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Spring 2017

Physical Education Courses:

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PED104 - Teaching Methodologies in Sport Skill Studies
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Introduces the fundamental skills and rules in the sports of volleyball, soccer, basketball, softball, golf, and tennis. Provides basic knowledge of activity plan preparation.

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PED105 - Beginning Swimming
Credits: 1

Catalog Description: Introduces nonswimmers to fundamental water and swimming skills. One and one-half class hours.

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PED109 - Lifeguarding
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Develops active water rescue skills and knowledge. The American Red Cross pre-requisites requires successful completion of the following swimming competencies in order to take the course: swim 300 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, tread water for 2 minutes legs only, swim 20 yards, surface dive, recover a 10 lb. brick and swim back 20 yards within 1 minute 40 seconds. Lifeguarding Certification available upon successful course performance. Four class hours.

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PED111 - Beginning Scuba Diving
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Focuses on beginning scuba diving skill development, equipment terminology and safety for the inexperienced scuba participant. Certification available. Two class hours, two laboratory hours. Prerequisite: Demonstration of sufficient water skill.

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PED113 - Beginning Indoor Soccer
Credits: 1

Catalog Description: Focuses on beginning indoor soccer skill development for the inexperienced soccer participant. One and one-half class hours.

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PED114 - Intermediate Scuba Diving
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Provides the beginning certified diver with training and skill development in the open water environment. Two class hours, two laboratory hours. Prerequisite: Diver certification required.

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PED120 - Beginning Volleyball
Credits: 1

Catalog Description: Introduces basic volleyball rules, skills, and team strategies. One and one-half class hours.

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PED121 - Intermediate Volleyball
Credits: 1

Catalog Description: Presents major skills, strategies, etiquette, and safety consideration in volleyball. Provides opportunity to analyze skills and plan and implement drills and activities while adhering to the New York State Physical Education Standards and to the National Physical Education Standards. One and One-half class hours. Prerequisite: PED 104 or PED 120

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PED123 - Beginning Soccer
Credits: 1

Catalog Description: Focuses on beginning soccer skill development for the inexperienced soccer participant. One and one- half class hours.

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PED125 - Intermediate Swimming
Credits: 1

Catalog Description: Focuses on advanced swimming skill and stroke development for the experienced swimmer. Includes personal safety and rescue skills. One and one-half class hours. Prerequisite: PED105.

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PED127 - Introduction to Movement and Dance
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Develops awareness of individual movement characteristics through the experiential learning of movement skills on the introductory level. Surveys elementary modern dance techniques, elements of rhythm and spatial awareness, and simple composition and improvisational dance studies.

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PED131 - Beginning Co-Ed Basketball
Credits: 1

Catalog Description: Focuses on beginning basketball skill development for the inexperienced participant. Includes individual and team skills and game rules. One and one-half class hours.

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PED132 - Beginning Karate
Credits: 1

Catalog Description: Focuses on achieving the physical and mental conditioning and training required to execute a variety of basic martial arts techniques and forms or kata and engages in effective sparring and self-defense. Acquaints students with the historical and philosophical and spiritual aspects of the martial arts. Designed for students with little or no background in the martial arts. One and one-half class hours.

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PED135 - Hip-Hop Dance
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Develops awareness of movement in different levels and space. Focuses on rhythm, syncopation and stage presence. Derived from a combination of jazz funk and street jazz, this style of dance requires high energy, attention to detail and an understanding of complex rhythms. Students will develop an appreciation and understanding of the art of hip-hop dance through physical exercise, floor work, partnering, and floor movement to better understand the technique of hip-hop. Using movement improvisation and choreographed work, and researching its origins, students will understand the history, use of, and terms of hip-hop dance.

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PED140 - Intermediate Co-Ed Basketball
Credits: 1

Catalog Description: Presents major skills, strategies, etiquette, and safety consideration in basketball. Provides opportunity to analyze skills and plan and implement drills and activities while adhering to the New York State Physical Education Standards and to the National Physical Education Standards. One and One-half class hours. Prerequisite: PED 104 or PED 131

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PED141 - Intermediate Soccer
Credits: 1

Catalog Description: Presents major skills, strategies, etiquette, and safety consideration in soccer. Provides opportunity to analyze skills and plan and implement drills and activities while conforming to the New York State Physical Education Standards and to the National Physical Education Standards. One and One-half class hours. Prerequisite: PED 104 or PED 123

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PED146 - Beginning Bowling
Credits: 1

Catalog Description: Focuses on beginning bowling skill development for the inexperienced bowler. Fee associated with course. One and one-half class hours.

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PED147 - Intermediate Bowling
Credits: 1

Catalog Description: Focuses on advanced bowling skill development and techniques for the experienced participant. Emphasizes strategies of competitive bowling. Fee associated with course. One and one-half class hours. Prerequisite: PED 146.

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PED148 - Beginning Golf
Credits: 1

Catalog Description: Presents the basic skills of golf including grip, stance, swing, rules, and etiquette. One and one-half class hours.

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PED149 - Intermediate Golf
Credits: 1

Catalog Description: Presents major skills, strategies, etiquette, and safety consideration in golf. Provides opportunity to analyze skills and plan and implement drills and activities while adhering to the New York State Physical Education Standards and to the National Physical Education Standards. One and One-half class hours. Prerequisite: PED 104 or PED 148

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PED150 - Beginning Tennis
Credits: 1

Catalog Description: Focuses on beginning tennis skill development for the inexperienced participant. Includes single and double match play and court strategies. One and one-half class hours.

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PED151 - Intermediate Tennis
Credits: 1

Catalog Description: Presents major skills, strategies, etiquette, and safety consideration in tennis. Provides opportunity to analyze skills and plan and implement drills and activities while conforming to the New York State Physical Education Standards and to the National Physical Education Standards. One and one-half class hours. Prerequisite: PED 104 or PED 150

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PED152 - Beginning Badminton
Credits: 1

Catalog Description: Develops game skills and court strategies for match play in singles and doubles for beginning and advanced players. One and one-half class hours.

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PED153 - Beginning Softball
Credits: 1

Catalog Description: Focuses on beginning softball skill development for the inexperienced participant. Includes game rules and strategies and practice in game situations. One and one-half class hours.

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PED154 - Intermediate Softball
Credits: 1

Catalog Description: Present major skills, strategies, etiquette, and safety consideration in softball. Provides opportunity to analyze skills and plan and implement drills and activities while adhering to the New York State Physical Education Standards and to the National Physical Education Standards. One and half class hours. Prerequisite: PED 104 or PED 153

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PED155 - Begin. Skiing & Snowboarding
Credits: 1

Catalog Description: Focuses on beginning skiing or snowboarding skill development, equipment terminology and safety. Students will be responsible for providing or renting their equipment, fees for lift passes, as well as transportation to the ski resort. One and one-half class hours.

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PED157 - Intermediate Skiing
Credits: 1

Catalog Description: Builds on basic skiing knowledge with a focus on advanced skill development and techniques for the experienced participant. Students ski on local slopes during evening. One class hour, one off-campus laboratory hour. Prerequisite: PED 155.

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PED158 - Intermediate Karate
Credits: 1

Catalog Description: Focuses on the advanced aspects of the martial arts and expands physical and mental aspects of martial arts training. Concentrates on perfecting sparring, kata, and self-defense learned in Beginning Karate. Deepens understanding of historical and philosophical and spiritual aspects of the martial arts. One and one-half class hours. Prerequisite: PED 132.

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PED171 - Body Conditioning
Credits: 1

Catalog Description: Designed for students with minimal workout experience. Emphasizes weight control techniques, nutritional recommendations, safety precautions, warming up and cooling down, and cardiovascular training. Provides the opportunity to work out and learn new techniques including plyometrics, speed and agility exercises, balance exercises, and stability ball exercises.

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PED172 - Weight Training
Credits: 1

Catalog Description: Designed for the inexperienced participant. Introduces fitness center safety, warm up and cool down, weight training adaptations, and nutritional considerations. Provides the opportunity to learn and practice common weight training techniques.

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PED177 - Adaptive Physical Education
Credits: 2

Catalog Description: Focuses on individuals who have a disability limiting their participation in the regular physical education offerings or individuals who wish to learn to assist a person with a disability. Students develop and participate in an individualized, self-designed and modified sport, game or exercise program and learn to select activities for individuals with disabilities which will be of value in meeting immediate and future physical and motor fitness. Three class hours.

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PED178 - Tap Dance I
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Introduces tap dance as an art form through exploration of tap technique, history and aesthetics. Includes studio classes in basic tap technique as well as observation of tap dance on video and live in concert (when possible) and discussion of reading assignments and research.

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PED179 - Jazz Dance I
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Introduces jazz dance as an art form through exploration of traditional jazz technique, history and aesthetics. Includes studio classes in traditional jazz as well as observation of jazz dance on video and live in concert (when possible) and discussion of reading assignments and research.

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PED193 - Principles of Fly Tying and Fly Fishing
Credits: 2

Catalog Description: Provides students of all experience levels with a practical introduction to the lifetime sport of fly fishing. Presents students with the many aspects of fly tying and fly fishing for salmon, trout and bass so that they can enjoy fishing success for the remainder of their active adult lives.

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PED196 - Beginning Yoga
Credits: 1

Catalog Description: Introduces basic yoga postures, breathing techniques, meditation and relaxation.

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PED197 - Intermediate Yoga
Credits: 1

Catalog Description: Intermediate yoga postures, breathing techniques, mediation, and relaxation. 1 class hour.

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PED209 - Water Safety Instruction
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Prepares students to teach American Red Cross Water Safety courses to diverse populations. Identifies appropriate course planning, organization, teaching methods and facilitation skills used in various courses. Studies correct and safe skill instruction for the Infant and Preschool Aquatics Program, the Learn to Swim Program, the Community Water Safety Course and the Basic Water Rescue Course. Provides Red Cross certification in Water Safety Instruction upon successful completion of requirements. Prerequisite: Instructor approval.

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PED227 - Movement & Dance II
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Explores traditional modern dance with an emphasis on technique and performance. Includes studio classes in modern dance technique beyond the introductory level focusing on phrasing, musicality, and performance techniques. The class will view modern dance live (when possible) and on video and will discuss text assignments and history research. Course will culminate in the presentation of a lecture/demonstration. Prerequisite: DAN127/PED 127 or instructor permission.

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PED243 - Sports Officiating
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Presents officiating requirements, qualities of competent officials, knowledge of the rules and proper techniques in three different sports. Outside observation in these sports is mandatory. Certifications available. Three class hours, one laboratory hour.

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PED245 - Coaching Internship
Credits: 2

Catalog Description: Focuses on practical experience in coaching an interscholastic athletic team. Emphasizes planning, teaching skills, administration, and contest strategy. One class hour and two laboratory hours. Prerequisites: HED 205, PED 252 and PED 171.

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PED250 - Introduction to Physical Education
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Introduces careers in physical education and sport, contemporary concepts, and new approaches to physical education and sport activities. Examines careers in teaching, coaching, sport administration, sport information, and related areas.

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PED251 - Introduction to Sports Management
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Examines career opportunities within the sport industry and provides knowledge relevant to the management, marketing, legal, and financial operations of sport organizations. Incorporates management applications in a variety of sport entities including intercollegiate athletics, recreation, event and facility management, health and fitness clubs, professional as well as international sport.

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PED255 - Athletic Training
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Presents the foundation of athletic training. Studies contemporary principles and methods of conditioning, prevention, and first-aid care of injuries occurring in athletics. Introduces the fundamentals of taping and wrapping techniques, inspection and physical examination, and training room procedures.

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PED256 - Athletic Training Practicum I
Credits: 1

Catalog Description: Provides students with direct experience in injury prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of athletes under the supervision of an athletic trainer. Prepares students who wish to transfer into a four-year athletic training program. One and one-half class hours. Prerequisites: PED 255 and HED 205 each with a grade of ‘C’ or higher, and interview with and permission of the College's head athletic trainer during the second half of the student's first semester.

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PED257 - Athletic Training Practicum 2
Credits: 1

Catalog Description: Provides academic and practical experience in injury evaluation and the development and implementation of rehabilitation programs. Prerequisite: PED 256 with a grade of ‘C’ or higher.

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PED258 - Sport Marketing
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Introduces students to marketing, promotion and advertisement, sales, and the elements of the marketing mix as they pertain to the sport enterprise, including the coverage of decision making and planning from the sport manager’s perspective and sponsorship strategies utilized in the sports industry. Specific topics include: the nature of sport marketing, studies of sport consumers and consumer behaviors, data based marketing research, the sport product, managing sport brands, licensing, pricing and promotion, sales, electronic media, public relations, and the marketing mix. Also examined will be the legal aspects of sports marketing and ideas for future trends.

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PED259 - Beginning Personal Fitness
Credits: 2

Catalog Description: Focuses on fitness theory, basic fitness training and conditioning techniques, while working toward specific individual fitness goals. Emphasizes basic conditioning routines, proper use of free weights and exercise machines. Students use a specialized training facility and develop a variety of information resources to gain personal knowledge in appropriate fitness conditioning strategies.

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PED260 - Hiking, Walking, & Backpacking
Credits: 2

Catalog Description: Introduces students to the lifetime benefits of hiking, backpacking and walking for Fitness. Focuses on creative exercise programs that fit the individual's needs, interests, abilities and goals. Includes a variety of workout formats and locales.

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PED261 - Sport Management Internship
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Allows students to practice sport management theory in a practical setting oriented toward professional development, leadership, and management. Provides sport management and administrative work experience (promotions, planning, organization, media support, etc.) in the community. Studies professional character development, communication skills, ethics, and etiquette. Promotes career preparation and provides opportunities for learners to develop skills necessary to become leaders in the athletic profession. Prerequisites: 12 credits of PED 251, PED 280, PED 282, PED 258, BUS 101, PED 277.

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PED262 - Competitive Golf Fiundamentals I
Credits: 2

Catalog Description: Focuses on advanced golf skill development, competition techniques and strategy for highly skilled, first-year participants in competitive golf. Two credit hours. Three class hours. Prerequisite: permission of instructor

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PED271 - Principles of Coaching
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Introduces high school and college level coaching. Presents coaching philosophy, roles and responsibilities, legal requirements, discipline, respect, motivation, practice planning, teaching methodology, conditioning and coaching ethics. Includes New York State mandated Child Abuse Prevention Workshop, SAVE Legislation (Schools Against Violence in Education), Alcohol and Tobacco Use and Abuse, and Signs and Symptoms of Drug Use. Mandated Reporter and SAVE Legislation Certification available.

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PED272 - Theory and Techniques of Coaching
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Introduces the history of interscholastic athletics in New York State. Presents the objectives, rules, regulations and policies of athletics, as well as performance skills, technical information, and organization and management practices. The special training and conditioning of the athletes in specific sports, the fitting of equipment, specific safety precautions and officiating methods will also be examined. An internship that will include practical experience as a coach in the specific sport and periods of observing other approved coaches in that specific sport will also be required. Prerequisites: HED 209, and PED 271.

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PED273 - Principles Personal Training
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Introduces the foundations of personal training. Prepares students for certification in personal training or for pursuing a career in fitness center management. Discusses basic principles including functional anatomy of the human body, biomechanics, exercise physiology, nutrition for performance and health, and weight management techniques. Provides hands-on training in pre-exercise assessment, flexibility assessment, resistance training techniques, and cardiovascular training techniques. Introduces design of an individualized workout plan for varying populations. Prerequisites: PED171, PED172, and PED 255 and prerequisite or corequisite: BIO 150.

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PED275 - Personal Training Experience
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Promotes opportunity to practice and improve skills to become effective personal trainers. Provides students with direct experience in pre-exercise assessment, flexibility assessment, resistance training techniques, and cardiovascular training techniques. Encourages professional interaction with clientele and opportunities to design and implement fitness and nutritional programs. Prerequisite: PED273.

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PED276 - Fitness Concepts & Application
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Introduces principles of fitness, exercise physiology, nutrition, program design, and research data through classroom instruction and clinical experience emphasizing fundamental knowledge and skills necessary to help individuals reach their fitness goals. Two class hours, two lab hours. Prerequisite: BIO 150 or BIO152/BIO105.

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PED277 - Sport Facility Management
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Introduces students to Sport Facility Management, Facility Development, Facility Systems and Operations, Facility Administration and Event and Activity Management. Specific topics include History and Future of Sport Facilities, Facility Management Basics, Human Resources, Facility Planning, Site, Design and Construction, Maintenance Systems, Sport Facility Operations, Marketing and Sales, Finance and Budget, Legal Responsibilities and Security, and Sport Facility Preparation and Event Management.

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PED278 - Tap Dance II
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Continues development of technical and performance skills. Includes studio classes in intermediate tap technique as well as observation of tap dance on video, discussion of reading assignments, and presentation of research. Prerequisite: PED 178/DAN 178 or instructor permission.

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PED279 - Jazz Dance II
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Continues development of jazz technique. Includes studio classes in traditional jazz technique at the intermediate level as well as observation of jazz dance on video and in concert (when possible) and discussion of reading assignments and research. Prerequisite: PED 179/DAN 179 or instructor permission.

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PED280 - Teaching Golf Swing Methodology
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Examines the differences between the traditional swing style and the modern swing styles. Examines detailed recognition factors for the traditional and modern swing styles. Presents methods for player swing analysis. Provides detailed information on fundamentals through advanced swing elements and a specific method for teaching them. Provides hands on experience in actually taking golf lessons and teaching golf lessons. Lecture/Lab: 3 hours

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PED281 - Turf and Pest Management
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Presents the identification, use and management of major cool season grasses. Emphasizes the proper procedures used in turf grass establishment, general maintenance and pest management. Provides NYSDEC Pesticide Applicator certification upon successful completion of requirements.

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PED282 - Golf Course Management and Planning
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Examines all facets of golf course operations and planning. Provides overview of general management including budgeting, staffing and marketing. Emphasizes pro shop management, fleet management, tournament organizations, and seasonal requirements. Lecture/Lab Hours: 3

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PED283 - Golf Equipment Design Components
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Examines the role of golf club components in golf swing performance. Presents methods for altering existing equipment to conform with unique swing characteristics. Presents methods for club making, repairs, and re-gripping. Provides methods for fitting to various clubs, and presents the key variables in fitting clubs to players. Examines the role of the United States Golf Association in golf club and golf ball conformity. Lecture/Lab: 3 hrs.

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PED285 - Exercise Physiology
Credits: 4

Catalog Description: Examines the functional capacity and the adaptations of the human body to the demands of sport and exercise. Metabolic, cardiovascular, and neuromuscular adjustments in relationship to exercise of varying intensities and duration will be studied. Additional topics include the relationship between physical activity and various diseases, as well as, the effects of ergogenic aids commonly used in sport and exercise.

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PED293 - Introduction to West African Dance
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Provides an exploration of West African dance techniques and performing arts focusing on the dances of Liberia, Ghana, Senegal, and Guinea. Emphasizes alignment, develops the ability to self-correct and replicate sophisticated movement sequences, develops comprehension of polyrhythms in music and movement, and prepares students to perform West African dance for social settings, as well as the stage. Explores the contextualization of performing arts within the African Diaspora. Introduces basic elements and fundamentals of musical rhythms produced by significant percussion instruments.

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PED296 - Dance for Musical Theatre
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Introduces student to contemporary/popular musical theatre movement techniques and choreographers. Surveys history and aesthetics of the time period selected through studio work, video, film, text and discussion. Includes rehearsal and performance of a final dance project.

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