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Provides a brief overview of the Human Performance Program, subjects studied, jobs in the field and contact information

Provides a brief overview of the Human Performance Program, subjects studied, jobs in the field and contact information

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  • 1. What do you need to know? Human Performance
  • 2. Some common questions about Human Performance:
    • What is Human Performance?
      • Human Performance is one of many sub-divisions of Kinesiology.
    • What is Kinesiology?
      • Kinesiology is the study of the human body during movement.
      • The mission of the human performance program at ACC is to prepare students to educate people of all ages about the importance of healthy lifestyles, physical activity, and health promotion.
  • 3.  
  • 4. What can I do with a degree in Human Performance?
    • Human Performance graduates enter a variety of careers and graduate programs related to the promotion of healthy lifestyles.
    • These include:
  • 5.  
  • 6.
      • Corporate Wellness & Worksite Health Promotion
      • Health/Wellness Educational Settings
      • Medical/Rehabilitation/Hospitals
      • Elementary/Middle School/High School
      • College/University
      • Professional/Amateur/Community Sport Organizations
      • Commercial Fitness
  • 7.  
  • 8. What would I study?
    • There are many sub-disciplines within Human Performance including anatomy, biomechanics, exercise physiology, motor learning, teaching and coaching, sport & exercise psychology, exercise testing and prescription, and management.
  • 9.  
  • 10. Human Performance Emphases
    • Associate of Applied Science
    • Physical Fitness Specialist
  • 11. Human Performance at Arapahoe
    • Qualified, dedicated faculty
    • Hire teachers who are practitioners
      • Know latest developments / leading edge of their area of expertise
    • Small classes
    • Individualized attention
    • Lots of “hands-on” experience
    • Focus on vocational education
  • 12. What do you need to know?
  • 13. Human Performance at Arapahoe
    • Approximately 40 full time students
    • Largest occupational growth in the next ten years
    • 100% of HUP majors who complete coursework at ACC pass the health and fitness specialist or personal training examination for ACSM.
    • 80% of HUP graduates go on to a four year school to earn their bachelor ‘s degree
  • 14.  
  • 15. High School Preparation Select courses in Science, math, communications, writing and physical education Volunteer health & fitness facilities, recreation centers, local health fairs, special events Employment People of all ages, sizes and abilities Helping profession
  • 16.  
  • 17. Check out our Website:
    • http://www.arapahoe.edu/deptprgrms/hum/index.html
    • Suggested 2 year plans for all human performance majors
    • Information about the human performance curriculum
    • Course descriptions
    • Career opportunities
    • Faculty contact information
    • Fitness Center / Swimming Pool
    • College Admissions and Financial Aid
  • 18. Graduation
  • 19. For more information contact: Sophie Mabry 5900 S. Santa Fe Drive Littleton, CO 80160 303.797.5856 [email_address]