Physical Education

PHED-103
Credit Hours:
.5
Basic Football for Beginners
An introduction to the techniques and rules required for participation in the sport of football.
PHED-105
Credit Hours:
1
Learn to Swim and Dive
This class is designed for the student who wants to learn, firsthand, the benefits and methods of aquatic conditioning. After completing this course, the participant will have the knowledge necessary to organize a personal conditioning program for lifetime fitness. The student should have a basic skill level in swimming.
PHED-120
Credit Hours:
.5
Golf
For players on every level. An introduction to the techniques and rules required for participation in the sport of golf.
PHED-131
Credit Hours:
1
Racquet Sport
This class will involve the three sports of tennis, racquetball and squash. The primary focus will be on tennis for the first half of the semester, and then racquetball and squash for the second half. During an inclement weather day, the outdoor tennis instruction may be changed to indoor squash or racquetball.
PHED-133
Credit Hours:
1
Badminton
Learn, understand and execute the rules and techniques of Badminton.
PHED-151
Credit Hours:
.5
Soccer
For players on every level. Students will learn basic skills, rules and strategy and apply them during game situations.
PHED-152
Credit Hours:
.5-1
Co-Ed Volleyball
This course introduces students to the fundamentals of the game of power volleyball and strives to promote basic skill development, team play and strategy of the sport.
PHED-154
Credit Hours:
.5
Basketball
For players on every level. Students will learn the basic skills, rules and strategy and apply them during game situations.
PHED-158
Credit Hours:
.5
Floor Hockey
Students will learn the basic skills, rules and strategy, and apply them in game situations. No previous experience necessary.
PHED-159
Credit Hours:
.5
Speed and Agility Training
This course is intended for any intercollegiate, intramural, or recreational athlete interested in increasing athletic performance and decreasing the chance of injury through an integrated performance enhancement training system. The course will address four major areas to improve athletic speed and agility including but not limited to: general physical preparedness and work capacity, core stabilization and extremity proprioception, muscular force production, and neurological/biomechanical efficiency. At the conclusion of the course, the student should be able to give examples of and effectively perform the following activities: dynamic flexibility; warm-up routine; rapid, short, and long response drills for vertical, linear, lateral, and multi-planar movements; upper and lower body plyometric and ballistic movements; linear, lateral, change of direction; and acceleration speed enhancement drills; and static proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF) stretching.
PHED-160
Credit Hours:
1
Lifetime Fitness
This course will provide the students with exposure to various means by which to become aerobically fit. Some examples include Tae Bo, Windsor Pilates, and aerobics. Aerobic exercise and aerobic fitness, as well as nutrition and basic health and fitness concepts will also be introduced as they relate to "Lifetime Fitness."
PHED-161
Credit Hours:
1
Strength Training
Students will learn and practice the principles of progressive resistance exercise, with an emphasis on safety factors; warm-up and stretching; selection of exercises and equipment; and the variation of sets and repetitions performed. Nutrition as it relates to strength training will also be covered.
PHED-162
Credit Hours:
1
Self-Defense for Women
This course is for women to learn basic self-defense techniques to prevent sexual assault. We will discuss and practice strategies that can be used in a variety of self-defense situations, including street and job harassment, date-rape, and stranger assault, fighting from the ground, defending yourself with or against a weapon, and defense against multiple attackers. Students will learn to combine mental, verbal and physical self-defense techniques in their personal lives. Cross-listed with WGST 162.
PHED-163
Credit Hours:
.5
Indoor Cycling
For individuals of any fitness level. Students will participate in a high intensity aerobic exercise program using a stationary bicycle. This instructor led fitness program will focus on cycle based goals such as intervals, strength, endurance and recovery. Participants can use indoor cycling to improve overall fitness, set and achieve heart rate goals, or train for a cycling competition.
PHED-166
Credit Hours:
2
Introduction to Taekwondo
This is a basic level self-defense course in which students will learn the fundamental kicking and punching skills of Taekwondo. A large portion of the class will involve conditioning. Fee: $55.00 for equipment.
PHED-168
Credit Hours:
.5
Strength Training for Athletic Performance
This course is designed to accommodate experienced lifters with the desire to learn and apply advanced training methodologies. Students will be able to apply a variety of effective resistance training principles to their personal strength training program. The student will become efficient at predominantly free weight and bodyweight exercises including Olympic style weightlifting, traditional power lifting, and strongman event type training. This course is intended for any intercollegiate, intramural or recreational athlete interested in increasing athletic performance and decreasing the chance of injury through an integrated performance enhancement training system. The first objective is to increase the student's chances of having success on the field or court.
PHED-171
Credit Hours:
1
Run for Your Life
This class is designed for the student who wants to prepare for an endurance race. Students learn how to train properly and effectively. Topics covered during the course are: equipment, hydration, stretching, cross-training, speedwork and injury prevention. After completing this course the participant will have the opportunity to run in a 5K, 10K or half marathon.
PHED-174
Credit Hours:
1
Recreational Sports
For players on every level. Students will learn and practice the basic skills, rules and strategies of a variety of indoor/outdoor sports.
PHED-175
Credit Hours:
2
Introduction to Yoga
This course is designed for students who are interested in deepening their understanding of the science of yoga. Lecture and discussion will include the history, philosophy and practice of classical yoga and its overall health benefits. In-class postures, breathing and relaxation techniques will be explored in order to provide a personal experience of this ancient healing practice.
PHED-178
Credit Hours:
1
Varsity Golf (Women)
PHED-179
Credit Hours:
1
Varsity Cross Country (Women's)
PHED-180
Credit Hours:
1
Varsity Baseball (Men)
PHED-181
Credit Hours:
1
Varsity Basketball (Men)
PHED-182
Credit Hours:
1
Varsity Cross Country (Men)
PHED-183
Credit Hours:
1
Varsity Football (Men)
PHED-184
Credit Hours:
1
Varsity Golf (Men)
PHED-185
Credit Hours:
1
Varsity Lacrosse (Men)
PHED-186
Credit Hours:
1
Varsity Soccer (Men)
PHED-187
Credit Hours:
1
Varsity Swimming & Diving (Men)
PHED-188
Credit Hours:
1
Varsity Tennis (Men)
PHED-189
Credit Hours:
1
Varsity Indoor/Outdoor Track (Men)
PHED-190
Credit Hours:
1
Varsity Basketball (Women)
PHED-191
Credit Hours:
1
Varsity Softball (Women)
PHED-192
Credit Hours:
1
Varsity Field Hockey
PHED-193
Credit Hours:
1
Varsity Lacrosse (Women)
PHED-194
Credit Hours:
1
Varsity Swimming and Diving (Women)
PHED-195
Credit Hours:
1
Varsity Tennis (Women)
PHED-196
Credit Hours:
1
Varsity Indoor/Outdoor Track (Women's)
PHED-197
Credit Hours:
1
Varsity Volleyball (Women)
PHED-198
Credit Hours:
1
Varsity Soccer (Women)
PHED-199
Credit Hours:
1-4
Introductory Topics in Physical Education
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit.
PHED-201
Credit Hours:
2
Red Cross Lifeguard Training
This course is designed to certify students in CPR-PR, first aid and American Red Cross Lifeguard Training. Certification may qualify students for employment as a lifeguard at pools and camps.
PHED-202
Credit Hours:
2
Water Safety Instructor
The purpose of this course is to train instructor candidates to teach water safety, including the Basic Water Rescue and Personal Water Safety courses, six levels of Learn-to-Swim, three levels of Preschool Aquatics and two levels of Parent and Child Aquatics. Prerequisites for the course include: the candidate must be 16 years of age and be able to swim at least 300 yards demonstrating three of the following six swimming strokes: freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly, sidestroke and/or elementary backstroke. Students will learn strategies for teaching basic swimming skills, as well as learn to effectively plan, manage and teach safe swimming lessons. The course includes a 16-hour field experience teaching swimming lessons to faculty and staff children. Successful completion of the course will lead to American Red Cross Certification in Water Safety Instructor.
PHED-203
Credit Hours:
2
Skin and Scuba Diving
Successful completion of this course will lead to international certification as a PADI Open Water Diver. Students must furnish mask, fins and snorkel which can be rented or purchased from Discover Diving. Prerequisites: Above average swimming skill (200 yard swim and 10 minute tread water), good physical condition, fre of asthma and chronic sinus or ear conditions. Fee: $235, which includes text, diving tables, diving log and use of scuba equipment.