2020-2021 Catalog 
    Sep 19, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

EXW 251 - Integrated and Applied Exercise Sciences

Description: Study of Exercise Sciences and related topics as they impact exercise. Emphasis on anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, biomechanics, body composition and nutrition. Designed for students preparing to become personal trainers, fitness instructors, coaches or Physical Education majors.

Credits: 3
Lecture: 3
Lab: 0

Course Content:
  1. Functional anatomy
  2. Physiology as it relates to exercise
  3. Introduction to biomechanics and functional assessments as they relate to exercise
  4. Basic nutrition and body composition concepts as they relate to exercise
  5. Principles of exercise and conditioning

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Identify location of muscles, tendons, bones and other major anatomical structures using correct terminology. (1)
  2. Describe processes of various body systems producing movement, balance, activity and recovery. (2)
  3. Describe the physiology of a muscle contraction and the energy pathways associated with exercise. (2)
  4. Identify body movements and the anatomical structures that cause these movements. (3)
  5. Identify concept of nutrition and body composition and how they are impacted by exercise. (4)
  6. Implement principles of exercise and conditioning in the design of a physical training program. (5)