2017 Fall Term
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CHILDREN AND SPORTS
Explores the historical perspective and the present controversy surrounding children in competitive sports. Future directions of competitive sport for children will be a major focus.
LEGAL ASPECTS OF SPORT AND RECREATION ACTIVITIES
This course will examine the complexities of sport and recreation litigation, primarily focused on educational institutions. Students will use this knowledge to aid their professional growth in the fields of sport and recreation activity. Topics such as risk management, contracts, liability, and policy development will provide a better understanding of the law with respect to challenges encountered by sport and recreation professionals.
PRINCIPLES OF PSYCHOLOGY APPLIED TO COACHING
The course will include an in-depth examination of the psychological factors that impact individuals and their performance in the athletic setting. Theoretical and applied parameters will be extensively studied from a coaching perspective. The coach will develop intervention strategies, techniques and skills to enhance their psychological effectiveness in the athletic domain. PREREQ: 3 credits of psychology as an undergraduate student and at least one year of coaching experience or consent of the instructor.
Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member.
Students must complete a Thesis Proposal Form in the Graduate Studies Office before registering for this course.