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SPEX 100 Sport Leadership

Effective date: January 2017

This course is an overview and general analysis of various leadership and management theories and their application to sport management and the culture of sport. Topics include leadership styles, roles and behaviours in the context of sport organizations, and the implications of managing and leading in sport. Students will participate in a variety of self-assessment activities.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 1 seminar hour per week
Related programs
Sport and Exercise Education
Tuition
$369.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

SPEX 110 Fitness for Life

Effective date: May 2017

An overview of health promotion and wellness models as they relate to health, social, cultural, economic, international and environmental issues. The principles of exercise prescription for cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength and endurance are presented. Emphasis is placed on personal health, nutrition, stress and prevention of activity injuries.

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Credits
3
Format
1 lecture hour, 1 lab hour and 1 practical work hour per week
Related programs
Sport and Exercise Education
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

SPEX 150 Introduction to Sport Management

Effective date: January 2017

This course is designed to provide students with an overview of the basic organizational and business structures of sport, fitness, and leisure industries. The content areas include Professional, Olympic, and intercollegiate, as well as the exercise/fitness/sport promotion business sector.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours, 1 seminar hour and 1 lab hour per week
Tuition
$369.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

SPEX 160 Sport Marketing and Promotions

Effective date: May 2013

This course is designed to assist students in creating and critiquing marketing, promotions and public relations efforts specific to sport. Emphasis will be placed on marketing concepts and strategies utilized specifically in and through sport and the sport industry. This course includes hands-on experience with a variety of sport organizations including the Chargers Intercollegiate Athletics programs.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
1 lecture hours, 2 lab hour and 1 field practice hour per week
Tuition
$369.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

And one of:

Restricted course Open to students in Sport Management.

SPEX 210 Exercise Physiology

Effective date: September 2011

Students will study the physiological adjustments and adaptations to exercise with emphasis on the functional capacity of the cardiovascular, pulmonary, neuromuscular and hormonal systems. The course will also examine anaerobic and aerobic metabolism in skeletal muscle, fatigue and recovery from exercise, body composition and environmental issues affecting exercise performance.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Related programs
Sport and Exercise Education
Tuition
$462 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

SPEX 240 Canadian Sport for Life

Effective Date: September 2015

This course introduces the function, processes and practice of sport development in Canada using elements from the movement Canadian Sport For Life (CS4L) which seek to improve the quality of sport and physical activity in Canada. Students will be introduced to long-term athlete development (LTAD) as a developmental pathway model whereby athletes follow optimal training, competition, and recovery regimens from childhood through all phases of adulthood. This course enables students to examine the principles of long-term athlete development and apply them to sport development in areas such as sport participation, performance sports, and fundamental movement programming.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Sport and Exercise Education
Tuition
$334.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

SPEX 250 Instructional and Program Design

Effective date: September 2011

Principles of planning, organizing, promoting and leading fitness and wellness programs. Exercise prescription design for behavioural change. Programming for individuals, families, schools, communities and corporations. Selection and implementation of exercise programs for people with musculoskeletal, neurological and neuromuscular impairments. Methods of direct, indirect and task oriented instructional strategies.

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Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Related programs
Sport and Exercise Education
Tuition
$369.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

SPEX 260 Life Cycle Sports

Effective date: January 2017

Students will learn about the different kinds of sports that abled and disabled individuals engage in over the course of their lives (with a focus on children, adolescents, and older adults), and study issues such as developmental advantages and the impact of aging processes on peak performance in various sports. And, consider the subsequent influence on sport participation at different points in the life cycle.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$847.63 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Pre/Corequisites

Restricted course Open to students in Sport Management.

SPEX 291 Applied Exercise and Sport Management

Effective Date: September 2015

This course is seminar and work experience based providing opportunities for guided, program-related learning in a workplace setting. Bi-weekly seminars will cover profession related, professional readiness and work experience review topics. Students will be introduced to professional competencies, and develop a competency- based portfolio for professional career readiness.

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Credits
3
Format
1 seminar hour and 8 practical work hours per week
Tuition
TBD plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Restricted course Open to students in Sport Management or Sport and Fitness Leadership.

SPEX 350 Health and Fitness Promotion

Effective date: September 2010

Exploration of a variety of health promotion models, strategies and interventions related to the individual, community, organizational and policy level. Topics will include health promotion principles, practice, intervention designs and program planning to ensure sustainable health outcomes across various populations and settings such as family, school, community and the worksite.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Tuition
$334.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

None.

Restricted course Open to students in Athletic and Exercise Therapy or Sport and Fitness Leadership.

SPEX 355 Etiology and Treatment of Obesity

Effective date: September 2013

This course is designed for those who will be working in the field of fitness, public health or related professions supporting individuals through weight loss, exercise and weight management programs. Effective counselling and treatment techniques with emphasis on nutrition and physical activity interventions for obese individuals, some of whom will also have diabetes or metabolic syndrome, will be a central focus. Students will gain expertise working in both one on one and group situations.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 1 seminar hour per week
Related programs
Sport and Exercise Education
Tuition
$446.40 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

And one of:

SPEX 370 Training for Performance

Effective date: September 2015

Advanced training and conditioning principles, practice and application to enhance athletic and functional performance. Focus is on psychological skills training, exercise principles, skill acquisition, technology/ equipment, functional techniques, performance evaluation and safety considerations in designing advanced training programs for a variety of populations and sports.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$558 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Restricted course Open to students in Athletic and Exercise Therapy or Sport and Fitness Leadership

SPEX 400 Chronic Disease Management

Effective date: September 2015

Investigation of the shift from a medical to a client centred model of care and the functions of health care practitioners in chronic disease management. Successful models for chronic disease prevention, treatment and management and the role of physical activity for a variety of chronic diseases and disabilities.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 1 practical work hour per week
Tuition
$446.40 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Restricted course Open to students in Athletic and Exercise Therapy and Sport and Fitness Leadership

SPEX 410 Research Methods

Effective date: September 2015

An introduction to quantitative and qualitative research approaches to health and human performance. Focus is on methods and design, measurement issues, statistical analysis, interpretation of literature, and analytical procedures used for research in the areas of sport, health, exercise science and wellness.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Tuition
$334.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

None.

Restricted course Open to students in Athletic and Exercise Therapy and Sport and Fitness Leadership

Effective date: January 2018

Students will learn introductory quantitative and qualitative research approaches to health and human performance. Students will focus on methods and design, measurement issues, statistical analysis, interpretation of literature, and analytical procedures used for research in sport, health, exercise science and wellness.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Tuition
$334.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers Math assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

SPEX 412 Physical Activity and Mental Health

Effective date: September 2013

There is an emerging need to address the recent evidence of exercise-induced hormonal, hypothalamic, metabolic and cardiovascular changes linked to enhanced mental health in children and older adults. This course will focus on the effects of physical activity on the prevention and treatment of mental health disorders (anxiety, stress, depression, dementia and schizophrenia) and on the quality of life (mood, self-concept, hardiness and self-esteem).  Students will also examine the linkage between physical activity and improved cognition and academic performance in children.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 1 lab hour per week
Related programs
Sport and Exercise Education
Tuition
$446.40 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

SPEX 420 Sport and Fitness Management

Effective date: September 2010

Advanced management of programs, facilities, clinics and corporations related to health, fitness, sport and health promotion. Focus is on the organization and structure of health and fitness industry in Canada, certification, licensing and educational opportunities in the profession, personnel recruitment, supervision and retention, as well as marketing and program promotion.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 1 seminar hour per week
Tuition
$399.23 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

None.

Restricted course Open to students in Athletic and Exercise Therapy and Sport and Fitness Leadership

SPEX 430 Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation

Effective date: January 2010

Advanced theoretical and practical application of contemporary medical management of cardiopulmonary conditions with emphasis on rehabilitative interventions to improve morbidity and reduce mortality. Focus is on understanding assessment, education, and behaviour modification and the role of appropriate exercise programs in the prevention, treatment and management of individuals with cardiopulmonary conditions.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 1 lab hour per week
Related programs
Sport and Exercise Education
Tuition
$446.40 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

SPEX 440 Pharmacology and Exercise

Effective date: September 2009

General terminology, concepts and principles of pharmacology in the field of athletic and exercise therapy. Topics include relevant drug categories, common dosage, ranges and routes of drug administration with an understanding of the pharmacological mechanisms of action and interaction (contraindications, side effects and implications) of various pharmacological agents.

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Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 1 lab hour per week
Tuition
$334.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Restricted course Open to students in Athletic and Exercise Therapy.

SPEX 450 Advanced Exercise Physiology

Effective Date: September 2015

In this course, students will develop advanced knowledge of exercise physiology. Each week the fundamentals of exercise physiology will be reviewed in relation to the selected topic before undertaking an in-depth examination of the associated current research. Students will take an active role in the course by reading and critically analyzing recent, peer-reviewed papers in exercise physiology and leading discussions on a variety of topics. Topics featured in the lecture series will include: exercise metabolism, adaptations of the cardiovascular, pulmonary, skeletal and neuromuscular systems to acute and chronic exercise.

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Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 1 seminar hour per week
Related programs
Sport and Exercise Education
Tuition
$451.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

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