University Bulletin 2017-2018

HPE Graduate

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  • HPE 500
    Admin of Hlth & Phys Ed & Sprt
    3 cr

    A study of the principles, techniques, and methods used in management and supervision of health and physical education and sport in schools and colleges.

  • HPE 503
    Evaluation of Teach and Learn
    3 cr

    Measurement and evaluation of student progress and teaching effectiveness in the psychomotor domain.

  • HPE 505
    Crit Read-Write Content Field
    3 cr

    Discussion of critical issues and outstanding research in the fields of Health, Physical Education and Leisure Studies, with opportunities for class interaction and critical examination of ideas.

  • HPE 506
    Physical Education Curriculum
    3 cr

    An overview of the physical education curriculum, its foundations, critical issues, and modern trends. It explores curriculum content areas of scheduling, administration, teaching methods, and various standards and procedures for evaluation.

  • HPE 516
    Physiology of Exercise
    3 cr

    Advanced study of the theories, current research, and under- lying principles of the physiological responses and adaptations of the human body to exercise and training.

  • HPE 521
    Motor Learning
    3 cr

    Theories and applications of the foundations of learning motor skills are presented.

  • HPE 530
    Seminar in Health and Phys Ed
    3 cr

    Professional growth through in-depth experiences in the presentation of problems and formal papers, with emphasis on guided discussions and research criticism.

  • HPE 540
    Admin Issues in Exercise Sci
    3 cr

    This course examines the planning and administration of cardiopulmonary rehabilitation and preventive health promotion/fitness programs.

  • HPE 550
    Perceptual-Motor Dev Children
    3 cr

    Designed to give the classroom teacher, special educator and physical educator a background in perceptual-motor development and training in infants and children.

  • HPE 570
    Stress Testing-Ex Prescription
    3 cr

    The development of competencies necessary to administer graded exercise tests and prescribe appropriate exercise programs for various populations, based upon clinical observations and physiological data.

  • HPE 571
    Exer Mgt Chronic Disease/Disab
    3 cr

    This course is designed to provide a problem-oriented approach to exercise testing and prescription/programming for special needs populations.

  • HPE 572
    Applic of Biomech Concepts
    3 cr

    An examination of the relationship of fundamental anatomical and mechanical principles of human movement as applied to sport performance, fitness, and injury prevention through observation of common activities.

  • HPE 574
    Sport and Fitness Conditioning
    3 cr

    Advanced study of the scientific theory, principles, methods, and techniques in the development, implementation, and evaluation of various strength and conditioning programs designed to enhance athletic performance. Instructor permission is required.

  • HPE 579
    Fitness Assessment-Exer Presc
    3 cr

    Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription reviews the advanced principles of exercise testing and prescription for at risk and health adult populations including health appraisal, risk assessment, and interpretation of data. Assessment results are utilized in designing training programs and recommending lifestyle changes for enhancing health, fitness, and performance. The ACSM Exercise Guidelines are emphasized. This course is dually listed with an equivalent 400 level course (PE 479). Instructor permission is required.

  • HPE 590
    Sp Top -
    3 cr

    A varying-content course treating various aspects of health, physical education, and leisure studies. May be repeated for credit when course content varies.

  • HPE 594
    Dir St and Research -
    1 TO 3 cr

    Students explore, through directed study and research, problems and issues of special interest or significance in Health and Physical Education. Not more than three semester hours of any departmental 594 courses can be accepted toward a degree program.

  • HPE 595
    Internship in Health and PE
    3 TO 6 cr

    A supervised learning experience in a health and physical education work setting. Provides the student with an opportunity to apply the theories and concepts learned during the graduate program. No more than six semester hours may be taken. HPELS advisor approval required.

  • HPE 599
    Thesis
    1 TO 9 cr

    A student selects a project, study, or investigation in Health and Physical Education. Such project forms the basis for the thesis. A committee will give guidance during the investigation and the writing of the thesis.

  • HPE 601
    Biomech Found Human Movement
    3 cr

    Teachers develop competence in applying basic laws of physics and cinematographic techniques to the analyses of human motion.

  • HPE 602
    Techniques of Supervision PE
    3 cr

    Course is designed to familiarize the student with the principles, problems, and techniques involved in supervision.

  • HPE 603
    Adv Measurement-Eval in HPE
    3 cr

    Measurement and evaluation in the areas of strength, body composition, flexibility, endurance, general motor capacity, perceptual motor-functions, and anthropometrics.

  • HPE 694
    Dir St and Research -
    1 TO 3 cr

    Through directed study and research, problems and issues of special interest or significance in Health and Physical Education are explored. No more than three semester hours of any departmental 694 courses can be accepted toward a degree program.

  • HPE 695
    Internship
    3 TO 9 cr

    A supervised field study investigation in a candidate's work setting. The student will conduct an investigation, apply concepts and skills learned during the sixth-year program.

  • HPE 699
    Research Project
    3 cr

    A supervised research project or investigation in instructional development. The student will conduct an investigation, apply concepts and skills learned during the sixth-year program. May be taken more than one semester; total cannot exceed six semester hours.