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Course Descriptions

Health and Physical Education (HLPE)

All physical education courses are designed for both men and women.

103:
Bowling. (1-3-0)
Instruction in the fundamentals, techniques, rules and etiquette of bowling with provision of practical application. Lane fee required.
106:
Fitness for Life. (1-3-0)
The primary objective of the course is to improve cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, flexibility, and body composition through a variety of exercise training programs.
107:
Aerobics. (1-3-0)
The course consists of exercises and aerobic routines designed to develop a higher level of physical fitness and to improve cardiovascular endurance and muscle tone.
108:
Yoga. (1-3-0)
Introduction to beginning classic yoga postures, breathing exercises and relaxation. Develops muscle tone, strength and endurance as well as balance, agility and flexibility. Increases concentration and ability to relax and focus.
113:
Fundamental Weight Training (Men). (1-3-0)
Fundamental weight training and strength development techniques.
114:
Fundamental Weight Training (Women). (1-3-0)
Fundamental weight training and strength development techniques.
115:
Intermediate Weight Training (Men). (1-3-0)
Prerequisite: HLPE 113.
Intermediate weight training and strength development techniques.
116:
Intermediate Weight Training (Women). (1-3-0)
Prerequisite: HLPE 114.
Intermediate weight training and strength development techniques.
140:
Principles and Practices of Softball. (1-3-0)
The primary objective of this course is to improve the coaching skills of the student as well as incorporate different coaching techniques and skills into the individual’s personal style of coaching. Vast organizational skills will be learned as well as planning and preparation skills in order to be a successful softball coach.
205:
Personal Health for College Students. (3-3-0)
Information regarding the working of the body in regard to personal health in everyday living.
221:
First Aid. (3-3-0)
Lectures, discussion, and practical demonstrations of first aid.

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