KINS176 Basketball and Softball
Department of Kinesiology and Sport Studies: Kinesiology
- I. Course Number and Title
- KINS176 Basketball and Softball
- 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 satisfies the transfer requirements for Physical Education majors. Fundamental skills and strategies of basketball and softball are introduced with emphasis in learning, teaching, playing, and coaching using current national and state rules. Lifetime health benefits related to proper nutrition and exercise physiology are examined.
- VII. Required Course Content and Direction
Course Learning Goals
Students will be able to:
- understand, demonstrate, and apply concepts of exercise physiology, including warm-up and conditioning, and nutrition to be successful in a safe learning and teaching experience in basketball and softball; and
- articulate history, rules and proper choice, and use of equipment for a successful experience in basketball and softball.
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 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 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
- Psychological Concepts
- Coping with stress
- Working as a team
- Aspects of winning
- Personal accomplishments and acknowledged limitations
- Concepts of critically reviewing the current literature in the areas of nutrition and physiology of exercise
- Instructional drills on the aspects of: throwing, catching, batting, running, dribbling, passing, and shooting
- Studying and safety equipment. Its use, proper fit, and care.
- Understanding and participating in the officiating techniques for the two sports
Assessment Methods for Course Learning GoalsStudents will be assessed through written and oral practical exams.
Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Student:Department-selected textbook or handouts provided. Details provided in the course syllabus created and distributed by the instructor of the course section to each student on enrollment and class attendance.
Review/Approval Date - 12/03; Core Goals/Objectives added 6/04; New Core 8/2015