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PED Physical Education

PED 100 / PED 1000 - Fitness Concepts 1 Credit
Focuses on providing information and guidelines for moving toward a more healthy lifestyle. Includes classroom instruction, an individual fitness evaluation, computerized analysis of results, and a prescribed exercise program utilizing the equipment and exercise options available in the Fitness Center.
(Contact hours - 30)

PED 101 / PED 1001 - Conditioning Lab 1 Credit
Offers an independent self-paced format of conditioning exercises to meet individual needs. Emphasizes the value of lifetime fitness and its contribution to achieving personal health and wellness. Students utilize cardiorespiratory, muscular strength and endurance exercises to promote positive changes in health-related fitness components.
(Contact hours - 30)

PED 102 / PED 1002 - Weight Training I 1 Credit
Offers basic instruction and practice in weight training. Students utilize weight training equipment in accordance to their abilities and goals. Emphasizes weight training equipment orientation, correct lifting techniques, and basic program design for men and women.
(Contact hours - 30)

PED 103 / PED 1003 - Weight Training II 2 Credits
Offers guided instruction and independent practice in weight training for men and women. Students practice various weight training techniques in accordance with their abilities. Emphasizes physiological considerations, equipment orientation, correct lifting techniques, program design, and nutrition.
(Contact hours - 60)

PED 104 / PED 1004 - Cross Training 1 Credit
Introduces basic cross-training techniques designed to improve physical work capacity of an individual. Enables the student to gain an understanding of the basic principles of cross training, the effects cross training has upon the body`s energy systems and muscles, program design and terminology.
(Contact hours - 30)

PED 110 / PED 1010 - Fitness Center Activity I 1 Credit
Focuses on improving total fitness via an aerobic circuit training program. Includes an individual fitness evaluation, computerized analysis of results, and a prescribed exercise program. Covers the basic components of fitness including flexibility, muscular strength, muscular endurance, cardiovascular fitness, and body composition. Weight machines, stationary bicycles, and computerized cardiovascular equipment are incorporated to elicit improvements in fitness.
(Contact hours - 30)

 

PED 111 / PED 1011 - Fitness Center Activity II 1 Credit
Serves as an advanced course for individuals interested in reaching a higher level of total fitness via an aerobic circuit training program. Includes an individual fitness evaluation, computerized analysis of results, and a prescribed exercise program. Focuses on the basic components of fitness including flexibility, muscular strength, muscular endurance, cardiovascular fitness, and body composition. Weight machines, stationary bicycles, and computerized cardiovascular equipment are used to elicit improvements in fitness.
(Contact hours - 30)

PED 112 / PED 1012 - Fitness Center Activity III 1 Credit
Serves as an advanced exercise course designed for individuals interested in attaining a high level of total fitness. Includes an individual fitness evaluation, computerized analysis of results, and a prescribed exercise program. Focuses on the basic components of fitness including flexibility, muscular strength and endurance, cardiovascular fitness, and body composition. The primary mode of training is Aerobic Circuit Training. The circuit training is supplemented with additional work on specialized weight machines, dumbbells, treadmills, rowers, stair climbers, cross trainers, Nordic track, versa climbers, and running track available in the Fitness Center.
(Contact hours - 30)

PED 113 / PED 1013 - Fitness Center Activity IV 1 Credit
Focuses on advanced instruction designed for individuals interested in attaining a high level of total fitness. Includes an individual fitness evaluation, computerized analysis of results, and a prescribed exercise program. Focuses on the basic components of fitness including flexibility, muscular strength, muscular endurance, cardiovascular fitness, and body composition. The primary mode of training is Aerobic Circuit Training. The circuit training is supplemented with additional work on the specialized weight machines, dumbbells, treadmills, rowers, stair climbers, cross trainers, Nordic track, versa climbers, and running track found in the Fitness Center.
(Contact hours - 30)         

PED 120 / PED 1020 - Aerobics I  1 Credit
Offers a level of aerobic exercise to increase the students aerobic endurance and further explains the components of aerobic conditioning. Charting and developing of cardiovascular rates are stressed.
(Contact hours - 30)                                                         

PED 122 / PED 1022 - Step Aerobics 1 Credit
Introduces basic step aerobics and exercise techniques to improve physical fitness. Emphasizes the basic principles of step aerobics including the effects upon the cardio-respiratory system and skeletal muscles, various step patterns and choreography.
(Contact hours - 30) 

PED  129 / PED 1029 -  Zumba 1 Credit
Zumba is a compilation of high energy, motivating music with unique moves and choreography combinations. Zumba fuses Latin and International music and dance themes to create a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system. The routines feature aerobic/fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body. Zumba utilizes the principles of fitness interval training and resistance training to maximize caloric output, fat burning and total body toning. It is a mixture of body sculpting movements with easy to follow dance steps.
(Contact hours - 30) 

PED 163 / PED 1063 - Martial Arts I  1 Credit
Introduces basic martial arts techniques and forms designed to improve the physical and mental capacity of an individual. Enables the student to gain an understanding of the basic philosophies and concepts around the martial arts and the approach to ethics. Provides a clear-cut guide for developing a powerful sense of character and will.
(Contact hours - 30)

PED 164 / PED 1064 - Martial Arts II  1 Credit
Presents an empty-hand form of self defense using all parts of the body in various blacking, kicking, punching and striking techniques against one or more assailants. The style of Karate taught will be Tae Kwon Do. Based on the results of an initial skills test, each student will be assigned two additional kicks, one additional jump kick, and one pattern. Intermediate sparring and self-defense techniques will be taught. Each student will be assigned a goal that they will strive to achieve by the end of the course.
(Contact hours - 30)

PED 176 / PED 1076 - Special Topics 1 Credit
Provides students with a vehicle to pursue in depth exploration of special topics of interest.
(Contact hours - 30)

PED 202  PED 2002 - Golf I 1 Credit
Introduces a basic course in golf designed for those who have had little or no formal instruction or for those with some experience who are interested in improving some aspect of their game. Includes driving range, putting green, and on-course play.
(Contact hours - 30)

PED 203 / PED 2003 - Golf II 1 Credit
Covers skills designed for individuals with an advanced level of golfing skills who are interested in improving their game. Driving range, putting green and on course instruction and play will be included. Use of woods, irons, wedges and putting will be stressed. All instruction will be by certified golf instructors.
(Contact hours - 30)

PED 206 / PED 2006 - Racquetball I 1 Credit
Introduces and improves the skill level in racquetball. Emphasizes teaching the student the elements of racquetball including rules, stroke technique, scoring, serving, the various shots, and offensive and defensive strategies.
(30 Contact hours)

PED 221 / PED 2021 - Dynamic Workout 1 Credit
Designed for those who want to increase flexibility and improve muscle tone through proper exercise techniques using mat work. Body alignment, breathing, and work on the abdominals, hips and thighs will be emphasized.
(Contact hours - 30)

PED 230 / PED 2030 - Volleyball I 1 Credit
Introduces and improves student skill level in volleyball. The primary emphasis is on teaching the student the elements of volleyball including rules, offensive and defensive play, passing, serving, setting, attacking, team play and game strategies.
(Contact hours - 30)

PED 231 / PED 2031- Volleyball II 1 Credit
Introduces and improves student’s advanced skills in volleyball. The primary emphasis is on teaching students quick offensives and advanced defensive systems in order to play volleyball at a competitive level.
(Contact hours - 30)

PED 232 / PED 2032 - Baseball 1 Credit
Assesses the student’s skill level in baseball. Emphasizes skill testing and game participation.
(Contact hours - 30)

PED 233 / PED 2033 - Softball 1 Credit
Introduces and improves skill level in softball. Emphasizes the elements of softball including rules of play, variations of play, equipment, skill technique, and offensive and defensive play and strategies.
(Contact hours - 30)

PED 234 / PED 2034 - Basketball 1 Credit
Introduces basketball and focuses on improving student skill level. Emphasizes teaching the student the elements of basketball rules, offensive and defensive footwork, shooting, passing, dribbling, rebounding, team play, and game strategies.
(Contact hours - 30)

PED 235 / PED 2035 - Soccer 1 Credit
Gives the student the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills in the subject of soccer, including history, governing organizations, laws of the game, skills techniques, offensive and defensive tactics and conditioning.
(Contact hours - 30)

PED 237 / PED 2037 - Varsity Sports 1 Credit
Allows the student-athletes an opportunity to participate in a competitive varsity sports program.
(Contact hours - 30)

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