PHYSICAL EDUCATION




PEDH 5520 - Foundations and Trends in Physical

Education....................................................3.00 credits

Study of the historical, psychological, sociological, anatomical and physiological foundations of education as they relate to physical education and program design.


PEDH 5522 - Cultural Aspect of

Sports.......................................................... 3.00 credits

Study of the social nature of sports and its relationship to leisure and culture.


PEDH 5521 - Motor Learning...............3.00 credits

Study of the laws of learning as they relate to the acquisition of motor skills.


PEDH 5528 - Psychology Of Physical

Activity......................................................... 3.00 credits

An analysis of psychological principles underlying the teaching and performance of sport and physical activity.


PEDH 5536 - Facilities and Equipment... 3.00 credits

Study of the planning, equipping and utilization of a health education facility.


PEDH 5541- Health and Physical Education For The

Young Child.......................................................3.00 credits

Advanced course which investigates the importance of functional movement in early childhood. Experiences in movement education and health-oriented topics will be provided.


PEDH 5550 - Physiology of Fitness.. 3.00 credits

Study of the effects of muscular activity, work energy, mechanical efficiency, fatigue and training, and physiological tests of fitness.

PEDH 5551 - Mechanical Analysis of Human Motion...........................................................3.00 credits

Study of the anatomical and mechanical fundamentals of human motion with special application to physical education activities.


PEDH 5555 - Measurement In Physical

Education....................................................3.00 credits

Study of current testing procedures in physical education. Emphasis is placed on evaluation and interpretation of test results as they apply to the individual's abilities, capacities and needs.


PEDH 5565 - Physical Education and The

Handicapped Child...................................3.00 credits

Study of motor pattern development for individuals demonstrating specific handicaps including neurological, visual, auditory, speech and orthopedic deviations.


PEDH 5581- Directed Reading and Research In Physical Education....................................3.00 credits

Designed to assist the student in exploring specific areas of interest.


PEDH 5583 - Research Design................3.00 credits

Study of current research in physical education with emphasis on basic methodology employed. Includes the development of a pilot study prospectus.


PEDH 5596 - Seminar I...........................3.00 credits

Personal assessment relative to the student's educational goals and professional competencies along with an analysis of current physical education programs in urban and rural settings.


PEDH 5599 - Master's Thesis....... 3.00 credits

Independent research done by the student.