Course Descriptions — Physical Education

PED1000 Beginning Tennis 1 semester hour
Off-campus Location: Washington Middle School. Must provide own transportation. Equipment is provided.

PED1110 Golf 1 semester hour
Must provide own transportation. Equipment is provided. This course requires a lab fee.

PED1120 Business Golf 1 semester hour
This course develops golf skills and appropriate etiquette for a business environment. Students will learn how a social golf outing is different from a corporate golf outing and will have an opportunity to golf with administrators and executive officers. Must provide own transportation. This course requires a lab fee. Equipment is provided.

PED1130 Yoga I 1 semester hour
This course will expose students to the study of yoga. Yoga uses bodily postures(asanas), breathing techniques (pranayama) and meditation (dyna) with the goal of bringing about a sound healthy body, and a clear peaceful mind.

PED1140 Yoga II 1 semester hour
This course is a continuation into the study of yoga and will cover more in-depth the history, Sanskrit terminology, philosophy and movements appropriate for the intermediate yoga practitioner.
Prerequisite: PED1130.

PED1150 Pilates I 1 semester hour
This course introduces the fundamentals and principles of the classical Pilates method of exercise. Students will focus on proper breathing techniques and will
learn proper form and execution of all exercises to strengthen the core. Students will be introduced to using bands and Pilates rings.

PED1160 Pilates II 1 semester hour
This course will focus on breathing and spinal alignment while improving strength, precision and flow of the Pilates principles. Various props such as flex bands and Pilates rings will be used to enhance and intensify the Pilates workout.
Prerequisite:
PED1150.

PED1170 Cardio Kick and Sculpt 1 semester hour
This course will focus on developing cardiovascular fitness and general strength through a variety of exercises and conditioning methods. Students will learn
proper technique and exercise variations on equipment such as stability balls, dumbbells, foam pads, medicine balls, and BOSU balls. Students will develop
their own personal fitness and learn how to vary intensity based on changing resistance, duration and rest intervals.

PED1180 Cardiovascular Training 1 semester hour
This course is for students desiring to reach and maintain optimal levels of fit ness. Specifically, the student will be introduced to a variety of aerobic equipment, including treadmill, climber, rower, elliptical trainer, recumbent, and upright bicycle ergometers. Students will learn safe and proper use of the equipment and how to vary resistance, duration, and rest intervals in planning a personal training program based on one’s individual capacity.

PED1190 Wellness Walking 1 semester hour
With specially designed poles and easy-to-learn techniques, students will learn how to exercise every major muscle with each stride. Students will enjoy the safety, simplicity, and convenience of walking, and the total body fitness benefits of what experts call the world’s best exercise, “cross-country skiing”—all year round.

PED1200 Fitness for Life 2 semester hours
This course investigates the value of fitness in daily life and its effect on total wellness. Through lecture, discussion, and laboratory experiences, students will acquire a general understanding of fitness principles according to the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) guidelines. Specifically, students will assess their current fitness levels and health behaviors, set health goals based on strengths and weaknesses, and devise a realistic plan to achieve this goal. In correlation to fitness and performance, students will also explore related content areas of nutrition, sleep, stress, disease prevention weight management, and
injury prevention.

PED1210 Strength Training 1 semester hour
This course is designed to improve health and fitness through training of the whole body. Training of the muscular, skeletal and nervous systems using the three energy systems of the body will be addressed. Students will be exposed to method ology of training that will include exercise: mode or type, frequency, intensity, volume, proper periodization and programming.

PED1220 Self-Defense 1 semester hour
Participants in the course will learn practical self-defense strategies and tactics designed to overcome modern day threats and assailants. Students will identify risks of personal safety; become aware of risk-reduction strategies; learn physical self-defense techniques and increase their technique skills through practice and study. This class offers a basic education of confrontation principles and personal defense. The program ranges from awareness, risk reduction, and avoidance, to basic physical defense.

PED1230 Core Strengthening 1 semester hour
This course will focus on developing core strength through a variety of exercises. Core strength includes abdominals, postural muscles, balance and the posterior chain. Students will be exposed to different exercise equipment such as stability balls, dumbbells, medicine balls, and BOSU balls. Students will develop their own personal core strength, and learn the muscle groups targeted by each exercise. Students will also learn safety techniques, variations of each exercise, proper form and the importance of core strength.

PED1240 Aerobic Dance 1 semester hour
This course will focus on developing cardiovascular fitness and general strength through a variety of different types of aerobic dance. Aerobic dance is a combination of traditional exercise movements combined with dance steps. For example, high knee running, grapevines, v-steps, ham curls and jumping jacks. Students will develop their own personal fitness and learn how to vary intensity based on changing resistance, duration, and rest intervals.

PED1250 Ninjutsu as Self Defense 1 semester hour
This course offers a simplistic but quick-paced education on confrontation principles and personal defense. Students will learn about awareness, risk reduction, and avoidance, to basic physical defense. This course will also instruct students on the use of improvised weapons to get out of dangerous situations against a trained attacker.

PED1310 Step Aerobics 1 semester hour
This course will provide students with a general understanding of the basic principles and tech niques involved in step training. Students will be introduced to step-training benefits, latest research, how to choose bench height and music, proper alignment and technique, training zone heart rates, positions to avoid, and safety precautions. The student will participate in bi-weekly step classes, including warm-up, step aerobics, strength/isolation training, cool-down, flexibility and relaxation segments. Each student also will have an opportunity to create her/his own step routine.

PED1320 Foundation of Dance 1 semester hour
This course is designed to provide students with a foundational knowledge base of basic dance skills and concepts used in many recreational dance forms. Students will learn and perform a variety of folk, square and round dances and be introduced to the history and culture of the dance forms. Movement concepts, locomotor skills, and rhythmic activities will also be introduced. This course is a prerequisite for PED 3025 Enhancing Cultural Awareness Through Dance.

PED1410 Cardiovascular Training Inside and Out 2 semester hours
This course combines cardiovascular training indoors and wellness walking outdoors and provides the opportunity to exercise throughout the entire semester with some variety. See PED1180 and PED1190 for descriptions.

PED1420 Step and Train 2 semester hours
This course combines step aerobics and strength training, specifically designed to improve both muscular strength and cardio-respiratory endurance, and provides the opportunity to exercise throughout the entire semester with some variety. See PED1310 and PED1210 for descriptions. Students will acquire a general understanding of the basic principles and techniques involved in step training and weight training. The first eight weeks will focus on cardiovascular and muscular endurance as students participate in bi-weekly step classes, including warm-up, step aerobics, strength/isolation training, cool-down, flexibility and relaxation. Each student will also have an opportunity to create her/his own step routine. The second eight weeks will focus on muscular strength as students learn the latest methods and techniques of weight training.

PED1450 Train and Tee-Off 2 semester hours
This course combines strength training and golf. The course will focus on a specific strength-training program to get in shape for an effective golf game. The second half of the course is designed to learn the basic rules and fundamentals of golf. This class will acquaint students with the biomechanical analysis of the golf swing for all clubs, progressing to hitting golf balls. Students will play two rounds of golf under instructor supervision. Equipment is provided. This course requires a lab fee.

PROFESSIONAL COURSES
The following courses are designed primarily for coaching and youth sport development, fitness and health promotion and physical education majors/minors. See prerequisites for courses that are available to non-majors.

PED1510 Foundations of Teaching K–12 Physical Education 2 semester hours
This course provides foundational knowledge of teaching K–12 physical education through understanding of major concepts, assumptions, principles, processes of inquiry, and theories that are central to the discipline. Introductory frameworks of professionalism, collaboration and advocacy are introduced. Principles of K– 12 physical education are addressed through historical, philosophical and modern perspectives of content knowledge and pedagogical skills. Students will learn of the role of physical education in enhancing language acquisition (first and second), literacy development, reading, writing and oral communication, and how
to integrate these components to increase content learning. Students will engage in assignments aligned with current teaching practices that meet the diverse learning needs of all K–12 students. Students must pass an FBI national fingerprint screening that encompasses passing a criminal background/sex offender check, as well as a TB test. In fulfillment of the course requirements, students will experience a day-long educational adventure near the George Williams College campus in Williams Bay, Wisconsin. The Outdoor Wisconsin Leadership School (OWLS) staff leads the teambuilding, ropes, courses and other outdoor activities. This course requires a lab fee.

PED1600 Career Exploration in Coaching and Youth Sport Development 2 semester hours
This course will expose students to career opportunities in coaching and youth sport development at all levels (private, public, club, professional, collegiate, etc).
An exploration of coaches’ associations, sport-specific associations, and professional licensing bodies will occur that will enhance student understanding and development in the field of coaching and youth sport development. Additionally, students will be introduced to the field of coaching through practical experience. Students will invest 75 hours in an approved site, working in an assisting capacity with a variety of coaching experiences.
Prerequisites: Students must pass a certified criminal background check and TB test (cost incurred by student).

PED2080 First Aid/CPR 1 semester hour
This course is designed to provide the knowledge and skills necessary to prevent and treat injuries effectively and safely. The course will follow the guidelines established for first aid and CPR by the American Red Cross. Throughout the course, students will gain knowledge and confidence in their skills by participating in practice scenarios. Upon successful completion, students who qualify will be certified
in lay person first aid, adult CPR/AED, child CPR/AED and infant CPR.

PED2210 Sports in Society: The Impact on Youth 4 semester hours
This course will examine the sociology of sport and the impact sport has in society. Students will be introduced to concepts, theories, and research that explore the dynamic relationship between sports, culture, and society. Emphasis will be on the impact this dynamic relationship has on youth from early childhood through college. Content will explore the translation of sport research into practical application for sport coaches, teachers and administrators. Students will explore child development principles relative to social decision making, including issues in applying theories and findings to problems.

PED2250 Introduction to Fitness and Health Promotion 2 semester hours
Designed to give students an introduction to the field of fitness and health promotion through practical experience. Students will invest 75 hours in an approved commercial fitness program, working in an assisting capacity with a variety of pro gram components. There is a one-hour weekly seminar.
Prerequisites: Fitness and health promotion majors only. Sophomore standing. Must pass a certified criminal background/sex offender check and TB test (cost
incurred by student). Must apply one term in advance through the fitness and health promotion program coordinator for site placement.

PED2260 Technology in Sport Promotion and Programming 2 semester hours
This course will examine the fundamental theories/issues in sport marketing grounded within traditional marketing principles. Instruction emphasizes unique
applica tion to the sport business industry. How technology is evolving and being utilized within sports marketing will also be explored.

PED2300 Coaching Principles and Techniques 4 semester hours
This course addresses the fundamentals of coaching techniques, including coachplayer, coach-institution and coach-community relationships. Students study the American Sport Educa tion Program (ASEP) materials to be eligible to sit for the ASEP Coaching Prin ciples and Sport First Aid certification exams. This ASEP coaching certification is required to be able to coach in Illinois.

PED2330 Officiating Team Sports 2 semester hours
This course addresses the responsibilities and techniques of the official in high school sports. Sports covered will depend upon the term it is offered (i.e., fall: football, volleyball soccer; spring: basketball, baseball and softball.) The course is directed toward the achievement of an Illi nois High School Association certification.

PED2340 Sports Statistics 1 semester hour
This course prepares students for recognizing, identifying, and accurately reporting sport statistics during a live game, for the major sports of baseball, basketball, football, soccer, softball and volleyball. Students will become familiar with paperwork associated with NCAA score reporting forms and newspaper box scores.

PED2354 Methods and Strategies of Coaching Baseball 1 semester hour
This course is designed to teach students the steps to successfully coach baseball. Students will understand how to develop a coaching philosophy; tackle the difficult issue of motivating their players while developing their mental toughness; plan for the overall season and each practice; condition; and evaluate individual player performance.

PED2355 Methods and Strategies of Coaching Basketball 1 semester hour
This course is designed to teach students the steps to successfully coach basketball. Students will understand how to develop a coaching philosophy; tackle the difficult issue of motivating their players while developing their mental toughness; plan for the overall season and each practice; condition; and evaluate individual player performance.

PED2364 Methods and Strategies of Coaching Football 1 semester hour
This course is designed to teach students the steps to successfully coach football. Students will understand how to develop a coaching philosophy; tackle the difficult issue of motivating their players while developing their mental toughness; plan for the overall season and each practice; condition; and evaluate individual player performance.

PED2365 Methods and Strategies of Coaching Golf 1 semester hour
This course is designed to teach students the steps to successfully coach golf. Students will understand how to develop a coaching philosophy; tackle the difficult issue of motivating their players while developing their mental toughness; plan for the overall season and each practice; condition; and evaluate individual player performance.

PED2374 Methods and Strategies of Coaching Lacrosse 1 semester hour
This course is designed to teach students the steps to successfully coach lacrosse. Students will understand how to develop a coaching philosophy; tackle the difficult issue of motivating their players while developing their mental toughness; plan for the overall season and each practice; condition; and evaluate individual player performance.

PED2375 Methods and Strategies of Coaching Soccer 1 semester hour
This course is designed to teach students the steps to successfully coach soccer. Students will understand how to develop a coaching philosophy; tackle the difficult issue of motivating their players while developing their mental toughness; plan for the overall season and each practice; condition; and evaluate individual player performance.

PED2384 Methods and Strategies of Coaching Softball 1 semester hour
This course is designed to teach students the steps to successfully coach softball. Students will understand how to develop a coaching philosophy; tackle the difficult issue of motivating their players while developing their mental toughness; plan for the overall season and each practice; condition; and evaluate individual player performance.

PED2385 Methods and Strategies of Coaching Tennis 1 semester hour
This course is designed to teach students the steps to successfully coach tennis. Students will understand how to develop a coaching philosophy; tackle the difficult issue of motivating their players while developing their mental toughness; plan for the overall season and each practice; condition; and evaluate individual player performance.

PED2394 Methods and Strategies of Coaching Track/ Field/Cross-Country 1 semester hour
This course is designed to teach students the steps to successfully coach track/field/cross-country. Students will understand how to develop a coaching philosophy; tackle the difficult issue of motivating their players while developing their mental toughness; plan for the overall season and each practice; condition; and evaluate individual player performance.

PED2395 Methods and Strategies of Coaching Volleyball 1 semester hour
This course is designed to teach students the steps to successfully coach volleyball. Students will understand how to develop a coaching philosophy; tackle the difficult issue of motivating their players while developing their mental toughness; plan for the overall season and each practice; condition; and evaluate individual player performance.

PED2400 Inclusive PE Characteristics/ID Disability and the Law 4 semester hours
This course is designed to provide an overview of the physical, cognitive, emotional and sensory conditions that qualify an individual for special services under federal law. The course covers content necessary for understanding the safety implications associated with working with special populations; accessing information regarding specific disabilities; modifying activities, equipment and the environment to ensure safe participation for all; and compliance with inclusive laws.
Prerequisites: PED1510; students will be required to pass an FBI national fingerprint screening that encompasses passing a criminal background/sex offender
check, as well as pass a TB test.

PED2500 Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries and Illness 4 semester hours
This course addresses the recognition, first aid, prevention and care of acute injuries. This course is designed to provide fitness professionals and coaches a
basic knowledge and understanding of injury prevention and acute injury care. Emphasis will be on understanding the care and prevention of athletic injuries
and basic concepts of athletic training. Open to non-athletic training majors only. This course requires a lab fee.

PED2510 K–12 Learning through Fitness Activities 4 semester hours
This course will provide opportunities for physical education majors to learn developmentally appropriate strategies for teaching health-related fitness activities that meet the diverse needs of children. Information on how to successfully plan, implement and evaluate a fitness/wellness program will be presented within the context of sound physiological principles and current trends in the field. Fitness activities will be considered in relation to readiness to learn from a physical, intellectual, cultural and emotional developmental perspective. Fitness activities will be created around the unique characteristics and abilities of a diverse student population. These activities will use a variety of strategies that encourage critical and creative thinking. Interdisciplinary themes will be incorporated into fitness activities in an effort to reinforce learning while respecting individual differences. Students will employ differentiated instructional strategies and techniques to create, and teach, lessons specific to health-related fitness.
Prerequisites: Physical education K–12 majors take PED1510. Students must pass an FBI national fingerprint screening that encompasses passing a criminal
background/sex offender check, as well as pass a TB test. This course if for physical education K–12 majors only.

PED2520 K–12 Student Learning through Sport Activities 4 semester hours
This course provides opportunities to understand content and pedagogical knowledge for teaching a variety of sport activities through active participation. The goal of this course is to experience related instructional strategies (e.g., problem solving and guided discovery) that meet the learning needs of all K –12 students through peer teaching and skill mastery. Peer teaching experiences require the generation of lesson plans, skill tests, and a unit block plan to develop and create instructional opportunities that maximize learning by addressing the K–12 learner’s needs, the community and cultural diversity. Teacher candidates will also learn appropriate formative and summative assessment techniques as evidence of student learning.
Prerequisites: PED1510; physical education K–12 majors only.

PED2550 Advanced Strength Training and Conditioning: Certification Preparation 4 semester hours
This course explores scientific foundations of strength training and conditioning. It prepares students for the National Strength and Conditioning Association’s Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) exam. The CSCS credential identifies those indi viduals who have knowledge in scientific foundations of strength and condition ing as well as the skills to apply that knowledge in a practical format.
Prerequisites: BIO1060; junior standing; and PED3200 strongly recommended.

PED2600 Motor Development 2 semester hours
The essence of the study of motor development involves observing how movements change across the lifespan, then determining why they change. Students will examine why movements change to include the individual, environment and task, as well as interactions among these factors. The theoretical and historical roots of the field of motor development will be addressed. In addition, students will observe many facets of movement skills, such as growth, aging and perception, and discover how different constraints or factors can encourage or discourage different movements.
Prerequisites: Students must pass an FBI national fingerprint screening that encompasses passing a criminal background/sex offender check, as well as pass
a TB test (cost incurred by student).

PED2860 Intercollegiate Participation Courses 1 semester hour
The following participation credits are available only to intercollegiate team members. Students must register prior to the term and are awarded credit at the end of the sports academic term upon recommendation of the head coach. All varsity and junior varsity award winners completing the sports season in good standing are eligible to receive credit. Registration and tuition are required for intercollegiate participation credit. Participants should be aware that participation credit is included in course load calculations during the term. All participation credit is transcripted, but only a maximum of three semester hours of participation credit
may be counted toward graduation.


PED2860 Participation: Intercollegiate Baseball (M)
PED2860 Participation: Intercollegiate Basketball (M)
PED2860 Participation: Intercollegiate Basketball (W)
PED2860 Participation: Intercollegiate Cross-Country (M)
PED2860 Participation: Intercollegiate Cross-Country (W)
PED2860 Participation: Intercollegiate Football (M)
PED2860 Participation: Intercollegiate Golf (M)
PED2860 Participation: Intercollegiate Golf (W)
PED2860 Participation: Intercollegiate Lacrosse (M)
PED2860 Participation: Intercollegiate Lacrosse (W)
PED2860 Participation: Intercollegiate Soccer (W)
PED2860 Participation: Intercollegiate Softball (W)
PED2860 Participation: Cheer and Dance (M and W)
PED2860 Participation: Intercollegiate Tennis (M)
PED2860 Participation: Intercollegiate Tennis (W)
PED2860 Participation: Intercollegiate Track (M)
PED2860 Participation: Intercollegiate Track (W)
PED2860 Participation: Intercollegiate Volleyball (W)
PED2860 Participation: Hockey (M)

PED2942 Sport Management Field Experience 2 semester hours
This course is designed to give students an introduction to the field of sport management through practical experience. Students will invest 75 hours in an approved site, working in an assisting capacity with a variety of management experiences within a sport setting.
Prerequisites: PED3040; consent of instructor; and sophomore standing. Students must pass a certified criminal background/sex offender check and TB test (cost incurred by student). Must apply one term in advance through the coaching and youth sport development program coordinator.

PED3000 An Integrated Approach to Teaching K–5 Physical Education 4 semester hours
This course offers essential information for successful teaching at the elementary school level in regard to the K–5 learner, the curriculum and the teacher. The developmental approach advocated analyzes knowledge of children’s growth and motor development in a comprehensive manner that recognizes the essential concept of the individuality of the learner in relation to the motor, cognitive and affective domains. Teacher candidates will understand how each K–5 student
constructs knowledge, acquires skills, and develops effective and efficient criticalthinking and problem-solving capabilities, within the perspective of diverse K–5 student characteristics and abilities that affect processes of inquiry and influence patterns of learning. Appropriate and varied instructional approaches will be experienced, including how physical education can help develop word knowledge, vocabulary, comprehension, fluency and strategy use. Teacher candidates will learn about school laws and rules (e.g., mandatory reporting, sexual misconduct, corporal punishment) as a foundation for the fair and just treatment of all students and their families in addition to emergency response procedures that include school safety and crisis intervention protocol. Teacher candidates will engage in a 75-hour, supervised methods experience in an assigned school and participate in this course that links philosophy, knowledge and pedagogy to the authentic experience of teaching physical education in the elementary school.
Prerequisites: PED1510; PED2520; EDU2100; EDU2260; acceptance into the School of Education. This course is for physical education K–12 majors only. A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75. Students must pass an FBI national fingerprint screening that encompasses passing a criminal background/sex offender check, as well as a TB test (cost incurred by student). Must apply two terms in advance through the School of Education for site placement.

PED3010 Youth Policy: Enhancing Healthy Development in Everyday Lives 4 semester hours
This course will examine youth policy as formulated in response to youth issues, problems and community/public concerns. Policy as political response to the pressing social needs of youth will be explored through positive youth development as well as sport-based youth development. Perspectives will be investigated specific to student interests.

PED3025 Enhancing Cultural Awareness through Dance 2 semester hours
The fine arts are an essential component of a comprehensive education and are necessary to accommodate the needs of students as they prepare to take their place in the 21st century global environment. Students will explore how the arts impact and enrich education; provide training in critical and creative thinking, communication and collaboration; and address the impact of diverse cultures within society. Students will learn methodologies for teaching a variety of dance forms, introduce the culture and history associated with each, and present strategies to establish a socially and emotionally safe environment for all K–12 learners.
Prerequisites: PED1510 and PED1320. This course is designed for physical education K–12 majors. Must be a junior in standing. Must pass an FBI national fingerprint screening that encompasses passing a criminal background/ sex offender check, as well as a TB test (cost incurred by student).

PED3040 Sport Management 4 semester hours
This course explores the role of sport management in athletics, club sports, intramural sports and leisure services. The course will investigate the role management in sport. It provides an understanding of the administrative aspect of a comprehensive sports program, including organizational philosophy, goal setting, financing, facilities, equipment, risk management, legal considera tions, personnel management, marketing and sports information. Students will explore the choices administrators and managers deal with every day and how to use business and leadership skills to improve quality of life for all participants.

PED3045 Sport Law 4 semester hours
This course provides a foundation for general legal concepts and familiarizes students with those legal issues they are most likely to encounter as coaches and
managers in the sports industry. Topics covered include tort law, negligence, acts and amendments, contracts, compliance with codes and regulations, and the regulatory authority of the NCAA. Students will examine lawsuits and case studies that have established current laws and regulations.

PED3050 An Integrated Approach to Teaching 6–12 Physical Education 4 semester hours
This course addresses essential information for successful teaching at the secondary school level in regard to the 6–12 learner, the curriculum and the teacher. The developmental approach advocated analyzes knowledge of 6–12 students’ growth and maturation in a comprehensive manner that recognizes the essential concept of the individuality of the learner in relation to the motor, cognitive and affective domains. Teacher candidates will understand how each 6–12 student constructs knowledge, refines skills, and develops effective and efficient criticalthinking and problem-solving capabilities within the perspective of diverse student characteristics and abilities that affect processes of inquiry and influence patterns of learning. Appropriate and varied instructional approaches will be experienced, including how physical education can help develop word knowledge, vocabulary, comprehension, fluency and strategy use. Teacher candidates will learn about school laws and rules (e.g., mandatory reporting, sexual misconduct, corporal punishment) as a foundation for the fair and just treatment of all students and their families in addition to emergency response procedures that include school safety and crisis intervention protocol. Teacher candidates will engage in a 75-hour, supervised methods experience in an assigned school and participate in this course that will link philosophy, knowledge and pedagogy to the authentic experience of teaching physical education in the secondary school.
Prerequisites: EDU2100; EDU2260; and acceptance into the School of Education. Physical education K–12 majors only. A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75. Students must pass an FBI national fingerprint screening that encompasses passing a criminal background/sex offender check as well as a TB test (cost incurred by student). Must apply two terms in advance through the School of Education for site placement.

PED3100 Competitive Sport for Children and Youth 4 semester hours
Students will explore the aspects of a competitive environment that will create maximum excellence in participants, foster positive character development and
lead to lasting enjoyment. Students will look at research supporting traditional beliefs on competition as well as non-traditional beliefs. Students will learn the
differences between negative and positive competition and how to implement change into their organizations, teams and individual practices.

PED3150 Assessing Student Learning in K–12 Physical Education 4 semester hours
This course offers essential knowledge and develops skills in assessment in order to understand the use of K–12 student data to design and implement behavior management strategies; and when and how to adapt or modify instruction based on outcome data that considers K–12 student needs, goals and responses. Teacher candidates will learn a variety of formal and informal assessments used to recognize and address the reading, writing and oral communication needs of each K–12 student. Teacher candidates will understand the purposes, characteristics and limitations of different types of assessments, including standardized assessments, universal screening, curriculum-based assessment and progress monitoring tools. This course offers opportunities to participate in individual and cooperative assessment activities in the classroom and in the field.
Prerequisites: PED1510; PED2520. PED2600 is recommended. Students need to be a junior in standing. Students must pass an FBI national fingerprint screening that encompasses passing a criminal background/sex offender check, as well as a TB test (cost incurred by student).

PED3210 Kinesiology for Athletic Training, Fitness and Health Sciences 4 semester hours
The purpose of this course is to study the human body from both the functional anatomy and biomechanical perspectives. The first half of the course is designated to the anatomical components of human movement, including bones, joints, nerves and muscles. The second half of the course is the analysis of human motion through the use of biomechanical principles and the application of proper technique, with an emphasis of proper analysis and training techniques for movement effectiveness, efficiency and injury prevention. Finally, students will be introduce to the kinesiology analysis method of movement, analyzing a broad range of movements throughout the course of the semester.
Prerequisites: BIO2660 or an equivalent human anatomy course. This course is for athletic training, fitness and health promotion, and health science majors only.

PED/HED3215 Kinesiology for Physical Education and Coaching 4 semester hours
The purpose of this course is to study the human body from both the musculoskeletal anatomy and biomechanical perspectives. The first half of the course is designated to the anatomical components of human movement, including bones, joints and muscles. The second half of the course is the analysis of human motion through the use of biomechanical principles and the application of proper technique, with an emphasis on proper analysis to recognize errors in those techniques and prescribe corrections. Students will be more prepared to teach and coach athletes on proper technique to improve performance and prevent injury. Finally, students will be introduced to the proper kinesiology analysis method of movement, analyzing a broad range of movements throughout the course of the semester.
Prerequisites: BIO1060 or an equivalent human biology course. This course if for physical education K–12 teacher licensure, and coaching and youth sport
development majors only.

PED3225 Physiology of Exercise for Athletic Training, Fitness and Health Sciences 4 semester hours
Students will investigate the relationship between human energy and physical activity, inclusive of energy transfer and expenditure, at rest and during exercise. The roles of the pulmonary, cardiovascular and neuromuscular systems will be studied as support systems to physical training and its application to the athletic training, fitness and health science field. Exercise training and functional capacity will be addressed in relation to the muscles, and the anaerobic and aerobic energy systems. Practical application of the physiological theory presented will be explored in relation to ergogenic aids, environmental factors, body composition, weight control and age.
Prerequisites: BIO2660. This course is only open to athletic training, fitness and health promotion, and health science majors.

PED/HED3230 Physiology of Exercise for Physical Education and Coaching 4 semester hours
Physical education and coaching majors will identify key terms, concepts, and assessment tools for energy transfer and expenditure at rest and during physical activity. Students will study the role that the physiological support systems of the body (pulmonary, cardiovascular, and neuromuscular) play as they adapt to exercise. This course will also explore the role that anaerobic and aerobic energy systems play in fueling children, youth and adolescents for physical activity. Practical application of principles will also be presented and explored in relation to performance-enhancement substances, exercising in hot and cold environments, and weight control.
Prerequisites: BIO1060. This course is only open to physical education K–12, and coaching and youth sport development majors.

PED3250 Fitness Assessment and Program Design 4 semester hours
This course is designed to offer students practical field experience in fitness and health promotion. Students will invest 150 hours over a 15-week period in an approved fitness or strength and conditioning facility. This is an in-depth course addressing application of exercise principles, assessment tools and technology. A three-hour weekly seminar accompanies this field experience.
Prerequisites: PED2250; junior standing; fitness and health promotion majors and minors only. Students must pass a certified criminal background/sex offender check, as well as a TB test (cost incurred by student). Must apply one term in advance through the fitness and health promotion program coordinator for site placement.

PED3260 Worksite Health Promotion 4 semester hours
Worksite health promotion is a common component in the health and fitness industry. This class will examine the employer and employee needs in order to reduce common diseases and conditions that affect absenteeism, productivity and health care costs. The worksite health program process will cover planning, implementation, evaluation, participation and budget concerns. Health behavior change is essential for success and some of the common health behaviors discussed include substance abuse, healthy weight, nutrition, physical activity, safety and stress.
Prerequisites: PED1200; BIO2080

PED3300Advanced Program Design for Special Populations 4 semester hours
This course will develop the fitness instructor’s skills for designing exercise programs for normal and controlled disease populations. Program design considerations will be examined for youth, older adults, individuals diagnosed with diabetes, chronic obstructed pulmonary disease, heart disease, Parkinson’s disease and cancer. Students are encouraged to sit for the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Health Fitness Instructor certification exam.
Prerequisites: PED3250; senior standing; fitness and health promotion majors
only.

PED3450 Designing Youth Sport Programs 4 semester hours
This course will examine and apply the following aspects of youth sport program design: business administration, planning, program evaluation and assessment, managing a staff, as well as hiring and training. Students will explore the impact of parents, the community and coaches on youth sport programs, and use such knowledge to develop programs that promote positive youth development
Prerequisites: PED2210; PED3010.

PED3480 Sport Psychology 4 semester hours
Sport psychology is a field of study in which the principles of psychology are applied in a sports setting. These principles are often applied to enhance the athletic performance of teams and individuals. It also focuses on the study of personal and social factors responsible for the development of citizenship, sport behavior and personality.

PED4100 Administration of K–12 Physical Education 4 semester hours
The art of managing people productively and effectively is perhaps the most challenging task facing any physical educator. The art of managing others is a dynamic process that is ever-changing and evolving, just as people, educational systems, government, and the economy continue to change. Motivating colleagues to become engaged in collaborative activities is critical for a successful physical education program. This course focuses on the interactive management skills necessary to develop effective departmental teams of satisfied and productive colleagues by creating trusting interpersonal relationships. The most critical administrative challenge is curriculum development that is most effectively and efficiently designed by a high-performing team of professionals. Students will explore the significant concepts of curriculum theory to challenge and clarify their own beliefs about student learning in physical education. This course sets the stage for developing the ability to design a curriculum.
Prerequisites: Senior standing; physical education K–12 majors only.

PED4110 Administration of Coaching and Fitness and Health Promotion 4 semester hours
The art of managing people productively and effectively is perhaps the most challenging task facing any professional. The art of managing others is a dynamic process that is ever-changing and evolving, just as people, professional environments, government, and the economy continue to change. Attracting, training, motivating, and retaining quality employees are critical in the fields of coaching and youth sport development, and fitness and health promotion. This course focuses on the interactive management skills necessary to develop effective teams of satisfied and productive individuals by creating trusting interpersonal relationships with employees.
Prerequisites: Senior standing. This course is for coaching and youth sport development, and fitness and health promotion majors only.

PED4250 Fitness and Health Promotion Internship 12 semester hours
This course is designed to offer students practical internship experience in fitness and health promotion. Students will complete 600 hours over a 15-week period in an approved health/wellness program (hospital, clinic, rehabilitation facility) as a contributing member of the agency staff. Includes a one-hour weekly seminar.
Prerequisites: PED2250; PED3250; PED3300; consent of instructor; and senior standing. Students must pass a certified criminal background/sex offender check, as well as a TB test (cost incurred by student). Must apply two terms in advance through the fitness and health promotion program coordinator for site
placement.

PED4370 Facilities and Special Events 4 semester hours
This course provides a systems approach to facility management. The focus will include elements of design and development as it relates to facilities and special events. Trends in facility operations, scheduling, purchasing, equipment, maintenance and evaluative techniques will be explored. Theory as it relates to event management, administration, coordination and marketing will be examined.

PED4760 Student Teaching Seminar for PED K–12 2 semester hours
This seminar is designed to support student teachers in identifying, selecting and implementing appropriate learning/practice opportunities that encourage positive social interactions, active engagement in learning and develop self-motivation in K–12 students. Instruction of K–12 students will be developmentally appropriate, address the needs of the individual learner, and provide a safe, supportive and cooperative learning environment. Seminar assignments will require an understanding and application of the principles and strategies for effective classroom and behavior management; the ability to assess student performance and related instructional environment; and the ability to make data-driven decisions to adjust practices to meet the needs of each K-12 student. (Fall, Spring)
Prerequisites: Admission to the School of Education. Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher. Officially reported passing score on the Illinois Content Area Test, all education and physical education coursework completed. Students must pass an FBI national fingerprint screening that encompasses passing a criminal background/sex offender check, as well as a TB test (cost incurred by student). Student must apply two terms in advance through the School of Education for site placement.
Co-requisite: Concurrent with EDU4750.

PED4940 Coaching and Youth Sport Development Internship 10 semester hours
This seminar is designed to offer practical internship experience in agencies affiliated with youth sport development programs. Students will complete 500 hours over a 15-week period in an approved program (park districts, YM/WCAs, youth sport organizations, organized club sports, K–12 schools, and universities) as a contributing member of the agency staff. This seminar includes participation in a one-hour weekly seminar.
Prerequisites: Completion of all required major coursework. Senior standing. Students must pass a certified criminal background/sex offender check, as well as a TB test (cost incurred by student). Must apply one term in advance through the coaching and youth sport development program coordinator for site placement.
Co-requisite: PED4941.

PED4941 Seminar for Coaching and Youth Sport Development Internship 2 semester hours
This seminar is designed to support students in identifying, selecting and implementing appropriate learning/practice opportunities that encourage positive social interactions, active engagement in learning and develop self-motivation. Instruction of students will be developmentally appropriate, address the individual learner, incorporate managerial routines, and provide a safe, supportive, and cooperative learning environment. The seminar will aid students in the job search process through the development of a portfolio, discussions with human resource personnel, and workplace reflection.
Co-requisite: PED4940.