Undergraduate Physical Education Professionl
2015 Fall Term
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INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Physical Education Professionl 165
This course is designed for the beginning student considering a career as a professional physical educator with a Physical Education Broadfield K-12 License or a Health, Human Performanace, Recreation major. The class will focus on the development of a physical education philosophy, career orientation, the history of physical education and sport, and the various sub-disciplines related to the field of physical education.
FUNDAMENTALS OF FLAG FOOTBALL AND TEAM HANDBALL
Physical Education Professionl 171
A course designed to teach the physical education major/minor the basic skills, knowledge, strategies, and mechanical principles relative to flag football and team handball.
FUNDAMENTALS OF BASKETBALL
Physical Education Professionl 172
Designed to teach the physical education major/minor the basic skills, knowledge, strategies, and mechanical principles relative to basketball.
FUNDAMENTALS OF TUMBLING
Physical Education Professionl 173
An activity-centered course designed to provide the physical education major/minor with basic tumbling skills as well as an understanding of the mechanics of movement.
FUNDAMENTALS OF VOLLEYBALL
Physical Education Professionl 174
Designed to teach physical education majors/minors the basic skills, knowledge, strategies and mechanical principles relative to volleyball.
FUNDAMENTALS OF BOWLING AND BADMINTON
Physical Education Professionl 175
Designed to teach the physical education major/minor the basic skills, knowledge, strategies and mechanical principles relative to bowling and badminton.
FUNDAMENTALS OF TRACK AND FIELD
Physical Education Professionl 177
Designed to teach the physical education major/minor the basic skills, knowledge, strategies and mechanical principles relative to track and field.
FUNDAMENTALS OF SOCCER AND SPEEDBALL
Physical Education Professionl 178
A course designed to teach the physical education major/minor the basic skills, knowledge, strategies and mechanical principles relative to soccer and speedball.
FUNDAMENTALS OF RHYTHMS
Physical Education Professionl 200
A course designed to teach movement patterns that will be used in the execution of basic dance steps and dances.
INVESTIGATING COMMUNITY PROFESSIONS IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Physical Education Professionl 209
This course prepare students majoring in Physical Education, who are not pursuing a teaching license, for the required Field Study course. This course provides resources and instruction for designing a plan for professional development and field study placement. Students will visit potential field study sites, interview professionals and develop a resume. Satisfactory/No Credit grade basis only.
FUNDAMENTALS OF APPARATUS
Physical Education Professionl 212
An activity course designed to teach the physical education major/minor the skills necessary for performance on apparatus and an understanding of the mechanical principles involved.
FUNDAMENTALS OF TENNIS
Physical Education Professionl 213
Designed to teach the physical education major/minor the basic skills, knowledge, strategies and mechanical principles relative to tennis.
FUNDAMENTALS OF WEIGHT TRAINING & PHYSICAL FITNESS
Physical Education Professionl 215
A course designed to develop a general understanding of physical fitness programs and the use of weights as a means of developing strength and physical fitness. The course involves surveying weight training and fitness programs and learning when and where each is used.
THEORY OF TEAM AND INDIVIDUAL ACTIVITIES
Physical Education Professionl 240
A course that bridges the gap between participation in and the teaching of team and individual activities.
STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION OF THE HUMAN BODY
Physical Education Professionl 271
Study of the basic structure and function of the human body. Emphasis will be placed on the interrelationships between the systems of the body and their application to human movement.
FIRST AID AND C.P.R.
Physical Education Professionl 281
A study of the human body in relation to accidents and emergency care. A study of the methods of, and the importance of, immediate care of a person who has been injured or has been suddenly taken ill. It includes self-help and home care if medical assistance is not available or is delayed. It includes techniques of cardio-pulmonary resuscitation.
TECHNIQUES OF TEACHING DANCE
Physical Education Professionl 314
A course designed to emphasize techniques of teaching dance and the organization of rhythms and dance programs for the elementary and secondary levels.
PERSONAL TRAINER PROFESSIONAL PREPARATION
Physical Education Professionl 315
This course is designed to provide theoretical knowledge and practical skills in personal training. Topics include guidelines for instructing safe, effective/purposeful exercise, essentials of client-trainer relationship, conducting health and fitness assessments, and designing/implementing appropriate exercise programming. This course will prepare persons to take the ACE National Certification test. Course fee for certification materials required.
TECHNIQUES OF TEACHING GYMNASTICS
Physical Education Professionl 324
A course for physical education majors and minors designed to develop an understanding of progressions in and mechanical skill analysis of tumbling, apparatus, and floor exercise activities to be used in the teaching of gymnastics. It includes hands on teaching experiences.
MOTOR PROGRAMMING FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD
Physical Education Professionl 327
This course is designed for those who plan to work with children in any type of pre-school program. Emphasis will be placed on providing ideas for developmental motor activities that will aid children with their 1) physical coordination, 2) emotional reactions to various experiences, 3) social interactions and, 4) mental development.
PHYSICAL EDUCATION FOR THE CLASSROOM TEACHER
Physical Education Professionl 328
This course is designed for those who plan to work with children middle childhood/early adolescence. Emphasis will be placed on understanding, planning, and teaching a developmentally appropriate and integrative physical activity for children within these ages.
Physical Education Professionl 371
The study of mechanical principles which are essential to the analysis of sport techniques as well as the performance of motor skills. The course includes a review of muscle-skeletal anatomy and the thorough study of human movement.
METHODS OF TEACHING PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Physical Education Professionl 400
This course focuses on the teaching and learning process including selection of content, methods of presentation, class management, supervision, community influences, curriculum planning, professional responsibilities and establishing an environment for learning which includes conflict resolution.
STUDENT TEACHING SEMINAR-PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Physical Education Professionl 410
Restricted to students currently enrolled in Directed Teaching.
HEALTH APPRAISAL AND EXERCISE TESTING
Physical Education Professionl 415
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.
EXERCISE PRESCRIPTION AND LEADERSHIP
Physical Education Professionl 416
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.
ADAPTED PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Physical Education Professionl 475
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.
Physical Education Professionl 492
A course designed to increase the student's understanding of a specific area of recreation through involvement in an off-campus internship at a recognized Physical Education agency or business which is suited to the student's area of interest. Repeatable. Prereq: Junior status or consent of department chair.
HEALTH, HUMAN PERFORMANCE & RECREATION INTERNSHIP
Physical Education Professionl 493
The internship is a culminating learning experience for students studying in Health, Physical Education, and Recreation. This experience allows students the opportunity to practice the application of theory and apply the knowledge acquired through academic preparation. The internship is an in-depth supervised work and study experience, preferably at the supervisor or mid-management level, where the student has a degree of responsibility for planning, directing and supervising the work of others. A desired result of this course design is to stimulate good judgement and sound decisions while improving problem solving, communication, human development and relation building skills.
Physical Education Professionl 498
Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member. Repeatable for a maximum of 3 credits in major/degree.