PED - PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Department of Health Promotion & Human Performance (EDU)


PED - 1010 SPORTS AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
[1 hour] Basic instruction in rules, knowledge and skill development and strategy in designated sport or activity. Physical Education majors must take six different classes.


PED - 1020 AQUATIC ACTIVITY
[2 hours] Different sections of the course will offer a variety of aquatic activities: beginning-intermediate-advanced swimming techniques, emergency water safety, lifeguard training, and water safety instructor.


PED - 1080 EXERCISE AND HEALTH
[2 hours] The scientific basis of the health benefits of exercise and wellness activities are presented in lecture. Students undertake individualized exercise programs designed to improve physical fitness.


PED - 1110 INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL ATHLETIC TRAINING
2 hours] This course familiarizes students with the clinical components of the athletic trainer education program. Students will learn the modular clinical program, staff athletic trainers, policies, procedures and introductory taping.


PED - 1650 FOUNDATIONS OF ATHLETIC TRAINING
[2 hours] Injury prevention; inflammation and tissue repair, physical conditioning; injury recognition; emergency procedures; athletic nutrition; protective equipment; psychological, ethical and legal considerations; and environmental problems relating to athletic training. Prerequisite: PED 1110; HEAL 1500; admitted to professional program.


PED - 1700 INTRODUCTION TO EXERCISE SCIENCE
[3 hours] An introduction to the professions involving exercise science; sports science, rehabilitation therapy, and physical education. Emphasis is on basic concepts of physiological, biomechanical and psychological function in human movement. Programmatic and career opportunities are discussed.


PED - 2000 COACHING OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
[1 hour] Includes basic fundamentals, offensive and defensive team play, conditioning techniques, and scouting.


PED - 2400 PHYSICAL EDUCATION IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
[2 hours] Emphasis on perceptual-motor programs, motor performance, physical fitness, movement activities, testing and evaluation in the K-6 curriculum. Designed for elementary education majors.


PED - 2450* PHYSICAL EDUCATION FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATORS
[2 hours] Developmentally appropriate activity for children in PreK-Grade 3. Includes fundamental motor skill development, assessment skills and evaluation techniques. Emphasis is on psychomotor, cognitive and affective development through movement. *course is pending final approval


PED - 2500 ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY
[3 hours] The structure and function of the human body. Study of tissue and the body's systems: skeletal, muscular, nervous, cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, renal, endrocrine, and reproductive. Corequisite: PED 2550


PED - 2510 HUMAN ANATOMY
[3 hours] An integrated study of both regional anatomy and musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, neurologic, digestive, renal, endrocrine, and reproductive systems. Required for students in exercise science and allied health professional programs.


PED - 2530 HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY
[3 hours] An integrated study of physiology with emphasis on musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, neurologic, digestive, renal, endocrine, and reproductive systems. Required for students in exercise science and allied health professional programs. Prerequisite: CHEM 1000; BIOL 2110; PED 2510


PED - 2550 ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY LABORATORY
[1 hour] Laboratory course emphasizing the structure and function of the human body. Study of tissues and the body's system: skeletal, muscular, nervous, cardiovascular, lymphatic respiratory, digestive, renal, endrocrine, and reproductive. Corequisite: PED 2500


PED - 2650 THERAPEUTIC MODALITIES FOR ATHLETIC TRAINERS
[3 hours] Physiological, mechanical, and bio-electrical principles and techniques of application for electrical, thermal, high frequency radiation, and traction modalities used in the treatment of athletic injuries. Prerequisite: PED 1650


PED - 2660 FUNDAMENTALS OF ATHLETIC INJURY ASSESSMENT
[3 hours] Orthopedic evaluation of acute and chronic injury to upper and lower extremities, head and trunk with an emphasis on established guidelines for returning an injured athlete to competition. Prerequisite: PED 1110, 2510, 1650; HEAL 1500; admitted to professional program


PED - 2900* PHYSICAL EDUCATION LINKING SEMINAR
[1 hour] This course will help physical education major students apply the information they learn inphysical education content classes in which they are enrolled to a public school teaching setting. Course may be repeated twice for a maximum total credit of 2 hours. Corequisite: PED 3250 or PED 4540 *course is pending final approval


PED - 2950 INTRODUCTION TO TEACHING IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION
[3 hours] Designed to provide students with knowledge of effective instruction, skills in systematic data collection for teacher evaluation, task and skill analysis and instructional design. Field experience included. Prerequisite: PED 1700 Corequisite: 3520 or 4540


PED - 2960 GROWTH, DEVELOPMENT AND MOTOR LEARNING
[4 hours] Lecture, discussion, and laboratory based course concerning growth and development characteristics spanning birth through elderly life. Theory and practical applications of motor skill acquisition will be stressed. Prerequisite: PED 1700


PED - 3000 DEVELOPMENTALLY APPROPRIATE GAMES AND ACTIVITIES
[3 hours] Content for elementary school physical education programs including physical fitness, fundamental motor skill, manipulative skills, games, sport-related skills, educational gymnastics, movement activities, etc. Prerequisite: PED 1700, 2950; admission to professional education


PED - 3100 METHODS OF TEACHING PHYSICAL EDUCATION IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AND PRACTICUM
[3 hours] Methods of teaching physical education for children in grades K-5. Theory, teaching methods, planning, and management techniques as well as field experience in both inner city and suburban schools. Prerequisite: PED 1700, 2950 Corequisite: PED 3000


PED - 3110 PERCEPTUAL MOTOR DEVELOPMENT
[2 hours] This course provides students of all disciplines (i.e. Physical Education; Kinesiotherapy; Special Education; Therapeutic Recreation; etc) opportunities to learn about and teach physically and mentally challenged children.


PED - 3120 RHYTHMIC ACTIVITY AND DANCE
[3 hours] Content for pre-school through high school education programs. Emphasis on fundamental motor skill, rhythmic activities, folk dance, square dance. Prerequisite: PED 1700, 2960; admission to professional education


PED - 3130 UNDERSTANDING GAMES: SPORT CONCEPTS
[3 hours] Techniques and concepts of team and individual sport activities in the middle and secondary school. Course will focus on teaching for understanding, game tactics, progressions, technique analysis, appropriate practice, and safety procedures. Prerequisite: PED 1700, 1010, 2960; admission to professional education


PED - 3200 METHODS OF TEACHING IN THE MIDDLE AND SECONDARY SCHOOL AND PRACTICUM
[3 hours] Methods of teaching physical education for children in grades 5-12. One class day lecture/discussion per week, 6 hours in the assigned field experience each week. Prerequisite: PED 1700, 2950 Corequisite: PED 3130


PED - 3400 ADAPTED PHYSICAL EDUCATION
[3 hours] Methods for teaching the atypical child. Evaluation and formulation of IEP. Exercise and activity prescription. Emphasis on disorders most prevalent within public school systems. Forty (40) hour field experience included. Prerequisite: PED 1700, 2960; admission to professional education


PED - 3510 INTRODUCTION TO KINESIOTHERAPY
[3 hours] This course is designed to introduce the student to the scope of practice for kinesiotherapy. Emphasis will be placed on standards of practice for the registered kinesiotherapist. Practicum hours included. Prerequisite: PED 1700, 2510, 2520; HEAL 1500


PED - 3520 APPLIED EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY
[3 hours] This course will provide information related to the physiological responses of the human organism to exercise and exercise training. Emphasis will also be placed on the role exercise plays in health and disease prevention. Prerequisite: PED 2500


PED - 3560 PHYSICAL EDUCATION/RECREATION EDUCATION FOR ATYPICAL CHILD
[2 hours] Physical activity and recreation program development in physically and mentally disabled children in educational and recreational environments. Practicum experience working with atypical children will be required.


PED - 3650 FUNDAMENTALS OF ATHLETIC INJURY EVALUATION
[3 hours] Interaction with physicians and other allied medical personnel concentrating on advanced evaluation skills including anatomy, history, observation, palpation, and special tests. Prerequisite: PED 2660


PED - 3660 REHABILITATION OF ATHLETIC INJURIES
[3 hours] A systematic approach to exercise program development, techniques, indications and contraindications of exercise, and exercise progression as related to athletic injuries, prevention, reconditioning, and return to play guidelines. Prerequisite: PED 3650


PED - 3730 FITNESS ASSESSMENT AND PROGRAMMING
[2 hours] The course is designed to provide students with the knowledge base and skills used in the development and implementation of fitness and programming for school and community environments. Prerequisite: PED 1700


PED - 3740 MEASUREMENT, ANALYSIS AND EVALUATION IN HUMAN PERFORMANCE
[3 hours] Lecture and discussion on assessment in human performance, both authentic and traditional. Computer analysis procedures in descriptive and inferential statistics through ANOVA. Designated lab time for specialty areas. Prerequisite: PED 1700


PED - 3820 SPORTS MEDICINE FOR COACHES
[3 hours] Survey of athletic training dealing with the care and prevention, evaluation and treatment, of athletic injuries. Emphasis on orthopedic evaluation and physician involvement. Preventive taping techniques. Prerequisite: PED 2500, 2550


PED - 3900 SEMINAR IN ATHLETIC TRAINING
[1 hour] Psychomotor skill development and assessment of NATA required student athletic trainer competencies in the athletic training room.


PED - 4100 DESIGN AND ADMINISTRATION OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY PROGRAMS
[3 hours] Procedures for development of curriculum and program design. Administrative issues, problems and concerns for organization and direction of facilities and equipment. Prerequisite: PED 3000, 3120, 3130; admission to professional education


PED - 4300* METHODS OF TEACHING IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION
[4 hours] Introduction to and practice of efefctive teaching methods for physical education PreK-12 licensure. Combination of classroom/gynasium experiences leading to the understanding of effective teacjing at all levels. Course is divided into generic principles of effective teaching, methods of teaching at preschool, elementary, middle and adolescent levels. Prerequisite: PED 3000, 3120, 3130; admission to professional education Corequisite: PED 4350

*course is pending final approval


PED - 4350* FIELD EXPERIENCE
[2 hours] Intensive field experiences involving both urban and suburban settings in PreK-12 physical education. Students will have three field experience placements: preschool, elementary and secondary. Corequisite: PED 4300 *course is pending final approval


PED - 4540 APPLIED BIOMECHANICS
[3 hours] This course focuses on the application of biomechanics concepts to the acquisition and refinement of fundamental movement patterns, basic functional skills, and sport activities. Such topics as locomotion, balance, and the biomechanical basis of injury are examined through lecture and lab activities. Prerequisite: PED 1700, 2500 or 2510


PED - 4570 THEORY AND PRACTICE OF KINESIOTHERAPY
[3 hours] Kinesiotherapy principles underlying exercise prescription for those with physical disabilities. Emphasis will be placed on manual and active exercise and physical assessment of the musculoskeletal system. Prerequisite: PED 1700, 2510


PED - 4580 KINESIOTHERAPY LAB
[1 hour] The focus of this course is on gaining hands-on experience by assessment of a range of motion, strength, joint stabilization and functional movement of the musculoskeletal system. Students will emphasize manual exercise programming. Prerequisite: PED 2510 Corequisite: PED 4570


PED - 4620 THERAPEUTIC KINESIOLOGY
[3 hours] A lecture, discussion, and laboratory course designed to prepare students to work with patients on land and in the water. Emphasis will be placed on the rehabilitation and geriatric populations. Prerequisite: PED 2510, 2530


PED - 4640 NEUROLOGICAL AND PATHOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS OF REHABILITATION
[3 hours] Study of neurological control of normal movement and the implications of various medical pathologies for rehabilitation. Emphasis on inflammatory processes, metabolic and vascular disturbances, traumatic injuries, nutritional deficiencies, neoplasms, degenerative conditions and congenital disorders. Prerequisite: PED 2510 Corequisite: PED 2530


PED - 4650 ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF ATHLETIC TRAINING PROGRAMS
[3 hours] Administration of athletic training programs including athletic training room management, budgeting, staffing, insurance, medical records, emergency care planning, preparticipation physical examinations, athletic training room design, legal issues, and public relations. Prerequisite: PED 3660


PED - 4680 PHYSIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY OF MOTOR BEHAVIOR
[3 hours] Study of the relationship of sensory input and motor activities, motor learning and other aspects of movement behavior through an integration of physiological and psychological principles. Prerequisite: PED 2500, 2510; Senior Standing Corequisite: PED 2530


PED - 4700 THE LAW AND SPORT
[3 hours] The purpose of this course is to describe the requirements of the law and sports governing bodies, potential problems, possible courses of action and ways to work with legal counsel in the administration of sports activities. Prerequisite: Senior/Junior standing


PED - 4850 CLINICAL EXERCISE TESTING AND PROGRAMMING
[3 hours] The design and conduct of clinical testing and fitness programs for healthy subjects and those with pathologies will be the subject matter of the course. Prerequisite: PED 3520


PED - 4860 CLINICAL EXERCISE TESTING AND PROGRAMMING LABORATORY
[1 hour] The practical techniques for administering tests and developing fitness programs for healthy subjects and those with pathologies will be the subject matter of the course. Prerequisite: PED 3520


PED - 4900 HUMAN PERFORMANCE SEMINAR
[1 - 3 hours] Classroom and laboratory analysis of current research in varied topic areas. Prerequisite: Senior/Junior standing


PED - 4910 SENIOR RESEARCH PROJECT
[4 hours] Senior level students in exercise science will, with the assistance of their adviser, develop, plan and conduct a research project on a current problem in exercise science. Prerequisite: Senior standing


PED - 4920* STUDENT TEACHING SEMINAR
[1 hour] This course will focus on reflection and feedback on student teaching, portfolio development, interviewing and resume writing. Corequisite: PED 4930
*course is pending final approval


PED - 4930 STUDENT TEACHING
[6 - 12 hours] Intensive field experience in school classrooms under the direction of university supervisors and master teachers. Observation of teaching of experienced teachers accompanied by full responsibility by student teacher. Student teachers will be expected to teach in two areas. Prerequisite: Completion of 90% of coursework; 2.5 overall GPA; 2.5 major GPA; 2.5 professional GPA


PED - 4940 INTERNSHIP/PRACTICUM
[2 - 15 hours] Clinical experience in locations both inside and outside the university setting. Placement depends on area of study. Prerequisite: Senior standing


PED - 4950 WORKSHOP IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION
[1 - 5 hours] Workshop developed around topics of interest and concern for preservice and inservice teachers and other professionals involved in health, wellness and physical activity. Prerequisite: Faculty members have the flexibility to design workshop courses and to designate the prerequisites at that time. Participants should be SR standing.


PED - 4990 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN EXERCISE SCIENCE/PHYSICAL EDUCATION
[1 - 3 hours] Directed individual study. Specialty title, seminar sheet, and permission of instructor required. Prerequisite: Sr/Jr standing


PED - 5010/7010 FITNESS AND CONDITIONING PROGRAMS
[3 hours] Theory and practice in development and administration of comprehensive fitness programs with special emphasis on the use of exercise as a health maintenance strategy.


PED - 5110/7110 MEASUREMENT AND STATISTICAL INFERENCE IN HUMAN PERFORMANCE
[3 hours] Application of measurement and statistical inference to human performance testing and research. Includes descriptive and inferential statistics, principles of test construction, and introduction to authentic assessment in public schools.

Last Updated: 5/5/14