PHED124 Badminton and Volleyball
Department of Health, Physical Education & Nursing: Physical Education
Course Number and TitlePHED124 Badminton and Volleyball
Number of Credits2 credits
Minimum Number of Instructional Minutes Per Semester2250 minutes
Other Pertinent InformationThis course fulfills a Personal Health Requirement in Category I: Essential Skills and Perspectives and the Category III requirements of the Core Curriculum at Bucks County Community College for Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving and Responsible Citizenship.
Catalog Course DescriptionThis course provides students with the opportunity to participate in badminton and volleyball as leisure time pursuits. Instructions will emphasize skill fundamentals, strategy, and rules. It will also include basic principles of exercise physiology and nutrition as they pertain to an individual engaged in this lifetime sport.
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 will learn that badminton and volleyball are lifetime sports that can enhance ones quality of life by promoting social and mental wellness.
- The student will learn valid concepts of exercise physiology and how to apply them to a chosen activity.
- The student will learn valid concepts of nutrition and how to apply them to his own diet.
- The student will learn the interaction between diet and physiological functioning as it relates to badminton and volleyball.
- The student will become aware of and learn to correct some of the common errors made when learning badminton and volleyball.
- The student will be expected to critically review current training literature for the sports of badminton and volleyball and learn how to change his/her training, if necessary, to conform with new and scientifically valid concepts.
- The student will learn the skills necessary to achieve competency in badminton and volleyball.
- The student will understand the rules, strategy, and etiquette of these lifetime sports.
- The student will understand the specific effects that these games have on physiological functioning.
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.
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 isokenetic
- Muscular Metabolism
- Applied Physiology of Exercise
- Principles of an exercise prescription:
- Frequency, intensity, time
- Overload, progressive resistance, specificity, recovery
- Physiological effects of regular anaerobic exercise
- Physiological effect 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 the nutrients in energy metabolism
- Relationship among stress, diet and exercise
- Concepts of recuperation, positive adaptation and deconditioning
- Immediate and correct care of athletic injuries
- Evaluation of fitness progress and self-testing
- How to critically review the current literature in the areas of nutrition and physiology of exercise
- The fundamental skills included in learning badminton and volleyball
- Forehand and backhand grips
- High deep serve
- Short serve
- Drive serve
- Overhead clear
- Underhand clear
- Drive shots
- Drop shots
- Hair pin shots
- Smash shots
- Strategy of singles and doubles play
- Overhead chest pass
- Underhand serves
- Overhand serves
- Bump passes
- Rules and etiquette
Assessment Methods for Core Learning Goals:
Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Students:
- Required textbook selected by full-time faculty
- Policies governing student evaluation, grades, and attendance, will be specified in the Course Format prepared by the faculty member.
Teaching Methods Employed
- Mini Lectures
- Demonstrations of Badminton and Volleyball Skills
- Practice of Badminton and Volleyball Skills
- Instructional Videos
Review/Approval Date - 12/03; Core Goals/Objectives added 6/04