PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY 2005
Swimming I

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-3-0

Development of swimming strokes and aquatic skills equivalent to Red Cross White level.

Prerequisite: Ability to swim with confidence in deep water.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY 2125
Artistic Gymnastics

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-3-0

Development of basic skills, fundamentals and techniques in artistic gymnastic events.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY 2155
Track and Field I

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-3-0

Development of basic skills and fundamental techniques of competitive track and field events.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY 2205 (1205)
Folk and Square Dance

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-3-0

Development of introductory skills and fundamentals.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY 2215 (1215)
Social and Round Dance

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-3-0

Development of introductory skills, fundamental step patterns and techniques of round and ballroom dance.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY 2225
Children's Dance

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-3-0

Development of dance skills, exploration of movement fundamentals and creation and performance of dance for children.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY 2235
Creative Dance

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-3-0

Development of basic skills and fundamental techniques in creative, modern and interpretive dance.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY 2425
Judo I

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-3-0

Development of basic skills, fundamental techniques and strategy.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY 2445
Weight Training I

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-3-0

Practice of weight training principles. Theoretical aspects of progressive resistance exercise training.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY 2505
Basketball I

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-3-0

Development of basic skills, strategy, officiating, offensive and defensive techniques.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY 2525
Ice Hockey I

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-3-0

Development of fundamental skills, strategy of play, officiating, offensive and defensive techniques.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY 2535
Soccer I

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-3-0

Development of fundamental skills, strategy of play, officiating, offensive and defensive techniques.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY 2545
Volleyball I

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-3-0

Development of basic skills, basic strategy, officiating and fundamental offensive and defensive techniques.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY 2605 (1605)
Curling

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-3-0

Development of introductory skills, basic strategy and techniques.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY 2635 (1635)
Tennis

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-3-0

Development of introductory skills, strategies and techniques.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY 2655 (1655)
Ice Skating

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-3-0

Development of introductory skills in figure skating.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY 2685 (1685)
Badminton

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-3-0

Development of introductory skills, strategies and techniques.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY 2695 (1695)
Fencing

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-3-0

Development of introductory skills, techniques and strategies of foil fencing.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY 2705
Outdoor Education - Summer Activities

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-0
Other hours: 0-0-140

Development of skills in camping, canoeing and outdoor recreation.

Note: Usually offered in Summer Session I with outdoor experiences in one or two weekends.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY 2715
Outdoor Education - Winter Activities

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-0
Other hours: 0-0-140

Winter camping and survival skills associated with camping and cross-country skiing. Includes a series of lecture/seminars followed by a five-day camping trip.

Note: Usually offered in the Spring Semester with outdoor experiences during Reading Week.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY 3005
Swimming II

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-3-0

Development of advanced swimming skills and water safety knowledge leading to the Royal Life Saving Society (RLSS) Bronze Medallion, Senior Resuscitation and Bronze Cross Awards.

Prerequisite: Physical Activity 2005.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY 3105
Men's Artistic Gymnastics

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-3-0

Advanced skills and routines, training theories and coaching techniques in artistic gymnastics for men. Instruction in judging competitive performance.

Prerequisite: Physical Activity 2125.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY 3115
Women's Artistic Gymnastics

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-3-0

Advanced skills and routines, training theories and coaching techniques in artistic gymnastics for women. Instruction in judging competitive performance.

Prerequisite: Physical Activity 2125.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY 3425
Judo II

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-3-0

Development of advanced skills and techniques, coaching strategies and training theory.

Prerequisite: Physical Activity 2425.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY 3445
Weight Training II

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-3-0

Theory and practice of strength development through progressive resistance exercise.

Prerequisite: Physical Activity 2445.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY 3465
T'ai Chi

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Practice slow, gentle movements in set forms, involve the whole body enhancing a relaxed mental attitude and promoting good health. The rhythmic flowing style improves coordination, balance, memory and focused concentration.

Note: Credit is not allowed for Physical Activity 3465 (T'ai Chi) and Physical Activity 4805 (T'ai Chi and Wellbeing)

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY 3505
Basketball II

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-3-0

Development of advanced playing and officiating skills, competitive systems, techniques of game analysis, coaching strategies and training theory.

Prerequisite: Physical Activity 2505.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY 3525
Ice Hockey II

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-3-0

Development of advanced playing and officiating skills, competitive systems, techniques of game analysis, coaching strategies and training theory.

Prerequisite: Physical Activity 2525.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY 3535
Soccer II

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-3-0

Development of advanced playing and officiating skills, competitive systems, techniques of game analysis, coaching strategies and training theory.

Prerequisite: Physical Activity 2535.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY 3545
Volleyball II

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-3-0

Development of advanced playing and officiating skills, competitive systems, techniques of game analysis, coaching strategies and training theory.

Prerequisite: Physical Activity 2545.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY 3605
Conditioning for Cardiovascular Health

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-3-0

This course is designed to provide students with specific knowledge about cardiovascular-based lifetime activities. Personal assessment of cardiovascular (CV) fitness levels and the development of sound CV training programs will be investigated. The lifetime activities will include a variety of indoor and outdoor activities selected from aquacising, power walking, swimming, rowing, cycling and in-line skating. Activities will vary from offering to offering depending on the season and equipment availability. Students will be required to supply their own equipment.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY 1805/2805/3805/4805
Special Activities

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-3-0

Physical activities selected by faculty and students.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY 1905/2905/3905/4905
Studies in Physical Activity

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-3-0

Opportunity for an individual to study a physical activity indepth.