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KINESLGY courses areĀ graduate-level (Master's & PhD) courses, as are MOVESCI and SM courses numbered 500 and up.

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Course Course Title CR Term Instructor
PHYSED 140 Beginning Swim 1 F, W, SP, SU
Course Name RO: Beginning Swim
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
For those with little or no experience. You'll learn front crawl, back crawl, elementary backstroke, breaststroke, sidestroke and butterfly; also jumping in, treading and water safety. Goggles recommended. Attendance in at least one of the first two classes is mandatory for evaluation. No enrollments accepted after the class meets a third time.
Prerequisites: Students must pre-register in the U-Move Fitness Office (3064 CCRB).
Component: LAB
PHYSED 141 Beginning Swim II 1 F, W, SP, SU
Course Name RO: Begin Swim II
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
Must be comfortable in water and able to swim short way across the pool. You'll build endurance and improve technique in freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, breaststroke, sidestroke, butterfly, diving, turns, and treading, as well as water safety. Goggles recommended. Attendance in at least one of the first two classes is mandatory for evaluation. No enrollments accepted after the class meets a third time.
Prerequisites: Students must pre-register in the U-Move Fitness Office (3064 CCRB).
Component: LAB
PHYSED 142 Intermediate Swimming 1 F, W, SP, SU
Course Name RO: Intermediate Swim
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
Must have ability to swim one length (long way) each of crawl, backstroke and breaststroke. You'll focus on refining strokes while building endurance. Other topics covered include laps, treading water, diving and water safety. Goggles recommended. Attendance in at least one of the first two classes is mandatory for evaluation. No enrollments are accepted after the class meets a third time.
Prerequisites: Students must pre-register in the U-Move Fitness Office (3064 CCRB).
Component: LAB
PHYSED 143 Lifeguard Training 1 F, W, SP, SU Winkelseth
Course Name RO: Lifeguard Training
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
This course follows the American Red Cross format for Lifeguard Training, providing instruction for both self-preservation and rescuing others. Students earn Red Cross certification upon successful completion of the course.
Prerequisites: Students must pre-register in the U-Move Fitness Office (3064 CCRB); Ability to swim 20 consecutive lengths of the pool and to tread water five minutes.
Component: LAB
PHYSED 255 Health Education for the Elementary Teacher 3 W Winkelseth
Course Name RO: Hlth Ed Elem Teacher
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
This course provides the knowledge and skills necessary for health education planning for elementary school students. Particular attention is given to the Michigan Model Modules for Grades K-5. This course is required of all elementary education students.
Prerequisites:
Component: LEC
PHYSED 326 Fundamentals of Strength and Conditioning 3 F Pickerman
Course Name RO: Fund of Strngth&Cond
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
This course is designed to introduce concepts and techniques associated with strength training and conditioning. Emphasis will be placed on the knowledge base and skills necessary to develop sport specific strength and conditioning programs. The course will focus on the following subjects: the human body's adaptations/response to strength training and conditioning, how performance enhancing substances, nutrition, and eating disorders affect strength training and conditioning, implementing strength training and conditioning testing/training techniques, and basic policy and procedures of the strength and conditioning facility. Students will be required to design a sport-specific strength training program. Course is designed to aid in preparation for taking the National Strength and Conditioning Association's certification examination.
Prerequisites: Enforced prerequisites for HF 326 students: minimum grade of C or higher in AT/HF 220 and AT/HF 221 to enroll. Advisory prerequisite for AT 326 students: Anatomy and Physiology.
Component: LEC
PHYSED 336 K-12 Rhythm and Dance Activities 3 F, W Winkelseth
Course Name RO: K-12 RhythmDance
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
This course includes basic concepts, teaching techniques and ideas for implementing experiences in rhythmic movement and dance to provide active learning for children in grades K-12. Content includes activities that produce rhythmic coordination, as well as developing teaching skills in a variety of dance styles and rhythmic movement.
Prerequisites:
Component: LAB
PHYSED 349 Water Safety Instructor 2 F, W, *, SP, *
Course Name RO: Water Safety Inst
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
The WSI course prepares you to instruct progressive swim lessons from Infant/Preschool through Advanced Swimming Skills. Material focuses on water safety education and stroke mechanics. You will also learn to facilitate the Longfellows Whales Tales program. This is a professional teacher preparation class requiring written lesson plans, outside class observation, in class practice teaching assignments, and written tests. Attendance mandatory.
Prerequisites: PHYSED 142
Component: LAB