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PESS 333. Teaching Dance

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Methods and materials of teaching appropriate dance forms K-12. Instructor permission.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


PESS 349. Human Physiology

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Study of the basic systems of the human body and the mechanisms influencing them.
Prerequisites: PESS 248 or PESS 249
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


PESS 358. Team Sport Skills and Teaching Techniques

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Team sport skills and teaching techniques for physical education teaching majors. Before student teaching.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


PESS 369. Adapted Aquatics

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Techniques and methods of teaching swimming designed for individuals with disabilities. Practical experience included.
Semester Offered: Summer


PESS 370. Principles of Coaching

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Fundamentals of athletic coaching.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


PESS 388. Physical Activity for Early Childhood

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Design, delivery, and theories of physical activity and related concepts for teaching children from 3 to 8 years of age.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


PESS 398. Health and Physical Education for Elementary Teachers

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Concepts, materials, programming, and procedures related to teaching health and physical education to elementary children.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


PESS 405. Senior Seminar in Athletic Training

Credits: 3-4 View Details
Description: Trends in the field of athletic training/sports medicine, emphasizing prevention of adverse health conditions, sports trauma, management skills, and administration of athletic training programs.
Prerequisites: HLTH 406, PESS 310, PESS 315, PESS 316, PESS 449
Semester Offered: Spring


PESS 406. Organization and Administration of Athletic Training

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Examination of management and organizational principles for the operation of an Athletic Training Department in various settings.
Prerequisites: Admitted to the ATP, PESS 315
Semester Offered: Fall


PESS 408. Philosophy of Sport

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


PESS 423. 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 430. Seminar: Topical

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


PESS 431. Coaching Practicum

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Supervised, practical experience in coaching settings. Must be enrolled in PESS 431 prior to beginning the practicum experience.
Prerequisites: Be of junior standing or higher and have successfully completed 9-10 credits in the coaching minor before enrolling in PESS 431.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


PESS 432. Practicum I in Sports Management

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Supervised experience in a recreational setting particular to the student's needs.
Prerequisites: PESS 206, REC 415, REC 416
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


PESS 433. Practicum II in Sports Management

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Supervised experience in an athletic setting particular to the student's needs.
Prerequisites: PESS 206, PESS 432, REC 415, REC 416
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


PESS 444. Internship in Athletic Training

Credits: 4-12 View Details
Description: Practical on-site clinical work experience for students in Athletic Training.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


PESS 445. 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 448. 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 449. 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 450. Training and Conditioning Theory

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


PESS 461. 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 462. 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 463. 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 464. 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 465. 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






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