Health and Human Performance (HHUP)

HHUP 2000. Directed Study. (1 Credit)

This elective allows students to explore varied content under contracted supervision of a faculty. Specific content can be found in the syllabus of each offering.

HHUP 2213. Introduction to Exercise Science. (3 Credits)

This is an entry level course in the field of exercise science. This course provides information on selected topics in the field of exercise science and other related health science disciplines, including: Exercise science history, anatomy, exercise physiology, exercise epidemiology, exercise nutrition, biomechanics, and exercise and sport psychology. This course is designed to introduce students to the field and prepare them for further classes in the exercise science discipline.

HHUP 2214. Games of Low Organization. (2 Credits)

A study of activities based on the needs, interests and all age groups, emphasizing trust building activities, games, stunts, relays and rhythmic activities for playground, schools, and recreational areas and methods used in their presentation.

HHUP 2272. Fundamentals/Coaching of Football/Soccer. (2 Credits)

Fundamentals of teaching individual and team play, knowledge of offensive plays, most frequently used defenses and coaching strategies. Includes officiating.

HHUP 2276. Fundamentals/Coaching of Basketball/Volleyball. (3 Credits)

Fundamentals of teaching individual and team play, basic offensive patterns against selected defense, basic defense alignments against selected offensive patterns, coaching strategies, principles and procedures of organization and managing meets. Includes officiating.

HHUP 2289. Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries. (3 Credits)

A course designed to provide entry level knowledge in the field of sport related injuries. This course includes units dealing with the history of athletic training, basic anatomy of common injuries, evaluation techniques, preventative measures to reduce the incidences of injuries and knowledge of basic treatment procedures to be used after injuries occur. Legal and ethical issues will also be discussed.

HHUP 2319. Fundamentals/Coaching of Baseball/Softball. (2 Credits)

Stress fundamentals of teaching the basic skills in baseball: pitching, catching, batting, base running, infield and outfield plays, offensive and defensive strategy, organization and management. Includes officiating.

HHUP 2377. Fundamentals/Coaching of Track/Field. (3 Credits)

Fundamental procedure in conditioning and training for track and field events; a basic understanding of the individual basic skills for each event; coaching strategies, principles and procedures of organizing and managing meets.

HHUP 3001. Sports Nutrition. (3 Credits)

This course provides the student with a comprehensive understanding of nutrition as it relates to optimal training and performance of sports activities. Within the course structure, you, as the student, will learn (a) basic concepts of sport nutrition, (b) the optimum intake of macronutrients and micronutrients for optimal sports performance, and (c) the efficacy of nutritional supplementation.

HHUP 3002. Psychological Aspects of Exercise. (3 Credits)

This course is an overview of basic concepts and principles essential to understanding the psychological and behavioral aspects of sport and exercise. Emphasis is given to the conceptual frameworks and the applied aspects of sport performance enhancement and mental skills, exercise behavior and motivation, sociological factors, and health and well-being.

HHUP 3003. Exercise physiology. (3 Credits)

This course is designed to provide physical educators, coaches, athletic trainer, and persons interested in exercise science with applied knowledge relative to the human's physiologic responses to exercise and other environmental stresses. The lecture/discussion areas include nutrition, energy metabolism, respiratory, cardiovascular, and neuromuscular physiology, environmental factors, and applied physiology. Basic laboratory procedures and tests in the field of exercise physiology are designed to complement the lecture area.

HHUP 3004. Kinesiology. (3 Credits)

This course provides the foundation to present a systematic approach for a kinesiological analysis. The organization and design is broken down into four primary parts; fundamentals of structure and motion of the human body, skeletal osteology, skeletal arthrology, and myology. The emphasis throughout is on the relation of anatomical structure to function and the development of the descriptive method of analysis.

HHUP 3005. Applied Exercise Physiology. (3 Credits)

Physiological principles applied to the prevention, management, and treatment of chronic health conditions. Focus on pathophysiology, acute response to exercise, chronic training effects, and development of appropriate conditioning and training programs for chronic conditions.

HHUP 3006. Fitness Assessment & Interpretation. (3 Credits)

This course provides students with practical experience including laboratory and field tests used for assessing physical fitness components as well as principles of exercise prescription. Test results are used in developing individualized exercise prescriptions to improve cardiorespiratory fitness, muscular fitness, bodyweight and body composition, and flexibility.

HHUP 3007. Group Instructions. (3 Credits)

This course provides the foundation for principles and methods of exercise leadership. Primary focus will center on exercise programming and participation, teaching methods, technique evaluation, supervision, and leadership of various types of group exercise programs.

HHUP 3008. Progressive Resistance Program Design. (3 Credits)

A planned resistance training program to increase muscular strength and tone through a planned progressive series performed on the weight machine, free weight or other apparatus. The course will describe type of exercise, predominant muscle groups, proper exercise technique guidelines and required spotters.

HHUP 3009. Biomechanics. (3 Credits)

The purpose of this course is to introduce students to concepts of mechanics as they apply to human movement, particularly those pertaining to exercise, sport, and physical activity. The student should gain an understanding of the mechanical and anatomical principles that govern human motion and develop the ability to link the structure of human body with its function from a mechanical perspective.

HHUP 3120. Therapeutic Modalities. (3 Credits)

Study of the physical principles, physiological effects, indications and contraindications of therapeutic modalities used in athletic training. Also covers indications, contraindications, physiological effects, special programs, and resistance methods used in the prevention and rehabilitation of athletic injuries.

HHUP 3121K. Therapeutic Exercise. (4 Credits)

This course explains the theory of therapeutic exercises, manual therapies, and exercise rehabilitation equipment used in the sports medicine setting for rehabilitation and reconditioning of orthopedic injuries. Lab: This course is designed to give the student an opportunity to practice the various therapeutic exercise techniques, as learned in the lecture portion. The student will have the laboratory opportunity to observe and practice therapeutic exercises for different therapeutic purposes in an injured person. This will enable the student to get the hands-on experience to assist in their development and application of previously learned skills.

HHUP 3300. Principles of Strength and Conditioning. (3 Credits)

This course is designed for students preparing for the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) certification or for students wishing to gain additional practical application of exercise science, strength training, and programming.

HHUP 3394. Theory & Psychology of Coaching. (3 Credits)

Basic theories, principles and psychology of coaching sports and athletics.

HHUP 3450. Basic Athletic Training. (3 Credits)

The didactic aspect of this course is problem-based and includse case-based scenarios focusing on the evaluation process, management and treatment of orthopedic and neuromuscular injuries of the lower and upper extremities. Course content includes the evaluation process of injuries, plan of care, and evidence based medicine. Thereapeutic modalities and rehabilitiation will be emphasized. Prerequisite: HHUP 2289.

HHUP 3452. Advanced Athletic Training. (4 Credits)

This course emphasizes problem-based learning and includes case-based scenarios focusing on the evaluation process, management and treatment of orthopedic and neuromuscular injuries of the axial region. Course content includes the evaluation process of injuries, plan of care, and evidence based medicine. Therapeutic exercise/treatment modalities are emphasized and observation hours required. Prerequisite: HHUP 3450.

HHUP 3460. Kinesiology. (3 Credits)

Concerned with an analysis of human motion and the mechanical principles related to movement. Concentrated attention is given to the muscles which move individual joints. Laboratory demonstrations are conducted. Prerequisite: BIOL 2411K, BIOL 2412K.

HHUP 3470. Physiology of Exercise. (3 Credits)

Study of the effects of physical activities on the human organism and applied physiology. Laboratory demonstrations are concluded. Prequisite: BIOL 1111K, BIOL 2411K, and BIOL 2412K.

HHUP 4002. Exercise for the Special Population. (3 Credits)

This course provides students with a basic understanding of the pathophysiology and exercise responses relative to disease of the cardiovascular, pulmonary, metabolic, neuromuscular, and immunologic systems. The material follows the disease-specific pathology and ACSM treatment guidelines while guiding students through exercise testing and training principles for clients with chronic diseases. Prerequisite: HHUP 3470.

HHUP 4090. Administration & Supervision in Health and Fitness. (3 Credits)

This course will examine management and leadership theory and concepts as they pertain to the health fitness industry and sports. Management of human resources, fiscal resources, policies and procedures, and marketing will be examined in depth.

HHUP 4091. Intro Exerc Science Intern. (3 Credits)

This exercise science internship is a service learning experiential experience that permits students to apply their academic training under the direction of certified fitness/wellness professionals and/or licensed clinical professionals at ASU campuses. This internship provides the student with opportunity to develop soft-skills, ask pertinent questions, make observations, and to participate in providing a service to the University community.

HHUP 4092. Exercise Prescription & Implementation. (3 Credits)

This course will include both lecture and lab instruction. Students are expected to attend all class sections, actively participate in class discussions, complete in-class exercises, and fulfill all assignments. Since this course requires significant active participation, students must be dressed in appropriate fitness wear during most class sessions. Notification will be given when active dress is required. Many of the concepts covered in this course will prepare the student to take the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Certified Exercise Physiologist (EP-C) exam; however, this is NOT a preparation course for the ACSM EP-C.

HHUP 4093. Exercise for the Special Population. (3 Credits)

This course provides students with a basic understanding of the pathophysiology and exercise responses relative to diseased of the cardiovascular, pulmonary, metabolic, neuromuscular, and immunologic systems. The material follows the disease-specific pathology and ACSM treatment guidelines while guiding students through exercise testing and training principles for clients with chronic diseases.

HHUP 4100. General medical Conditions and Pharmacology. (3 Credits)

An examination of assessment and management techniques of general medical conditions and pharmacology principles in physically active populations.

HHUP 4102. Clinical Internship. (2 Credits)

This sports medicine internship is a service learning experiential experience that permits students to apply their academic training under the direction of certified athletic training professionals and/or licensed clinical professionals at ASU campuses. This internship provides the student with opportunity to develop soft-skills, ask pertinent questions, make observations, and to participate in providing a service to the University community.

HHUP 4103. Orthopedic Assessment in Sports Medicine. (3 Credits)

This course is designed to instruct the student in upper extremity biomechanics, physical examination procedures, and orthopedic testing procedures. The student will review basic biomechanics concepts and learn the basic biomechanics of the shoulder girdle, elbow, wrist and hand. The relationship of upper appendages to the spine will be explored. We will learn the relationship of abnormal biomechanics to injury; the performance and interpretation of standard orthopedic tests of the upper extremities; and the recognition and diagnosis of the major pathological conditions affecting the upper extremities.

HHUP 4300. Principles of Strength and Conditioning. (3 Credits)

This course is designed for students preparing for the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) certification or for students wishing to gain additional practical application of exercise science, strength training, and programming.

HHUP 4400. Introduction to Research Methods in Exercise and Sport Science. (3 Credits)

The main purpose of the course is to introduce students to quantitative and qualitative methods for conducting meaningful inquiry and research in Exercise Science related topics. Students will gain an overview of research intent and design, methodology and technique, format and presentation, and data management and analysis informed by commonly used statistical methods.

HHUP 4482. Tests & Measurements in Health & Human Performance. (3 Credits)

Basic knowledge of measurment, data anaylsis, and evaluation for conducting the evidence-based practice in exercise/sport science and health related fields. Prerequisite: HHUP 2002, MATH 1113.

HHUP 4500. Test & Measurements in Exercise Science. (3 Credits)

Basic knowledge of measurement, data analysis, and evaluation for conducting the evidence-based practice in exercise and sport science and health related fields.

HHUP 4600. Capstone Internship I. (3 Credits)

An internship experience provides the student with an opportunity to explore career interests while applying knowledge and skills learned in the classroom in a work setting. The experience also helps students gain clearer sense of what they still need to learn and provides an opportunity to build professional networks.

HHUP 4601. Capstone Internship II. (3 Credits)

An internship experience provides the student with an opportunity to explore career interests while applying knowledge and skills learned in the classroom in a work setting. The experience also helps students gain clearer sense of what they still need to learn and provides an opportunity to build professional networks.

HHUP 4602. Capstone Internship III. (3 Credits)

An internship experience provides the student with an opportunity to explore career interests while applying knowledge and skills learned in the classroom in a work setting. The experience also helps students gain clearer sense of what they still need to learn and provides an opportunity to build professional networks.