Aurora University Class Schedules - - PED (Physical Education)

39131PED 3880 01T/S: Applied Exercise ScienceTravel-Based Program3.0005/05/14 05/09/14 INST 306 TRV MTWTHF 09:30AM 12:30PM
05/11/14 05/17/14 TBA TBA TRV TBA TBA
05/21/14 05/23/14 INST 306 TRV WTHF 09:30AM 12:30PM
Jennifer Buckley Description: This three week course will explore how the science of sport is studied and applied to elite United States Olympic athletes. This course will examine the exercise physiological and biomechanical differences between untrained, trained and elite athletes. Examination will also include exploring why all of the most accredited sports performance facilities are located in Colorado by studying the effects of exercising at high altitudes has on the human body. In addition to exploring how elite athletes train for competition, recovery techniques will be examined as well. Students will study how training principles differ between aerobic and anaerobic athletes. The travel portion of this trip will involve educational excursions in the morning followed by many hiking exploration trips in the afternoon. Students should be in good physical shape. We will also be staying in the Colorado Springs area which is approximately 7000 feet above sea level. Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and BIO2660 strongly recommended. Course dates/times: Monday-Friday, May 5-9; Wednesday-Friday, May 21-23 from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Trip dates: May 11-17, 2014 Trip costs: $975.00 to include airfare, board and lodging, ground transportation and fees in addition to tuition of $1470. A deposit of $500 is due at time of registration and is not refundable after January 10, 2014. Trip balances are due by February 7, 2014 and are not refundable after that date.

* The indicated start and end times refer to the general time frame in which the course is offered (most often a standard term). The actual first or last class for a particular course may not occur on the date indicated.

May 28, 2014