Human Performance

EDHP 1090          Aerobic and Anaerobic Activities                                                                      2 cr.
This course is a 2-hour activity course in human performance and health promotion that demonstrates the aerobic and anaerobic components of conditioning through participation and provides the latest techniques and innovations of training.

EDHP 2110          Foundations of Human Performance and Health Promotion                       3 cr.
The study of the history, principles, philosophies, and social foundations of health and physical education.

EDHP 2170          Measurement and Evaluation in Human Performance and Health Promotions          3 cr.
Prerequisite:Complete at least one three-credit Math course at or above the 1000 level, EDHP 2110, or consent of department. A study of the fundamental aspects of the measurement and evaluative process. Principles and practices concerning the construction, use, administration, and interpretation of evaluative instruments in human performance and health promotions in school and nonschool settings.

EDHP 2320          Methods of Physical Education and Coordinated School Health in the Elem Schools3 cr.
Prerequisite:  EDUC 2200 or concurrent enrollment in EDUC 2200.  A course designed for the physical education and elementary education teacher candidate.  Focus is on teaching skills and age-appropriate curriculum in health and physical education for grades PK-6.  This course includes field experiences and meets for a total of four hours weekly.

EDHP 3200          Kinesiology and Biomechanics                                                                      3 cr.
Prerequisite: BIOS 1301, 1303, 1311, and 1313; EDHP 2110; or consent of the department. Special emphasis is given to factors influencing movement; mechanics of movable parts and means of voluntary control; action of joints and muscles in natural movements in daily life in gymnastics in dance and in sports; and the mechanics of posture and common abnormalities of spine and foot.

EDHP 3201          Physiology of Exercise                                                                                    3 cr.
Prerequisites: BIOS 1301, 1303, 1311, and 1313; EDHP 2110; MATH 1115 and 1116 or MATH 1125 and 1126; or other more advanced Math courses. A study of the central concepts of interdependence of bodily systems during human movement. Emphasis is placed on the effects of exercise and athletic training upon the systems of the body.

EDHP 3210          Principles of Motor Development and Motor Learning                                 3 cr.
Prerequisite: EDHP 2110 or consent of department. A study of the foundations of physical growth and development. The course focuses upon the emergence of motor patterns and skills as a result of growth, maturation, and learning during the period of infancy through adolescence.

EDHP 3330          Exercise Physiology Laboratory Methods                                                      3 cr.
Prerequisites: BIOS 1301, 1303, 1311, 1313; EDHP 2110, MATH 1115 and 1116 or MATH 1125 and 1126 or other more advanced Math courses. This course is designed to expose students to exercise physiology laboratory methods while developing physical fitness assessment and evaluation skills.

EDHP 4222          Physical Fitness Programming                                                                        3 cr.
Prerequisite: EDHP 3201 or 6220 or 6402 or consent of department. Provides skills for physical fitness programming in schools, hospitals, and fitness centers. Training will emphasize techniques used for implementing an individualized exercise program as well as strategies for behavior change.

EDHP 4225          Applied Exercise Physiology: Cardio-respiratory Rehabilitation                 3 cr.
Prerequisite: EDHP 3201 or 6220 or consent of department. Exercise principles and practices that have application for professionals that work for the prevention of cardio-respiratory diseases or for the rehabilitation of persons so affected.

EDHP 4480          Evaluation and Treatment of Sports Injuries                                                  3 cr.
Prerequisite: EDHP 3200 or consent of department. A study of the principles and practices related to the care of the injured. There is special emphasis on care of athletic injuries. One hour of lecture and four hours of laboratory.

EDHP 4524          Sport Marketing                                                                                                 3 cr.
Prerequisite: EDHP 2110 or consent of department. Provides the foundations for the rapidly emerging discipline of sport marketing. Focuses on the theoretical and research issues a sports marketer confronts. The four P's of product, price, promotion, and place within the uniqueness of sport and exercise marketing are featured.

EDHP 4998          Practicum in Human Performance                                                         1 min. cr. - 6 max. cr.
Prerequisites: Junior standing or higher, completion of a minimum of 50 percent of the required EDHS/EDHP undergraduate courses and/or consent of department. Supervised experiences in cardiovascular fitness, physical education, physical fitness, coaching, programs for the aging, or related topics. This course may be repeated but total credit may not exceed six semester hours.

EDHP 5222          Physical Fitness Programming                                                                         3 cr.
Prerequisite: EDHP 3201 or 6220 or 6402 or consent of department. Provides skills for physical fitness programming in schools, hospitals, and fitness centers. Training will emphasize techniques used for implementing an individualized exercise program as well as strategies for behavior change.

EDHP 5524          Sport Marketing                                                                                                 3 cr.
Prerequisite: EDHP 2110 or consent of department. Provides the foundations for the rapidly emerging discipline of sport marketing. Focuses on the theoretical and research issues a sports marketer confronts. The four P's of product, price, promotion, and place within the uniqueness of sport and exercise marketing are featured.

EDHP 5990          Special Topics in Human Performance                                                            3 cr.
Prerequisite: consent of department. Topics may vary from semester to semester. This course may be repeated once for credit.

EDHP 5998          Practicum in Human Performance                                                      1 min. cr. - 6 max. cr.
Prerequisites: Junior standing or higher, completion of a minimum of 50 percent of the required EDHS/EDHP undergraduate courses and/or consent of department. Supervised experiences in cardiovascular fitness, physical education, physical fitness, coaching, programs for the aging, or related topics. This course may be repeated but total credit may not exceed six semester hours.