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PHED - Physical Education Courses

There are 26 courses in this subject. View all course listings.
PHED 106
0.50 cr.
Golf

Additional fees required.

PHED 107
0.50 cr.
Bowling

Additional fees required.

PHED 110
0.50 cr.
Downhill Skiing

Additional fees required.

PHED 120
1.00 cr.
Aerobic Conditioning

Principles and practice of safe aerobic exercise.

PHED 121
1.00 cr.
Introduction to Team Games

This course will introduce the student to basketball, soccer, and volleyball. Intended to increase skill, strategy and knowledge through lecture and active participation.

PHED 122
1.00 cr.
Introduction to Lifetime Sports

This course will introduce the student to badminton, racquetball, and tennis. Intended to increase skill, strategy and knowledge through lecture and active participation.

PHED 124
1.00 cr.
Weight Training

Principles and practice of safe resistance training.

PHED 215
2.00 cr.
Developing Life Skills

A study of the interconnected dimensions that make up the human wellness concept. Designed to encourage and activate self-responsibility through knowledge of physical fitness, wellness and lifestyle management. Additional fees required.

PHED 216
2.00 cr.
Introduction to PE and Recreation

This foundational course will broaden the student's understanding of how the philosophies, ethics, and programs of physical education and sport evolved, as well as present the current status of these fields. The student will discover the diversity of physical education and sport and the wealth of careers available in this field. Open to students with sophomore status or above.

PHED 220
2.00 cr.
Outdoor Recreation Leadership

This course provides the fundamental knowledge, skills, and experience essential for leadership in outdoor recreational activities. The course includes outdoor field experiences such as orienteering, backpacking, hiking, and camping.

PHED 300
2.00 cr.
Methods of Coaching Baseball

This course is a comprehensive introduction to the coaching profession. Emphasis is placed on sport at the high school and serious club levels. Consideration is also given to coaching at other levels, such as youth, recreational, and intercollegiate sport programs. The primary goal of the course is to develop and enhance students' knowledge and understanding of concepts and techniques of coaching and their application to achieving important objectives in working with athletes.

PHED 301
2.00 cr.
Methods of Coaching Basketball

This course is a comprehensive introduction to the coaching profession. Emphasis is placed on sport at the high school and serious club levels. Consideration is also given to coaching at other levels, such as youth, recreational, and intercollegiate sport programs. The primary goal of the course is to develop and enhance students' knowledge and understanding of concepts and techniques of coaching and their application to achieving important objectives in working with athletes.

PHED 302
2.00 cr.
Methods of Coaching Football

This course is a comprehensive introduction to the coaching profession. Emphasis is placed on sport at the high school and serious club levels. Consideration is also given to coaching at other levels, such as youth, recreational, and intercollegiate sport programs. The primary goal of the course is to develop and enhance students' knowledge and understanding of concepts and techniques of coaching and their application to achieving important objectives in working with athletes.

PHED 303
2.00 cr.
Methods of Coaching Soccer

This course is a comprehensive introduction to the coaching profession. Emphasis is placed on sport at the high school and serious club levels. Consideration is also given to coaching at other levels, such as youth, recreational, and intercollegiate sport programs. The primary goal of the course is to develop and enhance students' knowledge and understanding of concepts and techniques of coaching and their application to achieving important objectives in working with athletes.

PHED 304
2.00 cr.
Methods of Coaching Softball

This course is a comprehensive introduction to the coaching profession. Emphasis is placed on sport at the high school and serious club levels. Consideration is also given to coaching at other levels, such as youth, recreational, and intercollegiate sport programs. The primary goal of the course is to develop and enhance students' knowledge and understanding of concepts and techniques of coaching and their application to achieving important objectives in working with athletes.

PHED 305
2.00 cr.
Methods of Coaching Volleyball

This course is a comprehensive introduction to the coaching profession. Emphasis is placed on sport at the high school and serious club levels. Consideration is also given to coaching at other levels, such as youth, recreational, and intercollegiate sport programs. The primary goal of the course is to develop and enhance students' knowledge and understanding of concepts and techniques of coaching and their application to achieving important objectives in working with athletes.

PHED 310
3.00 cr.
Motor Learning and Behavior

An investigation of the nature of motor development, motor control, and motor learning in individuals throughout the lifespan. Topics will focus on the interaction between development of motor performance capabilities in the learner and the role of the environment in facilitating the processes of motor skill learning and performance.

PHED 320
3.00 cr.
Social Aspects of Sports

This course will introduce the student to the complex field of sport as a psychological and sociological phenomenon. Students will study social processes associated with sport, including competition, socialization, conflict and change. Prerequisite: Sophomore status required or consent of instructor.

PHED 325
3.00 cr.
Sport Psychology

Familiarizes students with those aspects of psychology that influence performance and participation in sports and other sports related settings. Topics include self-esteem, motivation, stress, and imagery as it applies to one's ability to perform or willingness to participate in sports. This course is especially beneficial to students planning on sports-related fields connected with performance. (Cross listed with PSYC315.)

PHED 330
3.00 cr.
Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries

Basic prevention, care, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. Prerequisite: HLTH206.

PHED 350
3.00 cr.
Kinesiology

A study of the biomechanics of human movement. Prerequisites: BIOL221 and BIOL222.

PHED 450
4.00 cr.
Exercise Physiology and Lab

A study of both acute and chronic exercise on the structure and function of the human body. Three lectures and one lab per week. Prerequisites: BIOL221, BIOL222 and PHED350.

PHED 455
3.00 cr.
Strength and Conditioning

A course designed to provide practical knowledge and experience in the area of strength and conditioning. Topics include specificity, flexibility, plyometrics, core stabilization, weight training, circuit training, and ergogenic aids. Prerequisites: BIOL221 and BIOL222.

PHED 460
3.00 cr.
Exercise Testing and Prescription

This is a course in applied techniques for the measurement of exercise bioenergetics, neuromuscular performance, cardiopulmonary fitness, and other health components. A particular emphasis is given to the development of fitness testing skills and knowledge necessary for exercise testing certification. Prerequisites: BIOL221 and BIOL222.

PHED 480
3.00 cr.
Topics in Exercise Science

A capstone topics course in Exercise Science. This course will review the various physiological, psychological, and administrative components involved in a comprehensive health/fitness program. A special emphasis on cardiac concerns included. Prerequisites: BIOL221 and BIOL222.

PHED 499
3.00 cr.
Exercise Science Internship

Exercise Science-related field experience with an approved agency fulfilling an individual learning contract negotiated between student, faculty advisor, and worksite. Exercise Science majors only, by permission.