Academic Catalog

Health and Human Performance (HEHP)

HEHP 100  Aerobic Conditioning  1 cr.   (0 + 2)  

An aerobic conditioning program which utilizes jogging, power walking, stationary cycling, steppers, elliptical, treadmills, rhythmic exercise and calisthenics. Code 1 course fee.

HEHP 101  Weight Training and Body Building  1 cr.   (0 + 2)  

This course is designed for students whose primary interest is learning the principles of strength body shaping. Code 1 course fee.

HEHP 102  Volleyball  1 cr.   (0 + 2)  

A study of the fundamental rules and etiquette of play including the progression from simple to complex skills. Code 1 course fee.

HEHP 105  Soccer  1 cr.   (0 + 2)  

A study of the fundamental rules and etiquette of play, including the progression from simple to complex skills. Code 1 course fee.

HEHP 106  Basketball  1 cr.   (0 + 2)  

A study of fundamental rules and etiquette of play, including the progression from simple to complex skills. Code 1 course fee.

HEHP 160  First Aid/CPR/AED for the Workplace, Schools and the Community  3 cr.  

A elective course designed to prepare the student in basic First Aid care to the sick or injured. Classroom drills and practice will prepare the student to react properly in an accident situation, plan his/her actions and exercise good judgment in adapting his/her classroom training to the accident scene. Students who successfully complete the course will receive their American Red Cross Community First Aid/CPR/AED for schools and community certification. Certification is based on Red Cross requirements. This course is required for all Ocean County College students seeking to transfer to Kean @ Ocean in Health and Physical Education Teacher track. Code 2 course fee.

HEHP 183  Introduction to Health Administration  3 cr.  

This course studies particular healthcare delivery organizations such as hospitals, clinics, physicians' offices, and ancillary service providers. The basic management functions of planning, organizing, leading and controlling are applied to these organizations. Ethics and professionalism in healthcare are examined.

HEHP 186  Principles of Coaching  3 cr.  

This course is a comprehensive introduction to the coaching profession with emphasis on coaching for high school and club-level sports as well as for youth, recreational, and intercollegiate sports programs. Students will learn concepts and techniques of coaching used in working with athletes. Upon successful completion of the course, students may take a comprehensive exam administered by the American Sport Education Program (ASEP). Students who already possess a standard teaching certificate or a county substitute teacher certificate and who pass this exam will fulfill the educational portion (one of several requirements) of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association's (NJSIAA) coaching certification regulations. Code 1 course fee.

HEHP 188  Introduction to Nutrition  3 cr.  

This course introduces students to the basic concepts of nutrition and provides information for use in making dietary decisions. Topics covered include making healthy food choices, the connection between nutrition and chronic diseases, and behaviors related to healthy versus unhealthy choices. Carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, vitamins, and water and minerals are examined. Discussion will include digestion, energy balance, and the importance of physical activity and how nutrient requirements change as we age. HEHP 188 may provide a foundation for the more advanced Nursing Nutrition course. However, students enrolling in the AAS in Nursing program cannot use this course to replace NURS 174: Nutrition. Code 1 course fee.

HEHP 210  Karate I  2 cr.   (1 + 2)  

This course is designed for students and members of the community who wish to learn the mechanics and techniques of karate as a means of developing new activity patterns for health, conditioning and self-defense. Code 2 course fee.

HEHP 225  Contemporary Health  3 cr.  

Students will develop skills needed to meet challenges to their health and optimize their physical and psychological well-being. Topics to be examined include consumer education, fitness, family living, nutrition, mental health, dependency, substance abuse, and infectious and chronic diseases. The focus of the course will be on the importance of critical thinking emphasizing self-empowerment, prevention and understanding of the health impact on human diversity. Code 2 course fee.

HEHP 227  Introduction to Public Health  3 cr.  

This course introduces the student to the current issues in public health today from a local perspective to a global perspective. It includes such areas as community health problems, communicable disease control and the roles of public health professionals including nursing. Code 1 course fee.

HEHP 228  Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries  3 cr.  

This introductory course is designed to instruct students in the care and prevention of athletic injuries. This course is essential for the future physical education teacher, coach or athletic trainer. Instruction in First Aid, taping techniques, hot and cold therapy, and situational practices will be included. Code 2 course fee.

HEHP 237  Sports Officiating  3 cr.  

An elective course designed to teach students and adults of the community the rules and regulations for specific sports and how to apply them in games. Current rules changes will be reviewed and discussed. Some time will be spent on the psychology of officiating, responsibilities of the official, game control techniques, and issues faced by sports officials. Code 2 course fee.

HEHP 238  Management and Rehabilitation of Athletic Injuries  3 cr.  

This course is designed to present information and techniques in the use of therapeutic modalities and exercise. This information will be used to relate theory to practice in order to effectively rehabilitate the injured athlete. Students will not only participate in the classroom, but they will also gain valuable field experience. Code 2 course fee.

HEHP 239  Strength and Conditioning Physiology  3 cr.  

This course is designed to present information and techniques associated with the physiological effects of movement and exercise on the human body. Students will gain valuable knowledge in basic human anatomy, along with the movements for which various musculature are responsible. This information will be used by students to train athletes to reach their greatest level of fitness, as well as prevent athletic injury. Code 2 course fee.

HEHP 252  Nutrition for Fitness and Sport  3 cr.  

This course is designed to improve fitness and athletic abilities for individuals participating in exercise. Students will examine the significance of nutrition, fluid intake, and body composition as well as their relationship to physical performance,with special considerations for age and gender. Students enrolling in the AAS in Nursing program cannot use this course to replace NURS 174: Nutrition. Code 2 course fee.

HEHP 265  Kinesiology  3 cr.  

HEHP 265 is an overview of the study of human motion, structure and function. Principles governing movements related to the muscles, bones, and joints are emphasized. This information will be used to analyze performance and motor skills. Code 2 course fee.

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 130
HEHP 266  Exercise and Health Counseling  3 cr.  

This is a personal trainer certification course designed to develop and enhance clinical and practical fitness assessment and performance skill. The student will learn to properly screen and evaluate individuals for safe participation in an exercise program; design and implement exercise prescriptions for multiple populations; and apply principles of exercise in a personal training environment. A personal training certification is available through the National Council of Strength and Fitness upon successful completion of course requirements. Code 1 course fee.

HEHP 267  Sports Management  3 cr.  

This course will provide students with an introduction to the planning, organizing, and management of sports organizations and facilities. This course provides students with an overview of the sports industry, as well as issues encountered by managers. The course will emphasize how management techniques can be applied to effectively address these issues. Code 1 course fee.

HEHP 290  Health and Human Performance Internship  3 cr.   (0 + 0 + 9)  

This course offers students the opportunity to apply the academic knowledge gained in the classroom to a work environment. By completing internships, students will be involved in emerging workplace trends and enhance their employability. Internships will be directly related to career goals in the areas of health, fitness, sports medicine, and sports management. Students wishing to transfer their internship credits to a four-year baccalaureate program should consult the college or university to which they wish to transfer. Prerequisites: a) Applicants must attain a minimum of 2.5 cumulative grade point average. b) Applicants must have completed HEHP 160 and HEHP 239. c) Applicants must comply with the Ocean County College Internship Guidelines and complete an Internship Application.

Prerequisite(s): HEHP 160 and HEHP 239