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Course Listings/Descriptions
Semester offering codes corrected and posted on June 7, 2004.
PET-Physical Education Theory

PET 2604 Basic Care and Prevention Principles of Athletic Training . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Designed to provide an overview of proper roles and responsibilities of the National Athletic Trainers' Association Board of Certification (NATABOC), Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) in providing quality health care to the physically active individual, as well as other health care professionals that comprise the sports medicine team. In addition, specific skills related to athletic health care will be addressed. A grade of "B" or better is required. Credit may not be earned in both PET 2603 and PET 2604.

PET 2622 Advanced Prevention and Care of Injuries in Health, Leisure, and Sports . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Fitness and health, prevention and care of injuries, and restoration and rehabilitation of the injured. Standard first aid, anatomy and physiology is required.

PET 2824 Analysis of Team Sports . . . . . 3(F)
Designed for potential physical education teachers and sports administrators. Emphasis is on development and understanding of skills in the most popular team sports in physical education and sports programs. Students are expected to participate in the class by practicing and learning sports skills in a logical and progressive manner. Credit may not be earned in both PET 2060 and PET 2824.

PET 3020 Foundations of Physical Education . . . . . 3(F)
For physical education majors. Designed to acquaint them with the knowledge and understanding related to the development of physical education and sport and its significance to modern society.

PET 3330 Kinesiology . . . . . 3(CALL DEPT)
Identifies developmental patterns of basic motor skills and structural components that influence the basic motor skills of all age groups; analyzes the mechanical, psychological and physiological principles underlying human motor performance; and offers assessment and prescriptive opportunities for the individual. A non-lab science course. Credit may not be earned in both PET 3300 and PET 3330.

PET 3351 Exercise Physiology . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Prerequisite: BSC 1085.
Application of physiological principles to study of man and human performance related to health, sports and leisure activities.

PET 3351L Exercise Physiology Laboratory . . . . . 1(F,S,SS)
Pre/Corequisite: PET 3351.
Student shall become familiar with instruments and test procedures used to gather data on the physiology of exercise. Material and supply fee will be assessed.

PET 3464 Sports Marketing . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Topics and issues involved in the promotion and marketing of sporting events, products, and services will be discussed. Examination of the evolution, theories, and practical applications of marketing strategies and current issues relative to social, political, ethical, and cultural environments will be presented.

PET 3483 Current Issues in Sport Management . . . . . 3(S,SS)
Exposes students to current issues in the sport industry and will provide the students with an in-depth knowledge of the various issues in sport. Students will be prepared to become agents of change in the sport industry through discussions and debates on the relevant issues in the sports world.

PET 3640 Adapted Physical Education and Sport . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Handicapping conditions and how physical activity is adapted to the special needs of individuals with these conditions.

PET 3660 Management Strategies in Athletic Training . . . . . 3(SS)
Theory and application of management and organizational skills related to the athletic training profession, including current theory on human resources, financial/budgetary planning, facility design and planning, athletic injury insurance, legal issues of sports medicine, medical ethics, drug testing, and pre-participation examinations. In addition, pharmacology related to athletic training will be addressed, including practical issues regarding medications, therapeutic drug-types and actions, and the ethical, medical, and administrative issues related to dispensing over-the-counter and prescription therapeutic medications. Credit may not be earned in both PET 3484 and PET 3660.

PET 3670 Athletic Training Clinical I . . . . . 1(F)
Prerequisite: BSC 1085, BSC 1085L, BSC 1086, BSC 1086L, PET 2604.
Corequisite: PET 3680.
Clinical observation, practice, and successful application of specific athletic training clinical proficiencies under the direct supervision of a NATABOC Certified Athletic Trainer (clinical instructor). Clinical experiences are obtained in various athletic training settings, including the university's athletic training settings, local high schools, outpatient rehabilitation clinics, and other settings where designated clinical instructors are utilized. Students are assigned to a supervising clinical instructor at each clinical experience site. Grade of "C" or better in BSC 1085/L and BSC 1086/L; and a "B" or better in PET 2604; Complete Hepatitis B vaccination (or waiver), negative Tuberculosis (TB) Skin Test, physical examination by a licensed physician, verification that technical standards of the program are met, and fingerprint identification between May 20 and June 20; and Fifty hours of supervised observational experience under a NATABOC certified Athletic Trainer prior to August 1; Contact the Director of Athletic Training Education to obtain proper forms for meeting these requirements before deadlines. Material and supply fee will be assessed. Permission is required.

PET 3671 Athletic Training Clinical II . . . . . 1(S)
Prerequisite: PET 3670.
Clinical observation, practice, and successful application of specific athletic training clinical proficiencies under the direct supervision of a NATABOC Certified Athletic Trainer (clinical instructor). Clinical experiences are obtained in various athletic training settings, including the university's athletic training settings, local high schools, outpatient rehabilitation clinics, and other settings where designated clinical instructors are utilized. Students are assigned to a supervising clinical instructor at each clinical experience site. Material and supply fee will be assessed.

PET 3680 Protective Methods in Sports Medicine . . . . . 3(F,SS)
Principles in the selection, fabrication, and application of athletic equipment, orthotics, protective taping and bracing, and splints that are commonly used in various athletic training settings. Additionally, selection and application of selected emergency medical equipment and ambulation techniques/equipment will be addressed. Material and supply fee will be assessed. Permission is required.

PET 4050 Motor Development . . . . . 3(CALL DEPT)
Study of developmental patterns of basic motor skills and structural components that influence the development of motor skills. Some field trips, a case study and observations of young children will be required.

PET 4061 Motor Development and Skill Learning . . . . . 3(F,SS)
Human motor development and the learning of motor skills are surveyed and discussed. Emphasis is placed upon factors affecting these processes and the design and selection of activities appropriate to the various stages of development and learning. Material and supply fee will be assessed. Credit may not be earned in both PET 4212 and PET 4061.

PET 4213 Success in Sports . . . . . 3(SS)
Success in Sports (SIS) is an integration of cross-boundary research documenting the determinants of success in sports. Special emphasis will be placed on elite athletic performance. Will be organized round theoretical accounts for the attainment of elite performance. In addition, the themes of Who in which profiles characteristics of elite athletes will be presented. Why in which inherited and acquired capacities responsible for elite performance will be presented, and How in which selected techniques to maximize training effects will be examined. Offered concurrently with PET 5216; graduate students will be assigned additional work.

PET 4310 Mechanics of Human Motion . . . . . 4(F,S)
Corequisite: PET 4310L.
Anatomical, mechanical, analytical and functional aspects of human motor performance; emphasis upon analysis of joint actions and mechanical principles and their application to efficient movement. Anatomy and physiology are required. Material and supply fee will be assessed for corresponding lab.

PET 4361 Sport Nutrition and Weight Control . . . . . 3(F,S)
The relationship between physical activity and nutrition; their combined effects on optimal health, fitness, and sport performance.

PET 4380 Exercise Testing and Prescription . . . . . 3(F,SS)
Prerequisite: PET 3351.
Physiological theory, administrative principles and techniques of exercise testing and prescription. Includes health appraisal, risk stratification, and goal setting. Students are required to complete an exercise prescription assignment outside of class. Offered concurrently with PET 5553; graduate students will be assigned additional work.

PET 4380L Exercise Testing and Prescription Laboratory . . . . . 1(F,SS)
Pre/Corequisite: PET 4380.
Provides practical experience in body fat analysis, flexibility testing, basic exercise stress testing, the PWC - 170 Submaximal Aerobic Capacity test, and performance testing for 7 fitness parameters.

PET 4383C Physiological Basis of Strength Development . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Prerequisite: PET 3351, PET 4380.
Knowledge and understanding of the physiological functions of skeletal muscle and the dynamics of strength development. Offered concurrently with PET 5389C; graduate students will be assigned additional work. Permission is required.

PET 4442 Physical Education in the High School . . . . . 2(S)
Corequisite: PET 4928.
Designed to provide a knowledge base from which prospective physical education teachers can plan and implement appropriate activities in the high school setting.

PET 4482 Sport Law and Risk Management . . . . . 3(S,SS)
An integration of the various areas involved in sport pertaining to legal liability issues and risk management techniques in coaching, facility management, and sport businesses.

PET 4605 General Medical Conditions . . . . . 2(F)
Prerequisite: HSC 3550.
A specialized course dealing with the pathology, signs and symptoms, and management/treatment of selected general medical conditions affecting the physically active individual.

PET 4609 Evaluation Techniques of Athletic Injuries I . . . . . 4(S)
Prerequisite: PET 2622.
A specialized course dealing with anatomy, signs and symptoms, and specific orthopedic tests used when assessing athletic injuries and conditions of the lower extremity and pelvic region, as well as lower extremity gait analysis.

PET 4610 Evaluation Techniques of Athletic Injuries II . . . . . 4(F)
Prerequisite: PET 4609.
A specialized course dealing with anatomy, signs and symptoms, and specific orthopedic tests used when assessing athletic injuries and conditions of the upper extremity and neck, as well as analysis of the throwing arm.

PET 4621 Senior Seminar in Athletic Training . . . . . 3(S)
Prerequisite: PET 4609, PET 4610, PET 4623, PET 4632.
The purpose is to provide students with knowledge of the professional responsibilities and opportunities of a certified athletic trainer. Will provide students with hands on experience with a mock NATA written, simulation, and oral certification exam. Will also provide feedback to students regarding interviewing skills, writing resumes and research papers. Permission is required.

PET 4623 Rehabilitation of Athletic Injuries . . . . . 3(F)
Prerequisite: PET 2622.
Clinical application of principles of evaluating, assessing, and rehabilitating sports-related injuries. Offered concurrently with PET 5626; graduate students will be assigned additional work.

PET 4623L Rehabilitation of Athletic Injuries Laboratory . . . . . 1(F)
Prerequisite: PET 2622.
Corequisite: PET 4623.
Provides the athletic training student an opportunity to demonstrate proper application of required competency skills in the area of rehabilitation. Permission is required.

PET 4632 Therapeutic Modalitites in Athletic Training . . . . . 3(S)
Prerequisite: PET 2622.
Corequisite: PET 4632L.
Principles and proper use of therapeutic modalities. Topics include indication, contraindication, techniques and effects of various physical agents involved in the care and treatment of injuries. Offered concurrently with PET 5635; graduate students will be assigned additional work. Permission is required.

PET 4632L Therapeutic Modalities in Athletic Training Laboratory . . . . . 1(S)
Prerequisite: PET 2622.
Corequisite: PET 4632.
Supports the theory course and provides a clinical experience for the athletic training student. Topics include indicaitons, contraindications, application and proper use of a variety of physical agents involved in the care and treatment of athletic injuries. Offered concurrently with PET 5635L; graduate student will be assigned additional work. Permission is required.

PET 4672 Athletic Training Clinical III . . . . . 1(F)
Prerequisite: PET 3671.
Clinical observation, practice, and successful application of specific athletic training clinical proficiencies under the direct supervision of a NATABOC Certified Athletic Trainer (clinical instructor). Clinical experiences are obtained in various athletic training settings, including the university's athletic training settings, local high schools, outpatient rehabilitation clinics, and other settings where designated clinical instructors are utilized. Students are assigned to a supervising clinical instructor at each clinical experience site. Material and supply fee will be assessed.

PET 4673 Athletic Training Clinical IV . . . . . 1(S)
Prerequisite: PET 4672.
Clinical observation, practice, and successful application of specific athletic training clinical proficiencies under the direct supervision of a NATABOC Certified Athletic Trainer (clinical instructor). Clinical experiences are obtained in various athletic training settings, including the university's athletic training settings, local high schools, outpatient rehabilitation clinics, and other settings where designated clinical instructors are utilized. Students are assigned to a supervising clinical instructor at each clinical experience site. Material and supply fee will be assessed.

PET 4675 Practicum in Sports Medicine . . . . . 3(CALL DEPT)
Prerequisite: BSC 1085, BSC 1086, PET 2622.
Clinical experiences in the major domains of sports medicine: identification of risk factors; recognition and evaluation; treatment and disposition; rehabilitation, counseling, and education associated with injuries and illness. Organizational and administrative components related to health care service will be included. Students will spend time in the field and will meet with the instructor for a one hour seminar weekly. Permission is required. Material and supply fee will be assessed. Credit may not be earned in both PET 4671 and PET 4675.

PET 4691 Exercise Testing for Special Populations . . . . . 3(S)
Prerequisite: PET 4380.
Designed of exercise programs for individuals with special medical conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, spinal disorders, diabetes, obesity, heart disease, hypertension, and pregnancy. Credit may not be earned in both PET 4552 and PET 4691.

PET 4710 Special Methods in Physical Education . . . . . 3(F)
Acquaints student with specific methods, problems, and issues involved in teaching physical education in public schools.

PET 4720 Physical Education in the Elementary School . . . . . 2(F)
Corequisite: PET 4926.
Designed to provide a knowledge base so prospective physical education teachers can plan and implement appropriate activities for the elementary school.

PET 4727 Classroom Management for Physical Education . . . . . 3(CALL DEPT)
Provides as in-depth understanding of the interactions among the social, emotional, and cognitive characteristics of K-12 physical education students and effective management of classroom instruction and behavior.

PET 4730 Physical Education in the Middle School . . . . . 2(S)
Corequisite: PET 4927.
Designed to provide a knowledge base from which prospective physical education teachers can plan and implement appropriate activities for the middle school student. Emphasis is placed on understanding the progression from middle school to the high school developmental curricula.

PET 4744 Student Teaching in Physical Education . . . . . 6-10(F,S,SS)
Prerequisite: PET 4710.
Ten weeks of supervised teaching in a public or private school. Student teaching assignments will be made by the HLES staff and are limited to the seven westernmost counties of the Florida Panhandle. Graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis only. Permission is required.

PET 4765 Theory and Practice of Coaching . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Prerequisite: PET 3351.
Introduction to coaching as a profession including ethical and legal considerations. Techniques and methods of coaching are explored. Active participation in a coaching internship in a selected sport and permission is required.

PET 4926 Practicum I: Elementary School Physical Education . . . . . 1(F)
Corequisite: PET 4720.
Utilization of observation techniques with individual and small groups of pupils in the elementary school physical education setting. Students will observe teachers and assist with planning and organization of class activities. A minimum of three hours per week will be spent in the setting. Graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis only.

PET 4927 Practicum II: Middle School Physical Education . . . . . 1(S)
Corequisite: PET 4730.
Utilization of observation techniques with individual and small groups of pupils in the middle school physical education setting. Students will observe teachers and assist with planning and organizing class activities. A minimum of three hours per week will be spent in the setting. Graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis only.

PET 4928 Practicum III: High School Physical Education . . . . . 1(S)
Corequisite: PET 4442.
Utilization of observation techniques with individual and small groups of pupils in the high school physical education setting. Students will observe teachers and assist with planning and organizing call activities. A minimum of three hours per week will be spent in the setting. Graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.

PET 4940 Internship in Athletic Training . . . . . 2(F,S,SS)
Lab application of the athletic training principles with seminars. Student will serve as an athletic trainer for an athletic team. Graded on satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis only. Permission is required.

PET 5052 Motor Learning . . . . . 3(S)
Advanced study of principles/theories of human motor learning, behavior, performance. Credit may not be earned in both PET 5235 and PET 5052.

PET 5216 Success in Sports . . . . . 3(SS)
Success in Sports (SIS) is an integration of research documenting the determinants of successful sport performance. Special emphasis will be placed on the attainment of elite athletic performance. The course will be organized around theoretical accounts for the attainment of elite performance. Offered concurrently with PET 4213; graduate students will be assigned additional work.

PET 5389C Physiological Basis of Strength Development . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Knowledge and understanding of the physiological functions of skeletal muscle and the dynamics of strength development. Offered concurrently with PET 4383C; graduate students will be assigned additional work. Permission is required.

PET 5553 Exercise Testing and Prescription . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Physiological theory, administrative principles and techniques of exercise testing and prescription. Includes health appraisal, risk stratification, and goal setting. Students are required to complete an exercise prescription assignment outside of class. Offered concurrently with PET 4380; graduate students will be assigned additional work. Credit may not be earned in both PET 5385C and PET 5553.

PET 5626 Rehabilitation of Athletic Injuries . . . . . 3(S)
Prerequisite: PET 2622.
Clinical application of principles of evaluating, assessing, and rehabilitating sports-related injuries. Offered concurrently with PET 4623; graduate students will be assigned a research project as additional graduate work.

PET 5629 Topics of Sports Medicine . . . . . 3(CALL DEPT)
Intensive discussion, research and writing of papers on topics of concern and controversy in the broad field of sports medicine. Research findings will be presented to class in seminar form. Emphasis on independent research and seminar presentation. Credit may not be earned in both PET 5625 and PET 5629.

PET 5635 Therapeutic Modalities In Athletic Training . . . . . 3(S)
Prerequisite: PET 2622.
Corequisite: PET 5635L.
Principles and proper use of therapeutic modalities. Topics include indication, contraindication, techniques and effects of various physical agents involved in the care and treatment of injuries. Offered concurrently with PET 4632; graduate students will be assigned additional work. Permission is required.

PET 5635L Therapeutic Modalities in Athletic Training Laboratory . . . . . 1(S)
Prerequisite: PET 2622.
Corequisite: PET 5635.
Supports the theory course and provides a clinical experience for the athletic training student. Topics include indications, contraindications, application and proper use of a variety of physical agents involved in the care and treatment of athletic injuries. Offered concurrently with PET 4632L; graduate student will be assigned additional work. Permission is required.

PET 5721 Teaching Health and Physical Education: K-6 . . . . . 2(S)
Presents advanced understandings, skills, and knowledge necessary for teaching a developmentally based curriculum for Physical Education in kindergarten through grade six. Emphasis is upon planning and teaching activities appropriate for the developmental level of the student. Credit may not be earned in both PET 5436 and PET 5721.

PET 6074 Successful Aging: Physiological Aspects . . . . . 3(S)
Designed to assist the student in developing an understanding of the complex changes that accompany advancing age and an appreciation for the functional consequences of these changes for subsequent behavior. Emphasis will be placed on the evaluation of cardiovascular, respiratory, musculoskeletal, and body composition changes with advancing age.

PET 6075 Aging and Motor Skills . . . . . 3(SS)
Designed for students interested in the fields that study the aging process and older adults. Specifically deals with the physical decline in motor systems and learning systems and the functional assessment of motor skills as related to older adults. The knowledge will assist students in developing and understanding of physical consequences of aging and how to apply this knowledge to settings such as physical therapy, sports medicine, and health and fitness programs in hospitals and retirement communities.

PET 6355C Advanced Exercise Physiology . . . . . 3(S)
Prerequisite: PET 3351.
Research and problems in exercise physiology; advanced study of reactions of human body under stress and during exercise. Material and supply fee will be assessed.