A study of the foundational elements of nutrition. This course will cover the anatomy and function of the gastrointestinal tract as well as the physiology behind the digestion, absorption and metabolism of carbohydrates, fats and proteins. Additionally, this course will cover the function of vitamins, minerals and the application of nutrition to exercise.
A study of the theory and application of training principles used in designing periodized sport-specific strength and conditioning programs.
An advanced course in theory and practice in the prevention and care of athletic injuries. Emphasis will be placed on fundamental evaluation and assessment skills needed by an allied health professional working with active populations.