Undergraduate Physical Education General
2014 Spring Term
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BEGINNING ARCHERY (GP)
Physical Education General 103
An activity course designed to teach the student the fundamental techniques of archery for use as a leisure-time activity.
BEGINNING BADMINTON (GP)
Physical Education General 104
An activity course designed to teach the student the basic skills, knowledges, strategies, and understandings of badminton.
BEGINNING BOWLING (GP)
Physical Education General 108
An activity course designed to develop or improve the fundamental skills of bowling so that bowling can be utilized now, and later in life, as a recreational activity.
BEGINNING GOLF (GP)
Physical Education General 120
To learn the basic skills, rules, and etiquette of golf for use as a leisure-time activity.
INTERMEDIATE GOLF (GP)
Physical Education General 121
An activity course designed to give the student the opportunity to develop and utilize intermediate skills in golf. Students will practice their skills in an actual nine-hole course setting.
Physical Education General 135
This bicycling course is designed for both the beginner to the intermediate rider. A variety of topics will be included: safety, proper size and riding technique, equipment, repairs & amintenance, basic physiological benefits, cycle touring and route development. Trips will be on low traveled roads and bike paths. Bikes and helmets are available.
BEGINNING YOGA (GP)
Physical Education General 141
An activity course which introduces the techniques of performing basic asanas (exercises) and purposeful breathing. Extra emphasis is given to toning the body, using deep muscle isometrics, and concentration in relaxation and better mental attitudes.
INTERMEDIATE YOGA (GP)
Physical Education General 142
An activity course designed which expands on the techniques of performing intermediate asanas and new methods for breathing, massage, and imagery. Special emphasis is given to limbering the body while using deep muscle isometrics, imagery in everyday life, stress reduction, and nutrition designed to improve lifelong health.
BEGINNING SWIMMING (ARC LEVELS III-IV) (GP)
Physical Education General 150
An activity class designed to help the student develop proficiency in the front crawl, back crawl, elementary backstroke, and treading water. The breaststroke and sidestroke are introduced.
INTERMEDIATE SWIMMING (ARC LEVEL V-VI) (GP)
Physical Education General 151
An activity course designed to polish the students front crawl and back crawl, as well as develop proficiency in the breaststroke and sidestroke. The butterfly, approach stroke, turns, and surface dives are introduced.
BEGINNING SKIN AND SCUBA DIVING (GP)
Physical Education General 158
An activity course emphasizing basic skin and scuba diving knowledges, skills, safety precautions, and recreational benefits through 22 hours of classroom and practical work. Successful completion of the course qualifies students for check-out dives and final scuba diver certification. The course is taught under the auspices of the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI).
BEGINNING TENNIS (GP)
Physical Education General 160
An activity course instructing students in the basic fundamentals of tennis. The course consists of learning and practicing six basic strokes. An attempt is made to develop an appreciation and love for the game so the student will participate in the activity after college.
BEGINNING WEIGHT TRAINING (GP)
Physical Education General 167
A course designed to develop a basic understanding of the use of weights as fundamental techniques and skills and to help the individual set up and understand a good program of training.
BEGINNING SELF DEFENSE (GP)
Physical Education General 170
An activity course designed to increase personal fitness, to develop skills in the defense of one's self, and to develop skills to identify crime situations and how to handle them.
BEGINNING TAE KWON DO: KARATE (GP)
Physical Education General 175
An activity course designed to teach the fundamental physical and mental skills of Tae Kwon Do, a Korean style of karate. The course will cover basic blocks, kicks, strikes, and forms, as well as proper breathing techniques and the theory of power. Emphasis will be placed on how karate can be used for self-defense.
INTERMEDIATE TAE KWON DO: KARATE (GP)
Physical Education General 176
An activity course designed to teach the intermediate physical and mental skills of Tae Kwon Do, a Korean martial art. The course will review skills learned in Beginning Tae Kwon Do. Emphasis will be placed on forms and self-defense techniques.
ADVANCED TAE KWON DO (GP)
Physical Education General 178
The course is designed to enhance skills learned in the beginning and intermediate classes along with developing more advanced skills. Students will discuss and practice various advanced techniques, skills, strategies and philosophies in martial arts, along with a constant focus on sound structural basics.
MARTIAL ARTS SPARRING TECHNIQUES (GP)
Physical Education General 179
Course focuses on techniques, strategies, and skills to improve self-defense and martial arts competition.
Physical Education General 183
An activity class to teach students a variety of walking styles and training routines. Students develop a program of exercise walking which best fits their lifestyle and physical fitness needs.
MILITARY CONDITIONING (GP)
Physical Education General 187
An activity course which is an introductory study for men and women of military calisthenics designed to develop both individual fitness and leadership skills essential to the management of an effective organizational physical fitness program.
SWIM FOR FITNESS (GP)
Physical Education General 190
An activity course helping students utilize their swimming skills to develop and maintain fitness; distance, fartlek, interval techniques, and dry land exercises are taught. Out-of-class activity is recommended.
PERSONAL HEALTH AND FITNESS FOR LIFE (GP)
Physical Education General 192
An activity course which develops students understanding of the importance of a healthy lifestyle, while experiencing the choices available. Students will develop a basic understanding of creating and/or assessing healthy and safe exercise program(s) relative to their goals and needs.