PHED145 Bowling and Golf

Department of Health, Physical Education & Nursing: Physical Education

I. Course Number and Title
PHED145 Bowling and Golf
II. Number of Credits
2 credits
III. Minimum Number of Instructional Minutes Per Semester
2250 minutes
IV. Prerequisites
None
Corequisites
None
V. Other Pertinent Information
This 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.
VI. Catalog Course Description
This course teaches fundamental skills, techniques, and rule interpretations of golf and bowling as leisure time activities. Attention will focus on the selection and care of equipment, safety, and rules for tournament play, practice competition, and etiquette. Basic principles of the exercise physiology and proper nutrition will be presented.
VII. Required Course Content and Direction
  1. Learning Goals:

    1. The student will learn lifelong fundamental skills on golf and bowling in order to experience success, and enjoy participation throughout his active life. The student will learn wellness concepts through understanding the basic principles that nutrition and physiological fitness play in establishing, nurturing, and sustaining total well-being through out his life.


    2. The student will learn valid concepts of exercise physiology and how to apply them to a chosen activity.


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


    4. The student will develop a level of play that will enable him to participate in each sport as a knowledgeable player.


    5. The student will improve his fitness by increased strength, flexibility, balance, posture, and endurance throughout the course.


    6. Performance Objective (Golf)
      1. The student will demonstrate the following golf grips:
        1. Non-joining
        2. Interlocking
        3. Overlapping
      2. The student will demonstrate the following golf stances:
        1. Open
        2. Closed
        3. Square
      3. The student will perform the address 3 consecutive times.
      4. The student will execute a proper drive backswing 3 consecutive times.
      5. The student will execute a proper drive downswing and follow through 3 consecutive times.
      6. The student will demonstrate one example of downswing and follow through 3 consecutive times.
      7. The student will demonstrate one example of a downswing that would cause a slice.
      8. The student will demonstrate an iron shot swing 3 consecutive times.
      9. The student will demonstrate a pitch shot swing 3 consecutive times.
      10. The student will demonstrate a chip shot 3 consecutive times.
      11. The student will demonstrate a sand shot swing 3 consecutive times.
      12. The student will demonstrate a putting stroke 3 consecutive times.
      13. Upon completing the course in Golf, the community college student should be able to demonstrate a through understanding of the history, rules terminology, and analysis of golfing fundamentals by achieving a score of at least 75% on a written examination.

    7. Performance Objectives (Bowling)
      1. The student will be able to demonstrate the ability to select a bowling ball that fits properly, and is within limitations for individual skill level.
      2. The student will demonstrate proper grip techniques:
        1. Conventional
        2. Semi-fingergrip
        3. Full-fingergrip
      3. The student will successfully demonstrate correct delivery form by facing straight ahead, having good body balance, and executing a straight pendulum swing and follow through.
      4. The student will demonstrate ability to properly control the ball's path on the alley by executing the following (terms apply to right handed bowlers)
        1. Right-to-left curve (hook)
        2. Left-to-right curve (back-up ball)
        3. Straight ball
      5. The student will demonstrate a successful approach and delivery with proper steps, arm swing and ball release.

    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.
      3. (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.
  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, Isokenetic
      4. Muscular Metabolism
        1. Anaerobic
        2. Aerobic

    2. Applied Physiology of exercise
      1. Principles of an exercise prescription:
        1. Frequency, intensity, time
        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 the nutrients in energy metabolism
      5. Relationship among stress, diet, and exercise

    4. Concepts of recuperation, positive adaptation, and deconditioning
      1. Immediate and correct care of athletic injuries
      2. Evaluation of fitness progress and self-testing

    5. How to critically review the current literature in the areas of nutrition and physiology of exercise


    6. Golf
      1. Types of grips
        1. Baseball
        2. Interlocking
        3. Overlapping
      2. Stance
        1. Open
        2. Closed
        3. Square
      3. Types of strokes
        1. Drive
        2. Long iron
        3. Short iron
        4. Sand wedge
        5. Putting
      4. Rules of the game
      5. Terminology

    7. Bowling
      1. Grip
        1. Conventional
        2. Semi-fingergrip
        3. Full fingergrip
      2. Ball control
        1. Right-to-left curve
        2. Left-to-right curve
        3. Straight ball
      3. Approach and delivery
      4. Rules of the game
      5. Scoring and terminology
  3. Assessment Methods for Core Learning Goals:

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

    The required text is selected by the full time faculty members. These details and others will be clarified in the Course Format created by each instructor and distributed to each student upon enrollment and attendance in class.
VIII. Teaching Methods Employed
  1. Lecture and student presentation
  2. Demonstration of bowling and golf skills
  3. Practice in the execution of gymnastic skills
  4. Instructional videos

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