PHED110 Tennis

Department of Kinesiology and Sport Studies: Kinesiology and Sport Studies Department Archive

I. Course Number and Title
PHED110 Tennis Course No Longer Offered
II. Number of Credits
2 credits
III. Minimum Number of Instructional Minutes Per Semester
1500 minutes
IV. Prerequisites
V. Other Pertinent Information
VI. Catalog Course Description
This course is designed to enable any student to learn the leisure time sport of tennis and to enhance and enrich his leisure time. This course will also help the student improve his organic, social, and mental wellness.
VII. Required Course Content and Direction
  1. Learning Goals:

    1. To understand that lifelong wellness is achieved and sustained by practicing habits that include regular physical exercise, and proper nutrition.

    2. To learn and participate in a lifetime sport on order to enrich one's leisure times and improve their quality of life.

    3. To develop organic fitness, and social and mental wellness.

    4. To understand concepts of exercise physiology and how to apply them to a chosen activity.

    5. To understand concepts of exercise physiology and how to apply them to a chosen activity.

    6. To develop proficiency in the in the basic skill of tennis.

    7. To acquire knowledge of the history, rules, and procedures of tennis.

    8. To understand the principles of exercise physiology and nutrition in order to develop a personal exercise program exercise program for Tennis.

    9. To learn the proper techniques for stroking a forehand, backhand, volley, and serve.

    10. To able to play a singles and doubles game of tennis and utilize all the strokes and rules governing the game.

    This course satisfies the requirements for the BCCC Core Curriculum.

  2. 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.
  3. 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
        1. Isotonic
        2. Isometric
        3. Isokinetic
      4. Muscular Metabolism
        1. Anaerobic
        2. Aerobic

    2. Applied Physiology of Exercise
      1. Exercise Prescriptions
        1. Frequency, intensity, duration (time)
        2. Overload Theory
        3. Progressive Theory
        4. Concept of Specificity
        5. Recovery
      2. Physiological effects of an anaerobic exercise program.
      3. Physiological effects of an aerobic exercise program.
      4. Cross training

    3. The Role of Diet and Nutrition
      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. Basic techniques of tennis
      1. Proper grips
      2. Forehand
      3. Backhand
      4. Volley
      5. Serve
      6. Lob
      7. Overhead
      8. Singles and double strategy
      9. History
      10. Rules interruption
  4. Assessment Methods for Core Learning Goals:

  5. 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