Course Descriptions: phed

PhEd115 First Aid/CPR 1 hour

A basic level first aid/CPR course. Utilizes Red Cross materials and standards for providing emergency aid to persons in need.

PhEd120 Beginning Weight Training 1 hour

Explores basic weight training core lift techniques and auxiliary lifts for muscle toning, conditioning and strengthening. This course focuses on proper movement and technique with less emphasis on strength development. Students will complete a set/rep/log book charting progress.

PhEd122/222 Tennis 1+1 hour

Students who make varsity teams may receive one hour of credit for each season they participate. These are intercollegiate varsity teams, and students who intend to participate should leave a block of time free from 4 to 6 p.m. for practice.

PhEd123/223 Baseball 1+1 hour

Students who make varsity teams may receive one hour of credit for each season they participate. These are intercollegiate varsity teams, and students who intend to participate should leave a block of time free from 4 to 6 p.m. for practice.

PhEd128/228 Soccer 1+1 hour

Students who make varsity teams may receive one hour of credit for each season they participate. These are intercollegiate varsity teams, and students who intend to participate should leave a block of time free from 4 to 6 p.m. for practice.

PhEd129/229 Basketball 1+1 hour

Students who make varsity teams may receive one hour of credit for each season they participate. These are intercollegiate varsity teams, and students who intend to participate should leave a block of time free from 4 to 6 p.m. for practice.

PhEd131 Yoga 1 hour

Teaches various yoga techniques designed to enhance strength, flexibility, endurance, balance and coordination.

PhEd137/237 Volleyball 1+1 hour

Students who make varsity teams may receive one hour of credit for each season they participate. These are intercollegiate varsity teams, and students who intend to participate should leave a block of time free from 4 to 6 p.m. for practice.

PhEd141 Rhythmic Movements 1 hour

Students learn principles, techniques, safe practices and various types of folk dances. Provides an introduction to fundamental rhythms, dance skills, movement concepts, body management skills, manipulative skills and game skills. Students will improve general physical fitness and skill performance and will gain the ability to systematically teach a variety of dances. Beneficial for health and physical education majors who have an interest in teaching/coaching in a school or recreational setting.

PhEd147/247 Softball 1+1 hour

Students who make varsity teams may receive one hour of credit for each season they participate. These are intercollegiate varsity teams, and students who intend to participate should leave a block of time free from 4 to 6 p.m. for practice.

PhEd148/248 Golf 1+1 hour

Students who make varsity teams may receive one hour of credit for each season they participate. These are intercollegiate varsity teams, and students who intend to participate should leave a block of time free from 4 to 6 p.m. for practice.

PhEd158/258 Cross Country 1+1 hour

Students who make varsity teams may receive one hour of credit for each season they participate. These are intercollegiate varsity teams, and students who intend to participate should leave a block of time free from 4 to 6 p.m. for practice.

PhEd159/259 Track 1+1 hours

Students who make varsity teams may receive one hour of credit for each season they participate. These are intercollegiate varsity teams, and students who intend to participate should leave a block of time free from 4 to 6 p.m. for practice.

PhEd202 Tennis 1 hour

Introduces rules, techniques and strategies of the sport. Intended for the beginning tennis player. Students provide a racquet.

PhEd204 Golf 1 hour

Provides instruction for beginning or intermediate level golfers. Extra fee.

PhEd205 Recreation Leadership 3 hours

Prepares students to lead individuals or groups in recreational and leisure time activities. Includes a theoretical study of leisure, recreation and play, and a practical experience in planning, promoting and supervising recreational activities. Students will gain real-world experience covering all aspects of coordinating an event. Great course for students interested in physical education, recreation, sports management, business or youth ministry. An Integration Source Course.

PhEd210 Lifetime Fitness and Wellness 1 hour

Introduces the foundations of wellness and physical fitness. Primary focus is on the role of exercise and nutrition. A Responsibility Source Course.

PhEd211 Racquetball 1 hour

Introduces techniques of play, rules and strategy of the game. Intended for beginning players. Students provide a racquet and safety glasses.

PhEd215 Introduction to Health, Physical Education and Recreation 3 hours

Studies the basic concepts and principles that form the foundation of health, physical education, exercise science, athletic training and recreation. Designed to acquaint the student with the organized body of knowledge and historical context of the disciplines and provide an understanding of the management of programs.

PhEd216 Introduction to Exercise Science 3 hours

Introduces the scientific discipline of exercise science. Students explore the areas of exercise science, exercise physiology, prevention and rehabilitation of sports-related injuries, biomechanics, sport psychology, motor learning and nutrition and health benefits of exercise. Offered alternate years.

PhEd217 Introduction to Sports Management 3 hours

Introduces the student to the sport management profession. Focuses on the sport industry, including high school athletic administration, intercollegiate sport, amateur sport entertainment, for-profit sport participation, nonprofit sport participation, sporting goods and sport services. Offered alternate years.

PhEd220 Advanced Weight Training 1 hour

Students with weight lifting experience will create their own personalized lifting program to meet personal goals. Students will learn more advanced fitness conditioning theories. Prerequisite: PhEd 120.

PhEd231 Personal and Community Health 3 hours

Studies health and wellness, including the major health content areas: mental and emotional health, family living, nutrition, personal health, physical activity, alcohol, tobacco, drugs, communicable and chronic disease, consumer health and environmental health. Application will focus on personal and community responsibility. A Responsibility Source Course.

PhEd233 Canoe Camping 1 hour

For novice or beginning canoeists. Teaches correct techniques as well as complementary camping skills. Includes an extended weekend trip to the Missouri-Arkansas region. Extra fee.

PhEd234 Backpack Camping 1 hour

A partially self-contained backpacking and outdoor camping experience. Includes an extended weekend trip to the Rocky Mountains. Extra fee.

PhEd236/246 Skiing I/II 1+1 hour

Introduces snow skiing during an extended weekend in the Colorado Rockies. Students may take the course twice, enrolling in 236 the first time and 246 the second time. Extra fee.

PhEd262 Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries 3 hours

Covers techniques in prevention, recognition and management of injuries most common to high school and college sports. Includes classroom and lab activities as students learn taping, wrapping and other methods of treating injuries. Extra fee.

PhEd272 Personal Training 3 hours

Enables the student to understand the role of exercise in a wellness lifestyle, the scientific foundations necessary to evaluate fitness levels and the prescription of exercise in a career in the fitness industry. This course allows the student to sit for the Certified Health Professional Examination offered by the National Council on Strength and Fitness (NCSF).