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PESS 106. Community First Aid and Safety

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Training indivudials to overcome any reluctance to act in emergency situations and to recognize and care for life-threatening emergencies, such as respiratory or cardiac problems, sudden illness, or injuries to infants, children, or adults.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


PESS 115. Contemporary Activities

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Description: Fundamental skills and knowledge of contemporary physical activities. Activities will change as popularity dictates. May be repeated with different activities for a maximum of 4 credits.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


PESS 120. Aerobic Fitness

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Designed to enhance cardiovascular health by studying appropriate physiological principles. Students also will participate in one or more forms of aerobic exercises; e.g. walking, running, swimming, cycling, skiing, dancing, etc.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


PESS 122. Lifelong Health and Fitness

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Description: Study of appropriate physiological and psychological aspects to gain knowledge, experiences, and skills needed to develop and maintain a healthy and fit lifestyle.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring| Summer


PESS 123. Weight Training

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Description: Designed to offered systematic strength training programs and conditioning techniques. Optional grading for non physical education majors.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


PESS 125. Social Dance (Diversity)

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Basic skills and knowledge of social dance from a cultural and historical perspective.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


PESS 126. Aerobic Dance

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Description: Basic aerobic fundamentals, participation in exercise and aerobic dance to music. Individual aerobic fitness tests.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


PESS 130. Skating

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Description: Skills involved in beginning figure skating, as well as recreational and power skating techniques. Student must furnish figure skates. Optional grading.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


PESS 131. Developmental Activities for PreK-6

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Description: Physiological, kinesiological and psychological concepts, principles and ideas pertaining to movement participation of PreK-6 school children.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


PESS 135. Swimming for Individuals with Special Needs

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Designed especially for individuals who for psychological and/or physical reasons cannot participate in an inclusive swimming class.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


PESS 137. Swimming

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Description: Instruction in swimming, including basic strokes and related skills, personal safety skills, and endurance swimming.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


PESS 140. Self-Defense for Women

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Fundamental skills and techniques of fall, rolling, throwing and breaking holds. Specific emergency techniques of self-denfense and specific safety skills.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


PESS 144. Volleyball

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Description: Volleyball skills and techniques.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


PESS 152. Physical Fitness

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Physical fitness tests, calisthenics, running, fitness, activities, leadership techniques.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


PESS 153. Ultra Fitness

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Description: Conditioning techniques and intense activities designed to increase and maintain fitness levels of the physically fit and well conditioned student. Permission of instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 3 credits.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


PESS 160. Slow Pitch Softball

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Description: Techniques, skills and strategy.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


PESS 200. Beginning Skiing

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Description: Basic skiing techniques and knowledge. Tow fee charged. Bus and equipment use for a fee are optional.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


PESS 201. Intermediate Skiing

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Techniques geared to those with some skiing experience. Students should have mastered beginning skills including snowplow turns, wedge turns, right and left, braking and stopping. Tow fee charged. Bus and equipment use for a fee are optional.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


PESS 202. Cross Country Skiing

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Description: Beginning and intermediate work in ski touring. Physical conditioning and optimum attire and equipment are addressed. Cross country techniques on level terrain and uphill/downhill skills are covered. Students furnish own equipment.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


PESS 203. Snowshoeing

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Description: Basic techniques and knowledge. For beginners only. Snowshoes furnished.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


PESS 204. Advanced Skiing

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Advanced skiing techniques applied to a broad range of terrain and snow conditions.
Prerequisites: PESS 201
Semester Offered: DEMAND


PESS 206. Responding to Emergencies

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Skills and knowledge necessary to give aid to victims of trauma or sudden illness. Red Cross first aid and adult, child, and infant CPR certifications available.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


PESS 210. Karate

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Terminology, fundamentals, basic techniques of blocking, punching, kicking, and the strategies of basic attack and defense. Kata is introduced. Special fee for equipment.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


PESS 213. Bicycling

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Intermediate-level bicycling. Includes self-conditioning, bicycling skills, safety considerations and tours. Student furnishes own bicycle.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


PESS 221. Coaching Wrestling

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Theory and practice of coaching wrestling.
Semester Offered: Fall| DEMAND


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