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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

Credits: 1 View Details
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

Credits: 1 View Details
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 137. Swimming

Credits: 1 View Details
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

Credits: 1 View Details
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 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


PESS 222. Bowling

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Techniques and knowledge of bowling. Fee for equipment and lane.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


PESS 228. Racquetball

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Terminology, fundamentals skills of serving, forehand, backhand, and wall play. Singles and doubles games. Student must furnish own racquet, eye guard and balls.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


PESS 230. Tennis

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Stroke development, rules, terminology, singles and doubles strategy. Student must furnish own racquet and balls.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


PESS 232. Badminton

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Basic techniques and knowledge in badminton, including rules, strategies, and etiquette for single and doubles games.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


PESS 238. Archery

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: History, basic techniques for target shooting. Terms, rules and etiquette.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


PESS 249. Anatomy/Kinesiology

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: An introduction to gross anatomy and the study of human motion based on anatomical and mechanics principles. All major organs systems are addressed with emphasis placed on musculoskeletal application to exercise and sport.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


PESS 250. Coaching Soccer

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Theory and practice of coaching soccer.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


PESS 251. Coaching Basketball

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Theory and practice of coaching basketball.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


PESS 252. Coaching Gymnastics

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Theory and practice of coaching gymnastics and tumbling.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


PESS 253. Coaching Swimming and Diving

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Theory and practice of coaching swimming.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


PESS 254. Coaching Hockey

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Theory and practice of coaching hockey.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


PESS 255. Coaching Football

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Theory and practice of coaching football.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


PESS 256. Coaching Baseball

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Theory and practice of coaching baseball.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


PESS 257. Coaching Track

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Theory and practice of coaching track and field events.
Semester Offered: DEMAND






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