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Graduate Physical Education Professionl

2012 Fall Term

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3 Units

METHODS OF TEACHING PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Physical Education Professionl 600

Techniques of teaching physical education including selection of content, methods of presentation, class management, supervision, community influences, curriculum planning and professional responsibilities.


3 Units

HEALTH APPRAISAL AND EXERCISE TESTING

Physical Education Professionl 615

Theoretical considerations and practical applications of health appraisal and exercise testing. Includes the use of written health appraisal instruments, tests of muscular strength, endurance and flexibility, tests of aerobic capacity, pulmonary function testing, electrocardiography and graded exercise testing. Applications for healthy populations, medical populations and special populations.


3 Units

EXERCISE PRESCRIPTION AND LEADERSHIP

Physical Education Professionl 616

Theoretical considerations and practical applications of exercise prescription and leadership. Includes risk stratification, prescription techniques, program progression, exercise leadership, health counseling and program administration. Applications for healthy populations, medical populations and special populations.


3 Units

ADAPTED PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Physical Education Professionl 675

A study of the problems of the atypical child in relation to the physical education activity program. Emphasis is placed on the atypical child in the public school. Areas studied include postural deviations, orthopedic and neurological disabilities, sensory handicaps, the mentally handicapped and the behaviorally deviant child.


0.5-6 Units

WORKSHOP IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Physical Education Professionl 690

Variable topics. Group activity oriented presentations emphasizing `hands on` and participatory instructional techniques.


3 Units

TRENDS IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Physical Education Professionl 710

Designed to improve instruction through an analysis of current objectives, new materials, revised curriculum and methods, current literature, current legislation, and organization of physical education within school and related learning laboratories.


3 Units

BEST PRACTICES FOR TEACHING PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Physical Education Professionl 714

Designed to improve teaching skills and instruction through an analysis of current effective teaching literature, including the knowledge base for becoming an effective physical education teacher, concepts of preventative management behaviors and discipline strategies, curriculum, assessment and planning for effective instruction, and skills and strategies for delivering effective physical education programs.


1-6 Units

PRACTICUM

Physical Education Professionl 793

Prereq: Graduate status, application and interview, completion of 9 credits at UW-Whitewater, and designated curriculum check sheet requirements. (Not to be used for first-time certification)


1-3 Units

INDIVIDUAL STUDIES

Physical Education Professionl 798

Study of selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member.


1-6 Units

THESIS RESEARCH

Physical Education Professionl 799

Students must complete a Thesis Proposal Form in the Graduate Studies Office before registering for this course.

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