HFS 204.APPLIED ANATOMY. 5 Semester Hours (T. Martin)
A detailed study of the structure and function of the bones, joints, and muscles. Emphasis is on the analysis and description of human movement. Exercise/training techniques and common athletic injuries illustrate the practical application of anatomical knowledge. Laboratory requirement.
HFS230S. CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN SPORT SOCIOLOGY AND SPORT PSYCHOLOGY 4 Semester Hours (S. Dawson)
For Sport Sociology the following areas are covered: The nature of sport, sport and social values, sport and social theory, cultural variations in sport, socialization into sport, sport within educational institutions, social stratification and sport, the female athlete, race and sport, deviance in sport, sport and the mass media, and the political economy of sport. For Sport Psychology, the following areas are covered: motivation and achievement in sport, aggression in sport, social facilitation, anxiety in sport, children in sport, sport personology arousal and activation levels, and attention in sport. Writing intensive.
HFS235. WOMEN IN SPORT 4 Credits (L. Arena)
Historical, Sociocultural and Philosophical Perspectives of Women in Sport are examined. Analyzes the history of differentiation and inequality between men and women in sport. Critiques the influence of select social and cultural factors effecting female athletes' sport participation. Studies the ambivalence by mass media to women's sports. Describes the contemporary status of sport for women and discusses future direction for women in sport, including needed research. Class organization will include required reading/assignments, brief lectures, introspective discussion sessions, overheads, and films.