CEB 373 Scientific Principles of Human Performance

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 designed to teach coaches to be active consumers and appliers of scientific information

CER 511 Sports Performance Enhancement

The course is designed for sport coaches to study human movement as it relates to sports activities. Coaching techniques and methodology are addressed to analyze skills and improve sport performance

CEB 568 Sports Psychology

This survey course focuses on the study of motivational phenomena that affect the performances of the individual athletes and teams. Stress and leadership characteristics of coaches and athletes will also be studied

CER 525 Sports Strength & 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 and coaches 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

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 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

CEB 574 Athlete Development

This course provides the students with an overview of the stages of athletic development and how to best address these stages, including how to recognize each stage, how to transition between stages, and what techniques are best suited for an athlete within each stage

CEM 583 Sports Facilities & Event Management

CED 546 Seminar in Sports Medicine

An overview of the sports medicine profession designed to educate athletic trainers, fitness professionals and sport coaches on how to assess and manage sports injuries

CER 505 Human Anatomy and Physiology

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

CEM 400 Leadership Principles of Sport

This course teaches concepts, principles, and skills of leadership for managers in the sports industry who must influence others to get things done. Styles of successful sport coaches and managers will be examined and analyzed in the context of their times and their settings

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

CEM 541 Sport Administration for Coaches

This course is designed to introduce managerial and administrative concepts to athletic coaches. These concepts are integral to the successful development of an athletic program. Information concerning the practical application of business models and theories pertaining to the athletic administration and sports coaching professions will be presented. Also, business techniques associated with the survival and growth of an athletic program will be examined

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