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Courses at the 200-level

HED 202: Principles of Health Education

The basic principles of health education in school and community settings are studied. Focus is on professional and personal philosophy, the influence of technology, entry-level responsibilities, and the future of the profession.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • HED 102
  • or consent of department chair
  • or consent of the department chair
HED 221: Nutrition

The fundamental principles of human nutrition are presented, with application to the planning of dietaries.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • or consent of the department chair
HED 233: Social Perspectives of Health

Issues of diversity, family living, violence, aging, and death and their role in contemporary society are surveyed. Discussions include the factors that affect attitudes and behavior on society.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • 24 credit hours or consent of department chair
  • or consent of the department chair
PED 201: Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries

Students acquire a basic understanding of sports medicine. Topics include preventive techniques, protective strapping, basic anatomy, injury recognition, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • HED 115
  • or current standard first aid certification
  • or consent of instructor
  • or consent of the department chair
PED 205: Conditioning for Personal Fitness

Students develop personal fitness through participation in a variety of supervised activities and develop a knowledge base necessary to design their own fitness programs. Fitness-related topics and fitness testing are also included.
3 credit hours

PED 206: Fundamental Movement and Its Analysis

Through lecture, laboratory, and on-site clinical experiences, the fundamentals of movement analysis are introduced, including the phases of motor development and the kinesiological principles associated with how individuals move.
3 credit hours

PED 207: Motor Skill Development for Lifetime Wellness I

Basic competencies are developed in a variety of team activities. Included are relevant skill and tactical development and background information. Emphasis is on relating the activities to wellness concepts.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • PED 206
PED 208: Motor Skill Development for Lifetime Wellness II

Basic competencies are developed in a variety of individual and dual activities. Included are skill analysis, strategies, rules, and history relevant to the activities. Emphasis is on the role of individual and dual sports in achieving a lifestyle of wellness.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • PED 206
PED 243: Foundations of Movement

The basic concepts of motor learning and performance are studied. Emphasis is on the neurological basis of motor learning and the effects of growth and developmental factors.
3 credit hours

PED 247: Rhythmic Movement

Focus is on the development of movement concepts and skill themes to promote exploration of a variety of educational gymnastic movements as well as rhythmic activities.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • PED 206
PED 251: Recreation Delivery Systems

Services provided by agencies in both the public and private sectors of leisure-service industries are examined. The functions of these agencies are investigated through lectures, field trips, and on-site volunteer work.
3 credit hours

PED 252: Camping and Recreational Leadership

The philosophy and problems of camping and recreational leadership are studied. The principles, practices, processes, and techniques of leadership are studied in depth. Lecture and laboratory.
3 credit hours

PED 253: Introduction to Therapeutic Recreation

Students are introduced to the history, concepts, and philosophy of therapeutic recreation in community and institutional settings. Field trips and on-site observations are included.
3 credit hours

PED 278: Coaching Skills and Tactics

Skill development and tactical awareness are introduced. Students acquire the ability to explain, demonstrate, analyze, and provide feedback for physical movements while coaching players of all ages.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • PED 243

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