Course Code: SPHS697 Course ID: 4688 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate
This course requires students to complete a culminating research project based from theories, research methods and analytical skills, and substantive knowledge obtained through their master's curriculum in sports and health sciences. Research options involve concepts and applications covered throughout the student's learning experience in the master's curriculum; including bioenergetics of exercise and training, techniques in exercise, program design and prescription, and administration of testing and assessment of fitness, health, and wellness. NOTE: This course may not be taken until all other courses are COMPLETED and student has a 3.0 GPA.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|11/30/20 - 04/30/21||05/03/21 - 06/27/21||Spring 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
|12/28/20 - 06/04/21||06/07/21 - 08/01/21||Spring 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
|01/25/21 - 07/02/21||07/05/21 - 08/29/21||Summer 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
|02/22/21 - 07/30/21||08/02/21 - 09/26/21||Summer 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
|03/29/21 - 09/03/21||09/06/21 - 10/31/21||Summer 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:
LO1: Apply qualitative and quantitative research practices to relevant issues and problems in sports and health sciences.
LO2: Assess scholarly research relevant to the field of sports and health sciences.
LO3: Culminate graduate-student experience through investigative properties of a research project relating to specific concepts in the discipline of sports and health sciences.
LO4: Illustrate the central role of the bodies energy systems with muscular activity.
LO5: Analyze principles of exercise test selection, implementation, and assessment.
|Forum 1||5.00 %|
|Forum 2||5.00 %|
|Forum 3||5.00 %|
|Forum 6||5.00 %|
|Forum 7||5.00 %|
|Week 2 Capstone Project Creative Idea Selection||5.00 %|
|Week 4 Capstone Project Literature Review||10.00 %|
|Week 5 Capstone Project Outline||10.00 %|
|Final Project||50.00 %|
|Week 8 Capstone Project Final Manuscript||50.00 %|
Required Course Material: Capstone Manual
Open source material provided throughout course
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.
APUS APA Style Guide
How to Develop a Thesis Statement
|Book Title:||Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.*|
Not current for future courses.