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Exercise and Sport Sciences

College of Health and Human Performance

INSTRUCTIONAL STAFF

Powers, S. Chair; Alexander, R.H.; Bennett, G.; Ehlers, K., Undergraduate Adviser; Braith, R.; Borst, S.; Cauraugh, J.; Chow, J.; Connaughton, D.; Dodd, S.; Fleming, D., Graduate Coordinator; Giacobbi, P.; Hausenblaus, H.; Horodyski, M.B.; Janelle, C.M.; Kaminski, T.; Leeuwenburgh, C.; Lovins, T.; Murphey, M.; Nave, G.; Powers, M.; Siders, R. A.; Singer, R.N..; Stopka, C.B.; Thacker, C.; Tillman, M.; Todorovich, J.; White, L.; Williams, C.S.; Zhang, J.

Sport And Fitness Program

Numbers indicate level of skill at which instruction is directed: 1) beginner or novice level. No prior experience or knowledge needed. Emphasis on basic skills. 2) middle or intermediate level. Prior instruction or experience necessary. Emphasis on refining techniques.

DAA 1311 Social Dance.

Credits: 2.

Designed to teach knowledge and skills in traditional ballroom, Latin-American and current pop dancing.

DAA 1500 Jazz Dance.

Credits: 1.

A course presenting the technical and expressive characteristics of American jazz dance.

PEL 1111 Bowling 1.

Credits: 1.

This course will familiarize students with the etiquette, rules, and strategies of the sport of bowling. The course builds on the fundamentals of bowling, while incorporating strategies on how to execute the proper bowling form.

PEL 1121 Golf 1.

Credits: 2.

An introduction and analysis of the basic strokes in golf.

PEL 1191 Flying Disc Sports and Games.

Credits: 1.

Aerodynamic theory, practice, evaluation and application of flying disc. Includes disc golf, ultimate disc golf and various physical activities using flying discs in recreational and competitive situations.

PEL 1211 Softball.

Credits: 2.

Designed to teach basic skills and rules in softball.

PEL 1321 Volleyball 1.

Credits: 1.

Introduction to basic knowledge and skills with emphasis on play situations.

PEL 1322 Volleyball 2.

Credits: 2.

Advanced theory and skills related to team play.

PEL 1341 Tennis 1.

Credits: 2.

An introductory course for beginners and intermediates. Emphasis is placed on the forehand, backhand, and serve. Also, basic strategy using singles and doubles play.

PEL 1343 In-Line Skating.

Credits: 2.

This class is for beginners and those who want to develop fundamental skills such as skating forward, backward, turning, braking, and falling safely. There also will be an introduction to the skills of street skating, speed skating, and in-line hockey.

PEL 1346 Badminton 1.

Credits: 1.

Introduction to basic knowledge and skills with emphasis on game situation.

PEL 1441 Racquetball 1.

Credits: 2.

Introduction and practice of basic techniques through drills and team play.

PEL 1511 Soccer 1.

Credits: 2.

An introduction to the fundamentals of ball handling, positions, rules, and training methods of soccer.

PEL 1621 Basketball 1.

Credits: 1.

Theory and practice of beginning basketball skills.

PEL 1622 Basketball 2.

Credits: 2.

Beginning basketball or advanced skill. Theory and practice in intermediate and advanced

PEL 2112 Bowling 2.

Credits: 2.

This course will familiarize students with the etiquette, rules, strategies, and advanced terminology of the sport of bowling. Proper mechanics of bowling will be developed as well as advanced systems of bowling will be established.

PEL 2342 Tennis 2.

Credits: 2.

Advanced theory and practice.

PEL 2442 Four Wall Racquetball.

Credits: 2.

Advanced theory and practice with the use of four wall play.

PEL 2512 Soccer 2.

Credits: 2.

Covers strategy, conditioning, officiating and coaching of soccer.

PEL 2930 Special Activities.

Credits: 1 to 3. May be repeated with a change of content without credit restrictions.

Variable credit course consisting of special, current or seasonal activities.

PEM 1012 Adapted Program.

Credits: 1 to 4; Prereq: Permission of instructor.

Fulfills special needs of individual students. Contents may include special sport and exercise programs or individualized studies.

PEM 1101 Conditioning.

Credits: 2.

This course has an academic as well as a physical component. The academic portion focuses on healthy beginning, maintaining, and advancing exercise programs through the application of basic concepts from exercise physiology and exercise psychology. Students are required to actively participate in a physical portion of the class that is designed to increase strength as well as aerobic capacity through a variety of activities. This class is applicable to people of all fitness levels.

PEM 1131 Weight Training 1.

Credits: 2.

Theory and practice in the development of individual weight training programs to develop and strengthen various parts of the body.

PEM 1146 Jogging.

Credits: 2.

This course has an academic as well as physical component. The academic portion focuses on healthfully beginning, maintaining, and advancing running programs through the application of basic concepts from exercise physiology and exercise psychology. Students are required to actively participate in a physical portion of the class that is designed to increase aerobic running capacity. This class is applicable to people of all fitness levels.

PEM 1171 Aerobic Dance.

Credits: 2.

Activity designed to strengthen the heart, lungs and vascular system through exercise and dance.

PEM 1201 Gymnastics 1.

Credits: 2.

Beginning level skills taught on vault, uneven bars, balance beam, and floor exercise, as well as an introduction to competition through basic rules, scoring procedures, and routine composition.

PEM 1376 Backpacking I.

Credits: 2.

Introduction to the techniques, equipment and resources for extended wilderness travel. Includes a weekend field laboratory.

PEM 1431 Judo.

Credits: 2.

Judo as an Olympic sport, means of self defense, art form, and lifelong conditioning activity. Principles of safety are emphasized as are the historical and philosophical basis of the sport.

PEM 1441 Karate.

Credits: 1.

An introduction to karate as an art, a sport, and for self defense. Control and direction of body forces, and responsibility are stressed. Heritage of karate is studied.

PEM 1461 Fencing 1.

Credits: 1.

An introduction to foil fencing-protocol, techniques and rules of competitive fencing.

PEM 1462 Fencing 2: Foil.

Credits: 2.

PEM 2132 Weight Training 2.

Credits: 2.

Advanced theory and practice in the development of individual training programs.

PEM 2405 Self Defense for Women.

Credits: 2.

A lecture-laboratory course designed to prevent and deter forcible attacks; immediate decisions when confronted with assault; and the procedures necessary after an attack has occurred.

PEN 1121 Swimming 1.

Credits: 2.

Instruction designed to meet the needs and interest of non-swimmers.

PEN 1122 Swimming 2.

Credits: 2.

Intermediate level swimming, teaching stroke principles, form and related skills. Personal safety is stressed.

PEN 1130 Skin Diving/Snorkeling.

Credits: 2.

Introduces student to skin diving/snorkeling in Florida waters. Includes snorkeling techniques, surface dives, equipment features, diver rescue, compass navigation and openwater dive preparation. Open-water dives are provided. Payment of required additional D.O.C.E. fees and successful completion results in national certification.

PEN 1136 Openwater Scuba Diving.

Credits: 2.

Introduces the student to beginning scuba diving. Includes compass navigation, openwater diving environment, dive preparation and five openwater dives. Payment of required additional D.O.C.E. fees and successful completion results in certification as Open-water Scuba Diver.

PEN 1171 Aquacises.

Credits: 2.

Emphasis is placed on cardiovascular and respiratory fitness via planned program of aquatic experiences.

PEN 2113 Lifeguard Training.

Credits: 2; Prereq: Swim test.

American Red Cross Lifeguard Training course purpose is to teach lifeguard candidates the skills and knowledge needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. The course content and activities prepare candidates to recognize and respond quickly and effectively to emergencies and prevent drowning and injury. Upon successful completion of course, each participant will receive 2 American Red Cross Certificates: Lifeguard Training and First Aid (valid for 3 years) and CPR for the Professional Rescuer (valid for 1 year). This is an additional Red Cross fee to cover costs associated with books, administrative fees, and pocket masks.

PEN 2138 Advanced Scuba Diving.

Credits: 2; Prereq: PEN 1136 or Openwater II certification.

Topics include underwater navigation, night, low visibility, current, river and deep diving, site evaluation, dive planning, equipment, medical aspects and search and recovery. A payment of required additional D.O.C.E. fees and successful completion results in certification as advanced scuba diver. Six open water field trip dives are required during this course.

PEN 2172 Aerobic Swimming.

Credits: 2; Prereq: swim test.

A planned progressive swim program using lap swimming as a form of cardiovascular conditioning. Students will learn all four competitive strokes, diving, pool safety and terminology, and how to design and swim a workout.

PEN 2231 Sailing.

Credits: 2; Prereq: Swim test.

A comprehensive introduction to small boat sailing, covering techniques, types of sailboats, weather and water conditions, safety, navigation and rules of the road.

PEN 4135 Scuba Diving Leadership I.

Credits: 2; Prereq: PEN 2138 or equivalent.

Introduces the student to national assistant instructor certification standards including practice teaching, equipment handling and dive planning. Includes training in instructional method used in diver education. A payment of required additional D.O.C.E. fees and successful completion results in certification as assistant instructor. The course includes field trip open water dives and a weekend training session. Students must provide complete personal Scuba equipment.

PEN 4139 Scuba Diving Leadership II.

Credits: 2; Prereq: PEN 2138 or equivalent.

Provides supervised divemaster leadership experiences including teaching, dive control techniques, and testing procedures. A payment of required additional D.O.C.E. fees and successful completion results in certification as divemaster. Included are open water dives, evaluation, testing, equipment control procedures and dive site planning and control. Students must provide complete personal Scuba equipment.

PEO 3219 Coaching Baseball.

Credits: 2; Prereq: Junior status or above; majors only.

Strategy, conditioning, practice organization, team selection, conduct of games, and equipment selection.

PEO 3324 Coaching Volleyball.

Credits: 2; Prereq: Junior status or above; majors only.

Strategy, systems of play, conditioning, practice organization, and team selection. How to conduct games and tournaments and select appropriate equipment.

PEO 3514 Coaching Soccer.

Credits: 2; Prereq: Junior status or above; majors only.

Strategy, systems of play, conditioning, practice organization, team selection, conduct of games and equipment selection.

PEO 3625 Coaching Basketball.

Credits: 2; Prereq: Junior status or above; majors only.

Systems of play, strategy, conditioning, practice organization, team selection, conduct of games, and equipment selection.

PEO 3644 Coaching Football.

Credits: 2; Prereq: Junior status or above; majors only.

Fundamentals of offensive and defensive football, systems of play, strategy, scouting techniques, organization of practice, and rules interpretations.

PEQ 2115 Water Safety Instructor.

Credits: 2; Prereq: Possess a swimmer level skill and successful completion of a pre-test.

Designed to develop effective organizational and teaching techniques of swimming and water safety. Successful completion of course satisfies requirements for American Red Cross W.S.I. Certification.

PEQ 2117 Instructors of Lifeguarding.

Credits: 2; Prereq: PEN 2113 AND successfully complete an entrance swimming skill test.

Prepares individuals to be professional teachers of lifeguarding.

PEQ 3124 Coaching Swimming.

Credits: 2; Prereq: Junior status or above, majors only.

Methods of coaching swimming and diving teams including the conduct of meets.

PEQ 3126 Instructors of Adapted Aquatics.

Credits: 2.

A lecture-laboratory course presenting teaching techniques for the instruction of the mentally retarded, emotionally disturbed and orthopedically and/or health impaired individuals.

PEQ 4791 Scuba Instructor Training Course.

Credits: 3; Prereq: Permission of the instructor,. PEN 2136 or equivalent.

Provides safe supervised teaching, instruction, and experience in diving, advanced leadership experiences, testing, equipment, administration, grading procedures, counseling techniques, equipment maintenance and repair techniques. A payment of required additional D.O.C.E. fees and successful completion results in certification as a scuba instructor. Students must provide complete personal Scuba equipment.

PET 2320C Applied Human Anatomy with Laboratory.

Credits: 4.

Study of general anatomy of the human body from a systematic approach. Understanding anatomical terminology, gross structures, and locations of different body structures are primary concerns. Cells, tissues, and organs of the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, circulatory, respiratory, digestive, urinary and reproductive systems are emphasized. (B)

PET 2350C Applied Human Physiology.

Credits: 4.

Introduction to body functions at the cellular, tissue, organ and systems level with emphasis on the mechanisms of operation. Designed for students interested in pursuing study in the health professions. (B)

PET 2622C Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries.

Credits: 3; Prereq: majors only.

Prevention of athletic injuries, including protective equipment, safe facilities, and proper supervision of practice and contests. Recognition, referral and follow-up of injuries in athletics. Legal implications of athletic training. Current taping techniques and therapeutic modalities. Supervised lab experiences.

PET 2931 Honors Seminar.

Credits: 3.

PET 3050 Motor Learning.

Credits: 3; Prereq: Junior status or above; majors only.

This course provides background for understanding, analyzing and teaching skills in sports and dance. Attention to specific aspects of psychomotor developments and theoretical models of skill acquisition.

PET 3060 Motor Development.

Credits: 3; Prereq: Junior or senior status; majors only.

Human motor development is surveyed from embryonic growth through senescence. The developmental perspectives, physical growth, maturation and aging, perceptual motor development, physiological changes & exercise, sociocultural influences on motor development, and other topics are discussed.

PET 3121 History of Sport and Exercise Sciences.

Credits: 3; Prereq: majors only.

The development of sport and exercise sciences in the United States from colonial America to the present. Interpretations of sport and exercise sciences and the relation to society are included.

PET 3203 Foundations and Principles of Coaching.

Credits: 3; Prereq: Junior status or above; majors only.

Introduction to the foundations and principles of coaching in athletics. Topics include individual differences, motivational dimensions, sport as a social phenomenon, factors affecting performance and current research trends.

PET 3211 Exercise Psychology.

Credits: 3; Prereq: Junior or Senior status.

Introduction to exercise psychology. Topics include the effects of exercise on psychological well being, exercise adherence and intervention from both theoretical and applied perspectives.

PET 3214 Introduction to Sport Psychology.

Credits: 3; Prereq: Junior or senior status; majors only.

Designed to provide students with an understanding of the science and practice of sport psychology from both a theoretical and applied perspective. The primary emphasis is on the educational and performance enhancement roles of the field with little discussion of clinical issues.

PET 3251 Sport and Society.

Credits: 3.

Societal implications of sport due to history and heritage, youth programs, collegiate and professional situations and the involvement of minority groups, women, business, and industry. (S) GR-Eć

PET 3254 Women in Sports.

Credits: 2.

Presents a broad perspective of the historical, sociological and physiological aspects of sport participation by females. GR-Eć

PET 3340C Biomechanical Basis of Movement.

Credits: 3; Prereq: PET 2320C, grade of C or better in MAC 2311, MAC 2233, MAC 1147 (or equivalent) or permission of the instructor.

Fundamentals of kinematics and kinetics related to human movement. Basics of biomechanics applied to the concepts of injury prevention and performance improvement. Overview of various biomechanical data collection and analysis.

PET 3351C Physiology of Exercise and Training.

Credits: 3; Prereq: PET 2350C or permission of the instructor; junior status; HH major.

Survey course in exercise physiology. Designed to provide an overview of the acute and chronic responses to exercise. Particular attention will be placed upon understanding muscle bioenergetics and metabolism as well as the cardiopulmonary responses to exercise. Special topics to be addressed include exercise testing, training tech. and exercise in hot and cold environments.

PET 3640C Exercise Therapy and Adapted Physical Education.

Credits: 3; Prereq: Junior or senior status; majors only.

The program of physical education as applied to individuals with physical and other handicapping conditions. Includes physical descriptions of disabilities, care of a handicapped person, psychosocial implications, and other pertinent aspects of growth and development that affect atypical individuals. Supervised lab experiences working with the handicapped will be arranged.

PET 3660 Athletic Training Administration.

Credits: 3; Prereq: Athletic Training students with senior standing.

This course offers an in-depth background of the standards, policies and practices of organization, supervision and administration of athletic training programs.

PET 3720C Physical Education in the Elementary School.

Credits: 2.

Organization and conduct of physical education activities for the elementary school. Practical field experience to be arranged.

PET 3730 Physical Education in the Middle School.

Credits: 2; Prereq: Junior status or above; majors only.

Materials, content and techniques in teaching physical education in the middle school. Includes field experiences in local middle school program.

PET 3771 Personal Fitness Teaching Methods.

Credits: 3; Prereq: Junior or senior status; majors only.

Assessment, prescription and maintenance of personal fitness for clients and students. Satisfactory completion of a physical fitness test is required.

PET 3810 Recreational Activities 1 Teaching Methods.

Credits: 2; Prereq: Junior status.

Skills and teaching techniques: archery, flying disc activities and golf.

PET 3811 Recreational Activities 2 Teaching Methods.

Credits: 2; Prereq: Junior status.

Skills and teaching techniques: racquetball, badminton and tennis.

PET 3820 Team Sports 1 Teaching Methods.

Credits: 2; Prereq: Junior status.

Skills and teaching techniques of softball, flag football and soccer with application of rules and techniques of officiating for each sport.

PET 3821 Team Sports 2 Teaching Methods.

Credits: 2; Prereq: Junior status.

Skills, rules, fundamentals of offensive and defensive basketball and volleyball strategy, and teaching methods with application of rules and techniques of officiating for each sport.

PET 3830 Folk, Social and Jazz Dance Teaching Methods.

Credits: 3; Prereq: Junior or senior status.

Skills and teaching techniques.

PET 4353 Advanced Exercise Physiology.

Credits: 3; Prereq:PET3351C with minimum grade of C.

Designed to provide a detailed understanding of acute and chronic responses to exercise. Particular attention is placed upon understanding the physiological responses to exercise at both a systems and cellular level. Emphasis is placed on muscle contractile properties, muscle bioenergetics and the endocrine responses to exercise.

PET 4381 Neuromuscular Aspects of Exercise.

Credits: 3; Prereq: PET3351C with minimum grade of C.

Designed to provide an in-depth analysis of muscle structure and function; how muscles produce movement; adaptation of muscle to resistance training, endurance training, and various manipulations used in rehabilitations; adaptation of muscle to disuse; and muscle responses to injury.

PET 4414C Administration of Exercise and Sport Sciences.

Credits: 3; Prereq: Senior status majors only.

Provides an overview of managerial principles and techniques applicable to a variety of sport, physical education, and fitness settings.

PET 4471 Sport Management.

Credits: 2; Prereq: Junior or senior status; majors only.

The conduct of amateur and professional sport programs.

PET 4474 Moral and Ethical Issues in Sport.

Credits: 2; Prereq: must have 4 HH-ESS or higher classification.

Critical analysis of the moral and ethical issues within all levels of sport.

PET 4491 Legal Issues in Exercise and Sport Sciences.

Credits: 3; Prereq: Junior or senior status; majors only.

Acquaints students with the legal structures, major laws, regulations and case precedents that establish legal responsibilities, rights, privileges and controls related to the fields of exercise and sport.

PET 4510 Measurement and Evaluation.

Credits: 3; Prereq: Junior or senior status; majors only.

Techniques in objective measurement and evaluation of physical fitness, motor skills, motor ability, nutritional status, and other activity related problems. Test construction and grading techniques. Supervised lab experiences in test administration to be arranged.

PET 4520 Clinical Exercise Physiology.

Credits: 3; Prereq: PET3351C with minimum grade of C.

Designed to provide an understanding of recent advances in exercise physiology and exercise prescription for clinical populations. Particular attention is placed upon the study of acute and chronic responses to exercise in patients with cardiac, pulmonary, metabolic and musculoskeletal diseases.

PET 4623C Athletic Injury Assessment: Upper Extremity.

Credits: 4; Prereq: departmental approval to pursue the athletic training specialization.

This course provides background information to conduct a thorough initial evaluation of upper extremity injuries commonly sustained by the physically active population.

PET 4624C Emergency Management of Athletic Trauma.

Credits: 4; Prereq: departmental approval to pursue athletic training specialization.

This course provides the student with the necessary background information to act appropriately in the event of an athletic related emergency.

PET 4625 Topics in Sports Medicine.

Credits: 3; Prereq: departmental approval to pursue athletic training specialization.

This course will provide study into specific problems in athletic training/sports medicine in order to obtain a thorough understanding of the etiology, pathology and treatment of specific athletic injuries.

PET 4632C Therapeutic Modalities in Athletic Training.

Credits: 4; Prereq: departmental approval to pursue athletic training specialization.

An introduction to physiological principles, concepts and operational procedures of contemporary therapeutic modalities as they relate to the care and treatment of athletic injuries.

PET 4633C Rehabilitation Techniques in Athletic Training.

Credits: 4; Prereq: departmental approval to pursue athletic training specialization.

An introduction to the concepts and principles of a comprehensive rehabilitation program including determination of therapeutic goals and objectives, selection of therapeutic exercises, methods of evaluating and recording rehabilitation progress, development of criteria for progress and return to competition and the physiological effects of trauma/wound healing and inactivity/immobilization.

PET 4634C Athlete Injury Assessment: Lower Extremity.

Credits: 4; Prereq: PET 4623C; departmental approval to pursue athletic training specialization.

This course provides background information to conduct a thorough initial evaluation of lower extremity injuries commonly sustained by the physically active population.

PET 4742C Physical Education in the High School.

Credits: 2; Prereq: junior status or above, majors only.

Limited to physical education majors in the term prior to student teaching. Materials, content, and techniques in teaching physical education in the high school. Includes field experience in local schools.

PET 4781C Physical Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription.

Credits 3; Prereq: PET 3351C; HH majors.

Techniques of assessing physical fitness using traditional and state of the art processes. Techniques of prescribing exercise programs based upon assessments of physical parameters. Supervised practical lab experiences in assessment and prescription in a clinical setting.

PET 4791 Scuba Instructor Training.

Credits: 3.

PET 4905C Variable Topics in Exercise and Sport Sciences.

Credits: 1 to 5, max. 5 per semester; Prereq: permission of chairperson of the department.

Offered upon request of students to meet special interests which are not adequately provided for in other courses.

PET 4940 Student Teaching in Physical Education.

Credits: 12; Prereq: permission of department chair.

PET 4941C Internship.

Credits: 12; Prereq: permission of department chair.

PET 4943C Practicum in Coaching.

Credits: 2 to 6; Prereq: permission of department chair.

Supervised experience in coaching.

PET 4948C Practicum in Exercise and Sport Sciences.

Credits: 1 to 5; Prereq: permission of the chairperson of the department.

Practical experience in such specialty areas as adult fitness programs, health clubs, exercise testing laboratories, clinical laboratories and athletic training rooms. May include senior thesis with oral defense.

 
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