Department of Kinesiology and Sport Studies: Kinesiology
- I. Course Number and Title
- KINS133 Archery
- II. Number of Credits
- 2 credits
- III. Number of Instructional Minutes
- IV. Prerequisites
- V. Other Pertinent Information
- This course meets the General Education requirement for Critical Thinking.
- VI. Catalog Course Description
- This course is designed to give the student a fundamental background in the skills, techniques, and rule interpretation of archery. Students will learn proper care of equipment, safety, and rules for tournament play. Basic principles of physiology of exercise and proper nutrition will be presented.
- VII. Required Course Content and Direction
Course Learning Goals
- demonstrate skills required for successful participation in archery;
- explain and analyze concepts of exercise physiology and nutrition and apply them to lead a healthy life [Critical Thinking]; and
- measure fitness improvements via changes in strength, flexibility, balance, and endurance.
Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities
- Physiology of exercise
- The role of diet and nutrition - What is a quality diet?
- Principles of warm-up, stretching and cool-down
- How to critically review the current literature in the areas of nutrition, physiology of exercise, and archery.
- History of archery
- Evolution of the bow and arrow
- Archery terminology
- Safety practices
- Bracing the bow
- Shooting right or left handed
- Non-fundamentals of target archery
- Bow arm and grip
- Nocking the arrow
- Drawing the bow
- Anchor point
- Novelty events
- Common errors of shooting
- Team championship/individual class championship
Assessment Methods for Course Learning Goals
- Writing assignments
- Practical demonstration and testing
- Class participation
- Projects as specified in individual instructor's class formats
General Education Specific:
Students must explain, in essay format, how the exercise and diet information they have been exposed to during this course applies to changes they have made or could make to their habits to improve their lifestyle or the lives of others. [Critical Thinking].
Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Student:The required text is selected by the full-time faculty members. These details and others will be clarified in the course syllabus created by each instructor and distributed to each student upon enrollment and attendance in class.
Review/Approval Date - 12/03; Core Goals/Objectives added 6/04; New Core 8/2015