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.

CEB 575 Scientific Principles of Human Movement

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

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 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 non- athletes. Also presented are the physiological aspects of physical activity and how these affect the body in terms of overall health.

CEM 543 Sports Administration

The purpose of this course is to demonstrate to the prospective sport manager the importance of a basic understanding of administrative theory and practice. The course will help the student understand the sport manager’s position and the environment in which performance occurs.

CER 505 Human Anatomy and Physiology

This course is a study of the structure and function of the various systems of the human body.

CER 510 Sports Biomechanics

This course is a comprehensive study of human movement as it relates to sport and exercise. This course will cover how the study of biomechanics can promote human performance and prevent injury.