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Course Descriptions

Course Descriptions for: PED
Physical Education
PED 107 - Exercise and Nutrition I
Provides for the study and application of fitness and wellness and their relationship to a healthy lifestyle. Defines fitness and wellness, evaluates the student's level of fitness and wellness. Students will incorporate physical fitness and wellness into the course and daily living. A personal fitness/wellness plan is required for the 2 credit course. Part I of II. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 2 hours per week.
PED 111 - Weight Training I
Focuses on muscular strength and endurance training through individualized workout programs. Teaches appropriate use of weight training equipment. Part I of II. Laboratory 2 hours per week.
PED 116 - Lifetime Fitness and Wellness
Provides a study of fitness and wellness and their relationship to a healthy lifestyle. Defines fitness and wellness, evaluates the student's level of fitness and wellness, and motivates the student to incorporate physical fitness and wellness into daily living. A personal fitness/wellness plan is required for the 2-credit course. Laboratory 2 hours per week.
PED 117 - Fitness Walking
Teaches content and skills needed to design, implement, and evaluate an individualized program of walking, based upon fitness level. Laboratory 2 hours per week.
PED 123 - Tennis I
Teaches tennis skills with emphasis on stroke development and strategies for individual and team play. Includes rules, scoring, terminology, and etiquette. Part I of II. Laboratory 2 hours per week.
PED 126 - Archery
Teaches skills and techniques of target archery. Focuses on use and maintenance of equipment, terminology, and safety. Lecture 1 hour per week.
PED 129 - Self-Defense
Examines history, techniques, and movements associated with self-defense. Introduces the skills and methods of self- defense emphasizing mental and physical discipline. Laboratory 2 hours per week
PED 135 - Bowling I
Teaches basic bowling skills and techniques, scoring, rules, etiquette, and terminology. Part I of II. Laboratory 2 hours per week.
PED 195 - Running Fundamentals
This course is designed for beginning and advanced runners alike. Through instruction and exercise, this course will provide cardiovascular benefits from personal running, as well as information on the health benefits, nutritional and dietary knowledge, potential negative effects of overtraining, and programming experience in order to equip students with the tools necessary to properly implement running in their regular exercise. Laboratory 2 hours per week.