PHED116 Competitive Activities

Department of Health, Physical Education & Nursing: Physical Education

I. Course Number and Title
PHED116 Competitive Activities
II. Number of Credits
2 credits
III. Minimum Number of Instructional Minutes Per Semester
1500 minutes
IV. Prerequisites
None
Corequisites
None
V. Other Pertinent Information
None
VI. Catalog Course Description
This course is designed to provide the student with opportunities to participate in a variety of leisure sports and games. Activities are carefully selected to enrich the student's leisure time. Concepts of exercise physiology and proper nutrition are introduced.
VII. Required Course Content and Direction
  1. Learning Goals:

    1. The student will learn that lifelong wellness is achieved and sustained by practicing habits that include regular physical exercise and proper nutrition.


    2. The student through a variety of competitive leisure sports will learn to function socially and intellectually.


    3. The student will learn valid concepts of exercise physiology and how to apply the to chosen activities.


    4. The student will learn valid concepts of nutrition and how to apply them to his own diet.


    5. The student will learn how habits and attitudes, experienced, developed through competitive sports situations, can transfer to real life situations.


    6. The student will be expected to critically review current training literature for a variety of leisure sports and learn how to change his/her training, if necessary, to conform with new and scientifically valid concepts.


    7. The student will learn the social, physical, and intellectual skills necessary to function in a competitive group situation.


    8. The student will learn that physical fitness can be attained and maintained through competitive sports.


    9. The student will become familiar with a variety of competitive games by participating in class activities.


    10. The student will develop an understanding of the rules and knowledge of the strategy involved in each game by participating in class activities.


    11. The student will participate in a competitive manner and demonstrate positive social attitudes through peer interactions.

    This course satisfies the requirements for the BCCC Core Curriculum.

    Core Learning Goals:
    Category I:
      Personal Health: The students will:

      1. develop attitudes, values, and skills which promote physical and emotional well-being to extend over the course of their lives.

    Core Learning Objectives:
    Category I:
      Personal Health: The students will be able to:

      1. recognize the components of wellness, exercise, and diet that contribute to life long physical, and mental wellness. (1)
      2. practice wise choices regarding exercise and diet. (1)
      3. apply appropriate skills to manage stress and anxiety in order to maintain holistic health. (1)
      4. describe the links between behavior and health over the course of a lifetime. (1)

    Category III:
      Critical Thinking and Problem Solving: The student will be able to:

      1. integrate and /or combine knowledge from multiple sources to create new knowledge.
      2. reason from what they know to form new knowledge, draw conclusions, solve problems, explain, decide, and /or predict. (Inductive and/or Deductive Reasoning Skills)

      Responsible Citizenship: The student will be able to:

      1. demonstrate an understanding of major ethnical concerns.
      2. demonstrate familiarity with contemporary environmental issues.
      3. identify the effects of a person's actions on the community.

      Collaboration: The students will be able to:

      1. identify and practice elements of effective group process.
      2. practice effective small group communication skills.
      3. resolve conflicts/make decisions effectively.
      4. honor commitments made to the group.

      Oral Presentation: The students will be able to:

      1. make effective oral presentation, with the possibility of including content-specific supplementary materials and/or media.
  2. Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities:

    1. Basic Physiology of Exercise
      1. Principles of warm-up, stretching and cool down
      2. Basic anatomy of muscles and joints
        1. Fiber type
        2. Ligament
        3. Tendon
      3. Muscular contractions: isotonic, isometric, and isokinetic
      4. Muscular metabolism
        1. Anaerobic
        2. Aerobic

    2. Applied Physiology of Exercise
      1. Principles of an exercise prescription
        1. Frequency, intensity, duration
        2. Overload, progressive resistance, specificity, recovery
      2. Physiological effects of regular anaerobic exercise
      3. Physiological effects of regular aerobic exercise
      4. Cross training and how a variety of activities contribute to cardiovascular and total fitness

    3. The Role of Diet and Nutrition---What is a quality diet?
      1. Weight management and body composition
      2. Cardiovascular disease and atherosclerosis
      3. Heat, balance, fluid and electrolyte consumption
      4. Role of nutrients in energy metabolism
      5. Relationship among stress, diet and exercise

    4. Concepts of Recuperation, Positive Adaptation and Reconditioning
      1. Immediate and correct care of athletic injuries
      2. Evaluation of fitness progress and self-testing

    5. Methods of critically reviewing literature in nutrition and exercise physiology


    6. Individual Sports Activities
      1. Archery
      2. Badminton
      3. Handball variation
      4. Tag and dodge-ball games
      5. Tennis (when courts are available)

    7. Team Sport Activities
      1. Basketball - 3 on a side
      2. Flicker-ball
      3. Floor hockey
      4. Line kickball and dodge-ball
      5. Low organized games: prisoner dodge-ball, net dodge-ball, bombardment
      6. Paddle softball and tennis racket softball
      7. Relays
      8. Small ball reverse base kickball
      9. Soccer, indoor, outdoor, king pin, scooter
      10. Softball
      11. Speedball
      12. Swimming relays and games when pool is available
      13. Team handball
      14. Volleyball - 2,3,4 team
      15. String softball
  3. Assessment Methods for Core Learning Goals:

  4. Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Students:

    Department selected textbook or handouts provided. Details provided in the course format, which is created by the instructor and distributed to each student on enrollment and class attendance.
VIII. Teaching Methods Employed
The class period is divided between mini-lectures and physical participation by students.

Review/Approval Date - 12/03; Core Goals/Objectives added 6/04