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  • Teacher Certification in Physical Education
    1. FOR HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION MAJORS EARNING K-12 ENDORSEMENTS:
      Students majoring in Health and Physical Education who desire Iowa Teacher Certification with elementary and secondary Physical Education endorsements must follow the Health and Physical Education major Teacher Track (K-12 Health, PE, Coaching).
    2. FOR NON-HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION MAJORS WHO WANT A SECONDARY PHYSICAL EDUCATION ENDORSEMENT (5-12):
      Non-Health and Physical Education majors desiring a Physical Education secondary endorsement (5-12) in Iowa must complete the Secondary Education Program (with PHED3333 Methods and Assessment of Teaching K-12 Health and Physical Education as the appropriate methods course), a major in a secondary teaching field, and the following courses:

    Courses Offered
    • BIOL2300Anatomy and Physiology I (2-2)
      BIOL2300 Anatomy and Physiology I (2-2) - 3 s.h.

      The study of structure and function of the human body on the cellular, tissue, organ, and organ-system level. All organ systems are discussed. Emphasis is on the anatomy of the musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, and digestive systems. Laboratory includes both gross and microscopic structure and function. (One year each of high school biology and chemistry or the equivalent strongly recommended.) Additional fee required. Goal 1A

    • BIOL3420Human Anatomy (3-2)
      BIOL3420 Human Anatomy (3-2) - 4 s.h.

      A study of gross human anatomy utilizing charts, three dimensional models, computer simulations, and dissection of mammalian animals. The course will discuss regional and surface anatomy to establish the relationships of the various organ systems of the body. Additional fee required. Prerequisites: BIOL1400 or BIOL2100 or PHED1240. Goal 1A

    • BIOL3440Human Physiology (3-2)
      BIOL3440 Human Physiology (3-2) - 4 s.h.

      A systems oriented study of the function of the human body on the cellular, tissue, organ, and organ-system levels with an emphasis on medical physiology. Laboratory includes computer simulations and use of Biopac equipment. Additional fee required. Prerequisites: BIOL3420 (grade of C or better strongly recommended) and one semester of chemistry. Goal 1A

    • HLTH1100First Aid
      HLTH1100 First Aid - 1 s.h.

      The development of practical skills in the emergency treatment of the injured. Some attention will be given to the prevention of injuries. The content to be covered will include the Standard and Advanced levels of the First Aid program sponsored by the National Red Cross. Students holding current, equivalent certifications will receive an automatic waiver for the class. This is to be verified by the instructor of the class or the Health and Movement Science Division Chair. Additional fee required.

    • HLTH2400Children’s Health and Development
      HLTH2400 Children’s Health and Development - 3 s.h.

      Course will focus on the lifelong development of the human from infancy and continuing through adulthood. It will explore the ways of development and learning within physical, cognitive, emotional, and social health, including family environment.

    • PHED0610Life Guard Training
      PHED0610 Life Guard Training - 1 s.h.

      This course is designed for students who are interested in learning and developing the skills and knowledge which will enable them to be certified and serve as lifeguard. Additional fee required.

    • PHED1100New Games
      PHED1100 New Games - 1 s.h.

      Development and participation of new games for the K-12 learner, lifelong learner, and leisure.

    • PHED2120Motor Learning
      PHED2120 Motor Learning - 3 s.h.

      Introduction to the principles involved in learning and teaching motor skills.

    • PHED2380Creative Rhythm and Movement
      PHED2380 Creative Rhythm and Movement - 3 s.h.

      The study and understanding of movement concepts as they relate to special awareness, effort, and rhythm through movement education, dance, and educational gymnastics.

    • PHED2390Teaching Team and Individual Sports
      PHED2390 Teaching Team and Individual Sports - 3 s.h.

      Teaching technique, analysis of skills, and principles of skill development in areas such as soccer, basketball, volleyball, softball, golf, bowling, disc golf, and racquet sports. Prerequisite: Health and Physical Education major, Elementary Education major (PE Concentration), or consent of instructor.

    • PHED3280The Foundations of Physical Education
      PHED3280 The Foundations of Physical Education - 3 s.h.

      An introduction to the body of knowledge encompassing the discipline of physical education and the role of the professional physical educator. The course includes the historic philosophies, biologic, anatomic, psychologic, sociologic, and anthropologic foundations of physical education and their impact on human performance and values in sport.

    • PHED3333Methods and Assessment of Teaching K-12 Health and Physical Education
      PHED3333 Methods and Assessment of Teaching K-12 Health and Physical Education - 4 s.h.

      Methods, theory, and development of teaching competence for prospective teachers of health and physical education at K-12 levels. Implementation of assessment and evaluation techniques through classroom and practical experiences.

    • PHED3340Biomechanics
      PHED3340 Biomechanics - 3 s.h.

      A systematic study of the bones, joints, and muscles of the human body as well as internal external forces initiating and modifying movement. Prerequisite: BIOL2300 or BIOL3420 with a grade of "C" or higher. A grade of C or higher required to count toward the Allied Health major. Goal 10 (Goal 10 Catalog 0809+)

    • PHED3430Adaptive Physical Education
      PHED3430 Adaptive Physical Education - 3 s.h.

      Theory and techniques of adaptive, corrective and developmental activities to meet the needs of "special persons."

    BIOL2300Anatomy and Physiology I (2-2) BIOL3420Human Anatomy (3-2) BIOL3440Human Physiology (3-2) HLTH1100First Aid HLTH2400Children’s Health and Development PHED0610Life Guard Training PHED1100New Games PHED2120Motor Learning PHED2380Creative Rhythm and Movement PHED2390Teaching Team and Individual Sports PHED3280The Foundations of Physical Education PHED3333Methods and Assessment of Teaching K-12 Health and Physical Education PHED3340Biomechanics PHED3430Adaptive Physical Education
    Course Descriptions
    BIOL2300 Anatomy and Physiology I (2-2) - 3 s.h.

    The study of structure and function of the human body on the cellular, tissue, organ, and organ-system level. All organ systems are discussed. Emphasis is on the anatomy of the musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, and digestive systems. Laboratory includes both gross and microscopic structure and function. (One year each of high school biology and chemistry or the equivalent strongly recommended.) Additional fee required. Goal 1A

    BIOL3420 Human Anatomy (3-2) - 4 s.h.

    A study of gross human anatomy utilizing charts, three dimensional models, computer simulations, and dissection of mammalian animals. The course will discuss regional and surface anatomy to establish the relationships of the various organ systems of the body. Additional fee required. Prerequisites: BIOL1400 or BIOL2100 or PHED1240. Goal 1A

    BIOL3440 Human Physiology (3-2) - 4 s.h.

    A systems oriented study of the function of the human body on the cellular, tissue, organ, and organ-system levels with an emphasis on medical physiology. Laboratory includes computer simulations and use of Biopac equipment. Additional fee required. Prerequisites: BIOL3420 (grade of C or better strongly recommended) and one semester of chemistry. Goal 1A

    HLTH1100 First Aid - 1 s.h.

    The development of practical skills in the emergency treatment of the injured. Some attention will be given to the prevention of injuries. The content to be covered will include the Standard and Advanced levels of the First Aid program sponsored by the National Red Cross. Students holding current, equivalent certifications will receive an automatic waiver for the class. This is to be verified by the instructor of the class or the Health and Movement Science Division Chair. Additional fee required.

    HLTH2400 Children’s Health and Development - 3 s.h.

    Course will focus on the lifelong development of the human from infancy and continuing through adulthood. It will explore the ways of development and learning within physical, cognitive, emotional, and social health, including family environment.

    PHED0610 Life Guard Training - 1 s.h.

    This course is designed for students who are interested in learning and developing the skills and knowledge which will enable them to be certified and serve as lifeguard. Additional fee required.

    PHED1100 New Games - 1 s.h.

    Development and participation of new games for the K-12 learner, lifelong learner, and leisure.

    PHED2120 Motor Learning - 3 s.h.

    Introduction to the principles involved in learning and teaching motor skills.

    PHED2380 Creative Rhythm and Movement - 3 s.h.

    The study and understanding of movement concepts as they relate to special awareness, effort, and rhythm through movement education, dance, and educational gymnastics.

    PHED2390 Teaching Team and Individual Sports - 3 s.h.

    Teaching technique, analysis of skills, and principles of skill development in areas such as soccer, basketball, volleyball, softball, golf, bowling, disc golf, and racquet sports. Prerequisite: Health and Physical Education major, Elementary Education major (PE Concentration), or consent of instructor.

    PHED3280 The Foundations of Physical Education - 3 s.h.

    An introduction to the body of knowledge encompassing the discipline of physical education and the role of the professional physical educator. The course includes the historic philosophies, biologic, anatomic, psychologic, sociologic, and anthropologic foundations of physical education and their impact on human performance and values in sport.

    PHED3333 Methods and Assessment of Teaching K-12 Health and Physical Education - 4 s.h.

    Methods, theory, and development of teaching competence for prospective teachers of health and physical education at K-12 levels. Implementation of assessment and evaluation techniques through classroom and practical experiences.

    PHED3340 Biomechanics - 3 s.h.

    A systematic study of the bones, joints, and muscles of the human body as well as internal external forces initiating and modifying movement. Prerequisite: BIOL2300 or BIOL3420 with a grade of "C" or higher. A grade of C or higher required to count toward the Allied Health major. Goal 10 (Goal 10 Catalog 0809+)

    PHED3430 Adaptive Physical Education - 3 s.h.

    Theory and techniques of adaptive, corrective and developmental activities to meet the needs of "special persons."

  • Authorization*/Endorsement

    FOR STUDENTS SEEKING AN IOWA COACHING ENDORSEMENT, THE FOLLOWING COURSES MUST BE COMPLETED.

    *Students (from any academic area) would be eligible to earn a coaching authorization through the state of Iowa. See https://boee.iowa.gov/coaching-license-types for details.

    Courses Offered
    • ATHT3100Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries
      ATHT3100 Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries - 3 s.h.

      Techniques of injury prevention and caring for athletic injuries.

    • BIOL2300Anatomy and Physiology I (2-2)
      BIOL2300 Anatomy and Physiology I (2-2) - 3 s.h.

      The study of structure and function of the human body on the cellular, tissue, organ, and organ-system level. All organ systems are discussed. Emphasis is on the anatomy of the musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, and digestive systems. Laboratory includes both gross and microscopic structure and function. (One year each of high school biology and chemistry or the equivalent strongly recommended.) Additional fee required. Goal 1A

    • HLTH1100First Aid
      HLTH1100 First Aid - 1 s.h.

      The development of practical skills in the emergency treatment of the injured. Some attention will be given to the prevention of injuries. The content to be covered will include the Standard and Advanced levels of the First Aid program sponsored by the National Red Cross. Students holding current, equivalent certifications will receive an automatic waiver for the class. This is to be verified by the instructor of the class or the Health and Movement Science Division Chair. Additional fee required.

    • HLTH2400Children’s Health and Development
      HLTH2400 Children’s Health and Development - 3 s.h.

      Course will focus on the lifelong development of the human from infancy and continuing through adulthood. It will explore the ways of development and learning within physical, cognitive, emotional, and social health, including family environment.

    • PHED0610Life Guard Training
      PHED0610 Life Guard Training - 1 s.h.

      This course is designed for students who are interested in learning and developing the skills and knowledge which will enable them to be certified and serve as lifeguard. Additional fee required.

    • PHED3410Theory of Coaching
      PHED3410 Theory of Coaching - 2 s.h.

      Knowledge and understanding of the techniques and theory of coaching interscholastic athletics, including professional ethics in coaching.

    • PSYC2250Developmental Psychology
      PSYC2250 Developmental Psychology - 3 s.h.

      The study of human development over the entire lifespan. Focus is on the interaction of physical, intellectual, social, and emotional aspects of development. Prerequisite: PSYC1300. Goal 1C, ELO5 Social Science - Equality, ELO5 Social Science - Equality and Peace

    ATHT3100Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries BIOL2300Anatomy and Physiology I (2-2) HLTH1100First Aid HLTH2400Children’s Health and Development PHED0610Life Guard Training PHED3410Theory of Coaching PSYC2250Developmental Psychology
    Course Descriptions
    ATHT3100 Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries - 3 s.h.

    Techniques of injury prevention and caring for athletic injuries.

    BIOL2300 Anatomy and Physiology I (2-2) - 3 s.h.

    The study of structure and function of the human body on the cellular, tissue, organ, and organ-system level. All organ systems are discussed. Emphasis is on the anatomy of the musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, and digestive systems. Laboratory includes both gross and microscopic structure and function. (One year each of high school biology and chemistry or the equivalent strongly recommended.) Additional fee required. Goal 1A

    HLTH1100 First Aid - 1 s.h.

    The development of practical skills in the emergency treatment of the injured. Some attention will be given to the prevention of injuries. The content to be covered will include the Standard and Advanced levels of the First Aid program sponsored by the National Red Cross. Students holding current, equivalent certifications will receive an automatic waiver for the class. This is to be verified by the instructor of the class or the Health and Movement Science Division Chair. Additional fee required.

    HLTH2400 Children’s Health and Development - 3 s.h.

    Course will focus on the lifelong development of the human from infancy and continuing through adulthood. It will explore the ways of development and learning within physical, cognitive, emotional, and social health, including family environment.

    PHED0610 Life Guard Training - 1 s.h.

    This course is designed for students who are interested in learning and developing the skills and knowledge which will enable them to be certified and serve as lifeguard. Additional fee required.

    PHED3410 Theory of Coaching - 2 s.h.

    Knowledge and understanding of the techniques and theory of coaching interscholastic athletics, including professional ethics in coaching.

    PSYC2250 Developmental Psychology - 3 s.h.

    The study of human development over the entire lifespan. Focus is on the interaction of physical, intellectual, social, and emotional aspects of development. Prerequisite: PSYC1300. Goal 1C, ELO5 Social Science - Equality, ELO5 Social Science - Equality and Peace

  • Course list - Physical Education
    Courses Offered
    • PHED0010Advanced Tennis
      PHED0010 Advanced Tennis - 1-2 s.h.
    • PHED0050Yoga
      PHED0050 Yoga - 1-2 s.h.
    • PHED0060Aerobic Dance
      PHED0060 Aerobic Dance - 1-2 s.h.
    • PHED0070Tennis, Paddleball, Badminton
      PHED0070 Tennis, Paddleball, Badminton - 1-2 s.h.
    • PHED0140Beginning and Intermediate Swimming
      PHED0140 Beginning and Intermediate Swimming - 1-2 s.h.
    • PHED0150Bowling
      PHED0150 Bowling - 1-2 s.h.
    • PHED0220Fencing
      PHED0220 Fencing - 1-2 s.h.
    • PHED0270Golf
      PHED0270 Golf - 1-2 s.h.
    • PHED0420Total Body Conditioning
      PHED0420 Total Body Conditioning - 1-2 s.h.
    • PHED0430Beginning Tennis
      PHED0430 Beginning Tennis - 1-2 s.h.
    • PHED0450Beginning Volleyball
      PHED0450 Beginning Volleyball - 1-2 s.h.
    • PHED0480Advanced Swimming
      PHED0480 Advanced Swimming - 1-2 s.h.
    • PHED0490Relaxation and Stress Management
      PHED0490 Relaxation and Stress Management - 1 s.h.

      This course is designed to develop knowledge of and skill in basic posture enhancement and relaxation techniques, and to provide motivation for further self-improvement.

    • PHED0510Cheerleading
      PHED0510 Cheerleading - 0-1 s.h.
    • PHED0530Gadets
      PHED0530 Gadets - 0-1 s.h.
    • PHED0560Archery and Table Tennis
      PHED0560 Archery and Table Tennis - 1-2 s.h.
    • PHED0570Personal Activity
      PHED0570 Personal Activity - 1-2 s.h.
    • PHED0590Beginning Basketball
      PHED0590 Beginning Basketball - 1-2 s.h.
    • PHED0600Advanced Basketball
      PHED0600 Advanced Basketball - 1-2 s.h.
    • PHED0610Life Guard Training
      PHED0610 Life Guard Training - 1 s.h.

      This course is designed for students who are interested in learning and developing the skills and knowledge which will enable them to be certified and serve as lifeguard. Additional fee required.

    • PHED0660Dance
      PHED0660 Dance - 1-2 s.h.
    • PHED0750Intercollegiate Basketball (Men)
      PHED0750 Intercollegiate Basketball (Men) - 0-1 s.h.
    • PHED0760Intercollegiate Basketball (Women)
      PHED0760 Intercollegiate Basketball (Women) - 0-1 s.h.
    • PHED0770Intercollegiate Baseball
      PHED0770 Intercollegiate Baseball - 0-1 s.h.
    • PHED0780Intercollegiate Wrestling
      PHED0780 Intercollegiate Wrestling - 0-1 s.h.
    • PHED0790Intercollegiate Cross Country (Men)
      PHED0790 Intercollegiate Cross Country (Men) - 0-1 s.h.
    • PHED0800Intercollegiate Cross Country (Women)
      PHED0800 Intercollegiate Cross Country (Women) - 0-1 s.h.
    • PHED0830Intercollegiate Football
      PHED0830 Intercollegiate Football - 0-1 s.h.
    • PHED0850Intercollegiate Golf (Men)
      PHED0850 Intercollegiate Golf (Men) - 0-1 s.h.
    • PHED0860Intercollegiate Golf (Women)
      PHED0860 Intercollegiate Golf (Women) - 0-1 s.h.
    • PHED0880Intercollegiate Softball
      PHED0880 Intercollegiate Softball - 0-1 s.h.
    • PHED0910Intercollegiate Track (Men)
      PHED0910 Intercollegiate Track (Men) - 0-1 s.h.
    • PHED0920Intercollegiate Track (Women)
      PHED0920 Intercollegiate Track (Women) - 0-1 s.h.
    • PHED0930Intercollegiate Volleyball (Men)
      PHED0930 Intercollegiate Volleyball (Men) - 0-1 s.h.
    • PHED0940Intercollegiate Volleyball (Women)
      PHED0940 Intercollegiate Volleyball (Women) - 0-1 s.h.
    • PHED0970Intercollegiate Soccer (Men)
      PHED0970 Intercollegiate Soccer (Men) - 0-1 s.h.
    • PHED0980Intercollegiate Soccer (Women)
      PHED0980 Intercollegiate Soccer (Women) - 0-1 s.h.
    • PHED1100New Games
      PHED1100 New Games - 1 s.h.

      Development and participation of new games for the K-12 learner, lifelong learner, and leisure.

    • PHED1240Introduction to Movement Science
      PHED1240 Introduction to Movement Science - 3 s.h.

      The emphasis will be on the development of ideal fundamental movement patterns primarily focused on the upper body and core developed through the principles of progression, variety and precision. We will emphasize the understanding and application of efficient progressions to simultaneously assess, reverse, and reduce injury by improving tissue health. We will accomplish this by asking why through the use of a comprehensive self assessment of proper mobility, ideal muscle balances, and functional movement patterns, and through the use of these assessments we will become skilled at preventative protocols, to arrest, reduce and eliminate unhealthy environments in our soft tissue with the ultimate goal to develop ideal fundamental movement patterns.

    • PHED1260Movement Science II
      PHED1260 Movement Science II - 3 s.h.

      A detailed view of the NASM Corrective Exercise Continuum with analysis of movement dysfunction and the principles applied to musculoskeletal function. The course examines the anatomy of full-body movement and function as it relates to activities of daily living, athletics, and exercise. Utilizing theory and practice based approaches, the course details functional movement impairments and application of restorative theory. Prerequisite: PHED1240 Introduction to Movement Science.

    • PHED2000Individual Study
      PHED2000 Individual Study - 1-3 s.h.
    • PHED2120Motor Learning
      PHED2120 Motor Learning - 3 s.h.

      Introduction to the principles involved in learning and teaching motor skills.

    • PHED2200Sport Officiating
      PHED2200 Sport Officiating - 2 s.h.

      Study of officiating various sports with emphasis placed on rules and procedures, penalties and fouls, mechanics and signals.

    • PHED2240Theory and Practice in Aquatics
      PHED2240 Theory and Practice in Aquatics - 2 s.h.

      Survey of the aquatics area: analysis and evaluation of swimming, diving, and lifesaving skills. The course leads to certification as a Water Safety Instructor by the American Red Cross. Additional fee required. Prerequisite: Advanced Lifesaving.

    • PHED2260Introduction to Performance Training
      PHED2260 Introduction to Performance Training - 3 s.h.

      Theory and application of performance training to include flexibility, core, balance, plyometric, resistance, and power training. Using an integrated approach to performance students will explore programming and periodization for sport and human performance. Prerequisite: PHED1260 Movement Science II. A grade of C or higher required to count toward the Allied Health major.

    • PHED2380Creative Rhythm and Movement
      PHED2380 Creative Rhythm and Movement - 3 s.h.

      The study and understanding of movement concepts as they relate to special awareness, effort, and rhythm through movement education, dance, and educational gymnastics.

    • PHED2390Teaching Team and Individual Sports
      PHED2390 Teaching Team and Individual Sports - 3 s.h.

      Teaching technique, analysis of skills, and principles of skill development in areas such as soccer, basketball, volleyball, softball, golf, bowling, disc golf, and racquet sports. Prerequisite: Health and Physical Education major, Elementary Education major (PE Concentration), or consent of instructor.

    • PHED2900Topics in Physical Education
      PHED2900 Topics in Physical Education - 1-3 s.h.

      Study of selected topics in Physical Education to be announced prior to the semester when the course is offered. May be repeated for credit as topics change.

    • PHED3000Individual Study
      PHED3000 Individual Study - 1-3 s.h.
    • PHED3120Speed, Agility and Endurance
      PHED3120 Speed, Agility and Endurance - 3 s.h.

      Theory and practical application of running, jumping, directional change, stability and other related mobility skills designed to enhance on and off-the-ground performance.

    • PHED3130Sports Psychology (also PSYC3130)
      PHED3130 Sports Psychology (also PSYC3130) - 3 s.h.

      Analysis and application of psychological and sociological data related to the participation of the coach and the athlete in competitive sports programs. Prerequisites: Junior standing or instructor's permission.

    • PHED3280The Foundations of Physical Education
      PHED3280 The Foundations of Physical Education - 3 s.h.

      An introduction to the body of knowledge encompassing the discipline of physical education and the role of the professional physical educator. The course includes the historic philosophies, biologic, anatomic, psychologic, sociologic, and anthropologic foundations of physical education and their impact on human performance and values in sport.

    • PHED3333Methods and Assessment of Teaching K-12 Health and Physical Education
      PHED3333 Methods and Assessment of Teaching K-12 Health and Physical Education - 4 s.h.

      Methods, theory, and development of teaching competence for prospective teachers of health and physical education at K-12 levels. Implementation of assessment and evaluation techniques through classroom and practical experiences.

    • PHED3340Biomechanics
      PHED3340 Biomechanics - 3 s.h.

      A systematic study of the bones, joints, and muscles of the human body as well as internal external forces initiating and modifying movement. Prerequisite: BIOL2300 or BIOL3420 with a grade of "C" or higher. A grade of C or higher required to count toward the Allied Health major. Goal 10 (Goal 10 Catalog 0809+)

    • PHED3400Practicum in Physical Education
      PHED3400 Practicum in Physical Education - 1-3 s.h.

      Advanced teaching experience in college physical education activity classes. Prerequisite: PHED3330.

    • PHED3410Theory of Coaching
      PHED3410 Theory of Coaching - 2 s.h.

      Knowledge and understanding of the techniques and theory of coaching interscholastic athletics, including professional ethics in coaching.

    • PHED3420Practicum in Coaching
      PHED3420 Practicum in Coaching - 3-6 s.h.

      Field experience for practical application of knowledge and theory in a professional setting. Student acquires experience in all phases of coaching with highly qualified personnel in a selected sport. (Note - no one may participate with students on a team in Iowa PK-12 schools unless they hold a coaching authorization or endorsement.) Pre-/corequisite: PHED3410 Theory of Coaching.

    • PHED3430Adaptive Physical Education
      PHED3430 Adaptive Physical Education - 3 s.h.

      Theory and techniques of adaptive, corrective and developmental activities to meet the needs of "special persons."

    • PHED3900Topics in Physical Education
      PHED3900 Topics in Physical Education - 1-3 s.h.

      Study of selected topics in Physical Education to be announced prior to the semester when the course is offered. May be repeated for credit as topics change.

    • PHED4000Individual Study
      PHED4000 Individual Study - 1-3 s.h.
    • PHED4100Tactical Aquatics
      PHED4100 Tactical Aquatics - 3 s.h.

      Theory and practical application of approved operational skills required to effectively function in an aquatic environment. Prerequisite: Fitness Leadership major.

    • PHED4360Physiology of Exercise
      PHED4360 Physiology of Exercise - 3 s.h.

      The principles and practices of energizing the human body for physical exercise. Prerequisite: BIOL2300 or BIOL3440 with a grade of "C" or better. A grade of C or higher required to count toward the Allied Health major.

    • PHED4500Performance Enhancement Programming
      PHED4500 Performance Enhancement Programming - 3 s.h.

      Study of the variety of tools available to assess human performance. A broad range of instrumentation will be utilized. Prescriptive models will be studied and applied as a practical means of directing client performance training. Prerequisites: PHED1240 and PHED2260 with a "C" or better. Goal 4ab

    • PHED4725Practicum of Clinical Assessment
      PHED4725 Practicum of Clinical Assessment - 3 s.h.

      Practicum of Clinical Assessment is designed to allow students to apply appropriate dynamic and transitional movement assessments, strength and range of motion screening, and design and apply appropriate corrective exercises to various populations. Students will continue to incorporate and master skills learned in previous core coursework. Practical experience outside the scheduled classroom will be required. Pre- or Corequisite: PHED4500. Must pass with "C" or better.

    • PHED4726Practicum of Human Performance
      PHED4726 Practicum of Human Performance - 3 s.h.

      Practicum of Human Performance is designed to allow students to design and apply appropriate corrective exercises, and initiate fitness and performance enhancement programming for various populations. In addition, students will continue to incorporate and master skills learned in previous and concurrent coursework. Pre- or Corequisite: PHED4500. Must pass with "C" or better.

    • PHED4730Advanced Topics in Strength and Conditioning
      PHED4730 Advanced Topics in Strength and Conditioning - 3 s.h.

      Theory and application of advanced principles in programming periodization with in depth analysis of physiological adaptations from performance training. Completion of the course will prepare students for the NSCA CSCS certification. Prerequisite: PHED4500.

    • PHED4800Allied Health Internship
      PHED4800 Allied Health Internship - 3-6 s.h.

      Laboratory internship experience providing for practical application of knowledge and theory in a professional setting. Student will acquire experience with qualified personnel in a selected agency with a focus on human and sport performance or applied health sciences. Areas may include physical therapy, occupational therapy, chiropractic, medical clinic, athletic training, fitness/strength and condition organization, and other as approved by the HMS internship coordinator. Six weeks of involvement preferably taken consecutively. Repeatable to a maximum of six hours.

    PHED0010Advanced Tennis PHED0050Yoga PHED0060Aerobic Dance PHED0070Tennis, Paddleball, Badminton PHED0140Beginning and Intermediate Swimming PHED0150Bowling PHED0220Fencing PHED0270Golf PHED0420Total Body Conditioning PHED0430Beginning Tennis PHED0450Beginning Volleyball PHED0480Advanced Swimming PHED0490Relaxation and Stress Management PHED0510Cheerleading PHED0530Gadets PHED0560Archery and Table Tennis PHED0570Personal Activity PHED0590Beginning Basketball PHED0600Advanced Basketball PHED0610Life Guard Training PHED0660Dance PHED0750Intercollegiate Basketball (Men) PHED0760Intercollegiate Basketball (Women) PHED0770Intercollegiate Baseball PHED0780Intercollegiate Wrestling PHED0790Intercollegiate Cross Country (Men) PHED0800Intercollegiate Cross Country (Women) PHED0830Intercollegiate Football PHED0850Intercollegiate Golf (Men) PHED0860Intercollegiate Golf (Women) PHED0880Intercollegiate Softball PHED0910Intercollegiate Track (Men) PHED0920Intercollegiate Track (Women) PHED0930Intercollegiate Volleyball (Men) PHED0940Intercollegiate Volleyball (Women) PHED0970Intercollegiate Soccer (Men) PHED0980Intercollegiate Soccer (Women) PHED1100New Games PHED1240Introduction to Movement Science PHED1260Movement Science II PHED2000Individual Study PHED2120Motor Learning PHED2200Sport Officiating PHED2240Theory and Practice in Aquatics PHED2260Introduction to Performance Training PHED2380Creative Rhythm and Movement PHED2390Teaching Team and Individual Sports PHED2900Topics in Physical Education PHED3000Individual Study PHED3120Speed, Agility and Endurance PHED3130Sports Psychology (also PSYC3130) PHED3280The Foundations of Physical Education PHED3333Methods and Assessment of Teaching K-12 Health and Physical Education PHED3340Biomechanics PHED3400Practicum in Physical Education PHED3410Theory of Coaching PHED3420Practicum in Coaching PHED3430Adaptive Physical Education PHED3900Topics in Physical Education PHED4000Individual Study PHED4100Tactical Aquatics PHED4360Physiology of Exercise PHED4500Performance Enhancement Programming PHED4725Practicum of Clinical Assessment PHED4726Practicum of Human Performance PHED4730Advanced Topics in Strength and Conditioning PHED4800Allied Health Internship
    Course Descriptions
    PHED0010 Advanced Tennis - 1-2 s.h.
    PHED0050 Yoga - 1-2 s.h.
    PHED0060 Aerobic Dance - 1-2 s.h.
    PHED0070 Tennis, Paddleball, Badminton - 1-2 s.h.
    PHED0140 Beginning and Intermediate Swimming - 1-2 s.h.
    PHED0150 Bowling - 1-2 s.h.
    PHED0220 Fencing - 1-2 s.h.
    PHED0270 Golf - 1-2 s.h.
    PHED0420 Total Body Conditioning - 1-2 s.h.
    PHED0430 Beginning Tennis - 1-2 s.h.
    PHED0450 Beginning Volleyball - 1-2 s.h.
    PHED0480 Advanced Swimming - 1-2 s.h.
    PHED0490 Relaxation and Stress Management - 1 s.h.

    This course is designed to develop knowledge of and skill in basic posture enhancement and relaxation techniques, and to provide motivation for further self-improvement.

    PHED0510 Cheerleading - 0-1 s.h.
    PHED0530 Gadets - 0-1 s.h.
    PHED0560 Archery and Table Tennis - 1-2 s.h.
    PHED0570 Personal Activity - 1-2 s.h.
    PHED0590 Beginning Basketball - 1-2 s.h.
    PHED0600 Advanced Basketball - 1-2 s.h.
    PHED0610 Life Guard Training - 1 s.h.

    This course is designed for students who are interested in learning and developing the skills and knowledge which will enable them to be certified and serve as lifeguard. Additional fee required.

    PHED0660 Dance - 1-2 s.h.
    PHED0750 Intercollegiate Basketball (Men) - 0-1 s.h.
    PHED0760 Intercollegiate Basketball (Women) - 0-1 s.h.
    PHED0770 Intercollegiate Baseball - 0-1 s.h.
    PHED0780 Intercollegiate Wrestling - 0-1 s.h.
    PHED0790 Intercollegiate Cross Country (Men) - 0-1 s.h.
    PHED0800 Intercollegiate Cross Country (Women) - 0-1 s.h.
    PHED0830 Intercollegiate Football - 0-1 s.h.
    PHED0850 Intercollegiate Golf (Men) - 0-1 s.h.
    PHED0860 Intercollegiate Golf (Women) - 0-1 s.h.
    PHED0880 Intercollegiate Softball - 0-1 s.h.
    PHED0910 Intercollegiate Track (Men) - 0-1 s.h.
    PHED0920 Intercollegiate Track (Women) - 0-1 s.h.
    PHED0930 Intercollegiate Volleyball (Men) - 0-1 s.h.
    PHED0940 Intercollegiate Volleyball (Women) - 0-1 s.h.
    PHED0970 Intercollegiate Soccer (Men) - 0-1 s.h.
    PHED0980 Intercollegiate Soccer (Women) - 0-1 s.h.
    PHED1100 New Games - 1 s.h.

    Development and participation of new games for the K-12 learner, lifelong learner, and leisure.

    PHED1240 Introduction to Movement Science - 3 s.h.

    The emphasis will be on the development of ideal fundamental movement patterns primarily focused on the upper body and core developed through the principles of progression, variety and precision. We will emphasize the understanding and application of efficient progressions to simultaneously assess, reverse, and reduce injury by improving tissue health. We will accomplish this by asking why through the use of a comprehensive self assessment of proper mobility, ideal muscle balances, and functional movement patterns, and through the use of these assessments we will become skilled at preventative protocols, to arrest, reduce and eliminate unhealthy environments in our soft tissue with the ultimate goal to develop ideal fundamental movement patterns.

    PHED1260 Movement Science II - 3 s.h.

    A detailed view of the NASM Corrective Exercise Continuum with analysis of movement dysfunction and the principles applied to musculoskeletal function. The course examines the anatomy of full-body movement and function as it relates to activities of daily living, athletics, and exercise. Utilizing theory and practice based approaches, the course details functional movement impairments and application of restorative theory. Prerequisite: PHED1240 Introduction to Movement Science.

    PHED2000 Individual Study - 1-3 s.h.
    PHED2120 Motor Learning - 3 s.h.

    Introduction to the principles involved in learning and teaching motor skills.

    PHED2200 Sport Officiating - 2 s.h.

    Study of officiating various sports with emphasis placed on rules and procedures, penalties and fouls, mechanics and signals.

    PHED2240 Theory and Practice in Aquatics - 2 s.h.

    Survey of the aquatics area: analysis and evaluation of swimming, diving, and lifesaving skills. The course leads to certification as a Water Safety Instructor by the American Red Cross. Additional fee required. Prerequisite: Advanced Lifesaving.

    PHED2260 Introduction to Performance Training - 3 s.h.

    Theory and application of performance training to include flexibility, core, balance, plyometric, resistance, and power training. Using an integrated approach to performance students will explore programming and periodization for sport and human performance. Prerequisite: PHED1260 Movement Science II. A grade of C or higher required to count toward the Allied Health major.

    PHED2380 Creative Rhythm and Movement - 3 s.h.

    The study and understanding of movement concepts as they relate to special awareness, effort, and rhythm through movement education, dance, and educational gymnastics.

    PHED2390 Teaching Team and Individual Sports - 3 s.h.

    Teaching technique, analysis of skills, and principles of skill development in areas such as soccer, basketball, volleyball, softball, golf, bowling, disc golf, and racquet sports. Prerequisite: Health and Physical Education major, Elementary Education major (PE Concentration), or consent of instructor.

    PHED2900 Topics in Physical Education - 1-3 s.h.

    Study of selected topics in Physical Education to be announced prior to the semester when the course is offered. May be repeated for credit as topics change.

    PHED3000 Individual Study - 1-3 s.h.
    PHED3120 Speed, Agility and Endurance - 3 s.h.

    Theory and practical application of running, jumping, directional change, stability and other related mobility skills designed to enhance on and off-the-ground performance.

    PHED3130 Sports Psychology (also PSYC3130) - 3 s.h.

    Analysis and application of psychological and sociological data related to the participation of the coach and the athlete in competitive sports programs. Prerequisites: Junior standing or instructor's permission.

    PHED3280 The Foundations of Physical Education - 3 s.h.

    An introduction to the body of knowledge encompassing the discipline of physical education and the role of the professional physical educator. The course includes the historic philosophies, biologic, anatomic, psychologic, sociologic, and anthropologic foundations of physical education and their impact on human performance and values in sport.

    PHED3333 Methods and Assessment of Teaching K-12 Health and Physical Education - 4 s.h.

    Methods, theory, and development of teaching competence for prospective teachers of health and physical education at K-12 levels. Implementation of assessment and evaluation techniques through classroom and practical experiences.

    PHED3340 Biomechanics - 3 s.h.

    A systematic study of the bones, joints, and muscles of the human body as well as internal external forces initiating and modifying movement. Prerequisite: BIOL2300 or BIOL3420 with a grade of "C" or higher. A grade of C or higher required to count toward the Allied Health major. Goal 10 (Goal 10 Catalog 0809+)

    PHED3400 Practicum in Physical Education - 1-3 s.h.

    Advanced teaching experience in college physical education activity classes. Prerequisite: PHED3330.

    PHED3410 Theory of Coaching - 2 s.h.

    Knowledge and understanding of the techniques and theory of coaching interscholastic athletics, including professional ethics in coaching.

    PHED3420 Practicum in Coaching - 3-6 s.h.

    Field experience for practical application of knowledge and theory in a professional setting. Student acquires experience in all phases of coaching with highly qualified personnel in a selected sport. (Note - no one may participate with students on a team in Iowa PK-12 schools unless they hold a coaching authorization or endorsement.) Pre-/corequisite: PHED3410 Theory of Coaching.

    PHED3430 Adaptive Physical Education - 3 s.h.

    Theory and techniques of adaptive, corrective and developmental activities to meet the needs of "special persons."

    PHED3900 Topics in Physical Education - 1-3 s.h.

    Study of selected topics in Physical Education to be announced prior to the semester when the course is offered. May be repeated for credit as topics change.

    PHED4000 Individual Study - 1-3 s.h.
    PHED4100 Tactical Aquatics - 3 s.h.

    Theory and practical application of approved operational skills required to effectively function in an aquatic environment. Prerequisite: Fitness Leadership major.

    PHED4360 Physiology of Exercise - 3 s.h.

    The principles and practices of energizing the human body for physical exercise. Prerequisite: BIOL2300 or BIOL3440 with a grade of "C" or better. A grade of C or higher required to count toward the Allied Health major.

    PHED4500 Performance Enhancement Programming - 3 s.h.

    Study of the variety of tools available to assess human performance. A broad range of instrumentation will be utilized. Prescriptive models will be studied and applied as a practical means of directing client performance training. Prerequisites: PHED1240 and PHED2260 with a "C" or better. Goal 4ab

    PHED4725 Practicum of Clinical Assessment - 3 s.h.

    Practicum of Clinical Assessment is designed to allow students to apply appropriate dynamic and transitional movement assessments, strength and range of motion screening, and design and apply appropriate corrective exercises to various populations. Students will continue to incorporate and master skills learned in previous core coursework. Practical experience outside the scheduled classroom will be required. Pre- or Corequisite: PHED4500. Must pass with "C" or better.

    PHED4726 Practicum of Human Performance - 3 s.h.

    Practicum of Human Performance is designed to allow students to design and apply appropriate corrective exercises, and initiate fitness and performance enhancement programming for various populations. In addition, students will continue to incorporate and master skills learned in previous and concurrent coursework. Pre- or Corequisite: PHED4500. Must pass with "C" or better.

    PHED4730 Advanced Topics in Strength and Conditioning - 3 s.h.

    Theory and application of advanced principles in programming periodization with in depth analysis of physiological adaptations from performance training. Completion of the course will prepare students for the NSCA CSCS certification. Prerequisite: PHED4500.

    PHED4800 Allied Health Internship - 3-6 s.h.

    Laboratory internship experience providing for practical application of knowledge and theory in a professional setting. Student will acquire experience with qualified personnel in a selected agency with a focus on human and sport performance or applied health sciences. Areas may include physical therapy, occupational therapy, chiropractic, medical clinic, athletic training, fitness/strength and condition organization, and other as approved by the HMS internship coordinator. Six weeks of involvement preferably taken consecutively. Repeatable to a maximum of six hours.