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Accounting 010
African Area Studies 016
Africana Studies
Aging 018
American History 512
American Literature
American Studies 050
Anthropology 070
Armenian 078
Art 080, 081
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Catalan 145
Cell Biology
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Chinese 165
Cinema Studies 175
Cognitive Science 185
Community Development
Comparative Literature 195
Computer Science 198
Criminal Justice 202
Dance 203, 206
Douglass College Courses
East Asian Languages and Area Studies 214
Economics 220
Education 300
Environmental Certificates
European Studies 360
Exercise Science and Sport Studies 377
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Internship Program
Departmental Honors Program
Film Studies
Finance 390
Food Science 400
Foreign Language Proficiency Certificates
French 420
Geography 450
Geological Sciences 460
German 470
Greek 490
Greek, Modern Greek Studies 489
Hindi 505
History/French Joint Major 513
History/Political Science Joint Major 514
Hungarian 535
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Italian 560
Japanese 565
Jewish Studies 563
Journalism and Media Studies 567
Junior Year Abroad
Korean 574
Labor Studies 575
Latin 580
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Marine Sciences 628
Marketing 630
Mathematics 640
Medical Technology 660
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Middle Eastern Studies 685
Military Education, Air Force 690
Military Education, Army 691
Molecular Biology
Nutritional Sciences 709
Operations Research 711
Philosophy 730
Physics 750
Physiology and Neurobiology
Planning and Public Policy 762
Polish 787
Political Science 790
Portuguese 810
Psychology 830
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Puerto Rican and Hispanic Caribbean Studies 836
Religion 840
Russian 860
Russian, Central and East European Studies 861
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Sociology 920
South Asian Studies 925
Spanish 940
Statistics 960
Study Abroad 959
Theater Arts 965, 966
Ukrainian 967
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Women's and Gender Studies 988
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New Brunswick/Piscataway Undergraduate Catalog 2005-2007 Programs of Study For Liberal Arts Students Programs, Faculty, and Courses Exercise Science and Sport Studies 377 Courses  


01:377:140Foundations of Exercise Science and Sport Studies (1.5) Historical, philosophical, and scientific foundations of the discipline. Open to all except seniors.
01:377:150Perspectives of Sport (3) Historical review of sport and physical activities in the United States. Focuses on problems and issues in sport.
01:377:170Strength Training Theory and Applications (1.5) Study of the organization, design, and supervision of strength training programs, with an emphasis on the anatomical and kinesiological aspects of strength training. Open only to majors.
01:377:180Exercise and Relaxation (1.5) Utilizes the components of fitness with an emphasis on cardiorespiratory endurance and flexibility to achieve fitness. Modalities used for stress reduction include progressive relaxation techniques and humor.
01:377:191,192Aerobic Fitness I,II (1.5,1.5) Individualized programming of aerobic activities based on needs and interests of adult populations; designing aerobic fitness programs for specific populations.
01:377:207,208Teaching and Coaching Individual and Team Sports and Dance (3,3) Techniques of teaching, coaching, and individual acquisition of advanced sport skills. Lec./lab. Open only to majors.
01:377:213Functional Human Anatomy (4) Systemic and regional study of gross structure of the human body emphasizing functional interdependency among anatomical systems. Human cadaver lab. Lec./lab. Prerequisites: 01:119:101-102 or permission of instructor.
01:377:215Techniques of Athletic Training (3) Techniques of athletic training including evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries common in athletics. Prerequisite: 01:377:213.
01:377:218Exercise and Health (3) Effects of chronic exercise on the health and fitness of the human body as well as its preventive role in various disease processes.
01:377:225Contemporary Health Problems (3) Principles in healthful living. A concept of total health, influence factors, and problems. Includes mental health, family living, consumer education, disease prevention and control.
01:377:226Coaching Theory and Technique (3) Basic philosophical, psychological, and physiological aspects of coaching.
01:377:252Theories, Assessment, and Practice of Healthy Behavior (3) Assessing personal health risks based on environmental, behavioral, genetic, and social influences. Techniques for identifying strategies and barriers to behavior change and the opportunity to modify a personal health practice.
01:377:275Statistics and Research Design in Exercise Science (4) Introduction to applied descriptive and inferential statistics and research design for exercise science.
01:377:301Psychology of Sport and Exercise (3) Psychological theories and principles applied to sport. Sport influence on the quality of life at all levels of sport proficiency. Psychological techniques related to performance enhancement. Prerequisite: 01:830:101 or permission of instructor.
01:377:303Neuromechanical Kinesiology (3) Neuromechanical basis of kinesiology including the integration of physical principles and neurophysiology in the study of human movement. Prerequisite: 01:377:213. Pre- or corequisite: 01:750: 193, 201, or 203.
01:377:304Exercise and Aging (3) Examination of the effects of exercise and chronic activity on the physiological and psychological changes that occur with aging and of the factors to consider when structuring exercise programs for the aged.
01:377:305Sport Sociology (3) Examination of organized sport in modern-day North America. Analysis of sports roles and sport functions. Sport viewed as a major societal institution. Prerequisites: 01:830:101 or 01:920:101 and 01:377:275 or permission of instructor.
01:377:307,308Techniques of Officiating Individual and Team Sports (3,3) Techniques of officiating sports with an intensive study of the rules. Lec./lab.
01:377:310Motor Learning (3) Study of the processes that underlie learning and performance of motor skills. Lec./lab. Prerequisites: 01:377:213 and 01:830:101.
01:377:311Sport Marketing (3) Principles of marketing applied to sport. Examines sport industry trends that heighten the need for scientific, professional approaches to sport marketing. Examines consumer behavior, marketing research, pricing, distribution, and promotion of goods and services. Prerequisites: 01:220:102 or 11:373:121 and 01:220: 103.
01:377:315Advanced Theories and Techniques of Athletic Training (3) In-depth analysis of athletic injury mechanisms, injury evaluation techniques, use of modalities, and anatomy of the extremities. Prerequisite: 01:377:215.
01:377:318Organization and Administration of College Recreational Sports (3) Philosophical and practical approach to the development and implementation of recreational sports and activities promoted within the confines of an educational institution.
01:377:319Risk Management for Health and Fitness Professionals (1.5) In-depth study of factors essential to the safe delivery of health and fitness programs. Open to majors only. Credit not given for both this course and 01:377:320 or 323.
01:377:320Risk Management in Exercise Science and Sport (3) In-depth study of factors essential to the safe delivery of exercise programs and sport activities and events.
01:377:323Sport and the Law (3) Legal issues affecting sport, recreation, and physical education. Topics include equal opportunity legislation, tort liability, product liability, participant liability, and legal rights of supervisors and participants.
01:377:324Movement Experiences for Individuals with Disabilities (3) Survey of major mental and physical conditions that may require consideration in movement experiences. Prerequisite: 01:377:213.
01:377:327Field Experience for Individuals with Disabilities (1) Apprenticeship in school or voluntary agency dealing with physicaleducation and/or recreational programs for the handicapped. Pre- or corequisite: 01:377:324.
01:377:330Organizational Behavior in Sport Management (3) Organization and personnel behavior theory applied to contemporary sports organizations. Issues in industrial, professional, collegiate, and scholastic contexts examined. Prerequisite: 01:830:101.
01:377:342Independent Study in Sport Studies (3) Supervised individual research or study in the field of sport. Open only to juniors and seniors by permission of department.
01:377:343,344Workshop in Exercise Science (1,1) Laboratory experience in analyzing and evaluating human movement. Open only to juniors and seniors by permission of department.
01:377:346Safety Education and Emergency Care (3) Principles and practices of safety education and accident prevention. Planning and implementing safety programs. Legal aspects of safety programs and emergency care.
01:377:350Biomechanics (3) Study of human movement through the application of basic mechanical principles and cinematographic procedures; emphasis on analysis of sport skills from a quantitative perspective. Prerequisites: 01:377:213, 303.
01:377:352Prevention and Treatment of Athletic Injuries (3) Overview of sports medicine covering regional anatomy and modern methods of diagnosis and treatment, including joint arthroscopy and video analysis of injuries.
01:377:361Independent Study in Health Education (3) Supervised individual research or study in the field of health education. Open only to junior and senior majors by permission of department.
01:377:362Independent Study in Exercise Science (3) Supervised individual research or study in the field of exercise science. Open only to junior and senior majors by permission of department.
01:377:370Exercise Physiology (3) Selected topics dealing with the physiological responses to exercise stress and the adaptive changes that occur with training. Prerequisites: 01:119:101-102, 01:146:356, or permission of instructor.
01:377:371Exercise Physiology Laboratory (1) Laboratory to accompany 01:377:370. Pre- or corequisite: 01:377:370.
01:377:380Nutritional Aspects of Athletic Performance (3) Practical approach to information regarding basic nutrients with emphasis on the needs of athletes during high-intensity training and performance. Prerequisites: 01:119:101-102.
01:377:381Biochemistry of Exercise (3) Essential concepts of biochemistry--molecular biology, basic chemistry, metabolism, and transcription regulation--as applied to the exercising human, as well as current understanding of sports nutrition. Pre- or corequisite: 01:146:356.
01:377:406Management in Exercise Science and Sport (3) Concepts of administrative processes, systems, and styles with application to various sport environments. Includes program, facility, fiscal, and personnel management. Open to senior majors or by permission of department.
01:377:410Exercise Testing and Prescription (4) Application of physiological principles and development of practical skills for fitness evaluation and exercise prescription. Lec., lab. Prerequisites: 01:377:213, 275, 370, 371.
01:377:421Professional Seminar (3) Current trends and research in exercise science and sport studies explored through weekly seminars, review of pertinent literature, and active discussions with professionals. Open only to seniors majoring in exercise science and sport studies or by permission.
01:377:424Human Anatomy (4) Introduction to the concepts of human gross anatomy. Provides working knowledge of the structure and function of the body. Clinical and surgical applications of anatomy. Laboratory work with skeletal material, anatomical models, films, and roentgenograms. Lec. 3 hrs., lab. 3 hrs. Prerequisites: 01:119: 101-102. Open only to juniors and seniors.
01:377:440Neuroanatomy and Anthropogenesis (4) Study of the human nervous system, leading to an appreciation of the mechanism of the brain and spinal cord. Human gross anatomy and the physical anthropology of humankind. Lec. 3 hrs., lab. 3 hrs. Prerequisites: 01:119: 101-102. Open only to juniors and seniors.
01:377:454Advanced Exercise Physiology (3) Contemporary research topics in exercise physiology that include acute and chronic adaptations to exercise, central and peripheral neuromotor function, neuroendocrine response to exercise, environmental physiology, biochemical monitoring of exercise, and performance enhancement/training theory. Prerequisites: 01:377:370, 371, 381.
01:377:470The Psychology of the Elite Athlete (3) Psychological factors that affect high-level sports performance. Unobtrusive research methods capable of assessing elite athletic performance covered in detail. Prerequisite: 01:377:301 or 305 or permission of instructor.
01:377:480Honors Seminar in Exercise Science (3) Design of an original research project in exercise science complete with a literature survey, problem statement, research hypotheses, experimental design, research procedures, appropriate data analyses, and potential implications. Prerequisite: 01:377:275. Open only to seniors in departmental honors program.
01:377:481Honors Research in Exercise Science (3) Independent study for seniors who have been accepted into the departmental honors program. Prerequisites: 01:377:480 and departmental permission.
01:377:490Internship I (BA) Supervised individual fieldwork in exercise science and sport studies. Prerequisite: Permission of department and a 2.0 cumulative grade-point average in the major. Open only to majors.
01:377:491Independent Study (BA) Supervised individual research or study. Prerequisite: Permission of department. Open only to majors.
01:377:493Internship II (BA) Directed field experience in the area of specialization. Prerequisite: 01:377:490.
01:377:496EKG-Use and Interpretation (2) Evaluation of the scientific basis and utility of the EKG and exercise stress test. Information on obtaining and interpreting EKGs. Prerequisite: 01:146:356. Recommended: 01:377:370.
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