Certification in Sport Fitness provides students opportunities to further their studies in the sport-related areas of administration, coaching principles, personal training, nutrition, conditioning and psychology. Courses focus on the development of professional management and training skills that are essential in the design and implementation of sports fitness programs.
CEB 373 Scientific Principles of Human Performance
Designed to teach coaches how to apply scientific principles to sports coaching.
CER 525 Sports Strength and Conditioning
A study of the fundamental principles of training and nutrition in sport and exercise. An overview of the anatomical and physiological systems that are affected by conditioning, training, and fitness programs is presented.
CER 526 Personal Training
Combines sport science and entrepreneurial principles in the design and implementation of a personal training regimen.
CEM 543 Sports Administration
The study of basic concepts, theories and organization of administration. The managerial environment, ethics, social responsibilities and strategic management as related to sport are also explored.
CED 556 Sports and Fitness Nutrition
This course covers the principles of sound nutrition as they relate to the athlete as well as to the average individual in our society. In addition, the course covers the physiological aspects of how nutrition affects the body in terms of overall optimal health.
CEB 568 Sports Psychology
The study of human behavior in sport and exercise settings. Designed to provide students with the latest research on the theories of individual personality and motivational behaviors in sports participation.