• 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:
    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. (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:
    Sharkey, B. J. & Gaskill, S. E. (2007). Fitness & health (6th ed.). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics. Purchase Online

    This course will study of the importance of physical activity on the enhancement of quality of life, performance, and prevention of diseases such as coronary artery disease and obesity. This course will examine the principles of physical activity as it relates to the athlete as well as to the average individual in our society. Additionally, this course includes the physiological aspects of how physical activity affects the body in terms of overall health.

  • Required Textbook:
    Hisrich, R.D., Peters, M.P., & Shepherd, D.A. (2010). Entrepreneurship (8th ed.). Boston: Irwin McGraw- Hill. Purchase Online

    This course is a study of entrepreneurship for those with a serious interest in owning their own business. Students prepare a comprehensive business plan for starting or acquiring such a business. The problems of running a business are also explored.

  • Required Textbook:
    Anspaugh, D., Hamrick, M., & Rosato, F. (2006). Wellness Concepts and Applications(6th. ed.). San Diego, CA: American Council on Exercise. Purchase Online

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

  • 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:
    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.