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
- V. Other Pertinent Information
- 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 studentís leisure time. Concepts of exercise physiology and proper nutrition are introduced.
- VII. Required Course Content and Direction
- The student will learn that lifelong wellness is achieved and sustained by practicing habits that include regular physical exercise and proper nutrition.
- The student through a variety of competitive leisure sports will learn to function socially and intellectually.
- The student will learn valid concepts of exercise physiology and how to apply the to chosen activities.
- The student will learn valid concepts of nutrition and how to apply them to his own diet.
- The student will learn how habits and attitudes, experienced, developed through competitive sports situations, can transfer to real life situations.
- 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.
- The student will learn the social, physical, and intellectual skills necessary to function in a competitive group situation.
- The student will learn that physical fitness can be attained and maintained through competitive sports.
- The student will become familiar with a variety of competitive games by participating in class activities.
- The student will develop an understanding of the rules and knowledge of the strategy involved in each game by participating in class activities.
- 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:
- develop attitudes, values, and skills which promote physical and emotional well-being to extend over the course of their lives.
Core Learning Objectives:
- recognize the components of wellness, exercise, and diet that contribute to life long physical, and mental wellness. (1)
- practice wise choices regarding exercise and diet. (1)
- apply appropriate skills to manage stress and anxiety in order to maintain holistic health. (1)
- describe the links between behavior and health over the course of a lifetime. (1)
Critical Thinking and Problem Solving:
- integrate and /or combine knowledge from multiple sources to create new knowledge.
- 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:
- demonstrate an understanding of major ethnical concerns.
- demonstrate familiarity with contemporary environmental issues.
- identify the effects of a personís actions on the community.
Collaboration: The students will be able to:
- identify and practice elements of effective group process.
- practice effective small group communication skills.
- resolve conflicts/make decisions effectively.
- honor commitments made to the group.
Oral Presentation: The students will be able to:
- make effective oral presentation, with the possibility of including content-specific supplementary materials and/or media.
Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities:
- Basic Physiology of Exercise
- Principles of warm-up, stretching and cool down
- Basic anatomy of muscles and joints
- Fiber type
- Muscular contractions: isotonic, isometric, and isokinetic
- Muscular metabolism
- Applied Physiology of Exercise
- Principles of an exercise prescription
- Frequency, intensity, duration
- Overload, progressive resistance, specificity, recovery
- Physiological effects of regular anaerobic exercise
- Physiological effects of regular aerobic exercise
- Cross training and how a variety of activities contribute to cardiovascular and total fitness
- The Role of Diet and Nutrition---What is a quality diet?
- Weight management and body composition
- Cardiovascular disease and atherosclerosis
- Heat, balance, fluid and electrolyte consumption
- Role of nutrients in energy metabolism
- Relationship among stress, diet and exercise
- Concepts of Recuperation, Positive Adaptation and Reconditioning
- Immediate and correct care of athletic injuries
- Evaluation of fitness progress and self-testing
- Methods of critically reviewing literature in nutrition and exercise physiology
- Individual Sports Activities
- Handball variation
- Tag and dodge-ball games
- Tennis (when courts are available)
- Team Sport Activities
- Basketball - 3 on a side
- Floor hockey
- Line kickball and dodge-ball
- Low organized games: prisoner dodge-ball, net dodge-ball, bombardment
- Paddle softball and tennis racket softball
- Small ball reverse base kickball
- Soccer, indoor, outdoor, king pin, scooter
- Swimming relays and games when pool is available
- Team handball
- Volleyball - 2,3,4 team
- String softball
Assessment Methods for Core Learning Goals:
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