Ithaca College

School of Health Sciences and Human Performance

Exercise and Sport Sciences Courses

EXSS-12000 Anatomy and Physiology I NS LA

Develops a comprehensive understanding of the close interrelationship between anatomy and physiology as seen in the human organism. Covers the cells and tissues: epithelial, connective, muscle, and nerve. 4 credits. (F,Y)

EXSS-12100 Anatomy and Physiology II NS LA

Continuation of EXSS-12000. Covers the circulatory, endocrine, ventilatory, renal, digestive, and reproductive systems. Also reviews the muscular system from both a functional and structural perspective. Prerequisites: EXSS-12000. 4 credits. (S,Y)

EXSS-12400 Emergency Care for the Health Professional NLA

This course is designed to certify students in CPR/AED for the professional rescuer. Emphasis will be placed upon technique and execution of required skills. Basics of emergency injury care/first aid will be covered. Time for practice of common techniques will be included so that the student may develop and apply practical skill competencies. 1 credit. (F-S,B,Y,)

EXSS-13900 Computer Applications in Exercise and Sport NLA

Introduction to microcomputers and their application in the fields of exercise and sport science, with emphasis on word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software, web page design, and use of the Internet in a Microsoft Windows environment. Students get hands-on experience applying software in areas specifically related to their field of study. A student may receive credit for only one of the following courses: COMP-11000, PHED-13900, TRLS-13900, HLTH-13900, EXSS-13900. 3 credits. (F-S,Y)

EXSS-16200 Introduction to Fitness and Exercise Science NLA

Presents a basic understanding of physical fitness as it relates to health and disease. Emphasis is placed on safe, effective techniques for developing all components of health-related fitness. Skills presented help students become savvy consumers of exercise information. Discussion of the many and varied career opportunities in exercise science. 2 credits. (F-S,Y)

EXSS-17300 Fieldwork in Clinical Exercise Science I NLA

Practical experience in hospital, corporate, clinical, and/or community settings. The objective is to observe closely the daily operations and special functions implemented in these settings and the practice of using exercise for prevention of or rehabilitation from disease. Prerequisites: Application to and permission of clinical exercise science (CES) coordinator. 1 credit. (Sum,Y)

EXSS-20000 Clinical Experience in Athletic Training I NLA

Supervised practical experience in an athletic training setting at Ithaca College. A minimum of 60 clock-hours is required; students apply basic clinical skills taught in previous coursework. Clinical proficiencies emphasized include basic emergency care, protective taping and wrapping, injury evaluation, and basic therapy techniques. Prerequisites: EXSS-24700. Corequisites: EXSS-25100; EXSS-25600. 1 credit. (S,Y)

EXSS-20200 Sport and Exercise Psychology SS LA 1

Introduction to the psychological factors that influence individual and group sport and exercise participation. Psychological skills training (PST) techniques used to enhance sport and exercise performance are presented. Topics include exercise and rehabilitation adherence, management of eating disorders and substance abuse, burnout and overtraining, self-confidence, goal setting, anxiety and stress management, concentration and attention control, imagery and visualization, group cohesion, sport and exercise leadership, motivation, and communication. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing. 3 credits. (F-S,Y)

EXSS-22000 Kinesiology NS LA

Examines the anatomical structures and mechanical aspects of human movement. Emphasis is placed on the functional anatomy of the musculoskeletal and articular systems. Pathologies of upper and lower extremities and trunk are examined for contributions to abnormal patterns of posture, movement, and locomotion. Basic neuromuscular and biomechanical principles are introduced. Laboratory exercises concentrate on the role of muscle and joint action during basic movements and the adaptations that can result from pathologic conditions. The focus is on individual joint function and the integrated function of several joints during complex activities such as normal human locomotion. Corequisites: EXSS-12100. 4 credits. (F-S,Y)

EXSS-22100 Biomechanics of Human Movement LA

The study of biological and mechanical factors that affect humans as they move in exercise and sport. Kinematic and kinetic descriptions of selected motor skills receive careful consideration. Hands-on experiences through cinematographic analyses of human movements are provided. Prerequisites: EXSS-22000 Not open to students who have taken or are currently taking PHYS-10100 Introduction to Physics or PHYS-11700 Principles of Physics. 3 credits. (F-,Y)

EXSS-24600 Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries NLA

Introduction to basic concepts in athletic training, with emphasis on anatomical bases and mechanisms of common athletic injuries. Basics of injury prevention, recognition, and initial care are covered. Laboratory time for practice of common taping and wrapping techniques is included so that students may develop these practical skills. Prerequisites: EXSS-12000. 3 credits. (F-S,Y)

EXSS-24700 Advanced Prevention and Care of Athletic
Injuries and Illnesses NLA

Expands upon and adds to the material in EXSS-24600, with more detailed information regarding athletic trauma and illness. Emphasis is placed on injury evaluation, proper initial management, common pathologies, and management rationale. Prerequisites: EXSS-24600. 3 credits. (F-S,Y)

EXSS-25000 Athletic Training Techniques I NLA

Lecture-laboratory course to develop and refine taping and wrapping skills. Prerequisites: EXSS-24600; EXSS-24700 (may be taken concurrently); sophomore standing. 1 credit. (F,Y)

EXSS-25100 Athletic Training Techniques II NLA

Lecture-laboratory course to develop and refine orthopedic evaluation skills specific to the assessment and evaluation of athletic injuries. Prerequisites: EXSS-24700; sophomore standing. Corequisites: EXSS-25600. 1 credit. (S,Y)

EXSS-25600 Athletic Injury Assessment NLA

Assessment procedures and factors related to the evaluation of athletic injuries. Emphasis is placed on anatomical bases and mechanisms of athletic injuries to the upper and lower extremities and to the head and axial regions. Time for practice is included so that students may develop essential practical assessment skills. Prerequisites: EXSS-24600; EXSS-24700 (may be taken concurrently). 3 credits. (S,Y)

EXSS-26000 Contemporary Issues in Sport and Exercise Psychology LA

Designed to introduce students to current issues and trends in the field of applied sport psychology. Through a discussion-based and interactive class format, students will learn to critically think about and discuss some of the challenges and controversies faced by professionals in the fields of sport psychology and sport consulting. Topics include the establishment of ethical and professional criteria and accountability, education for future sport psychology consultants, certification criteria, marketing of sport psychology consulting services, the role of counseling in the education of consultants, using applied sport psychology skills with parents and fans, integrating technology into consulting practices, the role of the sport psychology consultant in handling athlete drug use and abuse, and other current issues. Prerequisites: EXSS-20200. 3 credits. (S,Y)

EXSS-26200 Principles of Fitness Evaluation and Prescription NLA

Develops the rationale for and the skills to evaluate and prescribe health-related fitness programs for individuals in a variety of settings. The class includes lectures, demonstrations, and practical laboratories. This course is intended to help prepare the student to sit for a number of national certification examinations. Prerequisites: EXSS-12100. 4 credits. (F,Y)

EXSS-26300 Exercise Techniques NLA

Provides each student with both classroom and practical learning experiences designed to develop the skills needed to be a competent exercise instructor-leader. The course allows students to put into practice their knowledge of exercise from their previous coursework in biomechanics, exercise physiology, and conditioning for performance and health. Students will be involved in group-centered instruction, field observation, laboratory experiences, and practical exercises of skill execution. Prerequisites: EXSS-26200. 2 credits. (F-S,Y)

EXSS-27300 Community Service in Exercise and
Sport Sciences NLA

Volunteer work in the community. Emphasizes donating time to promote community well-being, using skills developed in exercise and sport sciences programs. Examples include working at health fairs, checking blood pressure, measuring body composition, and determining blood lipid profiles. Prerequisites: EXSS-26200; permission of the instructor. Pass/fail only. 1 credit. (F-S,Y)

663-29900 Psychology of Coaching LA

Designed to expose the student to the varied psychological factors that influence effective coach-athlete interactions. Through lecture, small group, workshop, and larger group cooperative learning formats, students will learn and develop specific psychological skills training (PST) principles and strategies that can be used in their varied coaching roles. They will develop practical hands-on (applied) strategies for creating practice and competitive environments that foster greater athlete success and team goal attainment. Prerequisites: EXSS-20200. 3 credits. (F,Y)

EXSS-30000 Clinical Experience in Athletic Training II NLA

Supervised practical experience in an athletic training setting at Ithaca College or an affiliated site. A minimum of 60 clock-hours is required. Clinical proficiencies emphasized include basic injury assessment, record keeping, and more advanced therapy techniques. Prerequisites: Athletic training major; EXSS-20000. Corequisites: EXSS-34000; EXSS-35000. 1 credit. (F,Y)

EXSS-30100 Clinical Experience in Athletic Training III NLA

Supervised practical experience in an athletic training setting at Ithaca College or an affiliated site. A minimum of 60 clock-hours is required. Clinical proficiencies emphasized include basic therapeutic exercise techniques and advanced modality use. Prerequisites: Athletic training major; EXSS-30000. Corequisites: EXSS-34200; EXSS-35100. 1 credit. (S,Y)

EXSS-32000 Neuromuscular Control NS LA

Study of sensorimotor and musculoskeletal systems involved in producing coordinated and purposeful movements. Injury, training, practice, learning, and other cognitive-emotional processes are examined as they affect the neuromuscular control of finely coordinated skills and vigorous physical performance. Emphasis is placed on understanding the relevant neurophysiological mechanisms and determining how these mechanisms can be exploited to maximize performance, wellness, and rehabilitation ease. Exploration of theories of motor control, from the general motor program to the dynamic system theory. Lecture and laboratory. Prerequisites: EXSS-22000, PTBS-31300, PTBS-40100, or OTBS-31000; junior standing. 3 credits. (F-S,Y)

EXSS-32100 Exercise Physiology LA

Examines physiological changes during exercise, after exercise, and during a training period. Also considers efficiency, needs, and limitations of body systems, and their interrelationships. Lecture, demonstration, and laboratory. Prerequisites: EXSS-12100; junior standing. 4 credits. (F-S,Y)

EXSS-33000 Motivation and Communication in Exercise
and Sport LA

Designed to provide an in-depth study of both motivation and communication and examine the impact each has on personal performance and experience in sport and exercise. Emphasis will be placed on understanding various motivational approaches, developing individual and team motivational strategies, overcoming motivational myths, using appropriate feedback and reinforcement, enhancing coach-athlete and coach-coach communications, learning active listening and verbal and nonverbal communication skills, promoting constructive criticism and confrontations, and preventing communication barriers in sport and exercise. Prerequisites: EXSS-20200. 3 credits. (F,Y)

EXSS-34000 Therapeutic Modalities in Athletic Training NLA

Contemporary therapeutic modalities used in managing athletic injuries. Modalities covered are classified as thermal agents, electrical agents, or mechanical agents. Emphasis is placed on their physiological effects, therapeutic indications and contraindications, and clinical application. Prerequisites: EXSS-25600. 3 credits. (F,Y)

EXSS-34200 Therapeutic Exercise in Athletic Training NLA

Basic principles of therapeutic exercise to develop, maintain, and/or improve components of physical fitness. Emphasis is placed on these principles as well as on specific exercise programs for rehabilitation of major athletic injuries. Prerequisites: EXSS-34000. 3 credits. (S,Y)

EXSS-34900 Fieldwork in Exercise and Sport Sciences NLA

Practical experience in corporate or clinical settings, amateur and professional sport agencies, and community organizations. Focus is on observation, guided learning, and supervised practical experiences. Prerequisites: Exercise and sport sciences major or minor; junior standing or above; permission of department chair. 1-6 credits. (F-S,Y)

EXSS-35000 Athletic Training Techniques III NLA

Lecture-laboratory course to develop and refine essential skills related to therapeutic modalities. Prerequisites: EXSS-25600; junior standing. Corequisites: EXSS-34000. 1 credit. (F,Y)

EXSS-35100 Athletic Training Techniques IV NLA

Lecture-laboratory course to develop and refine essential skills related to therapeutic exercise in sports medicine. Prerequisites: EXSS-25600; junior standing. Corequisites: EXSS-34200. 1 credit. (S,Y)

EXSS-36000 Medical Science I NLA

A detailed review of human diseases based on an organ-system approach. Emphasis will be placed on common diseases that are pertinent to anyone studying a health-related field. Pharmacological considerations will be highlighted. The course will feature guest speakers representing various health care professions. Prerequisites: Junior standing. 3 credits. (F,Y)

EXSS-36100 Medical Science II NLA

A detailed review of human diseases based on an organ-system approach. Emphasis will be placed on common diseases that are pertinent to anyone studying a health-related field. The course will feature guest speakers representing various health care professions. Prerequisites: EXSS-36000.
2 credits. (S,Y)

EXSS-36400 Complementary and Alternative Therapies LA

Survey of complementary and nontraditional wellness and therapeutic modalities. Emphasis is placed on bodywork and mind-body interventions, including somatics, biofield therapeutics, and energy medicine. Alternative systems and philosophies of medical practice, the nature of practitioners, and dietary supplements are also covered. Scientific and nonscientific rationales for modalities are critically examined. Prerequisites: Junior standing or above; one course in human biology or physiology (BIOL-10800, BIOL-11500, BIOL-11900, BIOL-12100, BIOL-20500, or EXSS-12000); one course in psychology (PSYC-xxxxx). 3 credits. (F,O)

EXSS-36500 Internship in Athletic Training I NLA

A supervised clinical experience for junior AT majors. Relevant clinical experiences must include exposure to upper extremity, lower extremity, and equipment-intensive expreinces with both genders. A minimum of 240 practical hours is required, and a minimum of 120 of these hours must be attained under the supervision of an approved clinical instructor. These clinical experience hours may be completed in any combination during the fall, spring, or summer sessions. Prerequisite: Formal admission/retention into athletic training major. 4 credits. (F-S,Sum)

EXSS-37300 Fieldwork in Clinical Exercise Science II NLA

Practical experience in hospital, corporate, clinical, and/or community settings. The objective is to observe closely and have some supervised experience in the daily operations and special functions involved in using exercise for prevention of or rehabilitation from disease. A clear focus for internship planning should be developed during this fieldwork. May be repeated once for credit. Prerequisites: Junior standing; EXSS-26200; application to and permission of the clinical exercise science (CES) coordinator. 1 credit. (Sum,Y)

EXSS-37500 Research Methods in Exercise and
Sport Sciences LA 2b

Examination of the investigative methods used in exercise and sport sciences research. Design of experiments and application of statistical techniques for several types of research are explored. Includes proposal preparation for an original research project. Prerequisites: COMP-xxxxx or EXSS-13900; MATH-15500, MATH-24300, MATH-24400, or PSYC-20700; EXSS-22100; junior standing. 3 credits. (S,Y)

EXSS-39600 Seminar in Sport Psychology LA 1

In-depth examination of salient topics in contemporary sport psychology. Students review conceptual and research literature, and discuss and write reports on topics of interest, such as motivation, personality, violence and aggression, team cohesion, and health psychology. Prerequisites: EXSS-29600. 3 credits. (F,Y)

EXSS-39900-EXSS-39999 Selected Topics in Exercise and
Sport Sciences LA/NLA

Topics of current interest to faculty and students. Experimental courses are offered under this course number and title. This course may be repeated for credit different selected topics. Prerequisites: As appropriate to topics. 1-3 credits. (IRR)

EXSS-40000 Clinical Experience in Athletic Training IV NLA

Supervised practical experience in an athletic training setting at Ithaca College or an affiliated site. A minimum of 60 clock-hours is required. Clinical skills emphasized include advanced therapeutic exercise techniques, therapeutic exercise protocols for major joints, and pre-event management. Prerequisites: EXSS-30100; athletic training/exercise science major. 1 credit. (F,Y)

EXSS-40100 Clinical Experience in Athletic Training V NLA

Supervised practical experience in an athletic training setting at Ithaca College or an affiliated site. A minimum of 60 clock-hours is required, and clinical proficiencies emphasized include presentation of season-ending injury reports as well as case histories. Prerequisites: EXSS-40000; athletic training major. 1 credit. (S,Y)

EXSS-40400 Leadership and Team Building in Exercise
and Sport LA

An in-depth study of the principles and applied strategies that influence effective leadership and the building of productive teams. Emphasis is placed on developing high-performing teams through the effective use of individual, team, and corporate sport leadership. Topics include the assessment, training, and implementation of leadership qualities, skills, and "laws" that promote the proper development of leaders and teams. Theoretical foundations will be discussed for situational, transformational, charismatic, and servant leadership as each relates to the building of championship teams. The course format includes small groups, lecture, role-playing, and student-taught workshops (cooperative learning). Prerequisite: EXSS-33000. 3 credits. (F,Y)

EXSS-42000 Advanced Biomechanics of Human Movement NS/LA

An in-depth exploration of the biomechanics of human motion, focusing on the concepts and skills needed to perform and interpret biomechanical analyses of a variety of human movements. Topics will include anthropometry, kinematics, kinetics, and mechanical work, energy, and power. Selected human movement skills from sport, clinical, and occupation settings will be examined in lecture and during hands-on laboratory experiences. Prerequisites: EXSS-22000; EXSS-22100, EXSS-10100, or EXSS-11700, with C- or better; and EXSS-32100. 4 credits. (S,Y).

EXSS-42100 Advanced Study in Exercise Physiology LA

An extension of EXSS-32100 Exercise Physiology that goes into greater depth on the physiological mechanisms that regulate the body's responses and adaptations to exercise. Special physiological considerations of gender, development and aging, obesity, pregnancy, and environmental stress (e.g., altitude, pollution, extreme temperature) are emphasized. Popular pharmaceutical and dietary manipulations used to enhance exercise performance are discussed. Experimental research in exercise physiology is introduced, and limited laboratory experiences are scheduled during class time. Prerequisites: EXSS-32100. 3 credits. (F-S,Y)

EXSS-42200 Exercise and Rehabilitation Psychology SS LA

Discussion of the psychological antecedents of exercise, including barriers and adherence to exercise or rehabilitation regimens. Particular attention will also be given to wellness, stress, the biobehavioral basis of coronary heart disease and other illnesses, and the psychodynamics of rehabilitative medicine. Prerequisites: EXSS-20200; EXSS-32100; junior standing. 3 credits. (F,Y)

EXSS-43000 Seminar in Athletic Training NLA

Seminar for senior students majoring in athletic training, intended to expand and reinforce learning that has taken place in previous core courses. Major topics include contemporary issues, athletic training administration, budget management, facility design, protective equipment, injury evaluation, modality operation, and treatment and rehabilitation programs. Prerequisites: EXSS-25600; senior standing in athletic training/exercise science. 3 credits. (F-S,Y)

EXSS-43100 Medical Aspects of Athletics NLA

A course to familiarize athletic training majors with illnesses and nonorthopedic problems that affect athletes. Prerequisites: Senior standing in athletic training/exercise science. 1 credit. (S,Y)

EXSS-43200 Orthopedic Perspectives on the Shoulder
and the Knee NLA

Orthopedic examination of the shoulder and knee, including the orthopedic decision-making process for shoulder and knee disorders. Various procedures and the rationale for rehabilitation protocols are addressed. Provides hands-on experience in laboratory sessions. Prerequisites: Senior standing in athletic training. Pass/fail only. 1 credit. (S,Y)

EXSS-43600 Sport and Exercise Counseling LA

An introduction to the sport counseling process and to the various performance issues related to counseling student-athletes. Students will develop a strong base of knowledge related to the counseling process and will have multiple opportunities to practice counseling skills in role-playing and small group formats. Topics include the need for counseling, stereotypes and biases, the counseling process, attending and listening, empathy, helping athletes tell their stories, brief counseling, and various topics and concerns that arise when counseling student-athletes from different populations. The course will be taught through lecture, large- and small-group discussions, role-playing, and modeling. Prerequisites: EXSS-33000; senior standing. 3 credits. (S,Y)

EXSS-44700 Pathophysiology, Limited Capacity, and Exercise NLA

Study of the pathophysiology of disease or disabling states, the assessment of exercise potential, and the special considerations for prescription of exercise in these cases. Special emphasis is placed on discussion of phase I and phase II cardiac rehabilitation, diabetic patients, pulmonary disease, and working with older adults with limited functional capacity. Additional special populations are discussed as time permits. Material is geared to the learning objectives of the American College of Sports Medicine's exercise specialist certification. Prerequisites: EXSS-24600; EXSS-26200; EXSS-32100. 3 credits. (S,Y)

EXSS-45000-EXSS-45099 Independent Study in Exercise
and Sport Sciences LA

Individual study program for the investigation of special issues or topics in the field of exercise or sport science that have such breadth of cultural or psychological material, such rigor and depth of theoretic structure, or such play of broad intellectual and aesthetic themes as to be classified as liberal arts. Arranged individually between student and faculty sponsor according to guidelines available from the department. Prerequisites: Major or minor in the Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences; permission of department chair. .5-3 credits. (F-S,Y)

EXSS-45100-EXSS-45199 Independent Study in Exercise and Sport Sciences NLA

Independent study program for the investigation of special issues or topics in the field of exercise or sport science that are so professional, practical, or applied in nature that they cannot be classified as liberal arts. Arranged individually between student and faculty sponsor according to guidelines available from the department. Prerequisites: Major or minor in the Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences; permission of department chair. 1-3 credits. (F-S,Y)

EXSS-45500 Internship in Athletic Training II NLA

Provides a supervised clinical experience opportunity for senior AT majors. Must include exposure to upper extremity, lower extremity, equipment-intensive, and general medical training of both genders. A minimum of 240 practical hours is required, and a minimum of 120 of these hours must be under the supervision of an approved clinical instructor. These clinical experience hours may be completed in any combination during the fall, spring or summer sessions. Prerequisites: Senior standing as athletic training major; successful completion of Internship in Athletic Training I EXSS-36500. 4 credits. (F-S, Sum,Y)

EXSS-46000 Internship in Exercise and Sport Sciences NLA

Supervised work experience in corporate or clinical exercise settings, amateur and professional sport agencies, and community sport organizations. Student assumes a leadership role in various job-related activities and performs administrative tasks in support of such activities under an experienced agency supervisor and faculty sponsor. Prerequisites: EXSS-34900; permission of department chair. 6-12 credits. (F-S,Y)

EXSS-46100 Ergonomics, Exercise, and Recovery of Function NLA

Study of the psychological, biomechanical, anthropometric, and environmental factors that influence functional performance at work and in the activities of daily living. Assessment techniques for functional strength and flexibility, gait, posture, body size and composition, and other functional characteristics as they relate to occupational and daily living demands are included. The roles of exercise and movement skill training in preventing occupational injury and restoring performance are examined, as are methods for pre-employment physical capacity screening, work hardening, and job redesign. Prerequisites: EXSS-22100; EXSS-26200; EXSS-32100 (may be taken concurrently). 3 credits. (S,Y)

EXSS-46200 Fitness Program Leadership and Administration NLA

Outlines the administrative processes of managing and operating health and fitness programs. Students study the operation of an actual wellness clinic and work on their exercise leadership skills. Prerequisites: EXSS-26300; MGMT-20600; junior standing. 2 credits. (S,Y)

EXSS-46300 Application of Strength and Conditioning Principles NLA

An examination of the building blocks necessary to design, implement, and test a sport-specific training program. Emphasis on determination of training needs through individualized, sport-specific needs analyses and performance goal setting. Short- and long-term benefits of training programs and the application of training cycles are discussed. The course is directed toward skill acquisition and application of various exercises and training activities. Instruction in the proper techniques and execution of training activities is included. Lecture and laboratory. Prerequisites: EXSS-26300; EXSS-32100 (may be taken concurrently). 3 credits. (F,Y)

EXSS-46400 Cardiopulmonary Assessment for Exercise NLA

Addresses techniques for assessment of cardiovascular and pulmonary disease. Emphasis is placed on developing skill in electrocardiography, graded exercise testing, and the assessment of maximal functional capacity. Utilizes diagnostic assessments in the development of appropriate exercise prescriptions. Material is geared to meet learning objectives of outside certifying agencies. Prerequisites: EXSS-26200; EXSS-32100. 3 credits. (F-S,Y)

EXSS-46500 Practicum in Fitness Leadership NLA

Supervised practical experience in the Ithaca College Wellness Clinic. A minimum of 60 clock-hours is required. Clinical proficiencies will include fitness evaluations, graded exercise testing, designing exercise programs, supervising exercise sessions, disseminating educational information, counseling clients, and administrative tasks. Prerequisites: EXSS-46200; EXSS-46300; EXSS-46400. 1 credit. (F-S,Y)

EXSS-46800 Fieldwork in Athletic Training NLA

Provides an opportunity for seniors to engage in a meaningful off-campus experience in a field setting related to athletic training, sports medicine, or health care. Attempts will be made to consider special interests. Prerequisites: EXSS-24700; EXSS-25600; EXSS-33700; permission of the National Athletic Trainers' Association program director. 1-6 credits. (F-S,Y)

EXSS-47300 Internship: Preventative Clinical Exercise Science NLA

A practical learning experience in a setting using exercise for disease prevention or athletic performance enhancement. Sites for these internships include corporate fitness centers, wellness clinics, and community-based health clubs, where a primarily healthy clientele is seen. Students are involved with the daily operation of the agency. Prerequisites: EXSS-46300; a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 with a minimum of 2.75 in specific major requirements; permission of the clinical exercise science coordinator. 6-12 credits. (F-S,Y)

EXSS-47400 Internship: Rehabilitative Clinical Exercise
Science NLA

A practical learning experience in a setting using exercise for rehabilitative purposes. Sites such as hospitals and clinics, where a primarily limited-capacity clientele with existing disease is seen, are typical. Students become involved with the day-to-day operation of the agency. Prerequisites: EXSS-46400; a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 with a minimum of 3.00 in specific major requirements; permission of the clinical exercise science coordinator. 6-12 credits. (F-S,Y)

EXSS-47500 Research Team: Exercise and Sport Sciences U LA

Capstone research experience involving data collection, synthesis, analyses, and interpretation. Planned in consultation with faculty and submitted for approval by a sponsoring faculty member and the department chair. Implemented under the supervision of the faculty sponsor. Available only to students meeting the department's academic standards for independent study. Prerequisites: EXSS-37500; permission of instructor. 1-3 credits. (IRR)