Physical Education (PED)

PED-1123  Academic Success in Athletics I  (1.5 Credits)  

This course is designed to examine and apply the skills, attitudes and priorities necessary to succeed as a student athlete. Students will understand the complexities of managing post-secondary learning, field experiences and physical conditioning in order to achieve academic success. Not available for supplemental.

Instruction (3)

Equivalent to PED-123.

PED-1175  Baseball  (1.5 Credits)  

This course introduces students to the fundamentals of baseball, as well as planning and conducting principles, which are used in training sessions. Development of basic skills, strategies, physical conditioning, team play and the rules will be emphasized. Through participation, students will fine tune their technical skills and develop their teaching and coaching skills. This course is scheduled to be hosted in conjunction with the Prairie Baseball Academy. Not available for supplemental.

Instruction (3)

Equivalent to PED-175.

PED-1180  Introduction to Coaching  (3 Credits)  

An introduction to the theoretical aspects of coaching which can be applied to any sport. Topics include introduction to coaching, ethical coaching, practice planning, nutrition, teaching and learning, sport program design, and mental preparation. Not available for supplemental.

Instruction (3)

Equivalent to PED-180.

PED-1190  Fitness & Lifestyles in Public Safety I  (3 Credits)  

This course explores the connection between personal wellness and job performance in public safety careers. A student-centered focus on lifestyle modifications, improved physical fitness, and participation in wellness communities. Exposure to relevant employment fitness testing. Not available for supplemental. Successful completion of PED-1157 and PED-1163 is deemed equivalent to PED-1190.

Instruction (3)

Equivalent to PED-1163.

PED-2257  Therapeutic Exercise  (3 Credits)  

This course will discuss principles of therapeutic exercise to treat the injured physically active person, to facilitate enhanced recovery and to ensure a safe return to activity. This course will incorporate lecture, demonstration and laboratory experience to instruct principles of therapeutic exercise. Students will be taught different types of stretches and the rationale for stretching. Therapeutic exercise principles and practices related to patient treatment will include stretching, proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation, and exercise equipment. Students will develop detailed programs related to each stretch/therapeutic exercise.

Instruction (1.0), Lab (2.0)

Equivalent to PED-257, PED-135.

Requisite courses: Take BIO-1146 or BIO-1161 (Required, Previous). Take PED-2257L (Required, Concurrent).

PED-2272  Leadership in Physical Education  (3 Credits)  

This course focuses on the relationship between theory and practice and the development of skills required for leadership for coaches and administrators. Leadership styles, organizational theories and personal development will be reviewed in addition to the discussion of current literature, exploring concepts through personal experience, and reflective thinking and cooperative activities. Not available for supplemental.

Instruction (3)

Equivalent to PED-272.

Requisite courses: Take PED-1180, PED-1188, or PED-1159 (Required, Previous).

PED-2280  Advanced Coaching  (3 Credits)  

This course examines advanced theoretical concepts in coaching which can be applied to any sport. Topics include developing athletic abilities, prevention of injury and recovery, coaching and leading effectively, psychology of performance, managing conflict, doping prevention, and the long-term athlete developmental model. Not available for supplemental.

Instruction (3)

Equivalent to PED-280.

Requisite courses: Take PED-1180 (Required, Previous).