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Exercise and Sport Science

209 Fetzer Gym, CB# 8700
(919) 962-2021

First Session, 2021

ACTIVITY COURSES, COEDUCATIONAL

LFIT 104 Lifetime Fitness: Exercise and Conditioning (1)

This course is an introduction to fitness and wellness and includes developing personal fitness programs and instruction in physical activity. Activities will promote cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and endurance, and flexibility. Students can enroll in only one LFIT course during their career at Carolina. REMOTE ONLY-SYNCHRONOUS

LFIT 106 Lifetime Fitness: Beginning Jogging (1)

This course is an introduction fitness and wellness and includes developing personal fitness programs and instruction in physical activity. The activity portion of the course promotes cardiovascular fitness through jogging. Students can enroll in only one LFIT course during their career at Carolina. REMOTE ONLY-SYNCHRONOUS.

LFIT 112 Lifetime Fitness: Walking (1)

This course is an introduction to fitness and wellness, and includes developing personal fitness programs and instruction in physical activity. The activity portion of the course promotes cardiovascular fitness through walking. Students can enroll in only one LFIT course during their career at Carolina. IN PERSON ON-CAMPUS.

THEORY COURSES

EXSS 221 Introduction to Sport and Recreation Administration (3)

ONLINE. In this course, students are introduced to the policies and problems of organizing and administering sport, recreation and physical education programs in public and private settings. A grade of B or better is required for EXSS-SA students. REMOTE ONLY-SYNCHRONOUS.

EXSS 224 Sport Sales and Revenue Production Seminar (3)

ONLINE. This course will analyze and produce skills essential to the revenue production and sales process commonly found in the sport business. In this class students will develop an understanding and appreciation for the sales and revenue-production process related to a sport franchise and/or organization. REMOTE ONLY-SYNCHRONOUS.

EXSS 273 Research in Exercise and Sport Science (3)

Prerequisite, MATH 110. An introduction to research in the fields of physical education, exercise and sport science with emphasis on understanding and application of research findings. REMOTE ONLY-SYNCHRONOUS.

EXSS 275L Human Anatomy Laboratory (1)

A basic human anatomy laboratory course designed to accompany EXSS 175. For students endeavoring to major in the allied health professions. IN-PERSON ON-CAMPUS.

EXSS 276 Human Physiology (3)

Prerequisites, EXSS 175. Instructor may approve equivalents for prerequisite. A lecture course in elementary physiology, covering the various systems of the body. IN-PERSON AND REMOTE LEARNERS.

EXSS 288 Emergency Care of Injuries and Illness (3)

MAYMESTER. Recommended preparation, EXSS 175. Theory and practice of basic first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and the acute care of athletic injuries. IN-PERSON ON-CAMPUS.

EXSS 326 Legal Aspects of Sports (3)

This course provides a foundation in general legal concepts and familiarizes students with those areas they are most likely to encounter in the sports and fitness industry. REMOTE ONLY-MOSTLY ASYNCHRONOUS.

EXSS 360 Sports Nutrition (3)

The role of nutrition in maximizing physical performance, promoting health, and controlling body weight. Includes individual nutritional assessments. REMOTE ONLY-SYNCHRONOUS.

EXSS 376 Physiological Basis of Human Performance (3)

Prerequisites, EXSS 175, 276, and MATH 110. Instructor may approve equivalents for EXSS prerequisites. Students must take laboratory section along with class. The application of physiological principles to sport and physical activity. Both immediate and chronic adaptations to exercise are studied. REMOTE ONLY-SYNCHRONOUS.

EXSS 380 Neuromuscular Control and Learning (3)

Provides an understanding of the neuromuscular factors controlling movement and how changes in these factors lead to the learning of physical skills. Promotes the application of neuromuscular control and learning principles to the teaching of physical skills with examples from fields such as athletic training, physical therapy, coaching, and medicine. REMOTE ONLY-SYNCHRONOUS.

EXSS 385 Biomechanics of Sport (3)

ONLINE. Prerequisites, EXSS 175, MATH 110. Instructor may approve equivalents for EXSS prerequisites. The study and analysis of human movement including fundamental aspects of the musculoskeletal and articular systems. Principles of biomechanics, including application to neuromuscular fitness activities, aerodynamics in sport, hydrodynamics, rotary motion, throw-like and push-like patterns, and analysis of projectiles. REMOTE ONLY-SYNCHRONOUS.

EXSS 493 Field Experience in Sport Administration (1–3)

Prerequisites, EXSS 221 and at least two of the following: 322, 323, 324, 326. Permission of the instructor for students lacking the prerequisites. This field experience offers implementation of theory and the practical application of sport administration in a sport organization worksite, under the direct supervision of a business professional.

Second Session, 2021

ACTIVITY COURSES, COEDUCATIONAL

No course offerings.

THEORY COURSES

EXSS 141 Personal Health (3)

Elective, open to all students. This course examines basic wellness concepts in the areas of physical fitness, nutrition, disease prevention, mental health, drug abuse, and human sexuality. Emphasis is on the individual’s responsibility for his/her own health. REMOTE ONLY-SYNCHRONOUS.

EXSS 175 Human Anatomy (3)

The study of the structure of the human body with special emphasis on the musculoskeletal, articular, and nervous systems. Prosected cadaver materials are utilized to study the skeletal muscles and body viscera. IN-PERSON ON-CAMPUS.

EXSS 180 Physical Activity in Contemporary Society (3)

An examination of the role of physical activity/inactivity on the health and well-being of American society. IN-PERSON ON-CAMPUS.

EXSS 181 Sport and Exercise Psychology (3)

This course exposes students to psychological aspects contributing to sport/physical activity participation and psychological outcomes of participation. It explores psychological theories and research and their application to the affective, behavioral, and cognitive outcomes of sport/physical activity participants when considering key environmental factors. IN-PERSON ON-CAMPUS.

EXSS 275L Human Anatomy Laboratory (1)

A basic human anatomy laboratory course designed to accompany EXSS 175. For students endeavoring to major in the allied health professions. IN-PERSON ON-CAMPUS

EXSS 276 Human Physiology (3)

Prerequisites, EXSS 175. Instructor may approve equivalents for prerequisite. A lecture course in elementary physiology, covering the various systems of the body. REMOTE ONLY-SYNCHRONOUS.

EXSS 288 Emergency Care of Injuries and Illness (3)

Recommended preparation, EXSS 175. Theory and practice of basic first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and the acute care of athletic injuries. REMOTE ONLY-SYNCHRONOUS.

EXSS 322 Fundamentals of Sport Marketing (3)

ONLINE. Prerequisite, EXSS 221. A grade of B or better in EXSS 221 is required. This course is designed to introduce students to marketing within the sports industry, including the unique aspects of the sport product and sport consumer markets. REMOTE ONLY-MOSTLY ASYNCHRONOUS.

EXSS 323 Sport Facility and Event Management (3)

This course is designed to develop practical competencies necessary for effectively managing sport facilities and events while providing students with experiential learning opportunities inside and outside the classroom. IN-PERSON ON-CAMPUS.

EXSS 376 Physiological Basis of Human Performance (3)

Prerequisites, EXSS 175, 276, and MATH 110. Instructor may approve equivalents for EXSS prerequisites. Students must take laboratory section along with class. The application of physiological principles to sport and physical activity. Both immediate and chronic adaptations to exercise are studied. IN-PERSON AND REMOTE LEARNERS.

EXSS 380 Neuromuscular Control and Learning (3) ***Cancelled***

Provides an understanding of the neuromuscular factors controlling movement and how changes in these factors lead to the learning of physical skills. Promotes the application of neuromuscular control and learning principles to the teaching of physical skills with examples from fields such as athletic training, physical therapy, coaching, and medicine. IN-PERSON ON-CAMPUS

EXSS 385 Biomechanics of Sport (3)

Prerequisites, EXSS 175, MATH 110. Instructor may approve equivalents for EXSS prerequisites. The study and analysis of human movement including fundamental aspects of the musculoskeletal and articular systems. Principles of biomechanics, including application to neuromuscular fitness activities, aerodynamics in sport, hydrodynamics, rotary motion, throw-like and push-like patterns, and analysis of projectiles. REMOTE ONLY-SYNCHRONOUS.

EXSS 430 Introduction to Leadership and Group Dynamics (3)

An analysis of the techniques, methods, and motives of group and community leaders. Special attention is focused upon the roles of organizational structure, personnel policies, and in-service training programs. Previously offered as RECR 430. REMOTE ONLY-MOSTLY ASYNCHRONOUS.

EXSS 493 Field Experience in Sport Administration (1–3)

Prerequisites, EXSS 221 and at least two of the following: 322, 323, 324, 326. Permission of the instructor for students lacking the prerequisites. This field experience offers implementation of theory and the practical application of sport administration in a sport organization worksite, under the direct supervision of a business professional.