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Physical Education

Course Code
PE 379  Credits
Title Coaching Volleyball 
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Description This course prepares students to effectively coach volleyball at the elementary or secondary school level. Students learn about season and practice management, principles of physical training, development and analysis of skills, offensive and defensive team play, game management and evaluative procedures. 



Course Code
PE 390  Credits 1-4 
Title Topics in Physical Education 
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Description This is a topical course in Physical Education. The course may be repeated if content varies. 



Course Code
PE 402  Credits
Title Strength and Conditioning Practicum 
Prerequisite PE 202 PE 302 
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Description This course is designed to provide students the opportunity to apply the principles of strength and conditioning training under the supervision of strength and conditioning specialists. 



Course Code
PE 420  Credits
Title Biomechanics 
Prerequisite PE 320 
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Description This course is designed to develop an understanding of the mechanical principles that govern the effectiveness with which physical education and sport skills are performed. The prerequisite can be waived with the consent of the instructor. 



Course Code
PE 421  Credits
Title Physiology of Exercise 
Prerequisite PE 321 
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Description A study of the function of those body systems most directly affected by and involved in exercise. Physiological consideration in human movement such as thermal regulation, performance at altitude and underwater, drugs and other ergogenic aids, and designing of specialized training programs will be pursued. 



Course Code
PE 452  Credits
Title Adaptive Physical Education 
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Description This course provides the student with an introductory study to adapted physical education and includes strategies for meeting the needs of student with disabilities in the least restrictive environment. 



Course Code
PE 453  Credits
Title Assessment and Programming in DAPE 
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Description Prepares Developmental Adaptive specialists to administer a variety of norm and criteria referenced tests, and design age-appropriate learning activities. 



Course Code
PE 454  Credits
Title Curriculum in Developmental Adapted Physical Education 
Prerequisite PE 452 
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Description Prepares Developmental Adapted specialists to provide direct service to handicapped students, serve as consultants to other physical education teachers, assess motor and physical fitness levels, write individual programs, read and understand research in adapted physical education. 



Course Code
PE 456L  Credits
Title Lab Curriculum and Assessment for Severely Handicapped 
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Description This course involves application of the functional program philosophy associated with teaching students with severe disabilities. This 30 hour lab course requires students to develop a 'clip board' instructional system for planning, teaching, and evaluating physical education activities. 



Course Code
PE 460  Credits
Title Principles of Coaching 
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Description This course is designed to introduce students to the basic principles, philosophies and theories associated with effective coaching. A major emphasis will be placed on coaching philosophy, sport pedagogy, psychological aspects of coaching, and the legal issues involved with coaching. 



Course Code
PE 461  Credits
Title Coaching Practicum 
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Description This course is designed to provide students the opportunity to apply the principles and practices of coaching in a junior high or high school environment. The student will be allowed to actively participate in practical coaching experiences under the guidance and supervision of a qualified coach. Should be taken after or concurrently with PE 370's course or PE 460



Course Code
PE 469  Credits 1-12 
Title Internship 
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Description Designed to give students an opportunity to gain supervised clinical experiences working with a variety of state and local agencies. A maximum of 12 internship credits may be applied to the degree. 



Course Code
PE 473  Credits
Title Exercise Testing and Interpretation 
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Description This course provides instruction in the guidelines and principles of advanced exercise testing and ECG interpretation. 



Course Code
PE 474  Credits
Title Tests and Measurements in Physical Education 
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Description This course deals with the theory of measurement in physical education, the selection and administration of appropriate tests, and the interpretation of results by fundamental statistical procedures. Students should have Junior status prior to enrolling in this course. 



Course Code
PE 490  Credits 1-4 
Title Topics in Physical Education 
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Description This is a topical course in Physical Education. The course may be repeated if the topic changes. 



Course Code
PE 497  Credits
Title PE Independent Study 
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Description Physical education independent study allowing an individual to explore a specific topic under faculty supervision.