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  • HFS-150

    Intro.Health & Fitness Studies

    This course will introduce students to the fundamental components and principles of physical education, exercise science, nutrition, and sport. This course is designed to enable students to understand health and fitness as a field of academic study. Students will also understand professional and personal applications and be able to apply relevant knowledge within their personal lives.
  • HFS-208

    Resp Emerg: First Aid, CPR

    This course is designed to provide the student with the knowledge and skills necessary to help sustain life and minimize the consequences of injury or sudden illness until advanced medical help arrives. The student will be taught First Aid, CPR, and AED techniques. Due to the nature of this course, the students will be participating in strenuous activities such as performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on the floor. Active participation in all skill sessions and successful performance in skill and knowledge evaluations is required for course completion. Upon successful completion of all components, students may opt to obtain Red Cross certification for an additional fee.
  • HFS-215

    Coaching Youth Sport

    Students will gain knowledge regarding psychomotor, cognitive and social characteristics of athletes aged 4-17 and learn appropriate instructional strategies for enhancing the development and performance of young athletes. The focus will be on utilizing best practices in teaching/coaching youth sport to enhance learning, improve performance, and promote a life-long enjoyment of sport.
  • HFS-220


    This course will introduce students to scientific knowledge and principles regarding strength and conditioning for athletes of various ages. Students will gain experience in performing strength and conditioning activities, correcting form, and developing appropriate training plans based on these principles. Students will gain knowledge regarding healthy nutrition for sport participation, and debunk nutritional myths. The course will include classroom and practical experiences.
  • HFS-250

    Obesity & Body Weight Mgmt.

    This course provides an overview of the epidemiology, physiology, chronic disease implications, and current state of preventive and therapeutic interventions for obesity in adults and children. Public health policy approaches to healthy nutrition and physical activity promotion will also be addressed.
  • HFS-255

    Psychology of Exercise&Sport

    The purpose of this course is to provide the student with an overview of the theories and principles of psychology with respect to exercise and performance. Effects of psychological factors on the body and on performance will be examined, as well as the effects of exercise and competition on psychological development, health, mood, and general well-being. Prerequisites: HFS 150 or HFS 311, or instructor permission
  • HFS-310

    Coaching Sports

    The purpose of the course is to assist the student in reflecting on and applying the skills needed to become a successful coach. These skills will include determining coaching goals; developing communication and motivational techniques; improving teaching techniques in sport; developing knowledge of sport ethics, law, and risk management; and increasing one's knowledge of team management principles.
  • HFS-311

    Health and Wholeness

    This course will introduce students to the fundamental components and principles of health, fitness, and wellness. This course is designed to enable students to understand the different dimensions of wellness: physical, emotional, intellectual, interpersonal, spiritual, and environmental. Students will apply relevant knowledge to improve personal health and well-being, as well as increase their understanding of professional applications.
  • HFS-313

    Sport in Society

    This course is designed to provide a detailed examination of the sociology of sport. The student will examine the relationships between sport, culture, and society. The goal is to identify and explore critical issues related to sport and their impact in an individual's life, family, schools, communities, and societies.
  • HFS-314

    Exercise Assessment/Lab

    Exercise assessment will provide students with the understanding and practical application of evaluation techniques in health and fitness including health risk appraisal, blood pressure and heart rate monitoring, aerobic and anaerobic exercise testing, strength and flexibility assessment, body composition analysis, etc. Students will be introduced to the assessment procedures, gain an understanding of the benefits of the assessment, and gain knowledge regarding the assessment outcomes during class sessions. Following the didactic session, students will participate in lab applications, performing the exercise assessments and evaluating the outcomes. Prerequisites: BI 105, BI 106, HFS 150 or HFS 311, or instructor permission
  • HFS-315

    Exercise Programming/Lab

    Students will increase their knowledge regarding client screening, appropriate exercise procedures, and exercise techniques. Exercise Programming will provide students with practical experience in developing fitness programs for apparently healthy individuals. Students will plan and implement appropriate aerobic, anaerobic, strength, and flexibility exercise programs for fellow students and, if appropriate, Regis Fitness Center members with instructor supervision. Prerequisites: BI 105, BI 106; HFS 314; PE 203N, or instructor permission
  • HFS-316

    Sport Management

    This course is an overview of the foundations of sport management and the professions in physical education and sport. This course is designed to enable students to understand sport management as a field of academic study and professional application and assist them in applying relevant knowledge within various contexts.
  • HFS-319

    Lifestyle Nutrition

    Lifestyle nutrition will discuss the nutritional needs of a person at each stage of life, from conception in the womb to old age. An emphasis will be placed on understanding the physiology of each life stage, so as to conceptually link them with their corresponding nutritional needs. In addition to the nutrition of healthy children and adults, the requirements for special needs populations will also be discussed. Nutritional policies that have been established for the guidance of health care professionals and the general population will be studied, along with educational tools and opportunities resulting from these policies. Students will also investigate and critically evaluate current literature on a variety of controversial topics. Prerequisites: HFS 150 or HFS 311, NU 205 recommended, or instructor permission
  • HFS-320

    Community Nutrition

    This course will introduce students to the practice of community nutrition, applied nutrition, and nutrition education in community health care and other settings. The effect of social, economic, environmental, cultural, and political factors on health and nutrition policies and programs designed to enhance the well-being of population groups will be discussed. Students will also examine federal, state, and local assistance programs. Prerequisite HFS 150 or HFS 311, NU 205 recommended, or instructor permission
  • HFS-323

    Meal Plan&NutriCounsel/Lab

    This course will provide students with practical applied experience in nutrition counseling and menu planning for health and disease states based on scientific food and nutrition principles. Students will plan menus and practice appropriate counseling techniques for classmates and/or Regis Health Center clients with instructor supervision. Prerequisites: NU 205, HFS 319; BI 211 recommended, or permission of the instructor