Exercise Science And Health Promotion (EXHP)

UNDERGRADUATE COURSES

EXHP 101 Introduction to EXHPR 3(3-0)
Introduction to fundamentals of exercise science, health promotion and recreation professions. Overview of health promotion, fitness, athletic training, recreation and school-based programs, and career opportunities. A prerequisite for EXHP 344. (F,S)

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 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. (O)

EXHP 107L Scuba Diving 1(0-2)
Students will learn the basic skills, knowledge and equipment necessary to receive beginning scuba certification. The class includes an off-campus checkout dive for certification purposes. (*)

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)

EXHP 113L Whitewater Boating 1(0-2)
Introduction class in which the following skills are taught: basic strokes, Eskimo rolling, how to read water, and clothing requirements. The class will include lecture, pool and river trip sessions. (*)

EXHP 114L Basic Mountaineering Techniques 1(0-2)
A basic camping class designed to teach the fundamentals of self-sufficient tent camping. Emphasizes clothing, equipment selection, nutrition, and Leave No Trace guidelines. (*)

EXHP 115L Skiing 1(0-2)
Fundamentals of alpine and Nordic skiing will be examined in this course. Equipment, clothing, trip planning, cross-country, telemark and alpine skiing will be reviewed as the student attends the skiing trips. These trips range from backcountry to downhill ski resorts. (*)

EXHP 116L Camping 1(0-2)
An introduction course to instruct the basics of traveling in the backcountry with everything one needs in their backpack. Clothing, equipment, orienteering, first aid, route and campsite selection will be emphasized during the trips that are required for this class. (F)

EXHP 117L Backpacking 1(0-2)
Students will experience climbing one or more mountains in the state of Colorado. Clothing, travel techniques, food, route finding and time management are just some of the topics explored in this course. (F)

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 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)

EXHP 162L Personal Health Lab 1(0-2)
Optional experiential lab studies to augment EXHP 162. Corequisite: EXHP 162. (F,S,SS)

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 1(0-2)
Certification course in the American Red Cross Life Guarding program designed to provide lifeguard candidates and lifeguards with the skills and knowledge necessary to keep patrons of aquatic facilities safe in and around the water. Prerequisite: swimming pre-test. (*)

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.

EXHP 189 Observation in Athletic Training 1(0-2)
Observation and education of clinical athletic training experiences. Corequisite: EXHP 260. (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,S,SS)

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. (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)

EXHP 231 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation 1(1-0)
Technique of applying a combination of artificial respiration and artificial circulation in the event cardiac arrest occurs. (S/U grading) (*)

EXHP 232 First Aid (2-3 VAR)
Knowledge and skills in current first-aid and CPR procedures. Red Cross certification. Students in the Athletic Training track are required to enroll for 3 credits. (F,S,SS)

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 260 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries 3(2-2)
Procedures in the prevention, care and treatment of injuries sustained during activity and athletic participation. (F,S)

EXHP 276L Water Safety Instructor Certification 2(0-2) 
Water safety instruction certification may be earned in this course. Prerequisite: EXHP 176L. (*)

EXHP 279 Practicum in Athletic Training I 1(0-2)
Instruction, practice and evaluation of clinical proficiencies, and clinical experience. Prerequisites: EXHP 189, current CPR certification. (F)

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.

EXHP 288 Health Promotion Practicum 3(1-4)
Observation and limited participation as a paraprofessional in local health management programs. (F)

EXHP 289 Practicum in Athletic Training II 1(0-2)
Continued instruction, practice and evaluation of clinical proficiencies, and clinical experience. Prerequisites: EXHP 279, current CPR certification. (S)

EXHP 289L Student Assistant 1(0-2) (F,S)

EXHP 291 Special Topics (1-5 VAR) (F,S)

EXHP 311 Commitment to Personal Development 1(1-0)

Life skills class offered for Junior Student-Athletes to enhance their commitment to Personal Development encouraging emotional well-being, personal growth and decision making. (S)

EXHP 330 Lower Extremity Evaluation 3(2-2)
An in-depth study of assessment techniques and protocols applicable to injuries to the lower extremities. Prerequisites: EXHP 260, BIOL 223, 223L and approval by program director. (F)

EXHP 331 Upper Extremity Evaluation 3(2-2)
An in-depth study of assessment techniques and protocols applicable to injuries to the upper extremities. Prerequisite: EXHP 330, approval by program director. (S)

EXHP 332 Head, Neck, and Spine Evaluation 3(2-2)
An in-depth study of assessment techniques and protocols applicable to injuries to the head, neck and spine. Prerequisites: EXHP 331 and permission of the instructor. (S)

EXHP 336 Community Health 3(2-2)
Introduction to aspects of community and public health, functions of health services at all levels, and exploration of current health problems. Prerequisites: EXHP 101 and EXHP 288. (F)

EXHP 343 Measurement and Evaluation 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 109 or 121 or permission of instructor. (S)

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. Prerequisites: BIOL 223, 223L, MATH 109 or 121, EXHP 343. (F)

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. Corequisite: EXHP 344. Prerequisites: BIOL 223, 223L, MATH 121 or 109, EXHP 343. (F)

EXHP 345 Methods of Physical Activities & Games I 2(2-0)
Teaching procedures, skills and techniques of physical activities and games including soccer and volleyball. (F)

EXHP 346 Methods of Physical Activities & Games II 2(2-0)
Teaching procedures, skills and techniques of physical activities and games including track/field, basketball and softball. Prerequisite: EXHP 345. (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 350 Elementary Physical Education 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. Prerequisites: non teacher education minors only. Corequisite: EXHP 477. (F,S)

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. Prerequisites: acceptance into Teacher Education Program. Corequisite: EXHP 478. (F.S)

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. Prerequisites: BIOL 223, 223L. (S)

EXHP 379 Practicum in Athletic Training III 1(0-2)
Continued instruction, practice and evaluation of clinical proficiencies, and clinical experience. Prerequisites: EXHP 289 and CPR certification. (F)

EXHP 382 Lifestyle Disease Risk Reduction 3(3-0)
Overview of principles of epidemiology and lifestyle-disease pathophysiology; examination of use of epidemiologic research to identify risk factors for disease. Prerequisites: EXHP 288, BIOL 223, 223L, 224, 224L. (S)

EXHP 389 Practicum in Athletic Training IV 1(0-2)
Continued instruction, practice and evaluation of clinical proficiencies, and clinical experience. Prerequisites: EXHP 379 and CPR certification. (S)

EXHP 389L Student Assistant 1(0-2) (F,S)

EXHP 400 Workshop (1-5 VAR)
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 411 Commitment to Career Development 1(1-0)
Life skills class required for Senior Student-Athletes to prepare them for post graduation. Encourages the student to develop and pursue career and life goals. (F).

EXHP 419 Athletic Training Field Experience (1-5 VAR)
Learning experiences to be conducted in an actual athletic training or related environment and supervised by an approved Athletic Training clinical instructor (ACI). Corequisites: one of the following courses: EXHP 279, 379, 389, 479, 489. (F,S,SS)

EXHP 430 Therapeutic Modalities 3(2-2)
Study of theories and application of modalities used in the athletic training setting for the treatment of injuries. Prerequisites EXHP 330, 331. (F)

EXHP 431 Therapeutic Exercise 3(2-2)
Study of current rehabilitation theories and application in the athletic training setting. Prerequisite: EXHP 430. (S)

EXHP 436 Exercise Assessment & Leadership 3(3-0)
Methods used to assess exercise clients, prescribe effective exercise programs, and develop/lead group exercise classes in order to achieve optimal health in apparently healthy people. Prerequisites: EXHP 344, 344L. (S)

EXHP 443 Administration in Athletic Training 3(3-0)
An examination of current topics in athletic training including legal liability, athletic training administration issues, and budgetary concerns. Prerequisite: approval by program director. (S)

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)
Remedial and corrective programs in physical education; emphasis on conditions that cause individuals to require special attention beyond the regular physical education program. Prerequisites: non teacher education minors only, BIOL 223, 223L. (F)

EXHP 465 Adapted Physical Education 3(3-0)
Remedial and corrective programs in physical education; emphasis on diseases and injuries which cause individuals to require special attention above and beyond the regular physical education program. Prerequisites: Admission to Teacher Education Program, BIOL 223, 223L. (F)

EXHP 470 Methods of Coaching and Officiating 3(3-0)
Skills and methods of coaching and officiating sports. (F)

EXHP 471 Coaching and 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 473 Coaching Certification Clinic 1(1-0)
Overview of principles of coaching, scientific basis of coaching, management and legal issues in coaching, and sports first-aid. Required for American Sports Education Program coaching certification. (SS)

EXHP 475 Coaching and Officiating Volleyball 2(2-0)
Techniques and strategy of coaching and officiating volleyball. (*) 

EXHP 477 Secondary Physical Education 3(3-0)
Study of effective teaching with emphasis on teaching methods, student learning time, classroom management and program planning. Prerequisites: non teacher education minors only. Corequisite: EXHP 350. (F,S)

EXHP 478 Methods of Teaching 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. Corequisite: EXHP 351 (F,S)

EXHP 479 Practicum in Athletic Training V 1(0-2)
Continued instruction, practice and evaluation of clinical proficiencies, and clinical experience. Prerequisites: EXHP 389, current CPR certification. (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 485 Methods in Health Promotion 3 (2-2)
Planning, implementation, and evaluation of educational strategies and components of health promotion. Focus on educational methodology and student learning. Prerequisite: EXHP 382 or permission of instructor. (F)

EXHP 487 Health Promotion Program Planning/Evaluation 4(3-2)
Focus on planning, implementing, and evaluating work site health promotion programs. Prerequisite: EXHP 485. (S)

EXHP 489 Senior Practicum in Athletic Training 1(0-2)
Continued instruction, practice and evaluation of clinical proficiencies, and clinical experience. Prerequisite: EXHP 479. (S)

EXHP 491 Special Topics (1-5 VAR)
Permission of instructor. (*)

EXHP 494 Field Experience (1-5 VAR)
Learning experience to be conducted in the actual environment and supervised by the physical education program. (S/U grading) Prerequisite: approval of the department chair. (*)

EXHP 495 Independent Study (1-5 VAR)
Prerequisite: approval of the department chair. (*)

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, completion of all other degree requirements, 2.50 GPA in the major and department chair approval. (*)


GRADUATE COURSES

EXHP 500 Workshop (1-5 VAR)
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 522 Methods of Elementary Physical Education 2(2-0)
Advanced course of mental, emotional, social and physical needs of elementary school-age children; emphasis on planning programs, selecting materials and methods of teaching physical education at this level. Prerequisite: graduate standing. (*)

EXHP 591 Special Topics (1-5 VAR)
Graduate level study or activity designed to increase understanding in areas not covered by regular offerings of the department. Prerequisite: approval of program chair. (*)