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PESS 490. Individual Research in Physical Education

Credits: 1-2 View Details
Description: Directed study in an approved emphasis area of the physical education major program.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


PESS 491. Psychology of Sport

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Examining sport in terms of motivation, performance, and the relationship between sport and human development.
Semester Offered: Spring


PESS 501. Credit By Arrangement

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Credit By Arrangement.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


PESS 508. Philosophy of Sport

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Objectives/values of sport in a contemporary society.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


PESS 523. Basic Electrocardiography

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Study and measurement of the electrical activity associated with cardiac function.
Prerequisites: PESS 349
Semester Offered: Spring


PESS 530. Seminar: Topical

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Selected topics in physical education and/or sport science. May be repeated to maximum of 6 credits.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


PESS 545. Computer Applications in Health and Physical Performance

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Applications of computer technology as it relates to the disciplines of health, physical education, recreation and sport science.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


PESS 548. Biomechanics

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: The application of anatomy and physics to the study of human motion.
Prerequisites: PESS 248, PESS 249, PHYS 231
Semester Offered: Spring


PESS 549. Physiology of Exercise

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: A study of the physiological effects upon the human body.
Prerequisites: PESS 349
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


PESS 550. Training and Conditioning Theory

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Physiological, biochemical, and neuromuscular adaptations of training and the design of endurance, strength, and power traiing programs in order to enhance human performance in sport and fitness.
Prerequisites: BIOL 202, BIOL 204, PESS 248, PESS 249, PESS 349
Semester Offered: DEMAND


PESS 556. Administration of Interscholastic Athletics

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: History and objectives of national, state and local control, and modern challenges in interscholastic athletic programs.
Semester Offered:
  • Spring
  • Summer


PESS 561. Assessing Motor Performance of Children with Disabilities

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Techniques and procedures for assessing motor performance of children with disabilities emphasizing available assessment tools, interpretation of data, preparation of Individualized Educational Programs. (IEPs), and due process.
Prerequisites: PESS 312
Semester Offered: Spring


PESS 562. Programming for Students with Disabilities: Grades PreK-6

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Curricular programming, teaching techniques, and adaptations and/or modifications for students with disabilities in physical education settings, grades PreK to 6.
Semester Offered: Fall


PESS 563. Programming for Students with Disabilities: Grades 7-12

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Curricular programming, teaching techniques, and adaptations and/or modifications for students with disabilities in physical education settings, grades 7 to 12.
Semester Offered: Spring


PESS 564. Developmental/Adapted Physical Education Practicum I: Grades PreK-6

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Practical experiences teaching children with disabilities through direct delivery and/or consultation services in grades PreK to 6 physical education settings. S/U grading only.
Semester Offered: Fall


PESS 565. Developmental/Adapted Physical Education Practicum II: Grades 7-12

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Practical experiences teaching children with disabilities through direct delivery and/or consultation services in grades 7 to 12 physical education settings. S/U grading only.
Semester Offered: Spring


PESS 588. Type B Workshop

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Area limited and specific subjects selected before workshop is announced. These workshops are designed to meet the needs of graduate students for continuing education or enrichment. Workshops numbered 588 may be included as a part of the graduate degree only with the specific approval of the adviser and the graduate dean. This approval may be obtained either by inclusion of the course at the time of program approval or through the petition process.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


PESS 591. Psychology of Sport

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Examining sport in terms of motivation, performance, and the relationship between sport and human development.
Semester Offered:


PESS 600. Special Problem

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Independent study for advanced students wishing to work out a special problem in the major area of concentration.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


PESS 601. Research Methods in Physical Education and Sport Science

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Selection of research topics, searching literature, test construction, descriptive methods, laboratory research, application of statistical procedures, formal writing, and experimental design in physical education and sport science domains. The course is also designed to help the student prepare for work on a starred paper or thesis.
Semester Offered: Spring


PESS 602. Research Seminar

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Research and seminar presentation on selected topics related to physical education and sport science.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


PESS 605. Introduction to Sport Management

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Overview of program and field of sport management; career options; expectations of the program including core course, the thesis or internships. Basics and expectations of graduate level writing.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


PESS 610. Social and Cultural Issues in Sport and Physical Activity

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Sport and physical activity as cultural forms, examination of subcultures, stratification, socialization and power relations. Offered every 3rd semester.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


PESS 612. Current Issues in Sport Management

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Identify, research, and analyze current trends and issues in sport management.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


PESS 615. Human Movement: A Neurological Approach

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: The neurological foundations of movement and abnormal movement patterns as a result of genetics, trauma, environmental influences, and disease upon the nervous system.
Semester Offered: DEMAND






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