Designed to inform the physical education teacher and others about the foundation of physical education and sports. Emphasis will be on philosophy, objectives, movement, history, fitness, and the psychological and sociological foundations.
Analysis and study of human behavior patterns as they relate to participation in sports and games.
Development of sport in the U.S. and other countries.
The purpose of this course is to provide the foundation for the interpretation and conceptualization of research in HPER. This course will provide instruction on the variety of research methodologies and strategies and how to incorporate such strategies into personal research goals. Replaces EFD 500, Research in Education.
This advanced online course examines the underlying philosophies and foundations of the physical education curriculum in the educational setting. Replaces EFD 502, Curriculum Development.
Prerequisite(s): Teacher Education Program eligibility.
An advanced study of the developmental approach to teaching elementary physical educaiton in the schools. Beginning movement concepts and fundamental motor skills are discussed in relation to developmentally appropriate physical education including educational dance, educaitonal gymnastics, games and fitness activities. Students will continue to study the theories and research that serve as the foundation for student learning in quality physical education programs. Particular attention is given to planning and management.
Prerequisite(s): Teacher Education Program eligilibilty.
An advanced study of the developmental approach to teaching physical education in the schools. Beginning and intermediate sport specific skill concepts and positive physical activity dispositions in relation to developmentally appropriate secondary physical education including sport, recreation and leisure activities, and fitness activities. Students will continue to study the theories and research that serve as the foundation for student learning in quality physical education programs. Special attention is given to curriculum and assessment.
Advanced study of assessment techniques and tools with an emphasis on assessment in school based physical education settings.
This advanced on-line course examines techniques and methodologies that have been shown to reliably produce desired outcomes in physical education.
This course examines issues and trends encountered by secondary and collegiate coaches in the administration of sport programs. The concepts will be exploredfrom a theoretical and applied perspective. Also examines possible courses of action to meet such issues and trends that occur in athletics. Includes in-depth study and problem solving approaches.
Experiences in physiology of muscular activity and application of these to physical education, training, and health.
Advanced course in clinical exercise physiology. Study of the anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology of the cardiac, vascular and pulmonary systems.
Basic skills involved in several individual and team sports; special attention will be given to body movement.
Examination of current trends and issues in HPE with an emphasis on multicultural education through a focus on best practices for promotion of a physically active lifestyle. Special attention will be given to the role of race, gender, and language barriers in a physical education, wellness, and sport studies settings. The course includes best practices for effectively teaching all students in the 21st century. Students will also explore the use of technology and/or ways to promote physical activity in a variety of settings.
Study of the basic nutrients and different types of diets, and their effects on health related and sports related fitness.
This course will investigate legal implications of those involved with physical education, recreation, and athletic programs.
This course is intended to help the HPE teacher develop knowledge and skills relative to stress management. Emphasis is placed on stress responses and relaxation technique strategies.
The purpose of this course is to review undergraduate exercise physiology and provide the knowledge for a student to understand, plan, and implement exercise programs for health, fitness and human performance.
The purpose of this course is to provide the knowledge for a student to understand, plan, and implement advanced training programs for maximizing fitness and human performance.
Effectiveness of different training methods on the performance of the anaerobic athlete.
Exercise physiology examines the physiological responses of the human body to acute and chronic physical activity. This course will provide a more in-depth study of aerobic metabolism, energy balance, and muscle structure and function.
Identification and analysis of current issues and trends; recent developments in physical education, curriculum, and practices in physical education.
Concepts, principles, and application associated with finance in the sport and physical activity contexts. The course covers a variety of topics ranging from basic financial concepts to taxation and cash management.
Concepts, principles, and application associated with human resources management in the sport and physical activity contexts. A variety of topics ranging from performance appraisal strategies to job design.
Concepts, principles, and application associated with public and media relations issues in the sport and physical activity contexts. A variety of topics ranging from the process of sport information to the sport broadcast media.
Concepts, principles, and application associated with the planning, designing, and managing a sport facility. A variety of topics ranging from maintenance and security operations to sport facility design principles.
Place of interscholastic athletics in the program, organization and administration of program, budget, equipment, facilities, public relations, and legal liability.
Research evidence of relationships of physical exercise to the following: longevity, weight control, cardiovascular disease, low back pain, mental health, and aging.
Introduction to the principles and application of marketing theory to the sport industry. Covers wide range of sport marketing related topics including promotion and media relations in sport businesses, licensing and sponsorship of sport products, and the marketing mix strategies for sport organizations. Students will gain valuable insight into theory and practice of sport marketing strategies for a diverse range of sport related organizations.
The purpose of this course is to provide the foundation for the interpretation and conceptualization of research in HPER. This course will provide instruction on the variety of research methodologies and strategies and how to incorporate such strategies into personal research goals.
Comprehensive study to develop ability to deal successfully with handicapped children, youth, and adults in a variety of settings.
Supervised field experience in applying skills, knowledge, and concepts in special physical education; supervised work with the handicapped.
Critical analysis and evaluation of current research and practical application in the field of special physical education.
Development of perceptual-motor skills through physical activities; including locomotor skills, laterality and direction ability; investigations of theories, programs, activities, and evaluation.
Examination of scientific evidence concerning the relationship between physical activity level and physical, mental, and social-psychological well-being during aging.
Concepts, principles, and application associated with planning and promoting sporting events. Topics range from developing an event budget to attracting sponsors to a sporting event.
Prerequisite(s): Admission to Alternative Fifth-Year Teacher Certification Program and EPY 429G. Student teaching in grades P-12 under the supervision of a cooperating teacher and a university supervisor; full-time assignment for a minimum of 15 weeks which includes at least 450 clock hours in a public school.
Scheduled at end of program. Fall and Spring only. (Grade: Pass/Fail).
Prerequisite(s): Approval of instructor and approval of the department head.
(3) (3). Students will collaborate with a faculty member to complete a specific research/literature review project. May be repeated once for a total of six (6) credit hours.
The sport management internship is designed to provide students with practical experience under the supervision of an athletic administrator in a secondary school setting.
Provides students with practical experience under the supervision of a sport management practitioner. This mutually beneficial relationship enhances the student's job marketability in the field of sport management by providing the student with professional experience.
Prerequisite(s): Approval of the instructor and approval of the department head.
Opportunity to explore in detail an area or issue in HPE. May be duplicated for credit for a total of 6 semester hours.