Physical Education Excercise Science (PEEXS)

CARE AND PREVENTION OF ATHLETIC INJURIES
PEEXS291 3 Credits/Units

22 hours of lecture / 22 hours of lab

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in FT 150, BIOLĀ 164, or BIOL 251, or consent of Instructional Unit.

Injury prevention in sports through understanding of conditioning, bio-mechanics, taping, bandaging, nutrition, immediate post-injury care, and rehabilitation of sports injury. [SE] [PNP]

MENTAL PERFORMANCE IN SPORTS
PEEXS293 3 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture

Theories and strategies of mental preparation for improvement in individual and team performances. Discussion topics include: personality, motivational model, time management/goal setting techniques. Coach profiles, team communication, steps to team building, stress management and performance anxiety and imagery will also be covered. A review of current literature and the case analysis method will provide opportunity for individual and group application of presented materials. [SE] [PNP]

SPORT IN SOCIETY
PEEXS294 3 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture

Explores the relationship which exists between the multifaceted world of sport and society. Discussion topics include: racism, gender in equality, aggression, deviancy, media/commercialism, as well as youth sports. Discussion will also include the concept of play, competition and the rapid development of youth sport programs and their impact on the family unit. [PE, SE] [PNP]

INTRODUCTION TO SPORTS OFFICIATING
PEEXS295 2 Credits/Units

22 hours of lecture

This is an introductory course to sports officiating, exploring basic officiating skills including but not limited to communication, conflict management, professionalism, and personal fitness. In addition, practical experience in sport-specific officials associations will prepare students for national and local certifications that will enhance employment opportunities.