Alice Lloyd College

Physical Education Courses

PE:

103 Sports and Physical Fitness

Offered: Fall and Spring

3 credit hours

Techniques and skills of physical activities are introduced with objectives of developing and maintaining lifetime fitness.

114 Step Cardio

Offered: As needed

1 credit hour

Step cardio is an aerobic based class that uses a step platform with various athletic movements on top of, and around, the step. In this course, the student will be exposed to various aerobic routines using a step platform and the surrounding floor surface. There will also be exposure to non-step cardio based moves including basic cardio-boxing routines and moves.

115 Pilates Tone

Offered: As needed

 1 credit hour

Pilates tone is primarily a mat based class that will use a floor mat with various athletic movements to increase flexibility and strength for the core and entire body. In this course, the student will be exposed to various low impact routines using a mat and occasionally light hand weights, stretching bands and stability balls. There will also be exposure to lower body resistance exercises.

118 Cardio Kickboxing

Offered: As needed

1 credit hour

Cardio Kickboxing is an aerobic activity using kickboxing moves, such as jabs, kicks, knee-blocks, bob and weaves, etc. The kickboxing moves elevate the heart rate to improve cardiorespiratory conditioning, and to burn calories.

119 Aerobic Dance

Offered: As needed

 1 credit hour

Activity of aerobic dance led by a certified instructor with objectives of improving level of health-related fitness.

120 Advanced Aerobics and Body Sculpting

Offered: As needed

1 credit hour

This course will include a 30 minute aerobic work-out, as well as a total-body toning and stretching segment. Free weights, weight machines and resistance tubing will be used in the toning and sculpting segment, as well as gravity-resistant exercises.

121 Advanced Body Sculpting and Weight Training

Offered: As needed

1 credit hour

This course will include total-body shaping and muscle-toning exercises using resistance tubing, free weights, weight machines, and exercises incorporating gravity resistance.

122 Stretch and Flexibility Physical Education

Offered: As needed

 1 credit hour

This class will take you from head to toe, stretching your muscles and increasing your flexibility. Flexibility is one of the components of fitness that is often not emphasized, but is equally important as strength and endurance for a balanced and fit body.

124 Beginning Yoga

Offered: As needed

 1 credit hour

This class will involve several beginning Yoga poses that will help to create strength, flexibility, endurance, and balance for the participant.

126 TAG (Thighs, Abdominals, Glutes)

Offered: As needed

 1 credit hour

TAG is primarily a lower body resistance based class that will use a variety of moves and circuit athletic training exercises to strengthen the core and lower body.

128 Beginning Swimming

Offered: Fall

1 credit hour

Instruction in basic swimming and water survival techniques. This course is designed for non-swimmers.

129 Intermediate Swimming

Prerequisite: PE 128 or swimming competency

Offered: Fall

1 credit hour

Instruction in the fundamentals of standard strokes and basic diving and water safety skills.

130 Cross-Fit Cardio

Offered: As needed

1 credit hour

Cross-Fit Cardio consists of a warm-up, a high-intensity cardio workout, and end-of-class stretching. The high-intensity cardio workout will include squats, sprinting, bodyweight exercises, etc. in various combinations every week.

201 Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Physical Education

Prerequisite: declared Physical Education major or permission of instructor

Offered: Spring

3 credit hours

An historical study of the development of sport and physical education. A contrast of philosophies and how they affected this development is presented. Students are required to examine the three basic philosophical questions and develop a personal philosophy of physical education.

222 Advanced Swimming

Offered: Fall

 2 credit hours

Instruction in the refinement and structure of the five major swimming strokes: Australian Crawl, Breast Stroke, Elementary Back Stroke, Competition Back Stroke and the Side Stroke. This course is designed for the Sports and Fitness Programs Management major.

223 Lifeguard Training

Offered: Fall

 2 credit hours

Instruction in Lifeguard skills, CPR, AED, and First Aid Training, leading to American Red Cross Advanced Life Guard Training Certification.

228 Advanced Yoga

1 credit hour

Advanced Yoga will include more advanced poses than beginning yoga, challenging the students’ balance, strength, and flexibility.

273 Team Sport Skills

Prerequisite: declared Physical Education major or permission of instructor

Offered: Fall

3 credit hours

This course is designed to assist students in the acquisition of skills and rules of selected team sports.

274 Individual Sport Skills

Prerequisite: declared Physical Education major or permission of instructor

Offered: Spring

3 credit hours

This course is designed to assist students in the acquisition of skills and rules of selected individual sports.

301 Structural Biomechanics

Prerequisite: Math 110 or higher, Bio 211, Phsc 105 or Phys 211 and Junior status; decalred Physical Education major or permission of instructor

Offered: Fall

3 credit hours

A study of anatomical and mechanical phenomena, which underlie human motion.

311 Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Education

Prerequisite: declared Physical Education major or permission of instructor

Offered: Fall

 3 credit hours

An analysis of statistical techniques, tests, and other forms of measurement used in assessment and evaluation in physical education. Opportunities are provided for administering, scoring, and interpreting tests.

321 Physiology of Exercise

Prerequisite: Math 110 or higher, Biol 211; declared Physical Education major or permission of instructor

Offered: Fall

3 credit hours

A study of human biological functions and their physiological responses to stress.

351 Motor Development and Motor Learning

Prerequisite: PE 301, Educ 305, 320; declared Physical Education major or permission of instructor

Offered: Spring

3 credit hours

 This course is designed to present neutral, physiological, perceptual, and cognitive changes that occur over the lifespan of an individual. Emphasis is placed on forming hierarchies that enable assessment and prescription.

371 Methods and Materials for Elementary Physical Education

Prerequisite: Admission to the Teacher Education Program and Junior status; declared Physical Education major or permission of instructor

Offered: Fall

 3 credit hours

 An introduction to curriculum, approaches, and content appropriate for elementary children. Opportunities are provided for field experience with the June Buchanan School. Field experience, 25 hours.

375 Methods and Materials for Secondary Physical Education

Prerequisite: Senior status; PE 273, 274; must be declared Physical Education P-12 or Sports and Fitness Programs Management major, with PE majors admitted to the TEP, or permission of instructor

Offered: Spring

3 credit hours

 An introduction to curriculum, approaches, and content appropriate for secondary students. Field experience of 20 hours is required at the secondary level.

390 Independent Study

Prerequisite: Junior status and permission of instructor

Offered: As needed

1-3 credit hours

This course will offer physical education majors an opportunity to do direct and concentrated study in an area of physical education not pursued in the regular course offerings.

402 Prevention and Care of Injuries

Prerequisite: Sophomore, Junior, Senior status and Physical Education, Sports and Fitness Programs Management, or Kinesiology major

Offered: Spring

 3 credit hours

This course is a study of the treatment and prevention of specific sport injuries resulting from activities in the home, recreation, intramural and extramural and extramural settings. It will cover the identification of injuries, proper treatment after they occur, and preventative measures. Students learn how to create a safe environment for individuals. Cramer and American Red Cross techniques will be covered.

405 Psychology of Sport

Prerequisite: Psy 101, Soc 101 and Senior status; declared Physical Education major or permission of instructor

Offered: Fall

 3 credit hours

 An overview of behavioral science in physical activity. The role and effects of physical activity in modern society is discussed along with appreciation, enjoyment, and improvement of individual performance.

406 Sociology of Sport

Prerequisite: declared Physical Education major or permission of instructor

Offered: Spring

3 credit hours

 Sociology of sport is the study of social theories, aspects and interactions of people and how they relate to sport and activity. Religion, education, politics, economics, family, violence, gender, social mobility, the media and other aspects of life are all involved in sport whether they be good or bad.

421 Principles of Physical Fitness

Prerequisite: PE 301, PE 321; declared Physical Education major or permission of instructor

Offered: Spring

3 credit hours

 In addition to participation in a fitness program, program design and exercise prescription will be discussed. This course can prepare a student for ACSM certification.

440-450 Special Topics

Prerequisite: Senior status or permission of instructor

Offered: As needed

3 credit hours

Occasionally, when there is a need and opportunity, a course may be offered on a topic that can be beneficial to the physical educator.

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September 2016
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August 28, 2016 August 29, 2016 August 30, 2016

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August 31, 2016 September 1, 2016

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September 2, 2016

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September 3, 2016
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September 9, 2016

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September 10, 2016
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September 16, 2016

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September 24, 2016
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