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Course Descriptions

Health Fitness and Sport Course Listings - Spring 2013

HFS 090P. KAYAKING
0.00-1.00 CREDITS
LOFTIS, JOHN

'Kayaking' is designed to provide entry level individuals with the basic kayak skills for flat water (ponds, lakes, etc.) and rivers (Class I, II). The course is designed to highlight safety and enjoyment. The course will be taught with three (3) types of kayaks; whitewater river/play model, whitewater river/creek model and a river/touring model. Instruction will include classroom, pool (Wittenberg HPERC), lake (C.J. Brown Reservoir) and river (Buck Creek).

Requirements:
a. Individuals must pass the pre-requisite SWIM TEST, including basic swim skills and demonstrate a level of comfort underwater for short periods of time (10 seconds min.)
b. Course Fee: $40.00 (text/s) payable to instructor, John Loftis
$40.00 (equipment rental) payable to Wittenberg Kayak Club
c. Liability Waiver, Medical Release/History - to be provided and completed at first class.
d. Attendance is required per HFS guidelines, more than one (1) absence results in a NC or W when dropped by university deadline/procedure.
e. Appropriate clothing for water activity, swimming & insulating layers (No Cotton), low-profile/snug-fitting water shoes (sneakers, secured sandals, kayak booties, etc.). Recommended accessories; towel/s, water bottle, sunscreen (outdoors) and required personal medical implements (inhaler, epi-pen, etc.)

HFS 150 INTRODUCTION TO SPORT MANAGEMENT
4.00 CREDITS
AYLSWORTH, JULIE

PREREQUISITES: NONE
This course will cover the foundations of sport business as an occupation and industry, the sport management function and best practices, sport finance, sport economics, sport sponsorship, sport marketing, sport law, event management, sport ethics, and social issues in sport. The course will also provide a discussion of the many segments of the sport industry, including youth sport, interscholastic athletics, intercollegiate athletics, professional sport, and international sport.

 

HFS 222 SPORT MARKETING
4.00 CREDITS
AYLSWORTH, JULIE

PREREQUISITIES: NONE
This course introduces basic sport marketing concepts with application to youth, high school, college and professional institutions. Areas covered include: promotions and public relations, sport consumption, marketing strategies and strategic planning.

 

HFS 223 ETHICS IN SPORT MANAGEMENT
4.00 CREDITS
AYLSWORTH, JULIE

Our complex and rapidly changing environment imposes new demands on managers of sport organizations. Increased pressure to address ethical issues is one of the new demands. While there is no simple prescription describing how ethical issues should be dealt with, the purpose of this course is to indicate how managers can more effectively address them. Current issues, ethical dilemmas in the sport environment, organizational responsibility and professional ethics will be discussed.

 

HFS 250N. NUTRITION
4.00 CREDITS
MARTIN, THOMAS

This course will examine basic nutritional needs in relation to macronutrients (i.e. carbohydrates, protein and fat) and micronutrients (e.g. vitamins and minerals). Emphasis will be placed on analysis of food intake as it relates to healthy body function and the relationship between sound nutrition and the prevention of disease. Additional topics will include caloric intake versus caloric output and controlling the food environment. Students will perform computerized analyses of their personal food intake.

 

 

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