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Courses in Physical Education (PHE)

Lower Division

1. Physical Activities (0.5)

Laboratory—2 hours. Physical Education Activities classes offered in the following areas: aquatics, personal fitness, martial arts, individual sports, and team sports. These academic classes are instructional rather than recreational and are intended to improve activity specific skills and knowledge. May be repeated, along with course 6, for a combined total of 6 units. Credit limited to 6 units in combination with course 6. (P/NP grading only.)—F, W, S. (F, W, S.)

6. Preparation and Participation in ICA Competition (1)

Practice—3 hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor (head coach). Classes offered in all UC Davis intercollegiate athletic sports and are restricted to student-athletes who are members. May be repeated, along with course 1, for a combined total of 6 units. (P/NP grading only.)—F, W, S. (F, W, S.)

7. Professional Physical Education Activities: Men and Women (1)

Lecture—1 hour; or laboratory—2 hours. Fundamental skills for: (a) coaching competitive athletics; (b) classroom teaching and coaching, and (c) classroom teaching and officiating. May be repeated for a total of six units.—F, W. (F, W.)

8. Student-Athlete Life Skills (1)

Lecture—1 hour. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Open to intercollegiate student-athletes only. For intercollegiate student-athletes. Balancing academic and athletic demands. Academic, psychological, and sociocultural issues which influence success as a college student-athlete. (P/NP grading only.)—F, W. (F, W.) 

15. Administration of Intramural Sports (2)

Lecture—2 hours. Planning and administering intramural sports programs at the high school and college level.

25. Theory of Lifesaving and Water Safety (2)

Lecture—1 hour; laboratory—2 hours. Prerequisite: sound physical condition, and no physical handicap that would render student unable to perform the required skills and ability to pass preliminary swimming test. Provides the student with the knowledge, organizational procedures, and skill development necessary to provide for water safety and save his/her own life or the life of another in an aquatic emergency. (American Red Cross Advanced Lifesaving Certificate awarded upon successful completion of necessary requirements.)—S. (S.) Jahn

27. Training Course for Water Safety Instructors (2)

Lecture—1 hour; laboratory—2 hours. Prerequisite: advanced swimming (course 1) or consent of instructor; course 5 and current Advanced Life-Saving Certificate. Theoretical knowledge and practical experience necessary for the organization and teaching of swimming and lifesaving classes. (American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor's Certificate awarded upon successful completion of necessary requirements.)—S. (S.) Jahn

40. Drugs and Society (2)

Lecture—2 hours; fieldwork—2 hours total; film-viewing—5 hours total. Pharmacology, methods of use, and effects of use of psychoactive and performance-enhancing drugs. Historical overview of drug use. Identification of behavior of "at-risk" and "user" populations. (P/NP grading only.)—W, Su. (W, Su.) Manara, Simpson

44. Principles of Healthful Living (2)

Lecture—2 hours. Application of scientific and empirical knowledge to personal, family, and community health problems. (P/NP grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Adams, Bronzan, Manara, Wright

92. Physical Education Internship (1-5)

Internship—3-15 hours; written project proposal and evaluation. Prerequisite: consent of instructor; enrollment dependent on availability of intern positions, with priority given to Exercise Biology majors. Work experience in the application of physical activity programs to teaching, recreational, clinical or research situations under department faculty supervision. May be repeated for credit once but no internship units will be counted toward Exercise Biology major. (P/NP grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) 

97T. Tutoring in Physical Education (1-5)

Tutorial—1-5 hours. Prerequisite: lower division standing and consent of Program Director. Tutoring of students in lower division physical activity courses. Weekly meetings with instructor in charge of courses. Written reports on methods and materials required. May be repeated one time for credit. (P/NP grading only.)—F, W, S. (F, W, S.) 

97TC. Tutoring in the Community (1-5)

Tutorial—2-15 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: lower division standing and consent of Program Director. Tutoring in the community in physical activity related projects under the guidance of the Physical Education faculty. Regular meetings with instructor in charge and written report required. May be repeated one time for credit. (P/NP grading only.)—F, W, S. (F, W, S.)  

98. Directed Group Study (1-5)

Prerequisite: consent of instructor and Program Director. (P/NP grading only.)—F, W, S. (F, W, S.) 

99. Special Study for Undergraduates (1-5)

(P/NP grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) 

Upper Division

100. Field Experience in Teaching Physical Education (2)

Discussion—1 hour; fieldwork—4 hours. Prerequisite: upper division standing and appropriate course 1 or 7. Tutoring or teacher's aide in physical education activities, including athletic coaching, in public schools under the guidance of a regular teacher with supervision by a departmental faculty person. May be repeated one time for credit. (P/NP grading only.)—F. (F.)

120. Sport in American Society (3)

Lecture—3 hours. Sociological approaches to the study of sport and contemporary American culture, including sport interaction with politics, economics, religion, gender, race, media and ethics. Socialization factors involving youth, scholastic, collegiate, and Olympic sport. (Same course as Exercise Biology 120.) GE credit: SocSci, Div | SS.—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Adams, Bronzan, Doten, Simpson

131. Physical Activity and the Disabled (4)

Lecture—3 hours; laboratory—3 hours. The study of the diverse and complex nature of individuals with disabilities and how they adapt to their disabilities in daily living. Integration of individuals with disabilities into the community, schools, and physical activity and recreational programs. Not open for credit to students who have completed Exercise Biology 131.

133. Prevention and Care of Sports Injuries (3)

Lecture—2 hours; laboratory—3 hours. Prerequisite: Cell Biology and Human Anatomy 101 (may be taken concurrently). Prevention, care, and rehabilitation of injuries incurred by athletes. Laboratory on anatomy, emergency care, physical therapy methods, and taping techniques. Not open for credit to students who have completed Exercise Biology 133.—Su. (Su.)

135. Advanced Procedures in Evaluation and Management of Athletic Injuries (3)

Lecture—3 hours. Prerequisite: course 133 or Exercise Biology 133, Cell Biology and Human Anatomy 101, consent of instructor. Advanced study of the evaluation and management of athletic injuries, including mechanism of injury, biomechanics and pathophysiology. Current topics in athletic training. Not open for credit to students who have completed Exercise Biology 135.—Su. (Su.)  

141. Coaching Principles and Methods (3)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours. Prerequisite: upper-division standing; course 143. Technical, tactical, and strategic aspects of coaching. Methods for organizing and delivering effective information in coaching. Biomechanical basis of motor skills and motor learning principles applied to coaching. Classroom development of coaching skills and outside observations of coaching required.—S. (S.) Bronzan

142. Physical Education in the Public Schools (3)

Lecture—3 hours. Analysis and study of the principles and methods basic to teaching physical education at the elementary and secondary levels.

143. Coaching Effectiveness (3)

Lecture—3 hours. Prerequisite: upper division standing; 3 units of courses 1 and 6 combined. Synthesis and application of basic components of sport psychology, sport pedagogy, and sport physiology and basic management and administration of athletics in public high schools. (P/NP grading only.)—F. (F.) Bronzan

144. Principles of Health Education (2)

Lecture—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 44 and upper division standing or consent of instructor. Principles of teaching health education in the public schools. (P/NP grading only.)—S. (S.) 

150. Recreation in the Community (3)

Lecture—2 hours; discussion—1 hour; two Saturday field trips—8 hours. The nature and scope of community recreation programs in California emphasizing low income, highly populated areas, and poor rural communities.

192. Physical Education Internship (1-12)

Internship—3-36 hours; written project proposal and evaluation. Prerequisite: upper division standing and consent of instructor; enrollment dependent on availability of intern positions, with priority given to Exercise Science majors. Work experience in the application of physical activity programs to teaching, recreational, clinical or research situations under department faculty supervision. May be repeated for a total of 12 units (including course 92) but no internship units will be counted toward Exercise Science major. (P/NP grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) 

197T. Tutoring in Physical Education (1-5)

Tutorial—1-5 hours. Prerequisite: consent of chairperson. Tutoring of students in lower division physical activity courses. Written reports on methods and materials required. May be repeated one time for credit. (P/NP grading only.)—F, W, S. (F, W, S.)

197TC. Tutoring in the Community (1-5)

Tutorial—2-15 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: upper division standing and consent of Department Chairperson. Tutoring in the community in physical education related projects under the guidance of the Physical Education faculty. Regular meetings with instructor in charge and written report required. May be repeated one time for credit. (P/NP grading only.)—F, W, S. (F, W, S.)

198. Directed Group Study (1-5)

Prerequisite: consent of instructor and Department Chairperson. (P/NP grading only.) —F, W, S. (F, W, S.)

199. Special Study for Advanced Undergraduates (1-5)

Prerequisite: consent of instructor. (P/NP grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) 

Professional

300. The Elementary Physical Education Program (2)

Lecture—1 hour; laboratory—2 hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Restricted to senior standing or credential student. Introduction to principles, theories, material, and practices of elementary school physical education program.—S. (S.) Bronzan, Jackson, Motekaitis

380. Methods of Teaching Physical Education (3)

Lecture—1 hour; laboratory—6 hours. Prerequisite: course 142 and six units of course 7; or consent of instructor. The methods of teaching group and individual activities for grades K-12; program planning, class management, organization, and evaluation. (P/NP grading only.)—W. (W.)

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