Health and Physical Education

HPE 10000 Field Experience: College I

During this course, the student will assist in teaching the University level course HPE 10101. This is a supervised, twenty (20) clock-hour field experience.

Offered Fall, Spring for no Semester hours.

HPE 10101 Human Wellness and Physical Fitness

This course presents scientific information concerning the need for physical activity. It offers the opportunity for the assessment of personal fitness and presents various approaches to fitness, including an introduction to a variety of lifetime sport activities. Course fee required.

Offered Fall, Spring, Summer for 1 Semester hours.

HPE 10202 Introduction to Health Education

This course is an introduction to professional career opportunities in personal health, community health, and school health education. Content will cover the historical   development, philosophy, and resource knowledge in each area. A thorough investigation of professional career opportunities will be included.

Offered Fall for 2 Semester hours.

HPE 10403 Introduction to Sport and Exercise Professions

This course is an introduction to the fields of commercial fitness, school health, and physical education. It includes a brief overview of the historical development and the general body of knowledge in each field. It also includes a thorough investigation of the professional career opportunities in each area.

Offered Fall, Spring for 3 Semester hours.

HPE 11101 Archery

This activity course teaches the basic skills of archery. Course fee required.

Offered Fall, Spring for 1 Semester hours.

HPE 11401 Lifeguard Training

This activity course teaches the basic skills in lifeguard training. Course fee required.

Offered Spring for 1 Semester hours.

HPE 11601 Golf

This activity course teaches the basic skills of golf. Course fee required.

Offered Fall, Spring for 1 Semester hours.

HPE 11701 Swimming for Physical Fitness

This course is designed to provide students who can already swim with an opportunity to improve their aerobic (cardiovascular) fitness through distance swimming exercise. Lap swimming will be the major activity in this course. Knowledge and skills related to personal water safety will be covered.

Offered Fall, Spring for 1 Semester hours.

HPE 11901 Folk and Social Dance

This activity course teaches the basic skills of folk and social dance. Course fee required.

Offered Spring for 1 Semester hours.

HPE 12401 Badminton

This activity course teaches the basic skills of badminton. Course fee required.

Offered Fall, Spring for 1 Semester hours.

HPE 13301 Racquetball

This activity course teaches the basic skills of racquetball. Course fee required.

Offered Fall, Spring for 1 Semester hours.

HPE 13401 Weight Training

This activity course teaches the basic skills of weight training.

Offered Spring for 1 Semester hours.

HPE 15103 Team Sports I

This course is an activity course that provides an introduction to the knowledge and skills in: soccer, volleyball, and touch football. Course fee required.

Offered Fall for 3 Semester hours.

HPE 16103 Team Sports II

This course is an activity course that provides an introduction to the knowledge and skills in: basketball, softball, and track/field. Course fee required.

Offered Spring for 3 Semester hours.

HPE 16203 Nutrition

This course is a study of the utilization of food for the body, food as a source of energy, and the nutrients required for life processes. Emphasis will be placed on identifying the composition of foods and the effect of foods ongrowth and maintenance of good health. Students are required to keep a daily food diary to heighten their awareness of their eating habits. The students will be able to identify nutrients through reading food labels and be able to use the food pyramid to plan healthy meals.

Offered Fall, Spring, Summer for 3 Semester hours.

HPE 19801 Walking for Physical Fitness

This course is designed to provide students with an opportunity to learn lifetime exercise skills, and improve their aerobic fitness through walking exercise. Students will receive instruction in pace and walking techniques.

Offered Fall, Spring, Summer for 1 Semester hours.

HPE 20000 Field Experience: College II

During this course, the student will assist in teaching one University level Physical Fitness or sport activity course. This is a supervised, twenty (20) clock-hour field experience.

Offered Fall, Spring for no Semester hours.

HPE 20103 Physical Education Class Activities, Ages 3 – Grade 9

In this course, instruction will focus on Physical Education activities that are appropriate for children of ages 3 – grade 9. Topics include: introductory gymnastic skills, basic non-locomotor and locomotor skills, rhythmic activities, dance, games of low organization, lead-up games, and physical fitness activities. Course fee required.

Offered Fall, Spring for 3 Semester hours.

HPE 20303 Administration of Physical Activity Programs

This course is an introduction to administrative theory and the application of administrative practices to school health, commercial fitness programs, and physical education    programs. Particular emphasis will be placed on budget, decision-making, planning, communication, event management, and legal topics. A problem-solving approach will be  employed.

Offered Fall for 3 Semester hours.

HPE 21403 Personal & Community Health

This course is designed to clarify personal needs and values in light of current research and questions in the areas of mental and emotional health, the potential and  limitations of drugs, the functioning of the human body, disease and trends in current medical practice, and nutrition. Exercise and the wellness approach are emphasized.  Small groups will be utilized for discussion and study will be done through audio- visual aids. Speakers are secured from local health related agencies.

Offered Spring for 3 Semester hours.

HPE 22301 Officiating Basketball

This course is an overview of the rules, regulations, and techniques necessary for officiating basketball. It may lead to OHSAA certification.

Offered Fall for 1 Semester hours.

HPE 22401 Officiating Volleyball

This course is an overview of the rules, regulations, and techniques necessary for officiating volleyball.

Offered Spring for 1 Semester hours.

HPE 24003 Essentials in Strength & Conditioning

This course is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of strength and conditioning. Emphasis is placed on the exercise sciences (including anatomy, exercise  physiology, and biomechanics). This course will provide in depth knowledge on concepts related to strength and conditioning exercise techniques including; warm-up and stretching techniques, resistance training and spotting techniques, programming for general muscular strength, endurance and hypertrophy proper sets, repetitions, loads, rest intervals and recovery. In addition, topics related to fitness center facility organization, design and risk management will be covered.

Offered Spring for 3 Semester hours.

HPE 24103 Concepts in Exercise Science I

This will be a lecture/discussion course presenting fundamental exercise science information including the topics of functional anatomy, introductory concepts of exercise physiology, basic nutrition, weight management, body composition and pre-exercise screening combined with hands-on classroom activities to supplement classroom lecture. This will be the first course in a 2 part sequence that will cover exam content for either the National Council on Strength and Fitness, American College of Sports Medicine or National Strength and Conditioning Association – Certified Personal Trainer Exams.

Offered Fall for 3 Semester hours.

HPE 24203 Concepts in Exercise Science II

This the second course in the 2 part sequence and will serve as a capstone course for associate’s students where students will have the opportunity to sit for either the National Council on Strength and Fitness, American College of Sports Medicine or National Strength and Conditioning Associations- Certified Personal Trainer Exam upon completion. This will be a lecture/discussion course presenting fundamental concepts in the areas of preexercising screening, exercise testing for the 5 health related  components of physical fitness, exercise prescription, and special populations, combined with hands-on classroom activities to supplement classroom lecture.

Offered Spring for 3 Semester hours.

HPE 24302 Safety & First Aid

This course is a study of the factors related to and affecting personal, family, and community safety and accident prevention. There will be emphasis on procedures and techniques necessary to provide immediate andtemporary treatment of injury during accidents and emergency situations. It can result in Red Cross First Aid and CPR  certification. Course fee required.

Offered Fall, Spring, Summer for 2 Semester hours.

HPE 25201 Treatment of Athletic Injuries

This course covers the procedures and techniques concerned in the prevention, and immediate care and rehabilitation of injuries, which result from participating in physical  activity. It includes one hour per week of arranged laboratory experience. Course fee required.

Offered Spring for 1 Semester hours.

HPE 25302 Coaching Football

This course covers the skills, techniques, and methods applicable to coaching football.

Offered Fall for 2 Semester hours.

HPE 25402 Coaching Basketball

This course covers the skills, techniques, and methods applicable to coaching basketball.

Offered Fall for 2 Semester hours.

HPE 25502 Coaching Track and Field

This course  covers the skills, techniques, and methods applicable to coaching track and field.

Offered Spring for 2 Semester hours.

HPE 25702 Coaching Volleyball

This course covers the skills, techniques, and methods applicable to coaching volleyball.

Offered Fall for 2 Semester hours.

 

HPE 26202 Drug Education

This course is an indepth study of drug types (over-the-counter, prescription, depressants, vapors, hallucinogens, narcotics, and performance enhancing), their sources and  effects on the body, dangers of abuse, drug traffic, and drugs and law. This study is done by the professor and guest speakers, such as drug and family counselors,government officials, law enforcement officers, federal narcotic agents, medical doctors, and pharmacists. Students are encouraged to participate in each class  with large or small group discussion, question and answer sessions, and different panel presentations and discussions.

Offered Spring for 2 Semester hours.

HPE 26302 Water Safety Instructor

This course is a presentation of methods, resources, and techniques for teaching swimming and lifesaving courses. It may lead to Red Cross Water Safety Instructor   Certification. Prerequisite: Current Red Cross Lifeguard Training Certificate.

Offered Spring for 2 Semester hours.

HPE 27303 Community Health

This course is designed to organize, plan, deliver, and evaluate the community health education program. The student will become familiar with the principles of public health.

Offered Spring for 3 Semester hours.

HPE 27502 Sex Education Seminar

This course is a detailed study of the reproductive systems and sexually transmitted infections. Students will study contraceptive methods, and learn and practice techniques for presenting this information in the schools and community.

Offered Fall for 2 Semester hours.

HPE 28801-02 Selected Topics in HPE

This course covers special projects directed by the professor, which are related to areas in the Health and Physical Education field. It may include conducting research,  assisting a professor in a research project, individual projects, or other special Health and Physical Education experiences.

Offered On Demand for 1-2 Semester hours.

HPE 29901-02 Directed Studies in HPE

This course is an opportunity for a student to receive credit for conducting research, for assisting a professor in a research project, or for practical experience in the specific fields indicated: (A) Research in Physical Education; (B) Research in Health Education; (C) Practicum in Adapted Physical Education; (D) Practicum in Athletic Training;  and (E) Administrative Intern. Course fee required.

Offered On Demand for 1-2 Semester hours.

HPE 30302 Mental Health

This course is a study of models of man with normal behavior and mental disorders. Students will study the standards of mental health and how they have changed over the years – how mood- altering drugs affect the mentally handicapped. A thorough understanding by the perspective teacher of mental health is gained by engaging community mental health organizations and a presentation concerning mental health issues. The course includes topics on stress and lifestyle, gender differences, life/ death decisions, suicide, and child abuse. Small groups are utilized for discussion, field trips will be planned, and study will be done through audio-visual aids.

Offered Spring for 2 Semester hours.

HPE 32403 Evaluation of Human Physical Performance

This course deals with the selection, construction, and administration of instruments for the evaluation of psychomotor skills and traits. Basic descriptive statistics and some computer techniques will be included. During lab sessions, students will participate in many physical performance tests. Prerequisite: MTH 21404.

Offered Fall for 3 Semester hours.

HPE 33403 School Health Services

This course is designed to provide the student with principles of organization and administration of health appraisal, health counseling, communicable disease control, record keeping, school environment, and emergency programs. Students are asked to research specific health topics, which they orally present and defend during a panel    presentation. Through firsthand experience, students rate various building maintenance systems, classroom laboratories, etc. in relation to a healthy school environment.Students also use their cumulative knowledge to produce a video/DVD on an assigned health topic.

Offered Fall for 3 Semester hours.

HPE 34403 Introduction to Biomechanics

This course deals with the description and analysis of human movements. Emphasis will be placed on: (1) human osteology, myology, and arthrology as they relate to skilled human movement; (2) mechanical principles related to skilled human movement; and (3) procedures used to analyze human movement. Prerequisite: BIO 10104 or 21404.

Offered Spring for 3 Semester hours.

HPE 36203 Nutrition for Sports & Exercise

This course is a study of the utilization of food for the body, food as a source of energy, and the nutrients required for life processes. Emphasis will be placed on identifying the composition of foods and the effect of foods on growth and maintenance of good health. Includes a study of the advantages of proper pre- and postcompetition meals. Students gain knowledge of when to take in certain fluids, and what type of foods to eat for quick energy. Students are required to keep a daily food diary to heighten their  awareness of their eating habits. The students will be able to identify nutrients through reading food labels and be able to use the food pyramid to plan healthy meals.

Offered Fall, Summer for 3 Semester hours.

HPE 40403 Exercise Physiology

This course is a study of the adaptations made by the human organism to the stress of vigorous physical activity. Information from this course will form the theoretical basis for the construction of specific exercise and physical training programs. Current research will highlight procedures that best avoid exercise-related injuries. Scheduled lab.

Offered Fall for 3 Semester hours.

HPE 41103 Special Populations

This course will cover the pathophysiology, exercise contraindications/concerns/modifications, and exercise prescription for various special populations including those with controlled cardiovascular disease, pulmonary disease, metabolic disease, musculoskeletal injury and disease, older adults and pregnant women.

Offered Spring for 3 Semester hours.

HPE 41203 Strength & Conditioning for Athletic Performance

This course is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of strength and conditioning and will primarily provide knowledge and skills needed for training for athletic performance. This course will go beyond the 5 health-related components of physical fitness, cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility and body composition needed for the average population of people to achieve health and prevent disease and cover training these components for athletic performance. In  addition, this course will cover topics on training the performance-related components of fitness, such as, power, speed, agility and long term periodization.

Offered Spring for 3 Semester hours.