CEB 571 Sports Coaching Methodology

This course is a study of the development of a theoretical base for teaching sport and sport skill with a practical application. The course includes the development of a coaching philosophy with an emphasis on ethics in coaching and establishing a successful coaching style. A review of the impact of contemporary trends and issues in coaching is included. Managerial skills common to all coaching activities will be discussed

CEE 568 Psychology of Physical Performance

This course involves the study of human psychological behavior and its influence in sport and exercise settings, including physical education environments. It is designed to provide the student with the information gleaned from research in the field of sport and exercise psychology as well as practical knowledge to become a more effective physical education teacher, athletic coach, fitness instructor or athlete

CED 581 Adaptive Sports

This course is designed to provide the sports management professional with the knowledge and skills necessary to work with athletes who need adaptations to perform in the sport of their choice. In addition to the modifications that may be necessary when working with these special athletes, this course also points out the many commonalities that exist between disability sport and able-bodied sport, even the issue of performance enhancing drugs

CEM 538 Inclusive Recreational Services

This course is designed to increase awareness of, and sensitivity toward the recreation and leisure service needs of persons with disabilities. Specific attention is given to facility design geared for accommodation, as well as the programmatic and administrative strategies needed for successful and effective implementation of recreation and leisure services that seamlessly integrate persons with disabilities and persons without disabilities

CEE 521 Principles of Fitness and Health

The importance of physical activity in the enhancement of performance, quality of live and prevention of disease is examined. The course examines the principles of physical activity as they relate to both athletes and nonathletes. Also presented are the physiological aspects of physical activity and how these affect the body in terms of overall health

CED 556 Sports Nutrition and Ergogenic Aids

This course covers the principles of sound nutrition as they relate to the athlete as well as to the average individual in society. In addition, the course covers the physiological aspects of how nutrition affects the body in terms of overall optimal health. With the growing focus on performance enhancing drugs, this course provides a basic understanding of the variety of substances used in today’s world to enhance performance. Students will also learn how they work, if they really work, which are illegal and how they can be detected. Finally, the many ethical issues associated with the use of performance enhancing drugs will be discussed

CEE 525 Physical Fitness and Conditioning

This is a course designed to study the fundamental principles of training and nutrition associated with the disciplines of physical education, sport, and exercise. The course is intended to develop students’ knowledge and understanding of the anatomical and physiological systems within the human body. Physical educators can use sport conditioning, strength training, and an awareness of fitness and nutrition programs in order to enhance individual and team performance in physical activities, such as sports. This knowledge should translate into the ability to design and implement various types of physical education and sport conditioning programs.