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Exercise and Sport Science

(EXSS) Exercise and Sport Science
Department of Health and Sport Sciences
Richard Bloomer, Ph.D., Chair
Room 106, Elma Neal Roane Fieldhouse
http://hss.memphis.edu/

In addition to the courses below, the department may offer the following Special Topics courses:
EXSS 4705-11. Special Topics Workshop in Exercise and Sport Science. (3). Selected phases of exercise and sport science through group study. In-depth study of area of interest and need for exercise and sport scientists. May be repeated with a change in topic.
EXSS 4902-11. Special Topics in Exercise and Sport Science. (1-3). Current topics in exercise and sport science. May be repeated with change in topic and content. Topics are varied and in online class listings.


EXSS 2004 - Intro to Exercise Science (3)
Introduction to education and professional practice; history of EXSS, technology, employment opportunities, certifications and professional organizations.

EXSS 2010 - Resistance Training Applicatn (2)
Basic theory and practice of multiple resistance training modalities; resistance training tools in sports, rehabilitation, and physical conditioning; free weight, body weight, machine exercise modalities; basic resistance exercise programming and instructional methods.

EXSS 2020 - Aerobics Training Application (2)
Multiple aerobic training modalities; aerobic training tools for sports, rehabilitation, and physical conditioning.

EXSS 3020 - Exercise and Sport Mechanics (3)
(4020). Biomechanical conditions of human movement; knowledge and skills needed to analyze and evaluate human motor performance in order to prescribe appropriate interventions to optimize it. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 2010/2011, 2020/2021; EXSS 2004, 2010, 2020, 3050, 3405, 3803; HPRO 2100, 3800, HMSE 2000. COREQUISITE: EXSS 3450, 3603, 3703. (Sp/Su).

EXSS 3050 - Adv Life Supp Exer Cond/Test (3)
Development of knowledge and skills related to anatomical and physiological changes that may result from exercise conditioning and testing; signs and symptoms of acute health related problems; first aid measures, CPR, use of an AED. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 2010/2011 and 2020/2021. (F/Su).

EXSS 3405 - Anatomic Kinesiology (3)
Anatomic systems as related to purposeful movement of the human body; structure and function of musculoskeletal system. PREREQUISITE: EXSS 2004. PREREQUISITE/COREQUISITE: EXSS 2010, 2020, BIOL 2010/2011 and 2020/2021, HMSE 2000. (Sp/Su).

EXSS 3450 - Psych Aspects Exercise (3)
Emphasis on the application of psychological principles in fostering motivation among individuals in exercise/physical activity settings. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 2010/2011 and 2020/2021 and EXSS 2004. PREREQUISITE/COREQUISITE: EXSS 2010 and 2020. (Sp/Su).

EXSS 3502 - Prev/Care Athletic Injuries (3)
Practical and theoretical aspects of treatment of athletic injuries in athletic training programs; supplies, training table, therapeutic equipment, and techniques in conditioning and bandaging. PREREQUISITE: HMSE 2102 or consent of instructor. PREREQUISITE: EXSS 2004, 2010, 2020, BIOL 2010/2011 and 2020/2021, hmse 2000. COREQUISITE: HPRO 3505.

EXSS 3603 - Exercise Physiology I (3)
Anatomical and physiological bases for expressing, developing, and maintaining muscular endurance, strength, power, joint flexibility, body composition as well as various factors which may affect them. PREREQUISITE: EXSS 2004, 2010, 2020, BIOL 2010/2011 and 2020/2021. PREREQUSITE or COREQUSITE: HMSE 2000. (Sp/Su).

EXSS 3700 - Exer Physiology Introduction (3)
Acute and chronic physiological adaptations to muscular activity; physiological bases for appropriate training programs for maximizing physical performance. PREREQUISITE: EXSS 2010, 2020, BIOL 2010/2011 and 2020/2021. (Sp/Su).

EXSS 3703 - Exercise Physiology II (3)
Exercise performance including energy metabolism and regulation, cardiovascular physiology, environmental physiology; principles of physiological and biochemical assessment; interpretation of physiological and biochemical data; development of appropriate training programs to maximize performance efficiency. PREREQUISITE: EXSS 2004, BIOL 2010/2011 and 2020/2021, HMSE 2000. PREREQUISITE/COREQUISITE: EXSS 2010, 2020. (F/Su).

EXSS 3803 - Motor Learning (3)
Theory and research concerning the behavioral and neurological bases for understanding the processes involved in motor skill learning and performance. PREREQUISITE: EXSS 2004, 2010, 2020, BIOL 2010/2011 and 2020/2021, HMSE 2000. (Sp/Su).

EXSS 3853 - Motor Behavior (3)
Basic theories and principles of motor learning and performance; developmental aspects of human motor behavior across the lifespan. BIOL 2010/2011 and 2020/2021. (Sp/Su).

EXSS 4000 - Exer Test Interpretation Lab (3)
Acquisition and practice of laboratory/clinical skills pertaining to measurement techniques, tools and interpretation of physical performance and fitness; introduces theoretical and functional techniques of graded exercise testing for functional and/or diagnostic assessment. One lecture hour, four laboratory hours per week. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 2010/2011and 2020/2021; EXSS 2004, 2010, 2020, 3020, 3050, 3405, 3450, 3603, 3703, 3800, 3803; HPRO 2100 and 3800, or permission of instructor. (F/Su) .

EXSS 4010 - Supplements/Food/Drugs Health (3)
Role of nutrition in optimizing performance and training adaptations; macro and micro nutrient intake, proper timing and amount of intake; analysis of validity of proposed ergogenic performance and/or structural adaptation. PREREQUISITE: permission of instructor.

EXSS 4015 - Exer Prog Spec Population (3)
Principles of cardiovascular medicine related to therapeutic management of various disease states through exercise; medical consequences of various disease states; developing comprehensive rehabilitative programs to decrease physical disability. Variable hours of supervised laboratory/field experience may be required . PREREQUISITE: BIOL 2010/2011, 2020/2021; EXSS 2004, 2010, 2020, 3050, 3405, 3450, 3603, 3703, 3800, 3803; HPRO 2100. (F/Su).

EXSS 4406 - Exercise Test/ECG Interpret (3)
Introduction to the methods of conducting ECG and cardiopulmonary exercise testing for asymptomatic and symptomatic populations; ACSM principles of exercise testing as well as methods of ECG interpretation will be covered. Variable hours of supervised laboratory/field experience may be required.

EXSS 4502 - Adv Prv/Care Athletic Injuries (3)
Advanced practical and theoretical aspects of treatment of athletic related injuries in athletic training programs; supplies, management, organization, injury recognition, evaluation and assessment, therapeutic modalities, bandaging, and techniques in conditioning and rehabilitation. PREREQUISITE: EXSS 3502.

EXSS 4603 - Adv Meth/Strength Condition (3)
Advanced study of training principles for strength and conditioning programs and their underlying physiological bases. PREREQUISITE: BIOL 2010/2011, 2020/2021; EXSS 2004, 2010, 2020, 3050, 3405, 3450, 3603, 3703, 3800, 3803; HPRO 2100, or permission of instructor. (F/Su).

EXSS 4605 - Internship Exer/Sport Science (3-6)
Culminating experience allowing students the opportunity to demonstrate knowledge and skills in an appropriate professional setting, including completion of senior test with a minimum score of 60% and a maximum of 4 attempts. PREREQUISITE: completion of all course work in major and concentration and completion of senior test. (S/U).