2023 Fall Term
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INTRODUCTION TO COACHING
A course designed to introduce undergraduate students to the profession of coaching. The nature of the profession, qualifications, skills and issues relative to the profession will be explored.
APPLICATION OF MECHANICAL PRINCIPLES TO COACHING
This course is designed as an introductory course to the fundamentals of movement.
BASIC STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING FOR SPORTS
This course is designed to give the student the knowledge needed to develop an agility, endurance, and strength program for all sports.
PSYCHO-SOCIAL ASPECTS OF COACHING
A study of the social and psychological factors that impact athletic performance. Theoretical and applied perspectives will be explored from a coaching framework.
COACHING OF COMMUNITY SPONSORED SPORTS
Designed for men and women who wish to take part in the coaching of community sponsored sports. The role of community sponsored sports in the total picture of a young person's development, the organization and administration, and the actual coaching of community sponsored sports will be covered.
ADVANCED TOPICS IN STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING
The course teaches students how to design strength and conditioning programs for tactical populations, including military, police, fire, and rescue personnel. Additional topics include emerging training theories and modalities. Upon completion, students will be prepared to pursue a credential in tactical strength and conditioning facilitation.
STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING PROGRAM DESIGN
This course will teach students how to develop sport-specific strength and conditioning programs, with a specific emphasis on creation of periodized programs. Students will learn how to manipulate training variables across multi-year training cycles, in order to achieve peak performance in strength, speed, and endurance.
COACHING OF BASKETBALL
This course is designed for those men and women who wish to become basketball coaches. The administration, organization, and management principles, as well as rules, techniques of individual and team play, strategy, psychology, and problems of coaching are pursued through lectures, discussions, practices, and demonstrations.
COACHING OF WRESTLING
This course is designed to provide the knowledge and skills essential to the coaching of competitive wrestling.
ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETICS
This course is designed for those individuals who wish to become athletic coaches or administrators. The organization and administration of an athletic program will be covered.
PREVENTION AND CARE OF ATHLETIC INJURIES
This course is designed to give the student the knowledge needed to develop agility, endurance, and strength programs for all sports.
PRACTICUM IN ATHLETIC TRAINING
A course designed to give the prospective student trainer actual experience in the training room, working with athletes.
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.
FIELD STUDY IN COACHING
Field study in coaching provides undergraduate students with a supervised capstone experience in coaching. Students will be placed with department approved university/public/private/community teams/programs to obtain practical experience in the sport(s) of their choice. The site selection will be consistent with the professional objectives selected by the student.