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Exercise and Sport Science

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

First Session, 2020

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.

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.

LFIT 110 Lifetime Fitness: Beginning Swimming (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 includes swimming skills for beginners. Students can enroll in only one LFIT course during their career at Carolina. ***Canceled***

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.

LFIT 113 Lifetime Fitness: Weight Training (1)

This course is an introduction to fitness and wellness and includes developing personal fitness programs and instruction in physical activity. The activity portion includes basic techniques of weight training. Students can enroll in only one LFIT course during their career at Carolina.

LFIT 115 Lifetime Fitness: Cycle Fitness (1)

This course is an introduction to fitness and wellness, and includes developing personal fitness programs and instruction in physical activity. The activity portion includes basic instruction in cycle fitness. Students can enroll in only one LFIT course during their career at Carolina. ***Canceled***

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.

EXSS 221 Introduction to Sport and Recreation Administration (3)

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.

EXSS 224 Sport Sales and Revenue Production Seminar (3)

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.

EXSS 260 Women in Sports (WMST 260) (3)

A broad based perspective of women’s participation in sport including history of participation, physiological differences, and socio-cultural influences including work, politics, family, economics, and gender roles and identity. ***Canceled***

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.

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.

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.

EXSS 288 Emergency Care of Injuries and Illness (3)

MAYMESTER. Also in Session I. Recommended preparation, EXSS 175. Theory and practice of basic first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and the acute care of athletic injuries.

EXSS 325. The Role of Intercollegiate Athletics in Higher Education (3)

This course is designed to help students interested in working in college sports understand what that role has been and might be in the future, with an emphasis on maximizing the educational value of intercollegiate athletic participation and the integration of athletics with academic and student life dimensions on college campuses.

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.

EXSS 360 Sports Nutrition (3)

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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, 2020

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.

LFIT 113 Lifetime Fitness: Weight Training (1)

This course is an introduction to fitness and wellness and includes developing personal fitness programs and instruction in physical activity. The activity portion includes basic techniques of weight training. Students can enroll in only one LFIT course during their career at Carolina.

THEORY COURSES

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.

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.

EXSS 224 Sport Sales and Revenue Production Seminar (3)

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.

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.

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.

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.

EXSS 322 Fundamentals of Sport Marketing (3)

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.

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.

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.

EXSS 380 Neuromuscular Control and Learning (3)

Prerequisite, EXSS 175. Instructor may approve equivalents for prerequisite. Provides introduction to neuromuscular factors controlling movement and acquisition of motor skills. Promotes application of neuromuscular control and motor learning principles to teaching of motor skills with application to rehabilitation and fields such as athletic training, physical therapy, and coaching.

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.

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.