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 2135
Educational Gymnastics

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

Development of a repertoire of dominant movement patterns leading to basic concepts, skills, and fundamentals in educational gymnastics.

Equivalent: Physical Activity 2125 (prior to 2006/2007).

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 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 2635
Tennis

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

Development of introductory skills, strategies and techniques.

Equivalent: Physical Activity 1635 (prior to 2002/2003).

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY 2685
Badminton

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

Development of introductory skills, strategies and techniques.

Equivalent: Physical Activity 1685 (prior to 2002/2003).

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY 2695
Fencing

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

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

Equivalent: Physical Activity 1695 (prior to 2002/2003).

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

Development of a repertoire of intermediate gymnastic stunts, teaching progressions, spotting techniques, theoretical concepts, and training techniques that lead to competency in competitive gymnastics.

Prerequisite: Physical Activity 2135.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY 3115
Women's Artistic Gymnastics

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

Development of a repertoire of intermediate gymnastic stunts, teaching progressions, spotting techniques, theoretical concepts, and training techniques that lead to competency in competitive gymnastics.

Prerequisite: Physical Activity 2135.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY 3120
Indoor Team Games

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

Opportunities to experience many different indoor sports and games through understanding of rules, history of the activity, fundamental skill development, game strategy, and personal enjoyment.

Equivalent: Physical Activity 3805 (Indoor Team Games) (prior to 2006/2007).

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY 3121
Outdoor Team Games

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

Opportunities to experience many different outdoor sports and games through understanding of rules, history of the activity, fundamental skill development, game strategy, and personal enjoyment.

Equivalent: Physical Activity 3805 (Outdoor Team Games) (prior to 2006/2007).

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY 3225
Hip Hop, Latin and Swing Dance

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

Development of dance skills, exploration of movement fundamentals, and the creation of dance choreographies in Latin, Swing, and Hip Hop styles.

Equivalent: Physical Activity 3805 (Hip Hop, Latin and Swing Dance) (prior to 2006/2007).

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.

Equivalent: Physical Activity 4805 (T'ai Chi and Wellbeing) (prior to 2003/2004).

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 4010
National Lifeguarding Training

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

Development of advanced lifeguarding skills and knowledge that can lead to National Lifeguard certification.

Prerequisite: Physical Activity 3005.

Equivalent: Physical Activity 4805 (National Lifeguard Instruction) (prior to 2006/2007).

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY 4015
Water Safety Instruction

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

Development of advanced water safety instruction skills and knowledge that can lead to Red Cross Instructor certification.

Prerequisite: Physical Activity 3005.

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.