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SPHS509 - Optimal Sports Performance

Course Details

Course Code: SPHS509 Course ID: 4241 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course is designed to provide an understanding of postural assessment and integrated performance profile as it relates to human performance. This course will focus on identifying and correcting musculoskeletal abnormalities and performing integrate performance assessments. The student will develop appropriate techniques used to recommend exercise prescription for individuals post assessments. This course incorporates advanced sports performance assessments and exercise techniques utilizing the Optimum Performance Training Model (OPT Model) and prepares students for the Performance Enhancement Specialist examination offered by the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM-PES). (Prerequisite: SPHS501)





Prerequisites

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
12/31/18 - 05/31/19 06/03/19 - 07/28/19 Spring 2019 Session D 8 Week session
01/28/19 - 06/28/19 07/01/19 - 08/25/19 Summer 2019 Session B 8 Week session
02/25/19 - 08/02/19 08/05/19 - 09/29/19 Summer 2019 Session I 8 Week session
04/29/19 - 10/04/19 10/07/19 - 12/01/19 Fall 2019 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, students will fulfill the following Learning Objectives (L.O.):

Each student will:

  1. Analyze anatomic terminology with the structure and function of the human body.
  2. Assess the concepts associated with functional movements as they pertain to integrated training
  3. Design a dynamic movement assessment for an athlete.
  4. Analyze the importance of mental training on an athlete’s performance.
  5. Evaluate the importance of proper nutrition with sports performance
  6. Create an individualized training program based upon movement assessment results with an athlete.
NameGrade %
Forums 25.00 %
Forum 1 3.13 %
Forum 2 3.13 %
Forum 3 3.13 %
Forum 4 3.13 %
Forum 5 3.13 %
Forum 6 3.13 %
Forum 7 3.13 %
Forum 8 3.13 %
Quizzes 25.00 %
Quiz 1 509 0.00 %
Quiz 7 509 3.13 %
Quiz 2 509 3.13 %
Quiz 3 509 3.13 %
Quiz 4 509 3.13 %
Quiz 5 509 3.13 %
Quiz 6 509 3.13 %
Quiz 8 509 3.13 %
Athletes Workout 20.00 %
Assignment 3 Week 8: Athlete Workout 20.00 %
Test Results 15.00 %
Assignment 2 Week 4: Test Results 15.00 %
Athlete Testing 15.00 %
Assignment 1 Week 2: Athelte Testing 15.00 %

Required Readings:

See Course Outline

Websites

In addition to the required course texts the following public domain Websites are useful. Please abide by the university’s academic honesty policy when using Internet sources as well. Note web site addresses are subject to change.

Site Name

Website URL/Address

The OWL at Purdue

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/

APA Style Homepage

http://www.apastyle.org/index.aspx

Book Title:NASM Essentials of Sports Performance Training, 2nd Edition
ISBN:9781284147988
Publication Info:Jones & Bartlett
Author:National Academy of Sports Medicine
Unit Cost:$85.01

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.