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2012-2014 Catalog

HHP - Health and Human Performance

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COAC - CoachingTop of Page
Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
COAC 189Coach Elective1.00 - 9.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
COAC 241Coaching of Specific Sport-Volleyball2.00
Theory and techniques, safety, strategy, training schedules, coaching methods and conditioning of volleyball.
COAC 242Coaching of Specific Sport-Football2.00
Theory and techniques, safety, strategy, training schedules, coaching methods and conditioning of football.
COAC 243Coaching of Specific Sport-Basketball2.00
Theory and techniques, safety, strategy, training schedules, coaching methods and conditioning of basketball.
COAC 244Coaching of Specific Sports: Track & Field/Cross-Country2.00
Theory and techniques, safety, strategy, training schedules, coaching methods and conditioning for all aspects of track and field plus cross country.
COAC 245Coaching of Specific Sports-Baseball/Softball2.00
Theory and techniques, safety, strategy, training schedules, coaching methods and conditioning.
COAC 246Coach Of Spec Spts-Soccer2.00
Theory and techniques, safety, strategy, training schedules, coaching methods and conditioning.
COAC 249Coaching of Specific Sports: Ice Hockey2.00
Theory and techniques, safety, strategy, training schedules, coaching methods and conditioning of ice hockey.
COAC 250Coaching Fieldwork1.00 - 5.00
Experience in coaching sports activities. Each credit equals approximately 36 hours of on-the-job coaching. Consent of instructor is required to register for this course.
COAC 289Coach Elective1.00 - 9.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
COAC 341Principles and Theory of Coaching2.00
Analysis of the role of the coach, including the latest information concerning legal liability, administration/organizational responsibilities; various coaching philosophies, diverse personalities of athletes, developing team cohesion, psychology of coaching and teaching techniques.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is having completed HHP 102, HHP 110, and Sophomore standing.
COAC 389Coach Elective1.00 - 9.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
COAC 456Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology2.00
Psychological and scientific principles as they pertain to understanding participants, sport and exercise environments, group processes, and performance, enhancing health and well-being and facilitating psychological growth and development.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of HHP 110 and Sophomore standing.
COAC 489Coach Elective1.00 - 9.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
COAC 689Coach Elective1.00 - 9.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
 
ECED - Early Childhood EducationTop of Page
Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
ECED 189Early Childhood Education Elective0.00 - 9.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
ECED 252Foundations of Early Childhood3.00
Study and evaluation of early childhood models, theory, and practice. Students study major developmental systems, including motor, socio-emotional, and cognitive-linguistic within a cultural framework. Students review major constructs in contemporary child development, such as attachment, personality and temperament, as well as develop skills in observation and assessment. Includes up to 15 hours of field experience in programs serving young children.
ECED 289Early Childhood Education0.00 - 9.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
ECED 353Exceptional Needs of Young Children3.00
Examines the knowledge and skills required to assess and identify children birth through age 8 with exceptional educational needs and talents. Principles and theories of atypical child growth and development, learning theory, child maltreatment group organization and management for young children are explored. Develops an understanding of clinical diagnoses common to infants and young children, the knowledge necessary to implement developmentally appropriate assessment tools and to promote parent education and family involvement with young children within an interdisciplinary framework. Includes up to 10 hours of field experience in Early Childhood programs.
ECED 355Early Childhood Methods I3.00
One of two courses focusing on developmentally appropriate practices, implementation, and evaluation based on typical and atypical child development, learning theory and research. Focuses on theories of play in early childhood, implementing play based activities for children birth to age 8 through the integration of creative arts, physical activity, social-emotional development and mental health, and basic techniques for therapeutic play. This course includes an examination of early stress and coping, guided imagery, separation and loss. Includes 15 to 20 hours of field experience in Early Childhood programs.
ECED 357Early Childhood Methods II3.00
One of two courses focusing on developmentally appropriate practices, implementation, and evaluation based on typical and atypical child development and research. Examination of pre-academic and academic skills in a wide range of areas, including mathematics, environment, science, and social studies for young children birth through age 8. The relationship among the developmental domains of cognitive-linguistic, social-emotional and motor development literacy and language development are explored. Also requires the study of program, curriculum, and instructional approaches that contribute to the preparation of young children for work, including career exploration, practical application of basic skills, and employability skills and attitudes. Includes 15 to 20 hours of field experience in Early Childhood programs.
ECED 389Early Childhood Education Elective1.00 - 9.00
Transfer credits AAONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW- Superior course.
ECED 470Child Life3.00
Seminar course for students completing the Child Life concentration. Theoretical foundations of Child Life practice, the therapeutic relationship, family care, assessment and documentation are covered in depth in this course. Attention is given to understanding children in the context of medical issues as they arise in hospital settings, such as end of life care, chronic disease and emergency care. Includes up to 15 hours of field experience.
ECED 479Family and Culture3.00
Seminar is placed on understanding diversity and cultural competence. Students study and develop communication skills for interacting effectively with children, family systems, and co-workers. Attention is given to understanding children in the context of family and culture, to teaching conflict resolution skills, and to implementing anti-bias practices. Includes up to 15 hours of field experience in an early childhood program setting.
ECED 481Seminars in Early Childhood0.50 - 4.00
Selected topics and problems in the area of early childhood. May be taken in several units provided a different topic or problem is studied each time.
ECED 486Administration of Child Development Programs3.00
Focuses on the rapidly changing field of child development programming. Emphasis on developing the business skills and knowledge that every director must have: funding, budgeting, selecting, training and supervising staff, housing the program, purchasing the equipment, and implementing a standards-based evaluation for the program. Specific licensing procedures, grant writing, and program accreditation are also covered in considerable depth. Designing accessible programs for both typical and atypically developing children is emphasized. Includes up to 10 hours of field experience in child development programs.
ECED 489Early Childhood Education Elective0.00 - 9.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
ECED 681Seminars in Early Childhood0.50 - 4.00
Selected topics and problems in the area of early childhood. May be taken in several units provided a different topic or problem is studied each time.
 
HHP - Health and Human PerformanceTop of Page
Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
HHP 100Sports Conditioning I1.00
Physical skills and stamina needed to participate in varsity sports. Not applicable toward a major or minor in Human Performance and Health Promotion. Consent of instructor is required to enroll in this course.
HHP 101Sports Conditioning II1.00
Provides skill development and conditioning necessary to participate in varsity sports. Not applicable toward a major or minor in Health and Human Performance.
Prerequisites:
Consent of cooperating Instructor and Department Chair.
HHP 102Health and Wellness3.00
Basic knowledge and understanding of health and critical thinking that provides students with the opportunity to develop and implement a plan for reaching their optimal level of functioning physically, emotionally, socially, mentally, spiritually, environmentally and occupationally. Does not count toward a major or minor in Health and Human Performance. Note: Students with medical restrictions should contact the lab coordinator of HHP 102 before the first lab session. Physical Education majors and minors must earn a grade of C or better in HHP 102.
General Education Attributes:
HP Health Promotion/Human Perform
HHP 105Sports Conditioning III1.00
This course will pay special attention to the physical training and conditioning necessary to participate in varsity sports. Not applicable toward a major or minor in Health and Human Performance. Instructor consent is required to enroll in this course.
HHP 106Sports Conditioning IV1.00
Physical training and conditioning necessary to participate in varsity sports in the primary objective of this course. Not applicable toward a major or minor in Health and Human Performance.
Prerequisites:
Consent of cooperating Instructor and Department Chair.
HHP 110Introduction to HHP Majors/Minors1.00
Summary of the catalog course schedules, careers, and professional opportunities available to the HHP majors/minors. Advisors will be assigned and a tentative four year plan will be developed. Scientific and professional organizations, professional journals, certifications, resumes and the job search process will be given consideration. Selected guest presenters will provide insight into career options.
HHP 113Level II & Level III Swimming Certification (Beginning and Advanced Beginning)1.00
Level II covers primary skills for the beginner. Level III introduces stroke readiness.
HHP 117Alpine Skiing1.00
Basic skills, techniques, conditioning, strategy, safety and rules of alpine skiing.
HHP 119Skating0.50
Basic skills, techniques, conditioning, strategy, safety and rules of ice skating.
HHP 125Basketball0.50
Basic skills, techniques, safety, conditioning, strategy, and rules of basketball emphasizing the competencies needed in teaching.
HHP 126Field Sports, Team Handball and Flag Football0.50
Basic skills, techniques, safety, conditioning, strategy, and rules of team sports and team handball emphasizing the competencies needed in teaching.
HHP 127Soccer0.50
Basic skills, techniques, safety, conditioning, strategy, and rules of soccer emphasizing the competencies needed in teaching.
HHP 128Softball0.50
Basic skills, techniques, safety, conditioning, strategy, and rules of softball emphasizing the competencies needed in teaching.
HHP 130Volleyball0.50
Basic skills, techniques, safety, conditioning, strategy, and rules of volleyball emphasizing the competencies needed in teaching.
HHP 133Folk-Square Dance2.00
Fundamentals of various styles and techniques of movement and dance.
General Education Attributes:
FAAE Fine Arts Aesthetic Experience
HHP 136Social Dance1.00
Social Dance - Fundamentals of various styles and techniques of movement and dance.
General Education Attributes:
FAAE Fine Arts Aesthetic Experience
HHP 141Outdoor Education Climbing1.00
This course is a basic skills of climbing that includes knowledge and skill development in the following areas: equipment and equipment checks, knots, belay technique, safety checks and climbing techniques in a variety of situations and environments.
HHP 142Paddling1.00
This course is a basic skills of paddling course that includes knowledge and skill development in the following areas: equipment and equipment checks, knots, paddling technique, safety protocol and paddling techniques in a variety of situations and environments using a variety of watercraft including canoes and kayaks.
HHP 181Self Defense1.00
Basic skills, techniques, safety, conditioning, strategy, and rules of self defense.
HHP 182Weight Training1.00
Basic skills, techniques, safety, conditioning, strategy for weight training.
HHP 185Racquetball1.00
Basic skills, techniques, safety, conditioning, strategy, and rules of racquetball.
HHP 186Shooting Sports:Riflery1.00
Shooting Sports: Riflery - Basic skills, techniques, safety, conditioning, strategy, and rules of riflery.
HHP 187Shooting Sports: Pistols1.00
Basic skills, techniques, safety, conditioning, strategy, and rules of pistol shooting.
HHP 188Riding1.00
Basic skills, techniques, safety, conditioning, strategy, and rules of riding.
HHP 189Physical Education Elective1.00 - 9.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior Course.
HHP 203Group Fitness1.00
Active participation in group exercises that promote cardiovascular endurance, muscle strength and flexibility.
HHP 204Aqua Dynamics1.00
Individual fitness through specific aquatic activities
HHP 213Level IV & V (Intermediate) American Red Cross Certification & Basic Water Safety1.00
Level IV covers stroke development and increases swimmer endurance. Level V involves refinement and coordination of key strokes. Also introduces basic water safety skills.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is having completed HHP 113 (Level III).
HHP 217Curling-Broomball0.50
Basic skills, techniques, safety, conditioning, strategy, and rules of curling and broomball for teaching.
HHP 218Cross Country Ski-Snowshoe0.50
Basic skills, techniques, safety, conditioning, strategy, and rules of cross country, skiing/snowshoeing for teaching.
HHP 233Elementary School Human Performance Activities-Children's Games2.00
Various activities pertinent to elementary school children, with emphasis on teaching and class management.
HHP 234Elementary School Human Performance Activities-Children's Tumbling1.00
Various activities pertinent to elementary school children, with emphasis on teaching and class management.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is having completed HHP 110 and HHP 133.
HHP 235Elementary School Human Performance Activities-Children's Rhythms2.00
Various activities pertinent to elementary school children, with emphasis on teaching and class management.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is having completed HHP 133.
HHP 252Essentials of Care and Prevention in Athletic Training2.00
Theory and laboratory experience in prevention, treatment and care of injuries that occur in conjunction with physical activity. Consent of instructor is required to enroll in this course.
HHP 275Tennis-Racquetball1.00
Basic skills, techniques, safety, conditioning, strategy and rules of tennis/racquetball emphasizing individual competencies for teaching purposes.
HHP 276Archery0.50
Basic skills, techniques, safety, conditioning, strategy and rules of archery emphasizing individual competencies for teaching purposes.
HHP 277Badminton and Recreational Net Games0.50
Basic skills, techniques, safety, conditioning, strategy and rules of badminton and recreational net games emphasizing individual competencies for teaching purposes.
HHP 278Golf0.50
Basic skills, techniques, safety, conditioning, strategy and rules of golf emphasizing individual competencies for teaching purposes.
HHP 279Tennis1.00
Basic skills, techniques, safety, conditioning, strategy and rules of tennis emphasizing individual competencies for teaching purposes.
HHP 280Track and Field1.00
Theory and techniques, safety, strategy, training schedules, coaching methods, conditioning, psychology, and other aspects of all levels of track and cross country.
HHP 282Introduction to Physical Assessment and Exercise Evaluation1.00
Basic laboratory, clinical, and field evaluation skills used in health and fitness, exercise physiology and physical education. Skills include health and risk assessment, cardiopulmonary evaluation, body composition, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility and general anthrometrics. Also covers metabolic equations and an introduction to common medications encountered by exercise professionals. This is a hands-on class which prepares the student for the exercise physiology class
HHP 289Physical Education Elective0.50 - 9.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
HHP 300Varsity Sports I1.00
Intensive study and practice of fundamentals and team play in varsity sports. Will not count toward Health and Human Performance major or minor. Instructor consent is required to enroll in this course.
HHP 301Varsity Sports II1.00
Skill,strategy,conditioning refinement for team play in varsity sports. Not applicable toward a major or minor in Health and Human Performance. Instructor consent is required to enroll in this course.
HHP 304Principles of Aqua-Dynamics2.00
Practical applications of the principles of directing aerobic activities, including components of fitness, physiological-psychological benefits of aerobic activity, training methods and teaching techniques.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is having completed HHP 102, HHP 110, HLTH 158, HHP 203, HLTH 264, and HLTH 265.
HHP 305Varsity Sports III1.00
Advanced skill/strategy refinement for team play in varsity sports. Not applicable toward a major or minor in Health and Human Performance. Instructor consent is required to enroll in this course.
HHP 306Varsity Sports IV1.00
Advanced preparation in conditioning/skills/strategies for participation in varsity sports. Not applicable toward a major or minor in Health and Human Performance. Instructor consent is required to enroll in this course.
HHP 312Aquatic Safety1.00
Provides knowledge and skill regarding patron safety and enjoyment in and around aquatic facilities. Course content and activities prepare participants to recognize and respond quickly and effectively to aquatic emergencies. A swimming and diving pretest is required. Successful completion of this course and requirements established by the American Red Cross will provide the participant with a certificate for Lifeguarding or Shallow Water Attendant.
Prerequisites:
HLTH 158 is prerequisite for enrolling in this course.
HHP 313Level VI,VII Advanced Swimming (ARC) and Emergency Water Safety1.00
Refining strokes to enable swimming efficiency and long-distance swimming. Students also engage in a variety of aquatic activities and water safety techniques.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course for HHP majors is completion of HHP 110. Non-majors are not required to take HHP 110 as a prerequisite.
HHP 314Scuba2.00
Classroom work and water training required for taking open-water dive.
HHP 317Advanced Winter Sports1.00
Instruction and participation in advanced levels of winter sport activities.
HHP 321Adapted Human Performance (PE)2.00
Activity selection, curricular development and program implementation in teaching exceptional/special needs students. Includes hands-on intervention with exceptional/special needs students.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is Junior standing or Instructor consent.
HHP 330Teaching High School Human Performance (PE) Activities1.00
Analysis of the methods and principles involved in teaching wellness concepts and weight training at the secondary school level. Students engage in starting a professional portfolio. In-school supervision hours required.
Prerequisites:
Junior Class Standing is a prerequisite for taking this course.
HHP 332Motor Learning3.00
Perceptual and motor learning concepts associated with skill development.
Prerequisites:
Completion of HLTH 264 and HLTH 265, or BIOL 270 and 280 are prerequisite for enrolling in this course.
HHP 335Sports Medicine Laboratory I3.00
In depth study of prevention, evaluation, care, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries pertaining to physical activity. Special emphasis on evaluation and rehabilitation of specific body regions in conjunction with the healing process.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of HHP 252.
HHP 336Sports Medicine Laboratory II3.00
Continuation course in prevention, evaluation, care and treatment of injuries as they pertain to physical activity. Special emphasis on the role of evaluation and the use of physical agents in conjunction with the healing process.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of HHP 335.
HHP 337Practicum in HHP 102 Lab1.00 - 2.00
Experience under supervision in leadership of fitness programs.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of HHP 282, HHP 363, and HLTH 264 and HLTH 265, or BIOL 270 and BIOL 280.
HHP 338Methods and Curriculum in Health Promotion (Health Education)3.00
Curriculum development and teaching of health in the K-12 schools. Students develop unit plans including daily lesson plans. Opportunities to practice. A passing score on the PPST and instructor consent are required to enroll in this course.
HHP 339Methods and Curriculum In Secondary Physical Education3.00
Teaching methods, materials and fundamental principles in curriculum development for secondary physical educators. A passing score on the PPST is required to enroll in this course.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is having completed HHP110 and having passed the PPST.
HHP 340Organization and Administration of Human Performance, Health & Athletics3.00
Techniques, procedures, and principles of organizing and administering human performance, allied health and athletic programs. Emphasizes administrative structure, legal liability, and facilities management.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is Junior standing, and completion of 20 credits in major area.
HHP 352Principles of Athletic Training2.00
Advanced investigation into the care and prevention of injuries that occur with physical activity. A sports medicine approach into the areas of recognition, management, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries related to athletic, recreational and occupational activity.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of HHP 252.
HHP 362Kinesiology2.00
A review of the basic principles of human biomechanics including an emphasis on the musculoskeletal system and its levers which generate torque to facilitate movement.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of HLTH 264, or BIOL 270 and BIOL 280.
HHP 363Exercise Physiology3.00
Introductory lecture and laboratory course examining the acute and chronic physiological responses to exercise. The lecture portion covers the sub-cellular and metabolic responses to exercise, followed by the systemic responses (neuromuscular, endocrine, cardiopulmonary) as well as body composition, environmental factors, gender, aging and training principles. The laboratory section allows students to accent the lecture portion with hands-on laboratory experiences.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of HHP 282 and HLTH 264 and HLTH 265 or BIOL 270 and BIOL 280.
HHP 372Consumer Health2.00
Principles of consumerism are discussed and analyzed with regard to health care products and interventions.
HHP 376Advanced Individual Sports1.00 - 6.00
Instruction and participation in advanced levels of individual and dual sports.
HHP 389Physical Education Elective1.00 - 9.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
HHP 403Personal Trainer2.00
Covers requirements needed to design, implement and supervise a professional exercise program for healthy adults and individuals with special health concerns. Entry level requirements, per the American Council on Exercise (ACE), will be the directive in this course, which will enable students to pursue ACE Personal Trainer Certification. Components covered: Exercise science, principles and methods of training, adherence and motivational techniques, kinesiology and anatomy. Students also learn about other NCCA certifications that will help broaden their professional ability. Independent pursuit of ACE Group Fitness Certification is also a possibility, see instructor for details.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of HHP 203, HLTH 264 and HLTH 265, or BIOL 270 and BIOL 280, and HHP 282 or consent of Instructor.
HHP 412Lifeguard Training Instructor1.00
American Red Cross program to qualify an individual to teach the American Red Cross Water Safety course.
HHP 413Water Safety Instructor (WSI)2.00
American Red Cross program to qualify an individual to teach the ARC Swimming courses.
HHP 414Scuba-Open Water Certification2.00
Open water dive requirements for certification.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of HHP 314 or its equivalent.
HHP 417Programs of Certification in Winter Sports Activities-Instructor's Training-Skiing2.00
Program of certification by National Organization for Winter Sports.
HHP 421Assessment of the Exceptional Child in Human Performance (PE)2.00
Federal and state laws pertaining to the education of exceptional/special needs students, knowledge of the major characteristics of the disability areas, process for referral, placement and programming, and mainstreaming.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of HPP 321, and corequisite is HHP 422.
HHP 422Adaptive Human Performance (PE) Fieldwork1.00 - 8.00
Work experience with exceptional/special needs individuals. Each credit equals approximately 36 hours of on-the-job experience outside the university.
Prerequisites:
Corequisite for taking this course is enrollment in HHP 421.
HHP 423Adaptive Aquatics0.50
Work experience with exceptional/special needs individuals in an aquatic environment. Instructor consent is required to enroll in this course.
HHP 424Coaching Students with Special Needs1.00 - 4.00
Theory, principles and practical application of coaching sports for exceptional/special needs students. Instructor consent is required to enroll in this course. On demand.
HHP 435Theories of Human Performance for the Elementary School3.00
(For Human Performance majors.) Theory and practice of the various activities in the elementary human performance program as well as curriculum development. School observation required.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is Junior class standing and admission to the Teacher Education Program.
HHP 437Practicum in Health1.00 - 16.00
Experience under direct supervision in teaching human performance activities.
HHP 438Measurement and Evaluation for Human Performance2.00
Introduction to the field of measurement, evaluation and research in human performance. Students are required to complete an independent research project related to their intended profession. Basics of a research proposal, Institutional Review Board and power point presentations are covered.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of MATH 102 or equivalent and Junior class standing in HHP major.
HHP 458Certification of Health Areas1.00 - 12.00
Credit for certification by recognized external health agencies: American Heart Association, American Red Cross, NREMT, CHES, ACE, ACSM, NSCA and CSCS. Instructor consent is required to enroll in this course.
HHP 460Cardiovascular Diagnostics3.00
Introductory survey of theoretical considerations and practical applications of electrocardiography and other cardiac interventions.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of HHP 282, HLTH 363 (can be concurrent), and HLTH 265, or BIOL 270 and BIOL 280.
HHP 463Practicum in Fitness Lab1.00 - 2.00
Practical and professional application relevant to organization, equipment maintenance, test administration, and interpretation of fitness programs in corporate. community, school settings.
HHP 471Senior Seminar: Community Health Promotion3.00
Development, implementation, and administration of community health promotion programs.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of HHP 110 and Senior class standing or instructor consent.
HHP 489Physical Education Elective1.00 - 9.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
HHP 490Independent Study1.00 - 6.00
Intensive investigation of various phases, trends and/or programs in health or human performance. Each student presents a thorough paper on a selected phase, trend or problem in human performance.
Prerequisites:
Junior Class Standing is a prerequisite for taking this course.
HHP 491Fieldwork1.00 - 12.00
Varied opportunities to work in field settings. Each credit equals approximately 36 hours of on-the-job experience outside the university. Normally open to juniors and seniors. Instructor consent is required to enroll in this course.
HHP 492Experiential Learning1.00 - 12.00
Credit for certain non-classroom experiences on campus. Normally open to juniors and seniors. Credit for experience is normally sought prior to its occurrence. Instructor consent is required to enroll in this course.
HHP 493Special/Student Initiated Seminar1.00 - 6.00
Specially designed seminar or student-initiated seminar when there is sufficient student interest.
HHP 494Workshop1.00 - 8.00
Short-term, activity/health oriented course in a specialized area. Instructor consent is required to enroll in this course.
HHP 495Current Topics Seminar1.00 - 12.00
Advanced seminar on major contemporary developments in the area of human performance and athletics.
HHP 496Internship10.00 - 20.00
On-the-job experience with community agencies to provide students with realistic opportunities to apply their skills to practical problems. A student must work at a site a minimum of 450 hours to receive internship credit. Field Experiences Director's consent is required to enroll in this course.
HHP 521Adapted Human Performance (PE)2.00
Activity selection, curricular development and program implementation in teaching exceptional/special needs students. Includes hands-on intervention with exceptional/special needs students.
HHP 540Organization and Administration of Human Performance, Health & Athletics3.00
Techniques, procedures, and principles of organizing and administering human performance, allied health and athletic programs. Emphasizes administrative structure, legal liability, and facilities management.
HHP 541Principles and Theory of Coaching2.00
Analysis of the role of the coach, including the latest information concerning legal liability, administration/organizational responsibilities; various coaching philosophies, diverse personalities of athletes, developing team cohesion, psychology of coaching and teaching techniques.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is having completed HHP 102, HHP 110, and Sophomore standing.
HHP 562Kinesiology2.00
A review of the basic principles of human biomechanics including an emphasis on the musculoskeletal system and its levers which generate torque to facilitate movement.
HHP 563Exercise Physiology3.00
Introductory lecture and laboratory course examining the acute and chronic physiological responses to exercise. The lecture portion covers the sub-cellular and metabolic responses to exercise, followed by the systemic responses (neuromuscular, endocrine, cardiopulmonary) as well as body composition, environmental factors, gender, aging and training principles. The laboratory section allows students to accent the lecture portion with hands-on laboratory experiences.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of HHP 282 and HLTH 264 and HLTH 265 or BIOL 270 and BIOL 280.
HHP 566Principles Of Nutrition3.00
Lecture-discussion course covering the basics of human nutrition including the macro and micro nutrients, the role of nutrition in health, weight loss and weight gain practices, erogenic aids and supplements. Also addresses nutrition through the lifespan and global implications. Students required to complete a comprehensive research paper.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of HHP 110, HLTH 264, HLTH 265, or BIOL 270, and BIOL 280.
HHP 567Human Sexuality3.00
Covers the biological, sociological, and psychological dimensions of human sexuality. Special emphasis on the education aspects.
HHP 622Adaptive Human Performance (PE) Fieldwork1.00 - 8.00
Work experience with exceptional/special needs individuals. Each credit equals approximately 36 hours of on-the-job experience outside the university.
HHP 624Coaching Students with Special Needs1.00 - 4.00
Theory, principles and practical application of coaching sports for exceptional/special needs students. Instructor consent is required to enroll in this course. On demand.
HHP 638Measurement and Evaluation for Human Performance2.00
Introduction to the field of measurement, evaluation and research in human performance. Students are required to complete an independent research project related to their intended profession. Basics of a research proposal, Institutional Review Board and power point presentations are covered.
HHP 656Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology2.00
Psychological and scientific principles as they pertain to understanding participants, sport and exercise environments, group processes, and performance, enhancing health and well-being and facilitating psychological growth and development.
HHP 660Cardiovascular Diagnostics3.00
Introductory survey of theoretical considerations and practical applications of electrocardiography and other cardiac interventions.
HHP 669Pathophysiology of Disease\Prevention and Control3.00
Introductory course of basic pathophysiology including epidemiological basics, infectious and non-infectious diseases, systemic responses, and an in-depth study of the leading causes of death in the United States and Canada (coronary heart disease, cancer, pulmonary disease), as well as common disorders (muscular, skeletal, neurological, gastrointestinal, urological and reproductive systems.) Students are required to complete a comprehensive research paper.
HHP 670Community and Environmental Health3.00
Survey of health and environmental issues as they relate to the global community. The organizations, resources and personnel involved in promotion and maintenance of the health of a community. Also examines health education theories as they relate to creating a professional health promotion plan.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of HHP 102, HHP 110, and Junior class standing.
HHP 671Senior Seminar: Community Health Promotion3.00
Development, implementation, and administration of community health promotion programs.
HHP 690Independent Study1.00 - 6.00
Intensive investigation of various phases, trends and/or programs in health or human performance. Each student presents a thorough paper on a selected phase, trend or problem in human performance.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is Junior class standing, 3.0 grade point average, and consent of instructor.
HHP 691Fieldwork1.00 - 12.00
Varied opportunities to work in field settings. Each credit equals approximately 36 hours of on-the-job experience outside the university. Normally open to juniors and seniors. Instructor consent is required to enroll in this course.
HHP 692Experiential Learning1.00 - 12.00
Credit for certain non-classroom experiences on campus. Normally open to juniors and seniors. Credit for experience is normally sought prior to its occurrence. Instructor consent is required to enroll in this course.
HHP 694Workshop1.00 - 8.00
Short-term, activity/health oriented course in a specialized area. Instructor consent is required to enroll in this course.
HHP 695Current Topics Seminar1.00 - 12.00
Advanced seminar on major contemporary developments in the area of human performance and athletics.
HHP 696Internship10.00 - 20.00
On-the-job experience with community agencies to provide students with realistic opportunities to apply their skills to practical problems. A student must work at a site a minimum of 450 hours to receive internship credit. Field Experiences Director's consent is required to enroll in this course.
HHP 700Research Seminar3.00
Advanced seminar to instruct students on the procedures and sources for obtaining the latest information in the field and to provide a forum for discussion of advances in the field. Emphasis on library research, bibliographic data retrieval, writing a seminar paper, and oral presentation of the seminar paper.
Prerequisites:
Consent of cooperating Instructor and Department Chair.
HHP 701Legal Liability in Human Performance and Athletics3.00
Case study approach to liabilities that may be encountered by schools and community agencies in their human performance, athletic, intramural and recreational programs. Interpretation of legal precedents and their implications for the organization and management of sports, including, equipment, facilities, supervision, transportation, and handling of injuries.
Prerequisites:
Consent of cooperating Instructor and Department Chair.
HHP 702Administration of Athletics3.00
Independent study of the administrative techniques, policies and procedures necessary to successfully administer athletic programs, including current administrative problems.
HHP 703Supervision of Human Performance3.00
History, philosophy, principles and techniques of supervising human performance in the elementary and secondary schools. Professional qualities and preparation of supervisors of student teachers in human performance will also be included.
Prerequisites:
Consent of cooperating Instructor and Department Chair.
HHP 704Human Performance Curriculum Development3.00
Current types of instructional programs in elementary, middle and senior high schools. Emphasizes techniques of planning functional human performance curricula considering facilities and staff.
Prerequisites:
Consent of cooperating Instructor and Department Chair.
 
HHPED - Health and Human Perf. Educ.Top of Page
Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
HHPED 343Human Performance (P.E.) Content,Methods & Curr for the Elem and Midl Sch Tchr3.00
Content areas in human performance for the elementary and middle schools including rhythms, stunts and tumbling, simple games, and fitness activities. Teaching methods, instructional materials and evaluation techniques for each content area in a well-balanced human performance curriculum. Mini-teaching in the various areas emphasized.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is Junior Status, and admission to the Teacher Education Program.
HHPED 344Health Content, Methods and Curriculum for the Elementary and Middle School Teacher3.00
Content areas in health education for the elementary and middle schools, including personal health, disease, mental health, nutrition, safety and first aid, drugs, sexuality, consumer health, community health, and environmental health. Teaching methods, instructional materials and evaluation techniques for each of the content areas in a comprehensive school health education program. Students develop unit and lesson plans for the elementary and middle schools. Opportunities provided for practice teaching.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is Junior Status, and admission to the Teacher Education Program.
 
HLTH - HealthTop of Page
Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
HLTH 158Responding To Emergencies and Safety Education2.00
Provides the knowledge and skills necessary in an emergency to help sustain life and minimize pain and the consequences of injury or sudden illness until medical help arrives. Emphasis also given to the prevention of injuries and illness, with a focus on personal health and safety. American Red Cross certification for CPR and Advanced First Aid will be awarded at the successful completion of the American Red Cross requirements.
HLTH 160Introduction to Health Science and Terminology2.00
Interdisciplinary review of content areas of health and allied health terminology.
HLTH 189Health Elective1.00 - 9.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
HLTH 264Human Structure & Function3.00
Physiological and anatomical facts and concepts are reviewed, including basic principles, chemistry, the cell, tissues, the integumentary, skeletal, nervous and the muscular systems. A virtual digital laboratory (0) presentation examines the above systems and topics through cadaver dissections, animations, histological observations and radiological imaging.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite or corequisite for enrolling in this course is HHP 110 and HLTH 160.
HLTH 265Human Structure & Function3.00
Physiological and anatomical facts and concepts are reviewed, including the blood, endocrine, cardiovascular, digestive, respiratory, lymphatic, and urinary systems, immunity, water and acid-base balance. A virtual digital laboratory (0) presentation examines the above systems and topics through cadaver dissections, animations, histological observations and radiological imaging. Completion of HLTH 160 is highly recommended prior to enrollment in HLTH 265.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite or corequisite for enrolling in this course is HHP 110 and HLTH 160.
HLTH 267Introduction to Mental Health and Stress Management3.00
Exploration of the mind-body link in mental health and individual wellness. Subject areas include emotional well-being, mental illness, life crises, stress, and healthy stress management.
HLTH 289Health Elective1.00 - 9.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
HLTH 366Principles Of Nutrition3.00
Lecture-discussion course covering the basics of human nutrition including the macro and micro nutrients, the role of nutrition in health, weight loss and weight gain practices, erogenic aids and supplements. Also addresses nutrition through the lifespan and global implications. Students required to complete a comprehensive research paper.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for enrolling in this course is completion of HLTH 265 and HLTH 264, or BIOL 270 and BIOL 280.
HLTH 367Human Sexuality3.00
Covers the biological, sociological, and psychological dimensions of human sexuality. Special emphasis on the education aspects.
HLTH 368Drugs, Health and Human Behavior3.00
Current, accurate and documented information about drugs and their use and abuse. Attention will be given to understanding drug abuse, family, prevention, intervention, treatment, and drug-specific information.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is having completed HHP 102 and HHP 110.
HLTH 389Health Elective1.00 - 9.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
HLTH 469Pathophysiology of Disease\Prevention and Control3.00
Introductory course of basic pathophysiology including epidemiological basics, infectious and non-infectious diseases, systemic responses, and an in-depth study of the leading causes of death in the United States and Canada (coronary heart disease, cancer, pulmonary disease), as well as common disorders (muscular, skeletal, neurological, gastrointestinal, urological and reproductive systems.) Students are required to complete a comprehensive research paper.
Prerequisites:
Completion of HLTH 264 and 265, or BIOL 270 and 280 are prerequisite for taking this course.
HLTH 470Community and Environmental Health3.00
Survey of health and environmental issues as they relate to the global community. The organizations, resources and personnel involved in promotion and maintenance of the health of a community. Also examines health education theories as they relate to creating a professional health promotion plan.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of HHP 102, HHP 110, and Junior class standing.
HLTH 489Health Elective1.00 - 9.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
HLTH 568Drugs, Health and Human Behavior3.00
Current, accurate and documented information about drugs and their use and abuse. Attention will be given to understanding drug abuse, family, prevention, intervention, treatment, and drug-specific information.
HLTH 572Consumer Health2.00
Principles of consumerism are discussed and analyzed with regard to health care products and interventions.
HLTH 589Health Elective1.00 - 9.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalen to a UW-Superior course.
 
HWM - Health & Wellness ManagementTop of Page
Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
HWM 300Introduction to Human Health3.00
Designed to provide students with general background knowledge on many of the issues impacting our health today. Topics of study will include issues in mental, physical and social health such as stress, nutrition and fitness, alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, relationships and sexuality and diseases and disorders. An introduction to behavior change theories and the factors contributing to overall wellness will also be included.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is having completed BIOL 115.
HWM 310Changes Across the Life Span3.00
This course explores research and theory regarding the nature and processes of human development from early adulthood through old age and death. Key topics include biological theories of aging; the changing body; disorders of the brain, personality development; changing memory and thinking skills; relationship issues, careers and retirement, and death/dying.
Prerequisites:
Having completed HWM 300 is prerequisite for taking this course.
HWM 320Health and Medical Terminology3.00
The purpose of this course is to introduce the student to the basic terminology used in health and medical settings. Although most wellness settings are not inclusive to a medical center or clinical setting, often the clients are participating in a program because of a visit to a medical setting. Since health care uses a unique blend of prefixes, suffixes and terms related to both preventative and clinical care, it is important that the wellness profession has the knowledge and abilities to decipher this information. Emphasis will be placed on the systems that a wellness professional will most likely be exposed to including: Cardiovascular, Respiratory, Muscular Skeletal, Nervous systems.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of ENGL 102, WRIT 102, or instructor consent.
HWM 330Survey of Information Technology in Wellness3.00
This course surveys essential healthcare information technologies (HIT) that are used for healthcare information systems (HISs). Popular HISs include electronic medical record systems (EMRS) that keep record of the patients' history of the procurement of medicine and other medical necessaries, telemedicine, which keeps information of the medical doctors in the computers, telehealth e-prescribing, which prescribes the medicine electronically, medication administration, which keeps the information of medical doctors and other hospital staff members, and nursing and ancillary service systems.
HWM 340The Wellness Profession3.00
This course explores the definition of health, health promotion and holistic wellness. You will learn the professional role and personal commitment required to implement life-style wellness programs. The course includes an overview of the history and philosophy contributing to the success of wellness and health promotion professionals. You will be introduced to experiential and self learning of a personal wellness program that facilitates improved health in the seven-dimensions including: Social, Physical, Emotional, Career, Intellectual, Environmental and Spiritual.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is having completed PSYC 101.
HWM 350Applied Research Methods3.00
This course is designed to familiarize students with research nomenclature, procedures for the design and evaluation of research and interpretation of statistical analysis in the health field, and to provide the tools for critically evaluating the validity of health research.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of ENGL 102, WRIT 102, or instructor consent.
HWM 360Stress and Dependencies and Addictions3.00
Examine common behavioral strategies with regard to stress and its management, and the use of alternative remedies for physical and emotional dependencies and addictions.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is having completed BIOL 115, PSYC 101, and WRIT 102.
HWM 370Health Behavior/Understanding and Effecting Change3.00
Understanding how change happens. Basic knowledge and understanding of foundational change theories, based upon the "Transtheoretical Stages of Change Model'. Included is a reflection of one's personal wellness and strategies for implementing health behavior change.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is having completed PSYC 101 and HWM 300.
HWM 380Environmental Health3.00
This course will examine the things we do as individuals and societies that result in environmental health issues. Participants will explore environmental factors and ecosystem functions that affect human health along with the interactions among environmental systems and social, economic, political processes.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for this class is having successfully completed BIOL 115 and HWM 300.
HWM 390Marketing and Communication for Health and Wellness3.00
Students will develop basic marketing and promotional skills, grounded in the disciplines of social marketing, health communication and business marketing that address consumer health "needs" and customer "wants". Students will be able to assess market opportunities in wellness services, programs and facilities, and create marketing strategies and tactics. Emphases will be placed on best practices for behavior change, instead of cost savings for employers, improved customer/employee participation and/or revenues for wellness programs, services and facilities.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is having completed COMM 110, PSYC 101, HWM 300, and HWM 310.
HWM 399Special Topics in Health and Wellness Management3.00
HWM 400Health Resource Management3.00
The objective of this course is to examine the issues in healthcare and defining the quality of care in healthcare programs. The course will focus on health care financing and insurance, objectives of financial management, leadership styles, managing costs, and managing healthcare professionals.
HWM 410Applied Anatomy and Fitness Principles3.00
This course presents a hybrid of disciplines which examines the anatomical structures that facilitate movement and a very basic review of the energy systems and principles of exercise. An introduction to physical training approaches that reduce health risk will be presented.
Prerequisites:
Having completed HWM 300 is prerequisite for taking this course.
HWM 420Health Literacy3.00
This course will explore the current understandings and work in health literacy research, advocacy, and outreach efforts across the various health education and related fields. It will include readings, discussions, and competencies in evaluation health information for quality and credibility; locating health information and determining quality resources; identifying and assessing population health literacy; and understanding the networks of agencies working in the health settings to address literacy in the health field.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is having completed BIOL 115, HWM 300, and HWM 320.
HWM 430Population Health3.00
This course introduces the evolution of health problems and services and will examine the methods designed to capture a community heath profile. The participant will apply concepts involved in measuring and understanding the health of individuals and populations in order to enhance quality of life. The key social determinants of wellness and their interactions will be considered.
HWM 440Health and Wellness Coaching3.00
Definition of coaching and diverse methodologies will be taught, practiced, compared and contrasted. The course will assist in developing a strong, useful theoretical viewpoint for health coaching as well as to understand those of therapists and how differential treatment therapeutic goals are set. Students will specifically gain an understanding of "What treatment, by whom, is most effective for individuals displaying specific problems and under what set of circumstances? As a result you will learn a variety of treatment modalities, and learn to respect vastly differing worldviews.
HWM 450Medical Ethics/Policy3.00
This course will explore the moral values and judgments as they apply to medicine. Discussion will involve ethical principles which govern the practice of medicine as well as the ethical theories which form the basis of ethical argument.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of HWM 310 and HWM 340.
HWM 460Leadership and Change Management in Health3.00
This course will examine the various leadership and management styles, including business models of leadership. Organizational behavior, decision making, and budgets will also be covered. An academic service learning component and community work will be expected as a component.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of HWM 400.
HWM 470Assessment and Evaluation3.00
This course surveys general approaches to assessment, programming and evaluation in health and wellness settings. Participants will explore individual, group, and organizational approaches to assessment, programming, and evaluating planned and organized efforts to promote both health and wellness.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of HWM 350 and HWM 430.
HWM 480Health Benefit Plan and Providers3.00
The design and administration of a health care plan plays a key role in attracting and retaining employees and employers cost savings. This course is designed to provide you with a solid introduction to the basic issues of health care benefits and how to integrate successful return on investment,ROI, strategies for adopting preventive health benefits that enhance employee's well being.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is having completed HWM 320, 350, 400, and 430.
HWM 490Employee Health and Well Being3.00
What successful companies are doing is reviewed in Case studies to provide the groundwork for the importance of workplace involvement in health. The relationship of employee health to health care costs and productivity will be calculated as return on investment , ROI, AND investment in human capital. Strategic and product management planning are developed in relationship to, disease management vs. population wellness theory. Assessment of employer needs, organizational culture, environmental policy and procedures supportive to desired outcomes are practiced. Professionals learn about aligning client needs and wants with best practice program design, implementation and evaluation for successful results. Age, gender, race and issues that affect participation in wellness programs are reviewed.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is having completed HWM 320, 400, 430, and 450.
HWM 495Capstone3.00
This course explores the theory and dynamics of interprofessional and team practice in health and wellness management and within the context of projects undertaken in corporate setting. Work may involve all phases of project development. Project set-up will be jointly done by the student, site mentor/sponsor, and the course faculty.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is Senior Class Standing (84 or more earned credits).
HWM 499Special Topics in Health and Wellness Management3.00

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