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Undergraduate Physical Education Professionl

2022 Summer Term

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4 Units

STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION OF THE HUMAN BODY I

PEPROF 201

This course is designed to study the basic anatomy and function of bones, muscles and joints throughout the body. Through lectures and labs, emphasis will be placed on the interrelationships between the structure and function of the body and its application to human movement.


3 Units

ASSESSMENT IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION

PEPROF 260

A study of principles and techniques used to evaluate pupil progress in PE through a survey of available testing instruments and the use of statistics. This course is designed to develop the assessment literacy skills of PETE majors. The ability to collect, analyze, evaluate and present data accurately will be developed. Meaningful ways that assessment links to accountability are presented.


3 Units

NUTRITION FOR HEALTH

PEPROF 282

The course helps students plan, evaluate, and analyze dietary intake based on sound nutritional guidelines, principles, and knowledge for the purpose of health enhancement, improved mental and physical performance, and decreasing risk of disease.


3 Units

TEACHING COOPERATIVE/ADVENTURE/OUTDOOR EDUCATION

PEPROF 345

This course introduces models and activities of including cooperative, initiative games, adventure and outdoor education activities. Students will learn how to implement the games and activities with different ages and varying abilities in elementary and secondary physical education programs.


3 Units

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND RECREATION FOR SPECIAL POPULATIONS

PEPROF 361

This course introduces concepts of therapeutic recreation practice, including the history of the profession, current trends, and an overview of various disabilities and disorders across the lifespan. Students will have opportunities to develop the skills and abilities necessary to work with persons with disabilities through field-based activities.


3 Units

TEACHING FITNESS IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION

PEPROF 365

This course introduces the foundations and components of health-related, skills based, and performance based fitness, as well as appropriate curriculum and equipment for K-12 programming, effective teaching principles, and assessment of physical activity and fitness.


3 Units

EXERCISE PRESCRIPTION AND LEADERSHIP

PEPROF 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.


3 Units

CAPSTONE: RESEARCH IN THE PERFORMANCE SCIENCES

PEPROF 481

This is the capstone course for the Human Performance major. Students will complete a research project based on a topic from one of the core courses they wish to examine in greater depth. The course will blend research methods content with practical application by bringing students through the research proposal preparation process and mentoring students through the project implementation process.


1-12 Units

FIELD STUDY

PEPROF 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.


6-12 Units

HEALTH, HUMAN PERFORMANCE & RECREATION INTERNSHIP

PEPROF 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.

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