• Required Textbook:
    Abernathy, B., Hanrahan, S.J., Kippers, V., Mackinnon, L.T., and Pandy, M.G. (2005), The biophysical foundations of human movement, (2nd ed.) Champagne, IL: Human Kinetics. Purchase Online

    In order to optimize performances, guarantee safety, and promote well-being in athletes, coaches must constantly update and modify their coaching practices by regularly seeking out new knowledge in the sport sciences. This course is designated to teach coaches to be active consumers and appliers of scientific information.

  • Required Textbook:
    Abernethy, B., Kippers, V., Hanrahan, S. J., Pandy, M.G., McManus, A. M., & Mackinnon,L. (2013). Biophysical foundations of human movement (3rd ed.). Champagne, IL: Human Kinetics. Purchase Online

    In order to optimize performance, guarantee safety, and promote well-being in athletes; coaches must constantly update and modify their coaching practices by regularly seeking out new knowledge in the sport sciences. This course is designed to teach sports professionals to be active in the use of scientific information.

  • Required Textbook:
    Carron, A. V., Hausenblas, H. A., & Estabrooks, P. A. (2002). The psychology of physical activity. New York: McGraw-Hill. Purchase Online

    This course is a study of the psychological and sociological aspects of health and fitness programming and the applications of this knowledge to the development of effective motivational and behavioral modification strategies.

  • Required Textbook:
    Williams, M.H. (2012). Nutrition for health, fitness, & sport (10th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill. Purchase Online
    This course covers the principles of sound nutrition as it relates to the athlete as well as to the average individual in our society. In addition, the course covers the physiological aspects of how nutrition affects the body in terms of overall optimal health.
  • Required Textbook:
    Williams, M. H. (2010). Nutrition for health, fitness, & sport (9th ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill. Purchase Online

    This course covers the principles of sound nutrition as it relates to the athlete as well as to the average individual in our society. In addition, the course covers the physiological aspects of how nutrition affects the body in terms of overall optimal health.

  • Required Textbook:
    Shier, D., Butler, J., and Lewis, R. (2012). Hole's human anatomy and physiology (13th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill. Purchase Online

    A study of the structure and function of the various systems of the human body.

  • Required Textbook:
    Carr, G. (2010). Sport mechanics for coaches (3rd ed.). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics. Purchase Ohttp://www.moodle.org/0.8680779337882996nline

    The course is designed for sport coaches to study human movement as it relates to sport activities. Coaching techniques and methodology are addresses to learn how to analyze skills and improve sport performance.

  • Required Textbook:
    Bryant, C. X., & Green, D. J. (Ed.) (2010). ACE personal trainer manual (4th. ed.). San Diego, CA: American Council on Exercise. ISBN: 9788907203397 Purchase Online

    This course will combine sport science and entrepreneurial principles in the design and implementation of a personal training business.