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ESC 605 Dimensions of Strength Training

This course provides the student with a comprehensive overview of advanced dimensions and theory of strength and conditioning.  It will cover multiple components of strength and conditioning and how they relate to human performance. The course will analyze acute training variables (exercise choice, order, intensity, volume) on a per training session basis and how they fit within the scope of a training year and career (periodization).

Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisites

Must be a graduate student in the Masters of Science in Exercise and Nutrition Science program or by instructor permission.

ESC 607 Exercise and Nutrition Science Theory

This is a seminar style course in which students investigate and report on nutrition theories underlying sport nutrition and how it relates to human performance. 

Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisites

Must be a graduate student in the Masters of Science in Exercise and Nutrition Science program or by instructor permission.

ESC 615 Physiology and Energetics of Exercise

This course covers, in depth, theories on the physiological responses to exercise in untrained, trained, and athletic populations.  It provides students with an advanced understanding of the role  physiological responses to exercise training.

Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisites

Must be a graduate student in the Masters of Science in Exercise and Nutrition Science program or by instructor permission.

ESC 617 Current Perspectives in Exercise Science

This is an interactive course in which students investigate applications used in exercise science by experts in the field and report on the scientific efficacy and application of these practices.  The course also involves application of theory using various case studies throughout the semester. 

Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisites

Must be a graduate student in the Masters of Science in Exercise and Nutrition Science program or by instructor permission.

ESC 625 Exercise and Nutrition Laboratory Techniques

The purpose of this course is to provide students with a hands on advanced understanding of how to utilize laboratory techniques associated with nutrition and exercise science.  Including but not limited to body composition analysis, ultrasonography, isokinetic, isotonic, and isometric force testing.  Strength and power assessment, as well as a review of important exercise techniques.  

Credit Hours: 2

Prerequisites

Must be a graduate student in the Masters of Science in Exercise and Nutrition Science program or by instructor permission.

ESC 696 Independent Study in Exercise Science

A course offered at the discretion of the Health Sciences and Human Performance Department. Eligible students are in the Masters of Exercise and Nutrition Science program. By permission of instructor and department chair. May include a practicum. May be taken for variable credit.
Credit Hours: 1-8