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PEMA 1034 Introduction to Kinesiology

This course is designed to introduce students to the professional fields related to the study of Kinesiology.

PEMA 1035 Sports Emergenices, First aid, and CPR

This course is designed to introduce basic concepts related to athletic injuries. Content will cover fundamental anatomy, injury recognition, and assessments. Upon completion of this course the student will also receive certification by the American Red Cross as a professional rescurer. There will be an additional $20 charge for your American Red Cross certification card.

PEMA 1036, 1136, 2036, and 2136 Clinical Experiences in Sports Medicine Lecture / Lab courses

These lecture / laboratory classes are designed to give students hands-on practical experience in the athletic training facility and are designed to prepare student to handle basic health care needs within sports.

PEMA 1036 is designed to give students clinical experience in injury / illness prevention, first aid procedures for both open and closed wounds, prevetitive taping and wrapping techniques, and medical documentation techniques.

PEMA 1136 is designed to give students clinical experience in the evaluation of acute and sub-acute athletic injuries. In addition to the evaluation process, students will gain experience in the use of therapeutic modalities used in the treatment of sports injuries.

PEMA 2036 is designed to give students practical experience in the area of sports rehabilitation and reconditioning with special emphasis placed on the healing process and the phases of rehabilitation.

PEMA 2136 is designed to give students practical experience in the traditional and clinical athletic training setting with emphasis on evidence based techniques, psychosocial strategies and referral, healthcare administration, and professional development and responsibility.

PEMA 1039 Certified Personal Trainer

In this course, students will be introduced to human biomechanics, and fuctional anatomy and physiology of exercise. This course provides the overview of how to assess cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, body fat, pulmonary function, and blood pressure and how to evaluate the results. The course is intended for students interested in a career in the fitness industry or for those students interested in furthering their understanding of the effects of exercise on the mind and body. This is a preparation course for the National Consol on Strength and Fitness (NCSF) Personal Trainer board Examination and certification.

PEMA 2037 Sports Nutrition

This course takes an in-depth look at nutritional science and its application to athletic performance. The latest evidence-based information is presented in a building block model affording students the opportunity to develop the competencies necessary for a skilled practitioner in this field. If other requirements are met, this course will allow students to take the NCSF national specialist examiniation to become certified as a SNS. See instructor for details.

BIO 1001 Principles of Biology

BIO 1001 is a study of the principles of life processes in all organisms. A consideration of cellular structure and function, energy relationships, level of organization, development and differentiation, inheritance, evolution, and ecology. For science majors. Support hour.

BIO 1500 Human Biology

BIO 1500 is a general education course designed for non-biology majors and pre-health related fields. Provides an introduction to basic biological concepts, human body functions, genetics, and man's place in nature. Support hour.

BIO 2700 Human Anatomy

BIO 2700 is a systems approach to the study of the human body from the microscopic level of organization to the gross level. Fulfills requirements for nursing, physical education, and allied health programs.

BIO 2800 Human Physiology

BIO 2800 is an introduction to human physiology. Focus is on basic physiological principles and the integration of body systems in maintaining homeostasis. Support hour.

FCS 1011 Nutrition

FCS 1011 - The function of carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, and minerals required by the body and their relation to health is studied along with a study of digestion, absorption of food, endocrine glands, diets for pregnant mothers, children, teenagers, and older adults. Support Hour.