PHED 102 SEMINAR IN TRADITIONAL MARTIAL ARTS: TAI JI (1)

Two hours activity per week

This course provides instruction in the traditional Chinese art of Tai Ji. In addition to learning to perform the movements, students will learn about Daoist philosophy, and history of Chinese martial arts. Traditional Chinese health principles will also be covered. Repeatable.

GenEd: E

 

PHED 105 ZEN OF SURFING (1) [top]

Three hours activity per week

Exploration of the physiological and psychological benefits that result from human interaction with forces of nature. Students develop an increased understanding of the ocean and complex dynamics that underlie the sport of surfing. The interrelationship between physical activity and personal aesthetics is explored through weekly surfing activities.

GenEd: E

 

PHED 110 WELLNESS (2) [top]

Two hours lecture per week

Examines the interrelationship of the mind and body as it relates to the concept of Wellness. Covers physical fitness, sport selection, and differing types of exercise. This is not an activity/ performance course.

GenEd: E

 

PHED 208 INTRODUCTION TO KINESIOLOGY (3) [top]

Three hours lecture per week

Examines the field of human movement, introduces biomechanics, anatomy, exercise physiology, and motor learning. Basic anatomy, function of the musculoskeletal system, laws of motion, principles of force, equilibrium concepts, and laws governing projectiles will be introduced and applied to various sports activities. The student will develop the ability to analyze skill movements in specific sport activities. This is not an activity/performance course.

GenEd: E

 

PHED 302 MOTOR LEARNING, FITNESS, AND DEVELOPMENT IN CHILDREN (2) [top]

Two hours lecture per week

Physical education for children, fundamentals of motor learning, health, fitness and age-appropriate activities for elementary school age children. Teaching, planning and implementing an effective physical education program. May be taken concurrently with PHED 303. This is not an activity/ performance course.

GenEd: E

 

PHED 310 ADAPTED PHYSICAL EDUCATION (3) [top]

Three hours lecture per week

Basic concepts of Adapted Physical Education and an examination of trends in schools and communities. Particular attention given to inclusion as a teaching model. This is not an activity/ performance course

GenEd: E