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Physical Education (HHP)


2010-2012 Catalog

Physical Education (HHP)

100 Sports Conditioning (1) Physical skills and stamina needed to participate in varsity sports. Not applicable toward a major or minor in Health and Human Performance. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. F10, S11, F11, S12

102 Health and Wellness (3) Basic knowledge and understanding of health and critical thinking that provides students with the opportunity to develop and implement a plan for reaching their optimal level of functioning physically, emotionally, socially, mentally, spiritually, environmentally and occupationally. Does not count toward a major or minor in Health and Human Performance. Note: Students with medical restrictions should contact the HHP 102 lab coordinator before the first lab session. Physical Education majors and minors must earn a grade of C or better in HHP 102. F10, S11, F11, S12

110 Introduction to HHP Majors/Minors (1) Summary of the catalog course schedules, careers, and professional opportunities available to the HHP majors and minors. Advisors will be assigned and a tentative four-year plan will be developed. Scientific and professional organizations, professional journals, certifications, resumes and the job search process will be given consideration. Selected guest presenters will provide insight into career options. F10, F11

113 Level II and Level III Swimming Certification (Beginning and Advanced Beginning) (1) Level II covers primary skills for the beginner. Level III introduces stroke readiness.

117 Alpine Skiing (1) Basic skills, techniques, conditioning, strategy, and safety of alpine skiing.

119 Skating (.5) Basic skills, techniques, conditioning, strategy, and safety of ice skating.

125 Basketball (.5) Basic skills, techniques, safety, conditioning, strategy, and rules of basketball emphasizing the competencies needed in teaching. F10, F11

126 Field Sports, Team Handball and Flag Football (.5) Basic skills, techniques, safety, conditioning, strategy, and rules of team sports and team handball emphasizing the competencies needed in teaching. F10, F11

127 Soccer (.5) Basic skills, techniques, safety, conditioning, strategy, and rules of soccer emphasizing the competencies needed in teaching. F10, F11

128 Softball (.5) Basic skills, techniques, safety, conditioning, strategy, and rules of softball emphasizing the competencies needed in teaching. S11, S12

130 Volleyball (.5) Basic skills, techniques, safety, conditioning, strategy, and rules of volleyball emphasizing the competencies needed in teaching. F10, F11

133 Folk-Square Dance (2) Fundamentals of various styles and techniques of movement and dance. F10, F11

136 Social Dance (1) Fundamentals of various styles and techniques of movement and dance.  F10, F11

158 Responding to Emergencies and Safety Education (2) Provides the knowledge and skills necessary in an emergency to help sustain life and minimize pain and the consequences of injury or sudden illness until medical help arrives. Emphasis also given to prevention of injuries and illness, with a focus on personal health and safety. American Red Cross certification for CPR and Advanced First Aid awarded with successful completion of the American Red Cross requirements. S11, S12

160 Introduction to Health Science (2) Interdisciplinary review of the 10 content areas of health and allied health terminology. F10, F11

181 Self Defense (1) Basic skills, techniques, safety, conditioning, and strategy of self defense.

182 Weight Training (1) Basic skills, techniques, safety, conditioning, strategy for weight training.

185 Racquetball (1) Basic skills, techniques, safety, conditioning, strategy, and rules of racquetball.

186 Shooting Sports: Riflery (1) Basic skills, techniques, safety, conditioning, strategy, and rules of riflery.

187 Shooting Sports: Pistols (1) Basic skills, techniques, safety, conditioning, strategy, and rules of pistol shooting.

188 Riding (1) Basic skills, techniques, safety, conditioning, and strategy of riding.

203 Group Fitness (1) Active participation in group exercises that promote cardiovascular endurance, muscle strength and flexibility. Prerequisite: HHP 102 or instructor consent. F10, S11, F11, S12

204 Aqua Dynamics (1) Individual fitness through specific aquatic activities. Prerequisite: HHP 102.

213 Level IV and V (Intermediate) American Red Cross Certification and Basic Water Safety (1) Level IV covers stroke development and increases swimmer endurance. Level V involves refinement and coordination of key strokes. Also introduces basic water safety skills. Prerequisite: HHP 113 (Level III)

217 Curling-Broomball (.5) Basic skills, techniques, safety, conditioning, strategy, and rules of curling and broomball for teaching. F10, F11

218 Cross-Country Ski-Snowshoe (.5) Basic skills, techniques, safety, conditioning, strategy, and rules of cross country, skiing/snowshoeing for teaching. S11, S12

233 Elementary School Human Performance Activities: Children's Games (2) Various activities pertinent to elementary school children, with emphasis on teaching and class management. Prerequisite: HHP 133. F10, F11

234 Elementary School Human Performance Activities: Children's Tumbling (1) Various activities pertinent to elementary school children, with emphasis on teaching and class management. Prerequisites: HHP 110, 133. S11, S12

235 Elementary School Human Performance Activities: Children's Rhythms (2) Various activities pertinent to elementary school children, with emphasis on teaching and class management. Prerequisite HHP 133. S11, S12

241 Coaching of Specific Sport: Volleyball (2) Theory and techniques, safety, strategy, training schedules, coaching methods and conditioning of volleyball. F10

242 Coaching of Specific Sport: Football (2) Theory and techniques, safety, strategy, training schedules, coaching methods and conditioning of football. 

243 Coaching of Specific Sport: Basketball (2) Theory and techniques, safety, strategy, training schedules, coaching methods and conditioning of basketball. F11

244 Coaching of Specific Sports: Track and Field/Cross-Country (2) Theory and techniques, safety, strategy, training schedules, coaching methods and conditioning for all aspects of track and field plus cross-country. 

245 Coaching of Specific Sports: Baseball-Softball (2) Theory and techniques, safety, strategy, training schedules, coaching methods and conditioning. S11

246 Coaching of Specific Sports: Soccer (2) Theory and techniques, safety, strategy, training schedules, coaching methods and conditioning.

249 Coaching of Specific Sports: Ice Hockey (2) Theory and techniques, safety, strategy, training schedules, coaching methods and conditioning of ice hockey.

250 Coaching Fieldwork (1-5) Experience in coaching sports activities. Each credit equals approximately 36 hours of on-the-job coaching. Instructor consent required. F10, S11, F11, S12

252 Essentials of Care and Prevention in Athletic Training (2) Theory and laboratory experience in prevention, treatment and care of injuries that occur in conjunction with physical activity. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. F10, S11, F11, S12

264 Human Structure and Function (3) Physiological and anatomical facts and concepts are reviewed, including basic principles, chemistry, the cell, tissues, the integumentary, skeletal, nervous and the muscular systems. A virtual digital laboratory (0) presentation examines the above systems and topics through cadaver dissections, animations, histological observations and radiological imaging. Prerequisite: HHP 160 highly recommended. F10, F11

265 Human Structure and Function (3) Physiological and anatomical facts and concepts are reviewed, including the blood, endocrine, cardiovascular, digestive, respiratory, lymphatic, and urinary systems, immunity, water and acid-base balance. A virtual digital laboratory (0) presentation examines the above systems and topics through cadaver dissections, animations, histological observations and radiological imaging. Prerequisite: HHP 160 highly recommended. S11, S12

267 Introduction to Mental Health and Stress Management (3) Explores the mind-body link in stress management, mental health and individual wellness. Subjects include emotional well-being, mental illness, life crises, stress, and healthy stress management. Prerequisite: HHP 102.  F10, F11

275 Tennis-Racquetball (1) Basic skills, techniques, safety, conditioning, strategy and rules of tennis and racquetball emphasizing individual competencies for teaching purposes. F10, F11

276 Archery (.5) Basic skills, techniques, safety, conditioning, strategy and rules of archery emphasizing individual competencies for teaching purposes. F10, F11

277 Badminton and Recreational Net Games (.5) Basic skills, techniques, safety, conditioning, strategy and rules of badminton and recreational net games emphasizing individual competencies for teaching purposes. S11, S12

278 Golf (.5) Basic skills, techniques, safety, conditioning, strategy and rules of golf emphasizing individual competencies for teaching purposes. S11, S12

279 Tennis (1) Basic skills, techniques, safety, conditioning, strategy and rules of tennis emphasizing individual competencies for teaching purposes.

280 Track and Field (1) Theory and techniques, safety, strategy, training schedules, coaching methods, conditioning, psychology, and other aspects of all levels of track and cross country.  S11, S12

282  Introduction to Physical Assessment and Exercise Evaluation (1) Basic laboratory, clinical, and field evaluation skills used in health and fitness, exercise physiology and physical education.  Skills include health and risk assessment, cardiopulmonary evaluation, body composition, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility and general anthrometrics. Also covers metabolic equations and an introduction to common medications encountered by exercise professionals. This is a hands-on class which prepares the student for the exercise physiology class. F10, S11, F11, S12

300 Varsity Sports (1) Intensive study and practice of fundamentals and team play in varsity sports. Will not count toward Health and Human Performance major or minor. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. F10, S11, F11, S12

303 Personal Trainer (2) Covers requirements needed to design, implement and supervise a professional exercise program for healthy adults and individuals with special health concerns.  Entry level requirements, per the American Council on Exercise (ACE), will be the directive in this course, which will enable students to pursue ACE Personal Trainer Certification.  Components covered: Exercise science, principles and methods of training, adherence and motivational techniques, kinesiology and anatomy. Students also learn about other NCCA certifications that will help broaden their professional ability. Independent pursuit of ACE Group Fitness Certification is also a possibility, see instructor for details. Prerequisites: HHP 110, 158, 160, 203, 264, 265, 282 or instructor consent. S11, S12

304 Principles of Aqua-Dynamics (2) Practical applications of the principles of directing aerobic aquatic activities, including components of fitness, physiological-psychological benefits of aerobic activity, training methods and teaching techniques. Prerequisites: HHP 102, 110, 158, 203, 264, 265.

312 Lifeguard Training (1) American Red Cross program designed to qualify a person to serve as a non-surf lifeguard. Students must pass the timed 300-yard swim with specified strokes and brick retrieval tests on first class meeting. Prerequisites: HHP 110, 158. Note: Non-HHP majors not required to take HHP 110. F10, F11, and on demand.

313 Level VI, VII American Red Cross Advanced Swimming and Emergency Water Safety (1)  Refining strokes to enable swimming efficiency and long-distance swimming. Students also engage in a variety of aquatic activities and water safety techniques. Prerequisite: HHP 110. Note: Non-HHP majors not required to take HHP 110. 

314 Scuba (2) Classroom work and water training required for taking open-water dive.

317 Advanced Winter Sports (1) Instruction and participation in advanced levels of winter sport activities. Prerequisite: HHP 110.

321/521 Adapted Human Performance (PE) (2) Activity selection, curricular development and program implementation in teaching exceptional/special needs students. Includes hands-on intervention with exceptional/special needs students. Prerequisite:  HHP 102, 110.  F10, F11

330 Teaching High School Human Performance (PE) Activities (1) Analysis of the methods and principles involved in teaching wellness concepts and weight training at the secondary school level. Students engage in starting a professional portfolio. In-school supervision hours required.  Prerequisite: Junior standing. F10, F11

332 Motor Learning (3) Perceptual and motor learning concepts associated with skill development. Prerequisite: HHP 102, 110, 264, 265. S11, S12

335 Sports Medicine Laboratory I (3) In-depth study of prevention, evaluation, care, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries pertaining to physical activity. Special emphasis on evaluation and rehabilitation of specific body regions in conjunction with the healing process. Prerequisite: HHP 110, 252.

336 Sports Medicine Laboratory II (3) Continuation course in prevention, evaluation, care and treatment of injuries as they pertain to physical activity. Special emphasis on the role of evaluation and the use of physical agents in conjunction with the healing process. Prerequisite: HHP 110, 335.

337 Practicum in HHP 102 Lab (1-2) Experience under supervision in leadership of fitness programs. Prerequisite: HHP 110, 282, 264, 265, and current certification in Adult CPR/AED. F10, S11, F11, S12

338 Methods and Curriculum in Health Promotion (Health Education) (3) Curriculum development and teaching of health in the K-12 schools. Students develop unit plans including daily lesson plans. Opportunities to practice. Prerequisite: HHP 110. Must have taken PPST.  S11

339 Methods and Curriculum in Secondary Physical Education (3) Teaching methods, materials and fundamental principles in curriculum development for secondary physical educators. Prerequisite: HHP 110. Must have taken PPST. S11, S12

340/540 Organization and Administration of Human Performance, Allied Health and Athletics (3) Techniques, procedures, and principles of organizing and administering human performance, allied health and athletic programs. Emphasizes administrative structure, legal liability, and facilities management. Prerequisite: HHP 110, junior standing, minimum of 20 credits in major area. F10, F11, S12

341/541 Principles and Theory of Coaching (2) Analysis of the role of the coach, including the latest information concerning legal liability, administration and organizational responsibilities; various coaching philosophies, diverse personalities of athletes, developing team cohesion, psychology of coaching and teaching techniques. Prerequisite: HHP 102, 110, sophomore standing. S11, S12

352 Principles of Athletic Training (2) Advanced investigation into the care and prevention of injuries that occur with physical activity. A sports medicine approach into the areas of recognition, management, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries related to athletic, recreational and occupational activity. Prerequisite: HHP 110, 252 with a grade of B or better.

362/562 Kinesiology (2) A review of the basic principles of human biomechanics including an emphasis on the musculoskeletal system and its levers which generate torque to facilitate movement. Prerequisite:  HHP 110, 264. S11, S12

363/563 Exercise Physiology (3) Introductory lecture and laboratory course examining the acute and chronic physiological responses to exercise. The lecture portion covers the sub-cellular and metabolic responses to exercise, followed by the systemic responses (neuromuscular, endocrine, cardiopulmonary) as well as body composition, environmental factors, gender, aging and training principles. The laboratory section allows students to accent the lecture portion with hands-on laboratory experiences. Prerequisites: HHP 110, 282, 264, 265, or BIOL 270, 280. F10, S11, F11, S12 

366/566 Principles of Nutrition (3) Lecture-discussion course covering the basics of human nutrition including the macro and micro nutrients, the role of nutrition in health, weight loss and weight gain practices, erogenic aids and supplements. Also addresses nutrition through the lifespan and global implications. Students required to complete a comprehensive research paper.  Prerequisites: HHP 110, 264, 265 or BIOL 270, 280. F10, F11

367/567 Human Sexuality (3) Covers the biological, sociological, and psychological dimensions of human sexuality. Special emphasis on the education aspects. Prerequisite: HHP 102, 110.  S11, S12

368/568 Drugs, Health and Human Behavior (3) Current, accurate and documented information about drugs and their use and abuse. Attention given to understanding drug abuse, family, prevention, intervention, treatment, and drug-specific information. Prerequisite: HHP 102, 110.  S11, S12

372/572 Consumer Health (2) Principles of consumerism are discussed and analyzed with regard to health care products and interventions. Prerequisite: HHP 110. S11, S12 

376 Advanced Individual Sports (1-6) Instruction and participation in advanced levels of individual and dual sports.

412 Lifeguard Training Instructor (1) American Red Cross program to qualify an individual to teach the American Red Cross Water Safety course. Prerequisites: HHP 110, meet current ARC prerequisite for Lifeguard Instructor Training. Note: Non-HHP majors are not required to take HHP 110.

413 Water Safety Instructor (WSI) (2) American Red Cross program to qualify an individual to teach the ARC Swimming courses. Prerequisite: HHP 110, meet current ARC prerequisite for Water Safety Instructor. Non-HHP majors are not required to take HHP 110. Current First Aid/CPR/AED certification required. S11, S12

414 Scuba-Open Water Certification (2) Open-water dive requirements for certification. Prerequisite: HHP 314 or equivalent.

417 Programs of Certification in Winter Sports Activities-Instructor's Training: Skiing (2) Program of certification by National Organization for Winter Sports.

421Assessment of the Exceptional Child in Human Performance (PE) (2) Federal and state laws pertaining to the education of exceptional/special needs students, knowledge of the major characteristics of the disability areas, process for referral, placement and programming, and mainstreaming. Concurrent enrollment in HHP 422 for at least one credit is required. Prerequisite: HHP 110, 321. S11, S12

422/622 Adaptive Human Performance (PE) Fieldwork (1-8) Work experience with exceptional/special needs individuals. Each credit equals approximately 36 hours of on-the-job experience outside the university. Prerequisite: HHP 110, 321. S11, S12

423 Adaptive Aquatics (.5) Work experience with exceptional/special needs individuals in an aquatic environment. Prerequisite: HHP 110. F10, F11, and on demand.

424/624 Coaching Students with Special Needs (1-4) Theory, principles and practical application of coaching sports for exceptional/special needs students. F10, F11, and on demand.

435 Theories of Human Performance for the Elementary School (3) (For Human Performance majors.) Theory and practice of the various activities in the elementary human performance program as well as curriculum development. School observation required. Prerequisite: Junior standing and admission to the Teacher Education Program. F10, F11

437 Practicum in Human Performance (1-16) Experience under direct supervision in teaching human performance activities. Prerequisite: HHP 110

438/638 Measurement and Evaluation for Human Performance (2)  Introduction to the field of measurement, evaluation and research in human performance. Students are required to complete an independent research project related to their intended profession. Basics of a research proposal, Institutional Review Board and power point presentations are covered. Prerequisite: HHP 110, MATH 102 or equivalent and junior standing in Human Performance. A course in basic statistics is highly recommended. S11, S12

456/656 Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology (2) Psychological and scientific principles as they pertain to understanding participants, sport and exercise environments, group processes, and performance, enhancing health and well-being and facilitating psychological growth and development. Prerequisite: HHP 110. F10, F11

458 Certification of Health Areas (1-12) Credit for certification by recognized external health agencies: American Heart Association, American Red Cross, NREMT, CHES, ACE, ACSM, NSCA and CSCS. Prerequisite: HHP 110 and consent of instructor. F10, S11, F11, S12

460/660 Cardiovascular Diagnostics (3) Introductory survey of theoretical considerations and practical applications of electrocardiography and other cardiac interventions. Prerequisites: HHP 110, 282, 265. HHP 363 is recommended. F10, F11

463 Practicum in Fitness Lab (1-2) Practical and professional application relevant to organization, equipment maintenance, test administration, and interpretation of fitness programs in corporate. community, school settings. Prerequisite: HHP 110 and consent of instructor.

469/669 Pathophysiology of Disease: Prevention and Control (3) Introductory course of basic pathophysiology including epidemiological basics, infectious and non-infectious diseases, systemic responses, and an in-depth study of the leading causes of death in the United States and Canada (coronary heart disease, cancer, pulmonary disease), as well as common disorders (muscular, skeletal, neurological, gastrointestinal, urological and reproductive systems.) Students are required to complete a comprehensive research paper. Prerequisite: HHP 110, 264, 265. S11, S12

470/670 Community and Environmental Health (3) Survey of health and environmental issues as they relate to the global community. The organizations, resources and personnel involved in promotion and maintenance of the health of a community. Also examines health education theories as they relate to creating a professional health promotion plan. Prerequisite: HHP 102, 110, and junior standing. F10, F11

471/671 Senior Seminar: Community Health Promotion (3) Development, implementation, and administration of community health promotion programs. Prerequisite: HHP 110 and senior standing or consent of instructor.

490/690 Independent Study (1-6) Intensive investigation of various phases, trends and/or programs in health or human performance. Each student presents a thorough paper on a selected phase, trend or problem in human performance. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor or junior standing, and 3.0 grade point average. F10, S11, F11, S12

491/691 Fieldwork (1-12) Varied opportunities to work in field settings. Each credit equals approximately 36 hours of on-the-job experience outside the university. Normally open to juniors and seniors. Prerequisite: HHP 110 and consent of instructor. F10, S11, F11, S12

492/692 Experiential Learning (1-12) Credit for certain non-classroom experiences on campus. Normally open to juniors and seniors. Credit for experience is normally sought prior to its occurrence. Prerequisite: HHP 110 and consent of instructor. F10, S11, F11, S12

493 Special/Student-Initiated Seminar (1-6) Specially designed seminar or student-initiated seminar when there is sufficient student interest.

494/694 Workshop (1-8) Short-term, activity/health-oriented course in a specialized area. Prerequisite: HHP 110 and consent of instructor required. F10, S11, F11, S12

495/695 Current Topics Seminar (1-12) Advanced seminar on major contemporary developments in the area of human performance and athletics.

496/696 Internship (10-20) On-the-job experience with community agencies to provide students with realistic opportunities to apply their skills to practical problems. A student must work at a site a minimum of 400 hours to receive internship credit. Prerequisite: Consent of HHP field experiences director. F10, S11, F11, S12

700 Research Seminar on the Methodology of Wellness (3) Advanced seminar to instruct students on the procedures and sources for obtaining the latest information in the field and to provide a forum for discussion of advances in the field. Emphasis on library research, bibliographic data retrieval, writing a seminar paper, and oral presentation of the seminar paper. Instructor consent required. 

701 Legal Liability in Human Performance and Athletics (3) Case study approach to liabilities that may be encountered by schools and community agencies in their human performance, athletic, intramural and recreational programs. Interpretation of legal precedents and their implications for the organization and management of sports, including, equipment, facilities, supervision, transportation, and handling of injuries. Instructor consent required. 

702 Administration of Athletics (3) Independent study of the administrative techniques, policies and procedures necessary to successfully administer athletic programs, including current administrative problems.

703 Supervision of Human Performance (3) History, philosophy, principles and techniques of supervising human performance in the elementary and secondary schools. Professional qualities and preparation of supervisors of student teachers in human performance will also be included. Instructor consent required. 

704 Human Performance Curriculum Development (3) Current types of instructional programs in elementary, middle and senior high schools. Emphasizes techniques of planning functional human performance curricula considering facilities and staff. Instructor consent required.

 

 

 


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