|Code||Course Title / Description|
|PHED120||Aerobic Conditioning 1 credit|
Principles and practice of safe aerobic exercise.
|PHED124||Weight Training 1 credit|
Principles and practice of safe resistance training.
|PHED217||Lifetime Health and Fitness 3 credits|
A study of the interconnected dimensions that make up the human wellness concept. Designed to encourage and activate self-responsibility through knowledge of physical fitness, wellness and lifestyle management. Additional fees required.
|PHED221||Introduction to Team Games 3 credits|
The purpose of this course is to develop the techniques utilized in fundamental skills for team sports. This course will also focus on the various stages of games skill development. An emphasis will be placed on designing a variety of learning experiences for grade appropriate sports.
|PHED222||Introduction to Lifetime Sports 3 credits|
Review the basic fundamentals of single or dual participation sports activities such as tennis, racquetball, badminton, bowling, and golf. Included will be the game rules and strategy for team play. Effort will be directed toward helping the individual develop basic skills, understanding, and value derived from active participation. Additional fee required.
|PHED306||Methods of Coaching 3 credits|
This course is a comprehensive introduction to the coaching profession. Emphasis is placed on sport at the high school, and serious club levels. Consideration is also given to coaching at other levels, such as youth, recreational, and intercollegiate sport programs. The primary goal of the course is to develop and enhance students' knowledge and understanding of concepts and techniques of coaching and their application to achieving important objectives in working with athletes.
|PHED310||Motor Learning and Behavior 3 credits|
An investigation of the nature of motor development, motor control, and motor learning in individuals throughout the lifespan. Topics will focus on the interaction between development of motor performance capabilities in the learner and the role of the environment in facilitating the processes of motor skill learning and performance.
|PHED316||History & Philosophy of Health, Physical Education, and Sport 3 credits|
An introduction to the professional field of health, physical education, and sport. The course will broaden the student's understanding of the history, current trends, practices, philosophies, ethics, and professional opportunities related to Physical Education and sport.
|PHED320||Social Aspects of Sports 3 credits|
This course will introduce the student to the complex field of sport as a psychological and sociological phenomenon. Students will study social processes associated with sport, including competition, socialization, conflict and change. Prerequisite: Sophomore status required or consent of instructor.
|PHED325||Sport Psychology 3 credits|
Familiarizes students with those aspects of psychology that influence performance and participation in sports and other sports related settings. Topics include self-esteem, motivation, stress, and imagery as it applies to one's ability to perform or willingness to participate in sports. This course is especially beneficial to students planning on sports-related fields connected with performance. (Cross-listed with PSYC315 - Sport Psychology.)
|PHED330||Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries 3 credits|
Basic prevention, care, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. Prerequisite: HLTH206 - Advanced First Aid and CPR.
|PHED350||Kinesiology 3 credits|
A study of the biomechanics of human movement. Prerequisites: BIOL221 - Human Anatomy and Lab and BIOL222 - Human Physiology and Lab.
|PHED450||Exercise Physiology and Lab 4 credits|
A study of both acute and chronic exercise on the structure and function of the human body. Three lectures and one lab per week. Prerequisites: BIOL221 - Human Anatomy and Lab and BIOL222 - Human Physiology and Lab.
|PHED455||Strength and Conditioning 3 credits|
A course designed to provide practical knowledge and experience in the area of strength and conditioning. Topics include specificity, flexibility, plyometrics, core stabilization, weight training, circuit training, and ergogenic aids. Prerequisites: BIOL221 - Human Anatomy and Lab and BIOL222 - Human Physiology and Lab.
|PHED460||Exercise Testing and Prescription 3 credits|
This is a course in applied techniques for the measurement of exercise bioenergetics, neuromuscular performance, cardiopulmonary fitness, and other health components. A particular emphasis is given to the development of fitness testing skills and knowledge necessary for exercise testing certification. Prerequisites: BIOL221 - Human Anatomy and Lab and BIOL222 - Human Physiology and Lab.
|PHED475||Research and Writing in Exercise Science 3 credits|
This course provides students the opportunity to conduct undergraduate research and gain experience in academic writing. Students will demonstrate the importance of protecting human research participants. In addition, students will develop a research proposal to be submitted to the Bethany Lutheran College Institutional Review Board (IRB). A "mini-thesis" will be written, which will include a study introduction, literature review, research method, results, and conclusion section. Students will also present their "mini-thesis" project. Prerequisite: PHED460 - Exercise Testing and Prescription (taken before or concurrently) or consent of instructor.
|PHED485||Advanced Exercise Science Issues 3 credits|
A capstone topics course in Exercise Science. This course will review the various physiological, psychological, and administrative components involved in a comprehensive health/fitness program. A special emphasis on cardiac concerns included. Prerequisites: BIOL221 - Human Anatomy and Lab, BIOL222 - Human Physiology and Lab, and PHED460 - Exercise Testing and Prescription.
|PHED499||Coaching Internship 3 credits|
Coaching related field experience with an approved agency fulfilling an individual learning contract negotiated between student, faculty advisor, and worksite. By permission only.