PHED116 Competitive Activities
Department of Health, Physical Education & Nursing: Physical Education
Course Number and TitlePHED116 Competitive Activities
Number of Credits2 credits
Minimum Number of Instructional Minutes Per Semester1500 minutes
Other Pertinent InformationNone
Catalog Course DescriptionThis 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.
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.
Teaching Methods EmployedThe class period is divided between mini-lectures and physical participation by students.
Review/Approval Date - 12/03; Core Goals/Objectives added 6/04