A Christian College of the Liberal Arts & Sciences

Department of Physical and Health Education

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Trini G. Rangel, chair | Cathy E. Freytag, Associate Dean

585.567.9645
Overview

Physical Education majors meet Health and Wellness: Point 1 by taking PHED 237 and Point 2 by taking PHED 330. Points 3 & 4 are met in a variety of ways with proper planning.

For Pre-physical Therapy please see the Biology Department page.

Faculty
Sandra D. Johnson Thomas R. Kettelkamp David B. Lewis Trini G. Rangel
Courses
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PHED 101 Fitness for Life

1-F&S

Health-related physical fitness, self-evaluation, and individualized wellness programs. Health and Wellness: Point 1.

PHED 103 Adaptive Physical Education

1/1-WSP

For those who have a physical disability or are limited by lack of basic training. Health and Wellness: Point 2, 3, or 4 as needed.

Prerequisite Courses: PHED 101

PHED 121 Badminton

0-.5-S

Physical coordination and conditioning; basic skills; appreciation for physical activity and lifetime fitness in Christian life. Health and Wellness: Point 3.

PHED 122 Beginning Ballet

0-.5-WSP

Physical coordination and conditioning; basic skills; appreciation for physical activity and lifetime fitness in Christian life. Health and Wellness: Point 3.

PHED 123 Canoeing

0-.5-S

Physical coordination and conditioning; basic skills; appreciation for physical activity and lifetime fitness in Christian life. Health and Wellness: Point 4.

PHED 124 Cross Country Skiing

0-.5-S

Evaluate personal health-related physical fitness components and incorporate exercise prescription through Cross Country Skiing. Develop basic skills and an appreciation for physical activity and lifetime fitness in Christian Life. Health and Wellness: Point 2 or 4.

PHED 125 Downhill Skiing

0-.5-S

Physical coordination and conditioning; basic skills; appreciation for physical activity and lifetime fitness in Christian life. Health and Wellness: Point 4.

PHED 126 Golf

0-.5-F

Physical coordination and conditioning; basic skills; appreciation for physical activity and lifetime fitness in Christian life. Health and Wellness: Point 4.

PHED 129 Table Tennis

0-.5-WSP

Physical coordination and conditioning; basic skills; appreciation for physical activity and lifetime fitness in Christian life. Health and Wellness: Point 3.

PHED 130 Racquetball

0-.5-F&S

Physical coordination and conditioning; basic skills; appreciation for physical activity and lifetime fitness in Christian life. Health and Wellness: Point 3.

PHED 131 Rock Climbing

0-.5-F&S

Physical coordination and conditioning; basic skills; appreciation for physical activity and lifetime fitness in Christian life. Health and Wellness: Point 3.

PHED 133 Softball

0-.5-F

Physical coordination and conditioning; basic skills; appreciation for physical activity and lifetime fitness in Christian life. Health and Wellness: Point 4.

PHED 135 Swimming for non-majors

0-.5-F&S

Evaluate personal health-related physical fitness components and incorporate exercise prescription through Swimming. Develop basic skills and an appreciation for physical activity and lifetime fitness in Christian Life. Health and Wellness: Point 2 or 3.

PHED 136 Tennis

0-.5-F&S

Physical coordination and conditioning; basic skills; appreciation for physical activity and lifetime fitness in Christian life. Health and Wellness: Point 4.

PHED 137 Volleyball

0-.5-F

Physical coordination and conditioning; basic skills; appreciation for physical activity and lifetime fitness in Christian life. Health and Wellness: Point 3.

PHED 138 Walking/Jogging

0-.5-F&S

Evaluate personal health-related physical fitness components and incorporate exercise prescription through Walking/Jogging. Develop basic skills and an appreciation for physical activity and lifetime fitness in Christian Life. Health and Wellness: Point 2 or 3.

PHED 139 Water Skiing

0-.5-F

Physical coordination and conditioning; basic skills; appreciation for physical activity and lifetime fitness in Christian life. Health and Wellness: Point 4.

PHED 140 Weight Training

0-.5-F&S

Evaluate personal health-related physical fitness components and incorporate exercise prescription through Weight Training. Develop basic skills and an appreciation for physical activity and lifetime fitness in Christian Life. Health and Wellness: Point 2 or 3.

PHED 141 Walking for Wellness

0-.5 or 1-S

Physical coordination and conditioning; basic skills; appreciation for physical activity and lifetime fitness in Christian Life. For Off Campus Program students. Health and Wellness: Point 4.

PHED 145 Continuing Ballet

0-1-WSP

Provides the student with the concepts, technique and practice that is required to advance beyond the beginning ballet level. Health and Wellness: Point 3.

PHED 146 Beginning Jazz Dance

0-.5-WSP

Provides beginning student with the introductory concepts and proper classical technique necessary to participate and appreciate the art of jazz dance. Health and Wellness: Point 3.

PHED 147 Soccer

0-.5-F

Physical coordination and conditioning; basic skills; appreciation for physical activity and lifetime fitness in Christian life. Health and Wellness: Point 4.

PHED 148 Continuing Jazz Dance

0-1-WSP

Physical coordination and conditioning; basic skills; appreciation for physical activity and lifetime fitness in Christian life. Health and Wellness: Point 3.

PHED 191, 291, 391, 491 Independent Study

1, 2, 3, or 4-WSP

PHED 208 First Aid/CPR/AED

.5-F&S

Basic understanding of lifesaving techniques relative to first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation. The course is taught via instructional videos and by the practice of several emergency procedures on human subjects and manikins per standards established by the American Red Cross. (No Integrative Studies credit.)

PHED 212 Foundations of Physical Education and Health

2-F14

Basic philosophical principles, history, scientific foundation, and contemporary significance of physical education and health education; educational aims and objectives; physical education/health education in the modern school curriculum.

PHED 220 Adventure Sports Mayterm (Activity Lab)

3 or 4-May

Experiential learning of a variety of adventure sports (backpacking, climbing, mountain biking, kayaking/ rafting) in canyons of the Adirondack or Rocky Mountain regions; teaching experience and leadership development, fitness training for lifetime benefits; personal and spiritual growth; environmental stewardship; principles of aerobic conditioning; developing training programs. Health and Wellness: Point 2 or 4.

PHED 222 Traditional Gymnastics II (Activity Lab)

1-WSP

Olympic-style progressions for floor exercise and all apparatus, enhance performance base established in Educational Gymnastics; develop confidence and proficiency with techniques; professional involvement. Permission from instructor.

PHED 225 Teaching Elementary Physical Education

2-F13

Student development and learning styles, teaching methods, analysis of one’s own teaching, classroom management, evaluation of students’ performance, and preparation of curriculum, unit, and lesson plans for the elementary level. Fifteen hours of field experience required as part of PHED 235.

PHED 227 Sports Ministry: The Integration of Faith and Sport

4-S15

Students will develop an understanding of the sports culture and will learn how the gospel can be effectively communicated within this context. They will consider sociological factors, historic developments and the Biblical text in order to build a theological foundation for the practice of sports ministry. Church and parachurch organizations will be examined as well as evangelism and discipleship methodologies. Students will practice communication skills within sports ministry settings.

PHED 228 Lifeguarding (Activity Lab)

1-May

Preventive lifeguarding, basic skills, emergency plans, search and recovery techniques, legal responsibilities, pool operations, and record keeping. Prerequisites: 15 years of age or older, 500 yards continuous swim, strong swimming skills. Health and Wellness Point 3.

PHED 229 Educational Gymnastics and Movement Foundations

2-S15

Introduction to teaching gymnastics in a K-12 curriculum; floor exercise, tumbling, basic skills for limited apparatus; routine development; safety and spotting; conceptual approach to human movement; techniques for dealing with force, time and space, and flow as they relate to movement; the use of lead-up experiences, skills, and rhythms in games; teaching methods. Health and Wellness: Point 3.

PHED 230 Aquatics

2-S

Review and refinement of swimming strokes, diving form, and water safety skills to a level adequate to obtain swimming instruction certification. Exploration of methods of instruction for swimmers of all ages and abilities. Prepare lesson plans and teach community swim lessons. Preventive lifeguarding, basic skills, emergency plans, search and recovery techniques, legal responsibilities, pool operations, and record keeping. Prerequisites: 15 years of age or older, 500 yards continuous swim, strong swimming skills. Concurrent registration with PHED 308 unless otherwise approved. Health and Wellness: Point 3.

PHED 232 Epidemiology

2-May15

This course will study the cause and transmission of human diseases within a population relating not only to the infectious agent but also the genetic makeup of the community and the social, behavioral, economic and cultural factors of the people affected. Lectures will address the history of public health and epidemiology including cost/benefit analyses, public health policy, and the implications of case reporting to the CDC and local public health departments. The basic principles of the science of epidemiology, with an emphasis on identifying patterns and formulating testable hypotheses to the disease outcome, understanding the types of epidemiological studies, clinical and community trials and the essential biostatistics involved in any experimental design will be addressed. Does not count for major or minor credit in biology.

PHED 235 Elementary Teaching: Practicum I

.5-F&S

Meets one day per week in the elementary setting at the same time as scheduled for the Teaching Elementary PE course. Focus on observing children and the learning environment, assisting the classroom teacher with daily routines, and supporting the learning of individual children. Increased responsibilities as the semester progresses including planning and teaching lessons under the guidance of the classroom teacher. Placement will switch half way through the semester.

PHED 237 Holistic Health

4-F14

Lifetime health and well-being, interpersonal relationships, and current issues. Topics include stress, human sexuality, mental health, substance use and abuse, death and dying, personal safety, and fitness and nutrition. Field experience required. Health and Wellness: Point 1.

PHED 246 Care, Prevention, and Management of Athletic Injuries

2-F

Introduction to the principles of prevention of athletic injuries and managing injuries when they occur. Students will develop an understanding of common injuries, illness, and disorders of the head, trunk, and extremities. Includes techniques and philosophies of taping, wrapping, padding and bracing for prevention, management and treatment of athletic injuries.

PHED 247 Recognition and Evaluation of Athletic Injuries

4-S

Pathology and evaluation of most common injuries/conditions found in the lower and upper extremities (i.e., ankle, knee, shoulder). History; observation; palpation; active and passive range of motion; muscle, neurological, and functional testing; and postural assessment. Prerequisite: PHED 246 or permission of the instructor.

PHED 248 Inclusive Physical Education (Activity Lab)

2-WSP

Physical and psychological aspects of illness and disabilities within context of physical activity. Evaluation of the individual and prescription of appropriate activity. Survey of legal aspects. Fifteen hours of field experience required as part of PHED 249. Prerequisites: Courses listed below or permission of the instructor.

Prerequisite Courses: PHED 212 , BIOL 217

PHED 249 Inclusive Physical Education Practicum

.5-F&S

Meets one day per week in the inclusive physical education setting at the same time as scheduled for the Inclusive Physical Education course. Focus on observing children and the learning environment, assisting the classroom teacher with daily routines, and supporting the learning of individual children. Increased responsibilities as the semester progresses including planning and teaching lessons under the guidance of the classroom teacher.

PHED 253 Teaching Track and Field

1-May

Basic understanding of skills and teaching methods for selected track and field events including high jump, long jump, triple jump, sprint mechanics, hurdling, sprint starts, relays, shot-put, and discus. Students will examine preparatory activities, drills, mechanical analysis of skills and unit and lesson planning; principles of aerobic conditioning; and developing training programs. Students will also help organize and run a local track and field event.

PHED 254 Teaching Net/Wall/Target Sports (Activity Lab)

2-F14

Basic understanding of skills and teaching methods for selected net, wall, and target sports including badminton, golf, racquetball, tennis, and volleyball. Students will examine preparatory activities, drills, mechanical analysis of skills, and unit and lesson planning; principles of aerobic conditioning; developing training programs.

PHED 255 Teaching Team Passing/Striking/Fielding Sports (Activity Lab)

2-F15

Basic understanding of skills and teaching methods for selected team passing, striking, and fielding sports including basketball, flag football, soccer, softball, and team handball. Students will examine preparatory activities, drills, mechanical analysis of skills, and unit and lesson planning; principles of aerobic conditioning; developing training programs.

PHED 256 Cooperative Games (Activity Lab)

1-WSP

Basic understanding of skills and teaching methods for encouraging the growth and development of skills in leadership, cooperation, and teamwork. Students will examine activities and systems of instruction that promote the development of these skills in their physical education classes.

PHED 275 Methods & Administration of Sports Ministry

2-S14

Students will evaluate sports ministry strategies within local church, parachurch, mission and educational settings. They will review and develop curriculum and programs for use within these settings. Students will develop communication skills for a sports audience and will examine evangelism and discipleship methods.

PHED 281 Pre-Physical Therapy Field Experience I

2-F

Mastery of competencies in injury prevention, recognition, and assessment; taping and bracing techniques; understanding of the lower extremity; and medical documentation. Requires 25 hours of observation in each of three settings: orthopedics, pediatrics, and geriatrics, with an additional 25 hours assisting with rehabilitation in the Houghton College training room. (Hours logged prior to taking this class may count with instructor’s pre-approval.) Pre-PT majors only. Co-requisite: PHED 247.

PHED 290 Sociology of Sport

3-WSP

Sport as a social institution and microcosm of society. Topics: socialization into and via sport; social stratifications; sport and gender, race, economics, politics, religion, social change, education.

PHED 295, 395, 495 Special Topics

1, 2, 3, or 4-WSP

Depending on interest, demand and faculty availability and expertise courses will be offered to allow students to consider issues and aspects of physical education not covered in other courses.

PHED 302 Teaching Secondary Physical Education

2-F14

Student development and learning styles, teaching methods, analysis of one’s own teaching, classroom management, evaluation of students’ performance, and preparation of curriculum, unit and lesson plans for the secondary level. Fifteen hours of field experience required as part of PHED 303.

PHED 303 Secondary Teaching: Practicum II

.5-F&S

Meets one day per week in the secondary setting at the same time as scheduled for the Teaching Secondary PE course. Focus on observing children and the learning environment, assisting the classroom teacher with daily routines, and supporting the learning of individual children. Increased responsibilities as the semester progresses including planning and teaching lessons under the guidance of the classroom teacher. Placement will switch half way through the semester.

PHED 305 Sports Ministry Field Practicum

2-S14

A supervised field experience in a sports ministry setting: church, camp, mission organization or parachurch sports ministry. The student will relate theory to practice through a cooperative learning relationship between the ministry organization, student and advisor.

PHED 306 Principles of Coaching and Sport Management

4-S

Principles and techniques of coaching, systems used in coaching, and the development of a coaching system. An in-depth study of the athlete, the coach, and the team as a group. Theories, philosophy, and systems of management; program development, finance, purchasing and care of equipment, public relations, facility and personnel management, and legal liability.

PHED 308 First Aid and Safety

2-S

Gives students the knowledge and skills necessary to administer first aid in a reasonable and prudent manner. American Red Cross, First Aid-Responding to Emergencies and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification will be given upon satisfactory completion of all requirements. This course has a fee.

PHED 310 Organization of School Health

4-F13

Examination of philosophical, theoretical, and practical aspects of health education curriculum. Addresses the processes and issues associated with planning, implementing, and organizing a coordinated school health program in accordance with national and state guidelines. Field experience required.

PHED 320 Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Education

2 or 4-F13

Modern theories and practices in evaluation of knowledge, attitudes, and skills. Construction of both written and practical tests to measure the various aspects included in physical education. Use of descriptive and inferential statistics.

PHED 325 Fitness Assessment and Evaluation

2-WSP

Practical application and fundamental understanding of measurement techniques associated with the field of fitness and fitness testing. Use of descriptive and inferential statistics in proposing and conducting research and in understanding relevant material from the field.

PHED 330 Physiology of Exercise

4-S

The analysis of the physiological changes that occur in the body during exercise, after exercise, and during a training period. Prerequisites: Courses listed below or permission of instructor. Health and Wellness: Point 1 and 2. This course has a fee.

Prerequisite Courses: BIOL 217, BIOL 218

PHED 341 Kinesiology

4-F

The analysis of the musculoskeletal system and its interrelationship with human movement. Prerequisites: Courses listed below or permission of instructor. This course has a fee.

PHED 347 Therapeutic Modalities

2-S14

To promote an understanding of the indications, contraindications, applications, and physiological effects of various therapeutic modalities and manual techniques used in rehabilitation of injuries.

PHED 348 Therapeutic Exercise Management of Injuries

2-S15

Mechanisms, signs, symptoms, immediate and long-term rehabilitation procedures for injuries affecting extremities and axial skeleton. Rehabilitation procedures focus on range of motion activities, joint mobilization, open vs. closed kinetic chain activities, therapeutic exercises and equipment.

PHED 350 Health and Physical Fitness for Senior Adults

2-WSP

Holistic health and wellness of adults 55 years and older. Emphases: physical fitness, program planning, development, evaluation; principles and practices of leadership.

PHED 381 Pre-Physical Therapy Field Experience II

2-S

Mastery of competencies in injury prevention, recognition, and assessment; taping, and bracing techniques; understanding of the back, and upper extremity; and developing rehabilitation programs. Requires 25 hours of observation in each of three settings: orthopedics, cardiac, and neural rehabilitation with an additional 25 hours assisting with rehabilitation in the Houghton College training room. (Hours logged prior to taking this class may count with instructor’s pre-approval.) Pre-PT majors only. Pre-/Co-requisite: PHED 348.

Prerequisite Courses: PHED 281

PHED 405 Student Teaching in Physical Education K-6

6-F&S

Taken concurrently with PHED 407 and 411. Students must also register for EDUC 203 and 204.

PHED 406 Student Teaching in Physical Education/Health Education K-6

6-F&S

Taken concurrently with PHED 408 and 412. Students must also register for EDUC 203 and 204.

PHED 407 Student Teaching in Physical Education 7-12

6-F&S

Observation and teaching in elementary and secondary programs. Off-campus assignment under the direction of skilled teachers. Senior year. Note: see Educ. Dept. policy on “Employment and Activities While Student Teaching.” Student must have overall GPA of 2.7. Taken concurrently with PHED 405 and 411. Students must also register for EDUC 203 and 204.

PHED 408 Student Teaching in Physical Education/Health Education 7-12

6-F&S

Observation and teaching in elementary and secondary programs. Off-campus assignment under the direction of skilled teachers. Senior year. Student must register for PHED 412 concurrently. Note: see Educ. Dept. policy on “Employment and Activities While Student Teaching.” Student must have overall GPA of 2.7. Taken concurrently with PHED 406 and 412. Students must also register for EDUC 203 and 204.

PHED 411 Issues Seminar in Physical Education

2-F&S

Critical analysis and synthesis of student teaching experience and of crucial issues in education. Taken concurrently with PHED 405 and 407. Students must also register for EDUC 203 and 204.

PHED 412 Issues Seminar in Physical Education/Health Education

2-F&S

Critical analysis and synthesis of student teaching experience and of crucial issues in education. Taken concurrently with PHED 406 and 408. Students must also register for EDUC 203 and 204.

PHED 415 Senior Capstone for Non-Certification: Issues Seminar

2-WSP

Analysis and synthesis of current issues or relevant topics of interest related to the discipline. Includes individual or group research on the chosen area and formal presentation of the research.

PHED 496 Honors in Physical Education

4-WSP

PHED x95 ST: Advanced Concepts of Personal Training

4-May-WSP

This course is designed to prepare students with the knowledge, skills, and competence to conduct fitness assessments and to design exercise programs for various populations. Students will gain practical experience related to healthy fitness management programs and will learn safety techniques and basic sports nutrition. This course will prepare the students to take the National Council on Strength and Fitness (NCSF) personal trainer exam.

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