Undergraduate Physical Education General
2023 Fall Term
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An activity course designed to teach the student the basic skills, knowledges, strategies, and understandings of badminton.
An activity course designed to develop or improve the fundamental skills of bowling so that bowling can be utilized now, and later in life, as a recreational activity.
A course designed to develop the bowler on the intermediate skill level through intermediate and advanced techniques.
To learn the basic skills, rules, and etiquette of golf for use as a leisure-time activity.
This bicycling course is designed for both the beginner to the intermediate rider. A variety of topics will be included: safety, proper size and riding technique, equipment, repairs & amintenance, basic physiological benefits, cycle touring and route development. Trips will be on low traveled roads and bike paths. Bikes and helmets are available.
An activity course which introduces the techniques of performing basic asanas (exercises) and purposeful breathing. Extra emphasis is given to toning the body, using deep muscle isometrics, and concentration in relaxation and better mental attitudes.
An activity course designed which expands on the techniques of performing intermediate asanas and new methods for breathing, massage, and imagery. Special emphasis is given to limbering the body while using deep muscle isometrics, imagery in everyday life, stress reduction, and nutrition designed to improve lifelong health.
BEGINNING SWIMMING (ARC LEVELS III-IV)
An activity class designed to help the student develop proficiency in the front crawl, back crawl, elementary backstroke, and treading water. The breaststroke and sidestroke are introduced.
An activity course instructing students in the basic fundamentals of tennis. The course consists of learning and practicing six basic strokes. An attempt is made to develop an appreciation and love for the game so the student will participate in the activity after college.
BEGINNING WEIGHT TRAINING
A course designed to develop a basic understanding of the use of weights as fundamental techniques and skills and to help the individual set up and understand a good program of training.
An activity class to teach students a variety of walking styles and training routines. Students develop a program of exercise walking which best fits their lifestyle and physical fitness needs.
An activity course which is an introductory study for men and women of military calisthenics designed to develop both individual fitness and leadership skills essential to the management of an effective organizational physical fitness program.
PERSONAL HEALTH AND FITNESS FOR LIFE
An activity course which develops students understanding of the importance of a healthy lifestyle, while experiencing the choices available. Students will develop a basic understanding of creating and/or assessing healthy and safe exercise program(s) relative to their goals and needs.
OUTDOOR RECREATION AND HEALTH
Outdoor adventure and time in nature provide important wellness benefits that can be integrated into the college experience and that can lead to healthy life-long behaviors. This hybrid course explores local outdoor adventure opportunities, health benefits of visiting protected areas, and strategies for reducing recreation impact on the environment. This course involves weekly outdoor experiences in order to help students learn basic outdoor adventure skills that prepare them to find and carry out their own outdoor adventures in the future.