Undergraduate Bulletin

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

COACHING (448)

448-250 SCIENTIFIC PRINCIPLES OF COACHING - 3 cr

This course is designed as an introductory course to the fundamentals of movement, the strategies of motivation, and the analysis of various coaching techniques.

448-251 ISSUES IN COACHING GIRLS' AND WOMEN'S ATHLETICS - 1 cr

An introduction to athletics as a profession for women where the historical, current and future issues of this profession is explored.

448-255 CONDITIONING FOR INTERSCHOLASTIC SPORTS - 2 cr

This course is designed to give the student the knowledge needed to develop an agility, endurance, and strength program for all sports.

448-350 COACHING FOOTBALL - 2 cr

An in-depth study of the game of football, and the coaching techniques that lead to a successful program. Special emphasis in the areas of building offenses and defenses, with a good hard look at related areas.

448-260 HISTORY AND SOCIAL ASPECTS OF ATHLETICS - 3 cr

This course is designed to deal with the historical and sociological aspects of athletics as they pertain to every day living. Emphasis will be directed toward the social aspects and historical implications. Areas to be covered include those of socio-economic relationships, building athletics into an American heritage, industrial revolution, athletics and the school, and the future of athletics in our society.

448-265 COACHING OF COMMUNITY SPONSORED SPORTS - 3 cr

Designed for men and women who wish to take part in the coaching of community sponsored sports. The role of community sponsored sports in the total picture of a young person's development, the organization and administration, and the actual coaching of community sponsored sports will be covered.

448-351 COACHING OF BASKETBALL - 2 cr

This course is designed for those men and women who wish to become basketball coaches. The administration, organization, and management principles, as well as rules, techniques of individual and team play, strategy, psychology, and problems of coaching are pursued through lectures, discussions, practices, and demonstrations.

448-352 COACHING OF BASEBALL - 2 cr

Primarily designed for men and women who wish to become baseball/softball coaches. The organization, psychology, coaching techniques, team selection techniques, training program and fundamentals skills will be covered by lecture and demonstrations.

448-353 COACHING OF TRACK AND FIELD - 2 cr

Primarily designed for men and women who wish to become track and field coaches. The organization, motivation, coaching techniques and training programs for each event will be covered by lecture and demonstration.

448-355 COACHING OF COMPETITIVE SWIMMING - 2 cr

This course is designed to provide the knowledge and skills essential to the coaching of competitive swimming.
Prereq: Cons instr.

448-356 COACHING OF WRESTLING - 2 cr

This course is designed to provide the knowledge and skills essential to the coaching of competitive wrestling.

448-359 COACHING OF VOLLEYBALL - 2 cr

Primarily designed for men and women who seek advanced volleyball knowledge or wish to coach volleyball. Includes skill analysis, offensive and defensive strategy, plays, sociology and psychology of sport, organization, training, scouting and rules.

448-360 COACHING OF SOCCER - 2 cr

This course is designed to provide the knowledge and skills essential to the coaching of competitive soccer.
Prereq: Cons instr or evidence of basic skills in soccer.

448-361 COACHING OF SOFTBALL - 2 cr

This course will focus on building an understanding of the components necessary for successful coaching in the game of softball. Included will be the administration, development, implementation and evaluation of a softball program. Priority will be placed on actual coaching techniques and strategies. The course will examine the relationship of the coach to the athlete, the team and the community emphasizing the potential benefits to all those involved.

448-460/660 ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETICS - 3 cr

This course is designed for those individuals who wish to become athletic coaches or administrators. The place of athletics education and the organization and administration of an athletic program will be covered.

448-461/661 PREVENTION AND CARE OF ATHLETIC INJURIES - 2 cr

Principles governing the prevention and treatment of common athletic injuries.
Prereq: 442-271 or cons instr.

448-462 THEORY AND TECHNIQUES OF OFFICIATING - 2 cr

This course is designed to acquaint the student with the rules and techniques of officiating team, individual and dual sports. The course will also help prepare the student for WIAA certification. Practical experience will be obtained through the University intramural and athletic programs and through city programs.

448-464/664 MANAGING ATHLETIC PRACTICE SESSIONS - 2 cr

This course is designed for the practitioner (coach) who wants to learn how to maximize the athletic potential of individuals. The course teaches the coach how to determine and rank behaviors that are needed for individuals to be successful in sport. The coach will also learn how to develop systematic reinforcement procedures through the use of drills and other contingencies. Coaches will also become familiar with observational techniques and problem solving strategies in sport.
Prereq: Psychology 840-211 or equiv and cons instr.

448-465 ADVANCED ATHLETIC TRAINING - 4 cr

This course is designed for students seeking professional preparation in the areas of Athletic Training, Physical Therapy, and associated medical and/or allied health fields. This course fulfills the NATA mandate for advanced study in Athletic Training education. This course will deal with the pathophysiology of sports-related injuries, manual muscle testing and joint evaluation techniques, the role of physical fitness assessment, conditioning, and testing protocols, and the indications and contraindications of therapeutic modality use. Also considered will be the nutritional aspects of sports activities, the effects of alcohol/drugs on athletic performance, and injury risks to special athletic groups.
Prereq: 442-271 and 448-461.

448-470 PRACTICUM IN ATHLETIC TRAINING - 1-4 cr

A course designed to give the prospective student trainer actual experience in the training room, working with athletes.
Prereq: 448-461, 442-271, 442-281. May be retaken.

448-490/690 WORKSHOP IN INTERCOLLEGIATE OR INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETICS - 1-6 cr

Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits in major.
Prereq: Cons of adviser or dept. chp.

448-492 FIELD STUDY - 1-6 cr

Studies designed to increase the student's understanding of specific areas of coaching through involvement in coaching experiences. Repeatable.
Prereq: Cons of adviser or cons dept chp.

448-496/696 SPECIAL STUDIES - 1-4 cr

448-498 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN INTERCOLLEGIATE OR INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETICS - 1-4 cr

Repeatable for a maximum of 4 credits in major.
Prereq: Cons of advisor or dept. chp.


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