EXNS 5063 - Biostastics (3)
The study of statistical methods and concepts appropriate for biomedical research and health related subjects. Topics will include descriptive and inferential statistics including parametric and nonparametric hypothesis testing methods, sample size, statistical significance and power, vital statistics, demographic methods, survival curve analysis, relative risk, odds ratio, chi square modeling, and analysis of variance.
EXNS 5203 - Advanced Nutritional Biochemistry (3)
The study of the biochemistry of digestion, absorption, and metabolism of foods and specific nutrients. Special emphasis is given to the interrelationship of metabolic pathways and the impact of biochemistry on health and disease.
EXNS 5053 - Exercise Testing and Electrocardiography (3)
Study and applications of commonly used graded exercise tests on the treadmill and cycle ergometer. This course will also provide an understanding of the resting and exercise electro cardiogram. (Prerequisite EXNS 5003).
EXNS 5113 - Applied Exercise Physiology (3)
Students will apply the principles learned from Advanced Exercise Physiology. Topics include: training for anaerobic power; ergogenic aids to enhance performance; hypobaric exercise perform ance; exercise and thermal stress; body composition, energy balance and weight control; exercise and aging. (Prerequisite EXNS 5003)
EXNS 5243 - Program Planning in Exercise and Nutrition Science (3)
The study of the design, management, and evaluation of exercise and nutrition programs to improve health and wellness, and to treat disease.
EXNS 5403 - Special Topics in Exercise and Nutrition Science (3)
An in-depth discussion of special topics that are of interest to students and faculty. Topics must not be covered in depth in other courses. Titles will be announced in the course schedule.
EXNS 5423 Thesis I (3)
Students will identify a thesis advisor and committee, propose the thesis topic and write the first three chapters of the thesis document (Introduction, Literature Review, Methodology, and IRB approval).