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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. F08, S09, F09, S10

 

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. F08, S09, F09, S10

 

110 Introduction to HHP Majors/Minors (1) Summary of the catalog course schedules, careers, and professional opportunities available to HHP majors/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. F08, F09

 

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, safety and rules of alpine skiing.

 

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

 

125 Basketball (.5) Basic skills, techniques, safety, conditioning, strategy, and rules of basketball emphasizing the competencies needed in teaching. F08, F09

 

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. F08, F09

 

127 Soccer (.5) Basic skills, techniques, safety, conditioning, strategy, and rules of soccer emphasizing the competencies needed in teaching. F08, F09

 

128 Softball (.5) Basic skills, techniques, safety, conditioning, strategy, and rules of softball emphasizing the competencies needed in teaching. S09, S10

 

130 Volleyball (.5) Basic skills, techniques, safety, conditioning, strategy, and rules of volleyball emphasizing the competencies needed in teaching. F08, F09

 

133 Folk/Square Dance (2) Fundamentals of various styles and techniques of movement and dance. F08, F09

 

136 Social Dance (1) Fundamentals of various styles and techniques of movement and dance. F08, F09

 

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. F08, S09, F09, S10

 

160 Principles of Healthful Living (2) Principles and practices which provide a cognitive base for personal, community and school health. F08, F09

 

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

 

182 Weight Training (1) Basic skills, techniques, safety, conditioning, strategy, and rules of individual sports.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

188 Riding (1) Basic skills, techniques, safety, conditioning, strategy, and rules of individual sports.

 

203 Aerobics (1) Individual fitness through specific activities. Prerequisite: HHP 102. F08, S09, F09, S10

 

204 Aqua Dynamics (1) Individual fitness through specific 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.) F08, F09

 

217 Curling-Broomball (1) Basic skills, techniques, safety, conditioning, strategy, and rules of curling and broomball for teaching. F08, F09

 

218 Cross-Country Ski-Snowshoe (.5) Basic skills, techniques, safety, conditioning, strategy, and rules of cross country skiing/snowshoeing for teaching. S09, S10

 

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. F08, F09

 

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. S09, S10

 

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. S09, S10

 

241 Coaching of Specific Sports: Volleyball (2) Theory and techniques, safety, strategy, training schedules, coaching methods and conditioning of volleyball. F08

 

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

 

243 Coaching of Specific Sports: Basketball (2) Theory and techniques, safety, strategy, training schedules, coaching methods and conditioning of basketball. S10

 

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. S09

 

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

 

246 Coaching of Special Sports: Soccer (2) Theory and techniques, safety, strategy, training schedules, coaching methods and conditioning. F09

 

249 Coaching of Special 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. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. F08, S09, F09, S10

 

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: HHP 158 or consent of instructor. S09, S10

 

264 Human Structure and Function (3) Physiological and anatomical facts and concepts, including basic principles, chemistry, the cell, tissues, the integumentary system, the skeletal system, the nervous system and the muscular system. F08, F09

 

265 Human Structure and Function (3) Physiological and anatomical facts and concepts, including endocrine system, blood, cardiovascular system, lymphatic system and immunity, digestion, respiratory system, urinary system, water, electrolyte and acid-base balance. S09, S10

 

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. F08, F09

 

275 Tennis/Racquetball (1) Basic skills, techniques, safety, conditioning, strategy and rules of tennis/racquetball emphasizing individual competencies for teaching purposes. F08, F09

 

276 Archery (.5) Basic skills, techniques, safety, conditioning, strategy and rules of archery emphasizing individual competencies for teaching purposes. F08, F09

 

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. S09, S10

 

278 Golf (.5) Basic skills, techniques, safety, conditioning, strategy and rules of golf emphasizing individual competencies for teaching purposes. S09, S10

 

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. S09, S10

 

282 Introduction to Physical Assessment and Exercise Evaluation (1) Basic laboratory, clinical and field evaluation skills used in exercise physiology and physical education. Cardiopulmonary evaluation, body composition, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility and general anthrometrics. F08, S09, F09, S10

 

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. F08, S09, F09, S10

 

303 Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instruction (2) Teaching one-on-one or small group fitness and aerobics. Practical applications of the principles of directing aerobic activities and conditioning exercise, including components of fitness, physiological-psychological benefits of aerobic activity, conditioning training methods and teaching techniques. Students will pursue ACE certification as a Personal Trainer or Group Fitness Instructor. Prerequisites: HHP 102, 110, 158, 203, 264, 265. S09, S10

 

304 Principles of Aqua-Dynamics (2) Practical applications of the principles of directing aerobic 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 after receiving an 80 percent or greater score on all written exams and 100 percent on all skills exams. Students must pass the 500-yard swim and brick retrieval tests on first class meeting. Prerequisites: HHP 110. Note: Non-HHP majors not required to take HHP 110. F08, F09

 

313 Level VI, VII American Red Cross Advanced Swimming and Emergency Water Safety (1) Level VI and VII involves polishing 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, 213 (Level V). 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 the exceptional student. Includes hands-on intervention with exceptional  students. Prerequisite: HHP 102, 110. F08 and on demand.

 

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. F08, F09

 

332 Motor Learning (3) Perceptual and motor learning concepts associated with skill development. Prerequisite: HHP 102,110, 264, 265. S09, F09, S10

 

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. F08, S09, F09, S10

 

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 teaching. Prerequisite: HHP 110. Must have taken PPST. F08 and on demand

 

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. S09 and on demand

 

340/540 Organization and Administration of Human Performance, Health and Athletics (3) Techniques, procedures, and principles of organizing and administering human performance, health and athletic programs. Emphasizes administrative structure, legal liability, and facilities management. Prerequisite: HHP 110, junior standing minimum of 20 credits in major area. F08, S09, F09, and on demand

 

341/541 Principles and Theory of Coaching (2) Analysis of the role of the coach, including the latest information concerning legal liability, administration/organizational responsibilities; various coaching philosophies, diverse personalities of athletes, developing team cohesion, psychology of coaching and teaching techniques. Prerequisite: HHP 102, 110, sophomore standing. S09, S10, and on demand

 

343 Physical Education Methods and Curriculum for the Elementary and Middle School Teacher (3) Content areas in human performance for the elementary and middle schools including rhythms, stunts and tumbling, simple games, and fitness activities. Teaching methods, instructional materials and evaluation techniques for each content area in a well-balanced human performance curriculum. Mini-teaching in the various areas emphasized. Prerequisite: Admission to the Teacher Education program. S09 and on demand

 

344 Health Content, Methods and Curriculum for the Elementary and Middle School Teacher (3) Content areas in health education for the elementary and middle schools, including personal health, disease, mental health, nutrition, safety and first aid, drugs, sexuality, consumer health, community health, and environmental health. Teaching methods, instructional materials and evaluation techniques for each of the content areas in a comprehensive school health education program. Students develop unit and lesson plans for the elementary and middle schools. Opportunities provided for practice teaching. Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education program. F09 and on demand

 

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 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) Emphasis on investigation and application of mechanical principles to the study of human motion. Includes reviews of skeleton, joints and the ability of muscles to create action. Attention paid to levers of the musculoskeletal system, calculation of linear and rotational work and power, factors contributing to human strength and power. Resistive forces and power patterns of exercise devises are evaluated. Methods to minimize risk during resistance training are recommended. Movement-oriented exercise prescriptions are analyzed. Prerequisites: HHP 110, 264, 265, or BIOL 270, 280. S09, S10

 

363/563 Exercise Physiology (3) Study of the adaptations and physiological mechanisms involved in the response to exercise. Particular attention given to the circulatory, respiratory, metabolic and neuromuscular adjustments that must be made with increased levels of physical activity. Discusses the influence of environmental factors as well as the role of diet, physical fitness, training, age, gender, and body composition. Course acquaints each student with important physiological principles and how they apply to human response to physical activity. Prerequisites: HHP 110, 282, 264, 265, or BIOL 270, 280. F08, S09, F09, and on demand

 

366/566 Principles of Nutrition (3) Addresses proper nutrition with special consideration to development of positive behavior. Prerequisite: HHP 110, 264, 265 or BIOL 270, 280. F08, F09

 

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. S09, S10

 

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. S09, S10

 

372/572 Consumer Health (2) Principles of consumerism are discussed and analyzed with regard to health care products and interventions. Prerequisite: HHP 102, 110. S09, S10

 

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 after receiving an 80 percent or greater score on all written exams and 100 percent on all skills exams. Prerequisites: HHP 110, meet current ARC prerequisite for Water Safety Instructor. Non-HHP majors are not required to take HHP 110. S09, S10

 

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.

 

421 Assessment of the Exceptional Child in Human Performance (PE) (2) Federal and state laws pertaining to education of 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. Prerequisites: HHP 110, 321. S09 and on demand

 

422/622 Adaptive Human Performance (PE) Fieldwork (1-8) Work experience with special needs individuals. Each credit equals approximately 36 hours of on-the-job experience outside the university. Prerequisite: HHP 110, 321. S09 and on demand

 

423 Adaptive Aquatics (.5) Work experience with handicapped individuals in an aquatic environment. Prerequisite: HHP 110. F08, F09

 

424/624 Coaching Students with Special Needs (1-4) Theory, principles and practical application of coaching sports for students with special needs. Prerequisite: HHP 110. F08, F09

 

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. F08 and on demand

 

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) Principles of human performance test construction and analysis of resulting data. Surveys of the best current tests as well as practical experience in the administration of skill and knowledge tests in human performance. Prerequisite: HHP 110, MATH 102 or equivalent and junior standing in Human Performance. S09, S10

 

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. F08, F09

 

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. F08, S09, F09, S10

 

460/660 Corporate and Community Fitness (3) Theoretical considerations and practical applications of exercise assessment and exercise prescription; emphasis given to the knowledge, skills and abilities required to obtain ACSM certification(s). Prerequisite: HHP 110, 282, 363. F08, F09

 

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 Disease: Prevention and Contro1 (3) Survey of infectious and non-infectious diseases, including cause, risk factors, symptoms, prevention, control and treatment. Attention also given to global health issues and health disparities. Prerequisite: HHP 110, 264, 265. S09, S10

 

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. F08, F09

 

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. F08, S09, F09, S10

 

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. F08, S09, F09, S10

 

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. F08, S09, F09, S10

 

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. F08, S09, F09, S10

 

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 600 hours or 40 hours per week for 15 weeks to enroll in an internship. Prerequisite: Consent of HHP field experiences director. F08, S09, F09, S10

 

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. Consent of instructor 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. Consent of instructor 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. Consent of instructor required.