniques and strategy of coaching and officiating baseball. (*)

EXHP 484  Coaching And Officiating Soccer  2(2-0)  

Techniques and strategies of coaching and officiating soccer. (*)

EXHP 491  Special Topics  (1-5 V)  

Permission of instructor. (*) Repeatable (99).

EXHP 492  Research  (1-6 V)  

Research project conducted in collaboration with a faculity member. Prerequisite: Approval of a faculty member. (F, S, SS) Repeatable (6).

EXHP 494  Field Experience  (1-6 V)  

Learning experience to be conducted in the professional work environment and supervised by faculty. Prerequisite: Approval of the field experience coordinator. (*) Repeatable (9).

EXHP 495  Independent Study  (1-5 V)  

Independent Study. Prerequisite: Approval of the department chair. (*) Repeatable (99).

EXHP 498  Internship  12(0-36)  

450 hours of supervised experience with approved professionals in select health promotion settings including the completion of a major application project and other various assignments. Prerequisite: Senior standing and completion of all other degree requirements and 2.50 GPA in the major and internship coordinator approval. (*)

EXHP 500  Workshop  (1-5 V)  

Graduate learning experience in physical education offered in large blocks of time not corresponding to the weekly meeting times of the regular course offerings. Prerequisite: Approval of program chair (*)

EXHP 501  Advanced Dartfish Training  1(1-0)  

Advanced instruction on the Dartfish software including developing video books, movement analysis, tagging, the use of hardware, and using Dartfish in coaching. (F, S)

EXHP 522  Methods of Elementary Physical Education  3(3-0)  

Advanced study of effective teaching for elementary children including; maximizing student learning, student and self-assessment, utilization of resources, planning, implementation and revision. Prerequisite: Graduate standing or permission from instructor. (*)

EXHP 529  CurriculumiIn Physical Education  2(2-0)  

The advanced study of physical education curriculum models, planning, and evaluation. Prerequisite: Graduate standing or permission from instructor. (SS)

EXHP 532  Applied Sport & Exercise Psychology  3(3-0)  

This course will explore advanced application of psychological theories and techniques for the enhancement of both sport and exercise. (*)

EXHP 536  Community Health  3(2-2)  

Advanced study of the aspects of community and public health, functions of health services, and application of community health theory. Prerequisite: Graduate status. (F)

EXHP 549  Facilitation of Adventure Education  3(3-0)  

Planning and implementing adventure activities that provide challenge, choice, and opportunities for personal and group growth. Emphasis on program development, facilitation techniques. Prerequisite: Graduate status or permission from instructor. (SS)

EXHP 562  Contemporary Issues In Hpe  3(3-0)  

Advanced study of current health topics affecting schools including human sexuality, violence, modification of disease risks, and drug use/abuse. Emphasis on teaching decision making. Prerequisite: graduate standing or permission from instructor (*)

EXHP 565  Adapted Physical Education  3(3-0)  

Advanced study of programs for diverse populations in physical education; emphasis on environments, diseases and injuries which cause individuals to require special attention. Prerequisite: Graduate standing or permission of instructor. (S, O)

EXHP 570  Methods of Coaching  3(3-0)  

Advanced study of the science of coaching. Understanding of the physical, mental, and emotional demands of coaching. Required course for coaching certification in Colorado. Prerequisite: Graduate status. (F)

EXHP 578  Methods of Secondary School PE  3(3-0)  

Advanced study of effective teaching in secondary schools with emphasis on teaching methods, student learning, classroom management and program planning. Prerequisite: Graduate standing or permission of instructor. (F)

EXHP 585  Methods in Health Promotion  3(2-2)  

Advanced planning and implementation skills for a variety of educational methods, strategies and components of health promotion. Focus on educational methods and student learning. Prerequisite: Graduate standing or permission of instructor (F)

EXHP 591  Special Topics  (1-5 V)  

Graduate level study or activity designed to increase understanding in areas not covered by regular offerings of the department. Prerequisite: Approval of program chair. (*)

EXHP 592  Research  (1-6 V)  

Graduate level research project conducted in collaboration with a faculty member. Prerequisite: Approval of a faculty member. (F, S, SS) Repeatable (6).

EXHP 594  Field Experience  (1-6 V)  

Graduate level field experience project completed in coordination with a faculty member. Prerequisite: Faculty permission. (F, S, SS) Repeatable (6).

EXHP 595  Independent Study  (1-6 V)  

Graduate level independent study completed in coordination with a faculty member. Prerequisite: Faculty permission. (F, S, SS) Repeatable (99).