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EXERCISE SCIENCE ATHLETIC TRAINING (ESAT)
College of Education and Human Service Professions
Health, Physical Education & Recreation
 
ESAT 2400 - Applied Exercise Science
(3.0 cr; Prereq-Pre pe major or coaching minor; credit will not be granted if already received for PEP 3035 or CC 3101; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Anatomical, physiological and biomechanical principles of physical training and conditioning.



ESAT 2610 - Introduction to Athletic Training
(4.0 cr; Prereq-Pre-athletic training or instructor consent; credit will not be granted if already received for PEP 2610; A-F or Aud, spring, every year)
An overview of the responsibilities of an athletic trainer and the athletic trainer's role as a sports medicine team member; as well as the basic concepts in the prevention, recognition, and care of injuries to the physically active.



ESAT 2620 - Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries
(2.0 cr; Prereq-Athletic training major; credit will not be granted if already received for PEP 2620; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)
Principles and techniques of the prevention and care of common athletic injuries. Emphasis is on preparing the student to make appropriate decisions in the prevention, first aid treatments, emergency care, and transportation of the sick and injured in sports.



ESAT 2697 - Clinical Experience in Athletic Training I
(2.0 cr; Prereq-2610, Athletic Training major; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)
Athletic training psychomotor skills are enhanced and assessed by an approved clinical instructor during the clinical rotation. Emphasis is on competencies and proficiencies previously instructed in courses. A minimum of 100 hours of clinical experience are required.



ESAT 2698 - Clinical Experience in Athletic Training II
(2.0 cr; Prereq-2697, Athletic Training major; A-F or Aud, spring, every year)
Athletic training psychomotor skills are enhanced and assessed by an Approved Clinical Instructor. Emphasis is on competencies and proficiencies previously instructed in courses. A minimum of 100 hours of clinical experience are required.



ESAT 3200 - Motor Learning and Development
(5.0 cr; Prereq-Minimum 60 credits, Athletic training or Exercise Science or Physical Education major or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Principles and practices that affect the learning and performing of motor skills; theories of motor learning; professional applications of the motor learning in exercise science, physical therapy, athletic training, and physical education.



ESAT 3210 - Exercise Adherence
(3.0 cr; Prereq-Minimum 60 credits, Exercise Science major or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Fundamental concepts of exercise psychology. Physical activity models of involvement; exercise determinates and correlates; exercise interventions.



ESAT 3300 - Human Biomechanics
(4.0 cr; Prereq-HLTH 2030, PHYS 1001, minimum 60 credits, Exercise Science major or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Application of physical laws to human movement. Laws of mechanics and tissue biomechanics concepts are applied to human motor function. (3 hr lect, 1 hr lab)



ESAT 3400 - Exercise Physiology
(4.0 cr; Prereq-HLTH 2040 or PHSL 3011, minimum 60 credits, Exercise Science major, or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Physiological responses and adaptations to acute and chronic exercise. (3 hrs lect, 1.25 hrs lab)



ESAT 3410 - Performance Nutrition and Weight Management
(4.0 cr; Prereq-Hlth 1470, minimum 60 credits, Athletic Training or Exercise Science major or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
A study of the principles of sports nutrition with emphasis on the effects of diet on body composition, metabolic processes, physiological function, and physical performance.



ESAT 3420 - Exercise Testing and Prescription
(4.0 cr; Prereq-3400, Exercise Science major or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Physical fitness programming for adults; principles of exercise testing and prescription.



ESAT 3430 - Principles of Strength and Conditioning Programs
(4.0 cr; Prereq-3400, Exercise Science major or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Theory and practice of developing and implementing strength training and conditioning programs; emphasis on technique analysis and instructional methods.



ESAT 3432 - Exercise Leadership
(3.0 cr; Prereq-Exercise science cand or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)
Principles and practices of group exercise leadership and instruction.



ESAT 3440 - Clinical Exercise Physiology
(5.0 cr; Prereq-3420, Exercise Science major or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Examination of the use of physiological principles and relationships in clinical situations where exercise is used for prevention or alleviation of disease.



ESAT 3450 - Management of Fitness Facilities
(3.0 cr; Prereq-Exercise science cand or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)
Theory and practice of managing sports facilities.



ESAT 3600 - Clinical Kinesiology
(4.0 cr; Prereq-2610, athletic training major; credit will not be granted if already received for PEP 3632; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)
Fundamental concepts of functional anatomy and biomechanics related to athletic performance and injury. An introduction to injury evaluation, palpation, goniometry, and manual muscle testing will also be presented.



ESAT 3610 - Mechanics of Musculoskeletal Injury
(3.0 cr; Prereq-3600; A-F or Aud, spring, every year)
Fundamental concepts of kinesiology and biomechanics related to human movement and musculoskeletal injury. Emphasis is place on the mechanical properties of bony and soft tissues during movement patterns and how this related to injury.



ESAT 3630 - Lower Extremity Injury Evaluation
(4.0 cr; Prereq-3600, athletic training major; credit will not be granted if already received for PEP 3620; A-F or Aud, spring, every year)
Pathology, etiology, palpation, special tests, and neurological tests used by athletic trainers in the evaluation of injuries to the lower extremity, lumbar spine and pelvic structure.



ESAT 3632 - Upper Extremity Injury Evaluation
(4.0 cr; Prereq-3630, athletic training major; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)
Pathology, etiology, palpation, special tests, and neurological tests used by athletic trainers in the evaluation of injuries to the upper extremity, head, neck and torso.



ESAT 3640 - Therapeutic Modalities
(3.0 cr; Prereq-3600, athletic training major; credit will not be granted if already received for PEP 3640; A-F or Aud, spring, every year)
Theories and concepts in the appropriate application and utilization of therapeutic modalities in the treatment of athletic injuries. A supervised laboratory experience is included within this course to ensure that students develop the appropriate psychomotor skills in applying and using each modality safely.



ESAT 3642 - Therapeutic Exercise
(4.0 cr; Prereq-3640, athletic training major; credit will not be granted if already received for PEP 3610; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)
Theories and concepts in the appropriate application and utilization of therapeutic exercises in the rehabilitation of athletic injuries. A supervised laboratory experience is included within this course to ensure that students develop the appropriate psychomotor skills in applying and using rehabilitation techniques.



ESAT 3697 - Clinical Experiences in Athletic Training III
(2.0 cr; Prereq-2698, Athletic Training major; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)
Athletic training psychomotor skills are enhanced and assessed by an approved clinical instructor during the clinical rotation. Emphasis is on previously learned classroom material. 225 hours of clinical experiences are required.



ESAT 3698 - Clinical Experiences in Athletic Training IV
(2.0 cr; Prereq-3697, Athletic Training major; A-F or Aud, spring, every year)
Athletic training psychomotor skills are enhanced and assessed by an approved clinical instructor during the clinical rotation. Emphasis is on previously learned classroom material. 225 hours of clinical experiences are required.



ESAT 4001 - Pharmacology in Athletic Training
(2.0 cr; Prereq-3632, 3642, Athletic Training major, no grad credit; A-F or Aud, spring, every year)
Pharmacological application of therapeutic medications commonly prescribed for acute and chronic health problems and injuries in athletic populations. Also examined is the use and abuse of drugs, ergogenic aids and supplements frequently used by athletes.



ESAT 4590 - Research in Athletic Training
(3.0 cr; Prereq-3610 and 3698; no grad credit; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)
Interpretation of statistical procedures and research designs commonly used in athletic training research. Prepares students to conduct research projects related to the field of athletic training.



ESAT 4600 - Senior Seminar Athletic Training
(2.0 cr; Prereq-4001, Athletic Training major, no grad credit; credit will not be granted if already received for PEP 5600; A-F or Aud, spring, every year)
A culminating course that includes a review of current trends in health care, preparation for the BOC examination, and a research project related to athletic training.



ESAT 4610 - Orthopedic Seminar
(1.0 cr; Prereq-3698; no grad credit; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Provides athletic training students the opportunity to work wtih medical doctors in the evaluation of injuries sustained during physical activity, including an overview of diagnostic imaging techniques and their interpretation.



ESAT 4646 - Medical Aspects of Athletic Training
(3.0 cr; Prereq-3642, 3698, Athletic Training major, no grad credit; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)
The recognition, evaluation, management, and treatment of non-orthopedic medical conditions that affect the physically active population.



ESAT 4650 - Administrative Aspects of Athletic Training
(3.0 cr; Prereq-4001, Athletic Training major, no grad credit; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)
Managerial and organizational strategies for developing and directing athletic training services at the high school, collegiate, and clinical setting. Practical applications and case studies are emphasized.



ESAT 4697 - Clinical Experiences in Athletic Training V
(2.0 cr; Prereq-3697, Athletic Training major, no grad credit; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)
Athletic training psychomotor skills are enhanced and assessed by an approved clinical instructor during the clinical rotation. Emphasis is on previously learned classroom material. 300 hours of clinical experience are required



ESAT 4698 - Clinical Experiences in Athletic Training VI
(2.0 cr; Prereq-4697, Athletic Training major, no grad credit; A-F or Aud, spring, every year)
Athletic training psychomotor skills are enhanced and assessed by an approved clinical instructor during the clinical rotation. Emphasis is on previously learned classroom material. 300 hours of clinical experiences are required.



ESAT 4700 - Statistics and Research Methods in Exercise Science
(4.0 cr; Prereq-12 cr from 3200, 3300, 3400, 3410, Exercise Science major, no grad credit; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Interpretation of statistical procedures and research design in exercise science. Prepares students to conduct research projects in the exercise physiology, biomechanics, motor learning, and the psychological factors that influence exercise.



ESAT 4710 - Applied and Experimental Exercise Science
(4.0 cr; Prereq-4700, Exercise Science major or instructor consent; no grad credit; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Advanced study and research in exercise science; methods of quantifying exercise responses and adaptations; basic research design.



ESAT 4996 - Internship
(3.0 - 12.0 cr [max 12.0 cr]; Prereq-3420, Exercise Science major, instructor consent; no grad credit; S-N or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Supervised field internship experience in hospital, fitness facility, or agency setting. Six credits required for Health Fitness concentration. Additional credits may be used as electives in this program. Forty clock hours experience are required per credit hour of registration.



 
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