Program Courses

BE 5550 - Biostatistics for Health Science Research

An overview course of biostatistical methods used in the health sciences. Topics include a review of undergraduate statistical concepts, NIH, CDC, and FDA guidelines for clinical trial research, proper use of biostatistical methods including anova models, logistic regression, risk analysis, survivorship analysis and any other statistical methods that are common in the enrolled students' discipline.
Credits: variable to 4.0
Semesters Offered: On Demand
Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate
Pre-Requisite(s): MA 2720 or MA 3710

BL 4010 - Biochemistry I

Structure, biochemical properties, and function of important biomolecules such as proteins and nucleic acids. Introduces enzyme biochemistry (structure, function, catalysis, kinetics, and inhibition).
Credits: 3.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (3-0-0)
Semesters Offered: Fall, Summer
Pre-Requisite(s): (BL 1020 or BL 1040 or BL 2010) and BL 2100 and (CH 2410 or CH 2420)

BL 4020 - Biochemistry II

Dynamic aspects of living systems. Broad exposure to cellular metabolic pathways, intermediary metabolism and its regulation and bioenergetics.
Credits: 3.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (3-0-0)
Semesters Offered: Spring, Summer
Pre-Requisite(s): BL 4010

BL 4380 - Cardiopulmonary Physiology

Using a problem-based learning approach, course examines the physiology of the human body. In-class case-study analyses provide in-depth learning about the cardiovascular and pulmonary systems and their relationship with other organ systems. Promotes development of problem-solving skills.
Credits: 3.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (3-0-0)
Semesters Offered: Fall
Pre-Requisite(s): BL 2020

BL 5350 - Special Topics in Physiology

A discussion of recent developments in physiology. Recent offerings have included respiratory physiology, renal physiology, clinical cardiology, and neurophysiology.
Credits: variable to 10.0; Repeatable to a Max of 10
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

EH 4200 - Sports Nutrition Seminar

Human nutrition as it specifically applies to athletes. Specific needs for proteins, carbohydrates, fats, electrolytes and micronutrients. Use of ergogenic aids is covered. Students will research, write and present orally their findings on nutrition topics.
Credits: 2.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-2-0)
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring
Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore
Pre-Requisite(s): BL 2940

EH 4210 - Exercise Physiology

Focuses on the functional changes brought by acute and chronic exercise sessions. Topics include muscle structure and function, bioenergetics, cardiovascular and respiratory adaptations, exercise training for sport, sport nutrition, ergogenic aids, and other health and fitness topics.
Credits: 3.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (3-0-0)
Semesters Offered: Spring
Co-Requisite(s): EH 4211
Pre-Requisite(s): BL 2020 and BL 2021

EH 4211 - Exercise Physiology Laboratory

A companion course to EH4210. Hands-on experience in making physiological measurements as related to exercise. Cardiovascular and respiratory changes during exercise will be monitored. A virtual lab is used to simulate changes in physiological measurements that cannot be performed on live subjects. A student designed laboratory project is required.
Credits: 1.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-0-3)
Semesters Offered: Spring
Co-Requisite(s): EH 4210

EH 4220 - EKG Interpretation

Course is designed for students who are going to pursue future career related to cardiac rehabilitation, physical therapy and students in the Pre-Med program. Students will learn cardiac electrophsiology, the pasthophysiology, the diagnosis, and treatment of cardiac arrhythmias, and related cardiovascular diseases. Class will build bridge between basic sciences and human health.
Credits: 2.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-2-0)
Semesters Offered: Spring
Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore
Pre-Requisite(s): BL 2020 and BL 2021

EH 4400 - Motor Learning and Control

This course will provide the current theories and concepts involved in the processes of motor skill acquisition and performance from a behavioral perspective.
Credits: 3.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (3-0-0)
Semesters Offered: Fall
Pre-Requisite(s): EH 1500 and BL 2020

EH 4420 - Motor Development

Designed for upper level undergraduates or graduates, this course will focus on the changes in motor behavior across a life span, and examine the study and practice of fundamental patterns within the context of development theory.
Credits: 3.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (3-0-0)
Semesters Offered: Spring
Pre-Requisite(s): EH 1500 and BL 2020

EH 4500 - Biomechanics of Human Movement

An in-depth view of the biomechanical properties of the musculoskeletal system. The course provides detailed analyses of the kinetics of human movement, material properties of the component tissues, and dynamic processes of adaptation to stress and strain of the system.
Credits: 3.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (3-0-0)
Semesters Offered: Fall
Co-Requisite(s): EH 4511
Pre-Requisite(s): BL 2020 and EH 1500 and PH 1110 and PH 1111

EH 4600 - Sports and Fitness Promotions

Development and implementation of marketing plans for sports and fitness businesses. Topics include marketing of sporting events and fitness programs, use of traditional media for promotion, web-based advertising (new media), and business branding.
Credits: 2.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (2-0-0)
Semesters Offered: Fall - Offered alternate years beginning with the 2011-2012 academic year
Pre-Requisite(s): MKT 3000

EH 4620 - Legal Issues in Sports and Fitness Management

Review of legal issues that apply to sport and fitness organizations such as liability, risk management, facility concerns, and labor laws. Basic components of the U.S. legal system and guidelines, and rules of the National Collegiate Athletic Association will be covered.
Credits: 2.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (2-0-0)
Semesters Offered: Fall - Offered alternate years beginning with the 2012-2013 academic year

EH 4710 - Stress Physiology

This course focuses on stress physiology in humans. Topics include neural and hormonal responses to mental stress, interactions between physical and mental stress, bidirectional relations between stress and disease, and health disparities associated with stress.
Credits: 2.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (1-1-0)
Semesters Offered: On Demand
Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore
Pre-Requisite(s): BL 2020 and BL 2021

EH 4720 - Sleep and Circadian Physiology

This course focuses on the role of sleep and circadian rhythm on physiological control systems. Topics include the sleep-wake cycle, role of sleep and and circadian clock on cardiovascular and respiratory control, overview and treatment strategies for common sleep disorders, and techniques in sleep medicine research.
Credits: 3.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (2-1-0)
Semesters Offered: On Demand
Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore
Pre-Requisite(s): BL 2020 and BL 2021

EH 4730 - Neuroendocrine Physiology

This course will focus on understanding how the neural and endocrine system are regulated under both normal physiological conditions and pathophysiological states.
Credits: 3.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (2-1-0)
Semesters Offered: On Demand
Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore
Pre-Requisite(s): BL 2020 and BL 2021

EH 4760 - Computational Biomechanics

This course provides an introduction to the application of computer simulation to solve some fundamental problems in biomechanics and bioengineering. Musculoskeletal mechanics, joint mechanics, and inter-subject variability will be discussed.
Credits: 3.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (2-1-0)
Semesters Offered: On Demand
Pre-Requisite(s): EH 4500

EH 4770 - Specificity of Exercise Assessment & Prescription

Peer-reviewed literature will be utilized to understand the sport-specific needs of athletes in regard to how they are tested and trained. Laboratory sessions will cover measurement techniques such as expired air analysis, blood lactate assessment, and surface electromyography.
Credits: 3.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (2-1-0)
Semesters Offered: On Demand
Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore
Pre-Requisite(s): EH 3100

EH 5310 - Advanced Exercise Physiology

This course focuses on exercise physiology in both humans and rodents. Topics include detailed muscle physiology, fatigue mechanisms, the autonomic nervous system, advanced cardiovascular adaptations with exercise, exercise metabolism, and environmental exercise physiology. The importance of translational reserach will be highlighted.
Credits: 3.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (2-1-0)
Semesters Offered: Fall
Pre-Requisite(s): EH 4210 and EH 4211

EH 5320 - Advanced Biomechanics

This course includes the quantitative analysis of human motion through bioinstrumentation during dynamic performance. A detailed analysis of different movements and movement techniques, as well as investigations into the mechanics of tissues and their function, are included in this course.
Credits: 3.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (2-1-0)
Semesters Offered: Spring
Pre-Requisite(s): EH 4500 and EH 4511

EH 5330 - Motor Learning and Control

This course will provide the current theories and concepts involved in the processes of motor skill acquisition and performance from a behavioral perspective. Additional peer-reviewed literature will be utilized toward an oral presentation.
Credits: 3.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (3-0-0)
Semesters Offered: Fall
Restrictions: Permission of department required

EH 5350 - Special Topics in Kinesiology

Selected additional topics in kinesiology for advanced students based on interests of faculty and students. Interested students should contact the Exercise Science, Health and Physical Education department.
Credits: variable to 9.0; Repeatable to a Max of 9
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Restrictions: Permission of instructor required; Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

EH 5500 - Advanced Sport Psychology

This course is designed to educate students for careers dealing with ethical performance enhancement in sport and exercise. Topics include theoretical foundations for improving performance, research and evaluation, normal and abnormal behavior, and various psychological factors that affect performanc.
Credits: 3.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (2-1-0)
Semesters Offered: On Demand
Pre-Requisite(s): EH 5310 or EH 5320 or EH 5330

EH 5510 - Advanced Strength and Conditioning

Advanced theory and practice in development and administration of comprehensive strength and conditioning programs for both the athlete and individual of any level. Includes knowledge, safety concerns and skill techniques necessary for teaching and administering any strength and conditioning facility.
Credits: 3.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (2-1-0)
Semesters Offered: On Demand
Pre-Requisite(s): EH 5310 or EH 5320 or EH 5330

EH 5900 - Laboratory Techniques in Integrative Physiology

This course will expose graduate students to various methodologies in integrative physiology. Student will rotate between various laboratories and observe techniques such as microneurography, electrophysiology, molecular physiology, muscular fatigue, etc.; both human and animal methodologies will be examined.
Credits: 2.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-1-3)
Semesters Offered: On Demand
Restrictions: Permission of department required
Pre-Requisite(s): EH 5310 or EH 5320 or EH 5330

EH 5920 - Graduate Seminar

Graduate seminars are designed to facilitate critical discussions of student research projects and peer-reviewed research in related fields. The presenter will provide an overview or seminar of the research of interest, which will establish the foundation for the discussion thereafter.
Credits: 1.0; Repeatable to a Max of 2
Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-1-0)
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring
Restrictions: Permission of department required
Pre-Requisite(s): EH 5310 or EH 5320 or EH 5330

EH 5950 - Graduate Internship in Kinesiology

Practical experience in the field of kinesiology at an approved internship site. Internships must be approved by department chair or graduate director, and work a minimum of 42 hours for each credit earned.
Credits: variable to 6.0
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Restrictions: Permission of department required

EH 5990 - Master's Thesis in Kinesiology

An original research investigation in kinesiology that culminates in a thesis.
Credits: variable to 9.0; Repeatable to a Max of 20; Graded Pass/Fail Only
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Restrictions: Permission of department required; Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

MA 4710 - Regression Analysis

Covers simple, multiple, and polynomial regression; estimation, testing, and prediction; weighted least squares, matrix approach, dummy variables, multicollinearity, model diagnostics and variable selection. A statistical computing package is an integral part of the course.
Credits: 3.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-0)
Semesters Offered: Fall
Pre-Requisite(s): MA 2710 or MA 2720 or MA 3710 or MA 3715

MA 4720 - Design and Analysis of Experiments

Covers construction and analysis of completely randomized, randomized block, incomplete block, Latin squares, factorial, fractional factorial, nested and split-plot designs. Also examines fixed, random and mixed effects models and multiple comparisons and contrasts. The SAS statistical package is an integral part of the course.
Credits: 3.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-0)
Semesters Offered: Spring
Pre-Requisite(s): MA 2710 or MA 2720 or MA 3710 or MA 3715

MA 5701 - Statistical Methods

Introduction to design, conduct, and analysis of statistical studies, with an introduction to statistical computing and preparation of statistical reports. Topics include design, descriptive, and graphical methods, probability models, parameter estimation and hypothesis testing.
Credits: 3.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-0)
Semesters Offered: Fall
Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

PSY 5010 - Cognitive Psychology

A systematic survey of classical and contemporary research topics in human information processing and learning. Topics include models of cognition, perception/pattern recognition, attention, the nature of mental representation and processing; the architecture of memory, imagery, concepts, and prototypes; reasoning, decision making, problem solving, and cognitive development.
Credits: 3.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-0)
Semesters Offered: On Demand
Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

PSY 5210 - Advanced Statistical Analysis and Design I

An overview of data analysis methods including visualization, data programming, and univariate statistics such as t-test and ANOVA.
Credits: 3.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-2-1)
Semesters Offered: On Demand
Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

PSY 5220 - Advanced Statistical Analysis and Design II

Course covers multivariate statistics such as ANCOVA, Multiple Regression, factor analysis, clustering, machine learning, and mixture modeling.
Credits: 3.0; Repeatable to a Max of 12
Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-0)
Semesters Offered: Spring - Offered alternate years beginning with the 2018-2019 academic year
Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate
Pre-Requisite(s): PSY 5110

PSY 5850 - Human Factors Psychology

Advanced concepts critical to the design of human-technological systems, such as capitalizing upon human capabilities and compensating for human limitations. Topics may include perceptual and motor abilities, human error and cognitive engineering.
Credits: 3.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-0)
Semesters Offered: On Demand
Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

PSY 6991 - Special Topics in Human Factors

Study of special topics in human factors as designed by section title.
Credits: variable to 3.0; Repeatable to a Max of 9
Semesters Offered: On Demand
Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate