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-1130  Outdoor Education  (3 Credits)  

An exploration of a variety of outdoor activities that will be used as a means of improving one's personal fitness level and appreciation of the outdoor natural environment. Basic skills will be covered to give students a better understanding of how to participate in various lifetime outdoor activities. Course is only offered to students from the Nippon Institute of Technology. Not available for supplemental. Not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment.

Instruction (3)

PED-1153  Training and Personalized Fitness  (1.5 Credits)  

This course serves as a preparation for subsequent physical activity courses or for physically demanding professions. The student will be challenged to improve his/her overall fitness level through a variety of fitness training activities. There is an emphasis on wellness and lifestyle modifications, as well as team building in an enjoyable exercise climate. Not available for supplemental.

Instruction (3)

Equivalent to PED-153.

PED-1155  Applied Anatomy and Kinesiology  (3 Credits)  

This course is an introduction to human anatomy and physiology. It also introduces students to biomechanics. Not available for supplemental.

Instruction (5.0), Lab (1.0)

Equivalent to PED-155.

Requisite courses: Take PED-1155L (Required, Concurrent).

PED-1157  Health, Wellness and Personal Fitness  (1.5 Credits)  

Enhances the learners' awareness of lifestyle activities and practices which enable them to remain healthy throughout their careers as Correctional professionals. Topics include wellness and exercise, components of fitness, nutrition, weight management, stress management, and cardiovascular health. Physical wellness is enhanced through a variety of fitness activities. Knowledge gained will be incorporated into a personalized exercise program. Exposure to relevant employment testing is included. Not available for supplemental.

Instruction (3)

Equivalent to PED-157.

PED-1163  Health and Wellness I for Public Safety  (3 Credits)  

An exploration and application of the connection between health and wellness and job performance in public safety careers. A student centred focus on physical health, stress management, culture and community. Personal fitness is practiced and improved through physical training and testing activities. Emphasis is on lifestyle modifications. Not available for supplemental.

Instruction (3)

Equivalent to PED-1190.

PED-1174  Soccer  (1.5 Credits)  

Introduction to the fundamentals of soccer skills, strategies, training, team play and coaching. Not available for supplemental.

Instruction (3)

Equivalent to PED-174.

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.

Instruction (3)

Equivalent to PED-1163.

PED-2250  Defence and Tactics  (1.5 Credits)  

This course provides instruction in defence and control tactics and restraining techniques relating to the correctional environment. Students will be required to maintain physical fitness as a necessary condition for application of tactics. Obstacle course training and testing will be provided. Not available for supplemental.

Instruction (3)

Equivalent to PED-250.

PED-2251  Self Defence and Fitness  (1.5 Credits)  

This course is designed to introduce self-defence tactics to the Criminal Justice Policing students and Conservation Enforcement students. A variety of control tactics that may be necessary in various community enforcement agencies will be taught. A fitness component will be incorporated into the self-defence training (i.e. obstacle course training, running and resistance training). Not available for supplemental.

Instruction (3)

Equivalent to PED-251.

PED-2254  Health and Wellness II in Public Safety  (3 Credits)  

The practice of creating communities that encourage wellness. Focus is on mentorship, implementation of strategies for maintaining lifelong health and meeting personal goals for health and wellness. An application of physical health, stress management, culture and community. A focus on physical training and testing to meet job requirements that can be adopted as a long term lifestyle routine. Not available for supplemental.

Instruction (3)

Requisite courses: Take PED-1163 (Required, Previous).

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-2276  Weight Training and Exercise II  (1.5 Credits)  

Focuses on the theoretical concepts pertaining to weight training as well as practical applications using free weights and machines. Students learn weight training exercises and concepts involved with periodization programming. Not available for supplemental.

Instruction (3)

Equivalent to PED-276.

Requisite courses: Take PED-1160 or PED-1178 (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).