Undergraduate Physical Education Professionl
2013 Summer Term
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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 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.
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.
ADVANCED PHYSIOLOGY OF EXERCISE
Physical Education Professionl 472
Theoretical considerations and laboratory experiences in physiology of exercise at an advanced level. Includes exercise biochemistry, biochemical analysis, environmental considerations, exercise histochemistry, cardiorespiratory considerations, animal experimentation, electromyography and aids to performance.
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.
HEALTH PROMOTION MANAGEMENT
Physical Education Professionl 480
Theoretical considerations and practical applications of management, operations and programs for health promotion organizations. Begins with the planning, design, financing and construction of health promotion facilities. Includes the hiring and organization of staff members, the development and marketing of special programs and the administration and finance of health promotion organizations.
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.
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.