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  • 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