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Health, Physical Educatoin, Recreation &
Coaching Courses
(PEPROF, HEALTHED, RECREATN, COACHING, PEGNRL)


GENERAL (PEGNRL)


PEGNRL-675 (CIGENRL-675) (SPECED 675)

Licensure Portfolio Review .5 cr

A course to assist students removes deficiencies in their portfolio in order to make the portfolio acceptable for student continuation in teacher education programs.


PHYSICAL EDUCATION (PEPROF)


PEPROF-526

Physical Education For The Elementary (4-8) Classroom Teacher 2 cr

Required of students enrolled in the elementary education curriculum. Specific emphasis is placed upon preparing the classroom teacher to meet the needs of children in grades 4-8 in the area of physical education.


PEPROF-527

Motor Programming For Early Childhood 2 cr

This course is designed for those who plan to work with children in any type of preschool program. Emphasis will be placed on providing ideas for developmental motor activities that will aid children with their 1) physical coordination, 2) emotional reactions to various experiences, 3) social interactions, and 4) mental development.


PEPROF-580

Perceptual Motor Activities For Young Children 3 cr

A study of motor maturation, developmental variances affecting motor efficiency, gross motor assessment instruments, and prescriptive techniques involving perceptual motor activities.

Prereq: Admission to College of Education, Physical Education K-12 License Major and EDFOUND 222 and EDFOUND 212 or 481 and PEPROF 240 and Concurrent registration in PEPROF 330, PEPROF 340 and PEPROF 492.


PEPROF-600

Methods of Teaching Physical Education 3 cr

Techniques of teaching physical education including selection of content, methods of presentation, class management, supervision, community influences, curriculum planning and professional responsibilities.

Prereq: Admission to Professional Education and Physical Education K-12 License Majors and EDFOUND 222 (Child Development) and EDFOUND 212 or 481 and PEPROF 240.


PEPROF-615

Health Appraisal and Exercise Testing 3 cr

Theoretical considerations and practical applications of health appraisal and exercise testing. Includes the use of written health appraisal instruments, tests of muscular strength, endurance and flexibility, tests of aerobic capacity, pulmonary function testing, electrocardiography and graded exercise testing. Applications for healthy populations, medical populations and special populations.


PEPROF-616v

Exercise Prescription And Leadership 3 cr

Theoretical considerations and practical applications of exercise prescription and leadership. Includes risk stratification, prescription techniques, program progression, exercise leadership, health counseling and program administration. Applications for healthy populations, medical populations and special populations.


PEPROF-660

Organization and Administration of Intercollegic Athlete 3 cr

Explore the use and abuse of alcohol and drugs within the athletic environment. Explore the educational and prevention programming that is successful in realm of athletics.


PEPROF-672

Advanced Physiology Of Exercise 3 cr

Theoretical considerations and laboratory experiences in physiology of exercise at an advanced level. Includes exercise biochemistry, biochemical analysis, environmental considerations, exercise histochemistry, cardiorespiratory considerations, animal experimentation, electromyography and aids to performance.

Prereq: PEPROF-471/671.


PEPROF-675

Adapted Physical Education 3 cr

A study of the problems of the atypical child in relation to the physical education activity program. Emphasis is placed on the atypical child in the public school. Areas studied include postural deviations, orthopedic and neurological disabilities, sensory handicaps, the mentally handicapped and the behaviorally deviant child.


PEPROF-678

Physical Education For The Exceptional Child 3 cr

The course emphasis is on exploring physical education programs for the self-contained classroom teacher and for recreational leaders in institutional settings and day care centers who deal with exceptional children who are handicapped in physical activities.


PEPROF-680

Health Promotion Management 3 cr

Theoretical considerations and practical applications of management, operations and programs for health promotion organizations. Begins with the planning, design, financing and construction of health promotion facilities. Includes the hiring and organization of staff members, the development and marketing of special programs, and the administration and finance of health promotion organizations.


PEPROF-690

Workshop .5-6 cr


PEPROF-694

Seminar 1-3 cr


PEPROF-696

Special Studies .5-3 cr


PEPROF-710

Trends In Physical Education 3 cr

Designed to improve instruction through an analysis of current objectives, new materials, revised curriculum and methods, current literature, current legislation, and organization of physical education within school and related learning laboratories.


PEPROF-712

Curriculum In Physical Education 3 cr

This course will assist the teacher with the process of curriculum development through an analysis of influences that effect curriculum change. Identification of aims, objectives, methods, materials and evaluation which are instrumental in development of efficient and effective programs in physical education.


PEPROF-714

Best Practices for Teaching Physical Education 3 cr

Designed to improve teaching skills and instruction through an analysis of current effective teaching literature, including the knowledge base for becoming an effective physical education teacher, concepts of preventative management behaviors and discipline strategies, curriculum, assessment and planning for effective instruction, and skills and strategies for delivering effective physical education programs.


PEPROF-725

Cardiorespiratory Physiology 3 cr

An advanced course in the anatomy and physiology of the cardiac, vascular and pulmonary systems with an emphasis on the impact and adaptations during exercise to these systems.

Prereq: PEPROF-472/672 or consent of instructor.


PEPROF-752

New Dimensions In Teaching Lifetime Sports 3 cr

The course is designed to explore new curriculum ideas, skills, and teaching techniques used in Lifetime Sports. Utilization will be made of lectures, field trips, and participation and discussion of new techniques and activities.


PEPROF-790

Workshop 1-3 cr


PEPROF-793

Practicum 1-6 cr

Prereq: Graduate status, application and interview, completion of 9 credits at UW-Whitewater, and designated curriculum check sheet requirements. (Not to be used for first-time certification.)


PEPROF-794

Seminar 1-3 cr


PEPROF-796

Special Studies 1-3 cr


PEPROF-798

Individual Studies 1-3 cr


PEPROF-799

Thesis Research 1-6 cr

Students must complete a Thesis Proposal Form in the Graduate Studies Office before registering for this course.


HEALTH (HEALTHED)


HEALTHED-540

Secondary Health Education 3 cr

An introduction to various health belief models and philosophies with particular emphasis on health education content at the secondary level.


HEALTHED-541

Yoga/Stress Reduction 2 cr

A course designed to help students and professionals learn to effectively handle stress through specific Yoga training and mind/body connections.


HEALTHED-560

High Level Wellness 3 cr

The course examines characteristics, behaviors, and conditions necessary for the development of optimal health and wellness in all dimension of wellness: physical, mental, emotional, spiritual and environmental. Students are provided opportunities for personal health/wellness enhancement through individualized assessment, research and study.


HEALTHED-562

Stress Management 3 cr

Students in this course will learn to recognize and anticipate internal and external sources of stress and situations of stress; how to develop stress hardiness through application of a variety of stress management skills and coping techniques; learn which skills and techniques work best for them as individuals; an dhow to create relationships and environments that are supportive of the elements necessary for successful management.


HEALTHED-582

Elementary Health Education 2 cr

Teaching and learning experiences in selected content areas of health education. Designed for the elementary teacher.


HEALTHED-591

Nutrition for Health 3 cr

The course helps students plan, evaluate, and analyze dietary intake based on sound nutritional guidelines, principles, and knowledge for the purpose of health enhancement, improved mental and physical performance, and decreasing risk of disease.


HEALTHED-640

Advanced Stress Management 3 cr

The class emphasis is on 1) facilitating stress management in others, 2) coping with "deep" stress such as trauma and low self-esteem, and 3) alternative avenues for coping such as Tai Chi, yoga, art therapy, and meditation. This course is appropriate for anyone in the helping professions.

Prereq: HEALTHED 362/562 or SOCWORK 303 or consent of instructor.


HEALTHED-645

Teaching Health Education 3 cr

A study of philosophy, trends and teaching-learning strategies. Emphasis will be placed on developing and utilizing models and strategies in health education.


HEALTHED-665

Health Promotion Strategies 3 cr

This course will focus on: 1) the development, implementation and evaluation of worksite health promotion programs, and 2) examination of the relationship of these programs to the organization as a whole and to the benefits for both the employee and employer.


HEALTHED-670

Facilitating Health Behavior 3 cr

This course is designed as a capstone experience for non-teaching health minor students who have had at least 12 credits of course work in the health minor. This course offers opportunities to gain the skills necessary for helping others with health behavior changes, while creating healthier environments in the home, workplace, and community.

Prereq: HEALTHED 360/560 and consent of instructor


HEALTHED-671

Research in Health and Physical Activity 3 cr

The content of this course is from a psychophysiological perspective. Emphasis will be placed on research involving the effects of physical activity on psychological states and traits as well as how affect influences performance. Topics will include research design, motivation and adherence, attention, arousal, overtraining, behavior change, personality dynamics, and mental health.

Prereq: PEGNRL-192 and either PSYCH-104 or PSYCH-211.


HEALTHED-690

Workshop In Health 1-6 cr


HEALTHED-694

Seminar 1-3 cr


HEALTHED-696

Special Studies 1-3 cr


HEALTHED-710

Trends In Developing Wellness For Children And Adolescents 3 cr

This course prepares students to support the development and maintenance of wellness in children and adolescents within the context of their individual contact with youth. It is suitable for educators, "helping" professionals, health care providers, and parents. Individualized and participatory activities characterize the delivery system.


HEALTHED-735

Effective Teaching For Changing Health Behavior 3 cr

This course is designed to acquaint the student with an overview of health behavior by examining numerous theories related to behavior change. Emphasis is on the application of theory to facilitate behavior change in a positive direction.


HEALTHED-745

Exercise And Health 3 cr

A course designed to introduce how exercise relates to an individual's health, specifically cardiovascular endurance, relaxation and nutrition. It will include background information regarding holistic health, exercise prescription, nutrition and relaxation. Application of this background information will also be a part of the course through evaluation of present levels and participation in individually designed programs.


HEALTHED-790

Workshop 1-3 cr


HEALTHED-793

Practicum 1-6 cr

Prereq: Graduate status, application and interview, completion of 9 credits at UW-Whitewater, and designated curriculum check sheet requirements. (Not to be used for first-time certification.)


HEALTHED-794

Seminar 1-3 cr


HEALTHED-796

Special Studies 1-3 cr


HEALTHED-798

Individual Studies 1-3 cr


HEALTHED-799

Thesis Research 1-6 cr

Students must complete a Thesis Proposal Form in the Graduate Studies Office before registering for this course.


RECREATION (RECREATN)


RECREATN-582

Adventure and Sport Tourism 3 cr

The nature of sport and adventure program areas will be examined in relation to tourism, perhaps the largest segment of the for profit sector of the recreation profession. This course introduces students to knowledge, skills, and considerations relevant to tourism professionals operating in adventure and sport tourism settings. Participant motivation, global tourist destinations, and management concerns will be considered through readings and case studies.

Prereq: Junior standing.


RECREATN-591

Outdoor Recreation Leadership 3 cr

This course provides the fundamental knowledge, skills, and experience necessary to lead people in outdoor recreational activities. The course includes topics on trip planning, safety procedures, equipment and food logistics, leadership methods and expedition behavior for a variety of outdoor trip activities. The course also includes a 3 day outdoor trip experience.


RECREATN-680

Legal Aspects of Sport and Recreation Activies 3 cr

This course will examine the complexities of sport and recreation litigation, primarily focused on educational institutions. Students will use this knowledge to aid their professional growth in the fields of sport and recreation activity. Topics such as risk management, contracts, liability, and policy development will provide a better understanding of the law with respect to challenges encountered by sport and recreation professionals.

Prereq: Junior standing or instructor consent.


RECREATN-689

Managing Recreational Sports and Programs 3 cr

A study of recreational management concepts in the areas of human resources, facility operations, budget development, marketing, public relations, policy development, and program service design.

Prereq: Junior standing, or enrolled in the recreation minor, or instructor consent.


RECREATN-690

Workshop In Recreation/Leisure Studies 1-3 cr


RECREATN-694

Seminar In Recreation/Leisure Studies 1-3 cr


RECREATN-696

Special Studies 1-3 cr


RECREATN-790

Workshop 1-3 cr


RECREATN-793

Practicum 1-6 cr

Prereq: Graduate status, application and interview, completion of 9 credits at UW-Whitewater, and designated curriculum check sheet requirements. (Not to be used for first-time certification.)


RECREATN-794

Seminar 1-3 cr

RECREATN-796

Special Studies 1-3 cr


RECREATN-798

Individual Studies 1-3 cr


RECREATN-799

Thesis Research 1-6 cr

Students must complete a Thesis Proposal Form in the Graduate Studies Office before registering for this course.


COACHING (COACHING)


COACHING-660

Organization & Administration Of Interscholastic Athletics 2 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. A research paper dealing with an appropriate topic will be required.


COACHING-661

Prevention And Care Of Athletic Injuries 2 cr

Principles governing the prevention and treatment of common athletic injuries. A research paper dealing with a mutually agreed upon topic will be required.

Prereq: COACHING-250.


COACHING-663

Children and Sports 3 cr

Explores the historical perspective and the present controversy surrounding children in competitive sports. Future directions of competitive sport for children will be a major focus.


COACHING-665

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.


COACHING-680

Legal Aspects of Sport and Recreation Activities 3 cr

This course will examine the complexities of sport and recreation litigation, primarily focused on educational institutions. Students will use this knowledge to aid their professional growth in the fields of sport and recreation activity. Topics such as risk management, contracts, liability, and policy development will provide a better understanding of the law with respect to challenges encountered by sport and recreation professionals.

Junior standing or instructor consent.


COACHING-690

Workshop In Intercollegiate Or Interscholastic Athletics 3 cr


COACHING-696

Special Studies 1-4 cr


COACHING-705

Principles of Psychology Applied to Coaching 3 cr

The course will include an in-depth examination of the psychological factors that impact individuals and their performance in the athletic setting. Theoretical and applied parameters will be extensively studied from a coaching perspective. The coach will develop intervention strategies, techniques and skills to enhance their psychological effectiveness in the athletic domain.

Prereq: 3 credits of psychology as an undergraduate student and at least one-year of coaching experience or consent of the instructor.


COACHING-706

Sport and Society 3 cr

This course provides students with an in-depth study of the social dimensions of sport in a modern industrialized society. The course will allow students to engage in an in-depth study of social factors that impact sport from both a theoretical and applied perspective.

Prereq: Three credits in sociology as an undergraduate student or consent of the instructor.


COACHING-710

Current Trends and Issues in Athletics 3 cr

This course will examine the current trends and issues in athletics. The concepts will be explored from a theoretical and applied perspective.

Prereq: At least one year of coaching experience or consent of instructor.


COACHING-790

Workshop 1-4 cr


COACHING-794

Seminar 1-3 cr


COACHING-798

Individual Studies 1-3 cr