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Personal Fitness and Wellness (PFW)

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1000 Level Courses

1111. Aerobics (1). Physical exercise that combines rhythmic aerobic exercise with stretching and strength training routines with the goal of improving all elements of fitness.

1112. [PHED 1338] Diet and Exercise (1). A concepts-based activity course in which the student learns to create and participate in an individualized lifetime physical activity program.

1113. Golf (1). Basic golf rules, etiquette, and mechanics. Four full rounds of golf must be completed by semester’s end. Class meets off campus. Extra fee required.

1114. Jogging (1). Principles and practice of recreational jogging for cardiovascular health. Includes flexibility training, individual progression instruction, complementary weight training, and nutritional practices.

1116. Tai Chi (1). Basic techniques and applications of martial art of yang style tai chi chuan; also includes philosophy and theory.

1117. Walking (1). Topics include walking technique, principles and practice of personal walking programming, interval, and circuit training, flexibility and muscular endurance training.

1118. Weight Training (1). Basic principles and practice of weight training, developing and modifying an individual program. Includes flexibility and cardiovascular fitness.

1119. Yoga (1). Basic poses, principles of movements and balance in yoga. Breathing techniques, stress reduction, relaxation, advanced poses, and twists will be covered.

1120. Aikido (1). Provides students with a basic understanding of the philosophy of self-defense and practical application of aikido, a soft martial arts style.

1121. Jui Jitsu (1). Basic principles of Brazilian jui jitsu. Opportunity to safely learn, practice, and use jui jitsu as an approach to self-defense.

1122. Karate (1). Practical self-defense techniques and strategies; an appreciation of karate on an aesthetic level through the practice of kata.

1123. Racquetball (1). Introduction to rules, shots, and strategies for singles, doubles, and cut-throat.

1124. Self Defense (1). Emphasizes philosophy, practical applications of both hard (karate) and soft (aikido) martial arts styles, and a better understanding of individual physical capabilities and limitations.

1125. Tennis (1). Concepts of stroke mechanics, skill development, offensive and defensive strategies, rules, game play, singles and doubles, organization and communication, flexibility, and conditioning for tennis.

1126. Tae Kwon Do (1). Teaches techniques and applications of Olympic style Tae Kwon Do. Students will also learn Hapkido self-defense techniques, cardiovascular workouts, philosophy, breathing techniques, and stress management.

1127. Bowling (1). Basic to advanced bowling skills will be taught, including stance, approach, delivery, rules, safety, bowling etiquette, and terminology.

1130. Basketball (1). Concepts of skill development, offensive and defensive strategies, rules, team organization and communication, game play, flexibility and conditioning for basketball.

1132. Soccer (1). Concepts of skill development, offensive and defensive strategies, rules, team organization and communication, game play, flexibility, and conditioning for soccer.

1133. Softball (1). Concepts of skill development, offensive and defensive strategies, rules, team organization and communication, game play, flexibility, and conditioning for softball.

1134. Volleyball (1). Concepts of skill development, offensive and defensive strategies, rules, team organization and communication, game play, flexibility, and conditioning for volleyball.

1140. [PHED 1153] Lifeguard Training (1). Skills and knowledge in lifesaving, standard first aid, and CPR for the professional rescuer. American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Certification is possible.

1141. [PHED 1151, 1152, 1251, 1252] Scuba (1). Allows the student to explore the underwater in a warm, pristine environment. Scuba and snorkeling gear are provided. SSI. Certification is possible.

1142. Beginning Swimming (1). Swimming principles, basic stroke mechanics, breathing technique, and conditioning for beginning swimmers.

1155. Special Topics in Fitness (1). Skill development, conditioning, and strategies for various activities including disc sports, cycling, triathlons, and pilates. May be repeated once for credit.

1160. Varsity Baseball (1). For the student listed on the official intercollegiate squad for this sport. Athletics department approval is required prior to enrollment. May be repeated for credit.

1161. Varsity Men’s Basketball (1). For the student listed on the official intercollegiate squad for this sport. Athletics department approval is required prior to enrollment. May be repeated for credit.

1162. Varsity Women’s Basketball (1). For the student listed on the official intercollegiate squad for this sport. Athletics department approval is required prior to enrollment. May be repeated for credit.

1163. Varsity Cross Country (1). For the student listed on the official intercollegiate squad for this sport. Athletics department approval is required prior to enrollment. May be repeated for credit.

1164. Varsity Football (1). For the student listed on the official intercollegiate squad for this sport. Athletics department approval is required prior to enrollment. May be repeated for credit.

1165. Varsity Golf (1). For the student listed on the official intercollegiate squad for this sport. Athletics department approval is required prior to enrollment. May be repeated for credit.

1166. Varsity Soccer (1). For the student listed on the official intercollegiate squad for this sport. Athletics department approval is required prior to enrollment. May be repeated for credit.

1167. Varsity Softball (1). For the student listed on the official intercollegiate squad for this sport. Athletics department approval is required prior to enrollment. May be repeated for credit.

1168. Varsity Tennis (1). For the student listed on the official intercollegiate squad for this sport. Athletics department approval is required prior to enrollment. May be repeated for credit.

1169. Varsity Track and Field (1). For the student listed on the official intercollegiate squad for this sport. Athletics department approval is required prior to enrollment. May be repeated for credit.

1170. Varsity Volleyball (1). For the student listed on the official intercollegiate squad for this sport. Athletics department approval is required prior to enrollment. May be repeated for credit.Back to Top

 

2000 Level Courses

2113. Advanced Golf (1). Improvement and refinement of stroke mechanisms. Seven full rounds of golf must be completed before the final. Class meets off campus. Extra fee required.

2142. [PHED 2155], PHED 2255] Advanced Swimming (1). Review and refinement of strokes. For students with the ability to complete multiple lengths of the pool while correctly performing the basic strokes.

2143. Swim Conditioning (1). For students with the ability to complete multiple lengths of the pool with sound stroke mechanics. Techniques for fitness improvement through swimming will be addressed.Back to Top