Physical Education --- PHED


Department Homepage: https://inverhills.edu/DegreesAndPrograms/ExerciseScience/

 

PHED 1100  Introduction to Exercise Science   2.0 cr
Course Outline for PHED 1100

Introduces the disciplines of physical education, kinesiology and exercise science and the professional opportunities in the fields. Significant historical events are presented and current issues in the disciplines are discussed. Students begin to develop a professional philosophy while beginning the process of career exploration and planning. This course is intended for students in the A.S. program for Physical Education or the A.S. degree in Exercise Science. This course will not meet the physical education requirement for the A.A. degree.

PHED 1101  Group Cardio Work-Out   2.0 cr
Course Outline for PHED 1101

Provides students an opportunity to improve physical fitness through a variety of formats, such as interval training, circuits, group-based activities, and individual cardio-respiratory exercise. Appropriate for all fitness levels, including beginners. Fitness components, fitness principles, nutritional guidelines and body composition information will be presented. This course may be taken twice for a maximum of four credits.

PHED 1102  Yoga   1.0 cr
Course Outline for PHED 1102

Introduces the skills, techniques, and physical and mental benefits associated with the practice of yoga. The course emphasizes the performance of yoga postures and breathing and relaxation techniques to improve muscular strength and endurance, muscle tone, flexibility, balance, and to reduce stress. Additional topics include muscle identification, fitness principles, fitness components, and exercise guidelines. This course may be taken up to three times for credit.

PHED 1103  Tai Chi   1.0 cr
Course Outline for PHED 1103

Presents a series of movements, which focus on balance, breathing, muscle control, and smooth motion. Tai Chi is an exercise used to promote physical, mental, and emotional health. The history of Tai Chi will be presented. This course may be taken for a maximum of three credits. This course is cross listed with HLTH 1129. A student may only earn credits for this course in one department, not both.

PHED 1106  Bowling   1.0 cr
Course Outline for PHED 1106

Introduces the basic rules, courtesies, and scoring of bowling. Correct bowling technique and aiming strategies will be presented. Students will experience league play and special tournament formats. This course may be taken for up to a maximum of three credits.

PHED 1109  Weight Training   2.0 cr
Course Outline for PHED 1109

Emphasizes individual improvement of body strength and toning through free weights and machine lifting routines, fitness testing, and individual weight programs. Discussions include fitness components, fitness principles, muscle identification, proper lifting technique, nutritional guidelines, and body composition. Students will develop a personal weight-training program based on their fitness pretests and goals. This course may be taken twice for a maximum of four credits.

PHED 1110  Conditioning   2.0 cr
Course Outline for PHED 1110

Promotes physical fitness, muscle tone, efficient movement, and control of weight through proper diet, strength/toning exercises, and endurance activities. Discussion topics include fitness components, fitness principles, nutritional guidelines, body composition, muscle identification and personal wellness. This course may be taken twice for a maximum of four credits.

PHED 1118  Golf   1.0 cr
Course Outline for PHED 1118

Introduces the basic strokes of golf, selection and care of equipment, etiquette, scoring, and rules. Students will be required to play at a golf course one or more times. Since there is limited equipment available, students may need to use their own golf clubs. This course may be taken up to three times for credit.

PHED 1124  Recreational Activities   1.0 cr
Course Outline for PHED 1124

Introduces numerous recreational activities, which may include badminton, cross-country skiing, horseshoes, table tennis, darts, shuffleboard, Frisbee golf, bocce, Pickle Ball, and others.

PHED 1127  Law Enforcement Physical Skills Training   1.0 cr
Course Outline for PHED 1127

Emphasizes the physical skills necessary to meet the demands of the profession, and help the student develop an individual on-going conditioning program. This course is required to graduate from the Law Enforcement Program.

PHED 1129  Racquet Sports   1.0 cr
Course Outline for PHED 1129

Introduces the basic skills, rules and strategies in badminton tennis, table tennis and Pickle Ball. Students should supply their own tennis racquet. Racquets and paddles for the other sports will be provided. This course may be taken up to three times for a maximum of three credits.

PHED 1130  Softball   1.0 cr
Course Outline for PHED 1130

Introduces fundamental skills, team play, and rules of softball. This course may be taken up to three times for credit.

PHED 1135  Snowboarding and Skiing   1.0 cr
Course Outline for PHED 1135

Allows a student to participate in the winter downhill activity of skiing or snowboarding at either a beginning or advanced level. The student will be placed in a group designating his/her skill level. Appropriate level will be determined by Afton Alps Instructors. The course includes active participation and skill development, selection and care of equipment, safety rules and facts about conditioning. Students may have their own equipment or rent from the skiing facility. Students must provide their own transportation to the slopes. This course may be repeated twice for different activities or levels.

PHED 1144  Volleyball   1.0 cr
Course Outline for PHED 1144

Introduces power volleyball skills, rules, and strategies. The 4-2, 5-1, and 6-2 offensive strategies and formations will be presented. This course may be taken up to three times for credit.

PHED 1145  Walking/Jogging   2.0 cr
Course Outline for PHED 1145

Provides students the opportunity to improve their cardiovascular fitness through walking and jogging. Students will develop and execute a personal walking or running program. Progress will be monitored throughout the semester. Students will learn the benefits of walking or running as a stress reduction activity. Lecture topics include fitness components, fitness principles, nutritional guidelines, body composition, stress management and personal wellness. This course may be taken twice for a maximum of four credits.

PHED 1148  Karate   1.0 cr
Course Outline for PHED 1148

Introduces the fundamentals of Karate from beginning to advanced skills, including self-defense techniques. This course is for the beginning student through the advanced levels. This course may be taken up to three times for credit.

PHED 1150  Self Defense   1.0 cr
Course Outline for PHED 1150

Presents conditioning and fundamentals of self-defense for home or street situations and instruction in self-control in some self-defense situations.

PHED 1180  Approved Activity   1.0 cr
Course Outline for PHED 1180

Is intended for students who cannot participate in other Physical Education courses due to permanent physical disability or limitation. Students will meet with the instructor to discuss physical abilities and design a 30 hour activity program to work toward improved fitness. Students will be required to perform 30 hours of activity. Students should discuss participation with their physicians. Written permission of instructor.

PHED 1199  Certifications in Physical Education   cr
Course Outline for PHED 1199

Allows student to earn credit for demonstrating knowledge and skill through a certification course from an organization, such as American College of Sport Medicine, National Strength and Conditioning Association, or National Dance Education Instructor Training Association. This course may be repeated for different certifications. Prereq: PHED 1100 and written permission of instructor.

PHED 2000  Introduction to Personal Training   2.0 cr
Course Outline for PHED 2000

Preparing students to become personal trainers with the skills to ensure proper exercise prescription for a variety of populations. This is an introductory course that prepares students with the basic knowledge and hands on experience to work with individual or group clients. This course provides content hat can be used for examinations required for various Personal Training certifications.

PHED 2100  Introduction to Personal Training   2.0 cr
Course Outline for PHED 2100

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PHED 2200  Flatwater Canoeing Skills   1.0 cr
Course Outline for PHED 2200

Provides instruction and experience in paddling on lakes and rivers with minimal rapids. Course content includes equipment, clothing, safety, conditioning, basic paddling strokes and skills, and the various types of canoes. This course requires physical activity and will take place over one weekend with the first portion instructional and the final 2 days spent on a canoe trip on moving water. Students will camp out during the canoe trip. There is also one class period on-campus before the trip for orientation to the course. Most activities will take place outdoors. Special fee required. Pass/Fail grading option only.

PHED 2201  Outdoor Activity Sampler   1.0 cr
Course Outline for PHED 2201

Introduces several outdoor activities, which may include any or all of the following: canoeing, kayaking, orienteering, rock climbing, adventure ropes course, hiking, camping, nature's edibles, or outdoor cooking. This course will take place over one weekend plus one on-campus class period. Special fee required. Pass/Fail grading option only.

PHED 2208  Backpacking   1.0 cr
Course Outline for PHED 2208

Provides instruction and experience related to backpacking, including equipment and camping in a wilderness environment. This course will take place over one weekend with one class period on-campus prior to the trip for course orientation. This course requires moderate to vigorous physical activity. Equipment is available for rental from the IHCC Outdoor Center for a nominal fee. Special fee is required. Pass/Fail grading option only.

PHED 2210  Winter Skills   1.0 cr
Course Outline for PHED 2210

Introduces the skills, techniques, equipment, and ethics of winter wilderness-oriented skills, such as winter camping, snow shoeing, and cross country skiing. The course provides a variety of exposure to skills so that students may pursue interests beyond this course. This course takes place over one weekend with one on-campus class period prior to the trip for orientation. Equipment is available for rental from the IHCC Outdoor Center for a nominal fee. Special fee required. Pass/Fail grading option only. Students may choose to camp in their snow shelter or stay in the Audubon Center lodge.

PHED 2213  Geocaching   1.0 cr
Course Outline for PHED 2213

Provides instruction and expertise related to the use of the internet and a GPS unit to find and seek a geocache. Course content includes the origins of geocaching, the various types of geocaches, choosing an appropriate geocache, interacting with the geocaching website, hiding and seeking a geocache, logging your experience online after the geocache hunt is complete, safety concerns, and setting up an appropriate geocache hunt. Students will be required to walk and hike to locate geocaches during the term. Students must have access to a GPS device or Smartphone with an appropriate application for locating geocaches (available free online).

PHED 2214  Wilderness Navigation   1.0 cr
Course Outline for PHED 2214

Provides instruction and experience related to the use of map and compass for wilderness navigation and problem solving. This course will take place over one weekend with one on-campus class prior to the trip for orientation. Students will hike through a wilderness area in small groups with radio contact with the instructor. Special fee required. Pass/Fail grading option only.