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Course Offerings: Fall 2013 [Traditional Term]
 
Activity/Skills Courses
View our current Physically Active for Life (PAL) Program course offerings HERE.
 
PE 256. Introduction to Physical Education, Sports and Exercise Science (3 hours)
    MWF, 9:00-9:50 am [01], Lecturer: Melanie Hamlin, 904-256-7110, mhamlin@ju.edu
    MWF, 10:00-10:50 am [03], Lecturer: Dr. Buffy Maetozo, 904-256-7207, gmaetoz@ju.edu
    MWF, 11:00-11:50 am [05], Lecturer: Dr. Heather Hausenblas, 904-256-7975, hhausen@ju.edu
The underlying principles, philosophy, careers and procedures in the field of physical education, sports and exercise science.
Course Textbook: Wilson G. (2010). Exploring Exercise Science. McGraw-Hill. ISBN: 0073523631
 
PE 317. Sport Specific Training (3 hours) - MWF, 9:00-9:50 am [01]
    Lecturer: Dr. Amy Hoyt, 904-256-7131,
Prerequisites: PE 330 and BIOL 214 or instructor consent. Principles of training the body at an advanced level for specific sport. The course will cover primarily metabolic systems, nutrition management, cardiovascular and weight training concepts for popular athletic areas.
Course Textbook: Foran B. (2001). High Performance Sports Conditioning. Human Kinetics. ISBN: 9780736001632
 
PE 321. Sport and Exercise Psychology (3 hours) - MWF, 9:00-9:50 am [01] AND 10:00-10:50 am [03]
    Lecturer: Dr. Heather Hausenblas, 904-256-7975, hhausen@ju.edu
Prerequisite: PSYC 201 or instructor consent. An introductory course focusing on the theoretical and practical study of psychological aspects of sports and exercise. Students will develop an understanding of topics such as motivation for participation in sport and fitness factors leading to athlete burnout and strategies for overcoming performance anxiety.
Course Textbook: TBA
 
PE 327. Nutrition/Substance Abuse (3 hours) - TR, 1:30-2:45 pm [01]
    Lecturer: Dr. Shahla Khan, 904-256-7131, skhan3@ju.edu
Prerequisite: CHEM 101 or instructor consent. This course is designed to introduce students to the study of sports nutrition, diet analysis, biochemical processes in energy metabolism, nutrition and health problems, and how it can be used to optimize performance. Emphasis will be on nutritional concepts related to the daily training, diet, energy utilization in exercise and recovery, body composition, use of nutrient and herbal supplements and ergogenic aids as well as the special needs of athletes. The substances that are most abused in athletics will also be examined.
Course Textbook: Williams M. (2012). Nutrition for Health, Fitness and Sport with Connect access code (10th ed). New York: McGraw-Hill. ISBN# 9780078021329
 
PE 330. Exercise & Fitness (3 hours) - MWF, 1:00-1:50 [01] pm AND 2:00-2:50 pm [03]
    Lecturer: Dr. Buffy Maetozo, 904-256-7207, gmaetoz@ju.edu
Prerequisite: PE 256 or instructor consent. An analysis of the relationship between physical fitness and degenerative diseases; the role of exercise in a wellness lifestyle; and methods of evaluating and prescribing physical fitness activities.
Course Textbook: Fahey T, Insel P & Roth W. (2011). Fit and Well: Core concepts and Labs in Physical Fitness and Wellness (9th ed). McGraw-Hill. ISBN: 0073523798
 
PE 333. Theory & Practice of Coaching (3 hours) - MWF, 11:00-11:50 am
    Lecturer: Laura Taylor, 904-256-7298, ltaylor23@ju.edu
The study of research-based principles and methods used to coach individual and team sports.
Course Textbook: Martens R. (2012). Successful Coaching (4th ed). Human Kinetics. ISBN: 1450400515
 
PE 350. Sport Sociology (3 hours) - MW, 2:00-3:15 pm
    Lecturer: Dr. Cyntrice Thomas, 904-256-7011, cthomas19@ju.edu
This course examines the social/cultural history of sports and its influence on our social institutions, politics, the economy, and government. Also highlighted in Sociology of Sport will be issues such as race, gender, deviance, social problems, and youth socialization in relationship with sports.
Course Textbook: TBA
 
PE 355. Motor Behavior (3 hours) - Online [01] AND 9:30-10:45 am [03]
    Lecturer: Dr. Chris Robertson, 904-256-7689, crobert17@ju.edu
Prerequisite: BIOL 214 or instructor consent. A course designed to provide the student, who will be involved in human movement professions, with a foundation on how motor skills are learned, controlled and develop over the human lifespan. Topics relevant to skill acquisition and athletic performance in instructional (sport), recreational, clinical and scientific contexts will be covered.
Course Textbook: Ives JC. (2014). Motor Behavior. Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins. ISBN: 1451175892
 
PE 452. Organization & Administration for Physical Education, Sports and Exercise Science (3 hours) - MWF, 9:00-9:50 am [01]
    Lecturer: Dr. Cyntrice Thomas, 904-256-7011, cthomas19@ju.edu
Prerequisite: PE 256 or instructor consent. The study of organizing and administering sports, and exercise science programs.
Course Textbook: Slack T & Parent M. (2006). Understanding Sport Organizations (2nd ed). Human Kinetics. ISBN: 0736056394
 
PE 480. Kinesiology (3 hours) - TR, 11:00-12:15 pm [01] AND 1:30-2:45 pm [03]
    Lecturer: Dr. Chris Robertson, 904-256-7689, crobert17@ju.edu
Prerequisite: PE 391 or instructor consent. The study of movement with emphasis on body-part relationships and anatomical and physiological functions before, during and after participating in dance, sports and other physical activities.
Course Textbook: Flanagan SP. (2014). Biomechanics. Jones & Bartlett Learning. ISBN: 9781449697921. Chapters 10-17 only [Chapters 1-9 will be used for PE 485. Biomechanics in 2014 Spring Term]
 
PE 490. Internship (6 or 12 hours) - Internship contract must be submitted two weeks prior to course registration.
    Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Buffy Maetozo, 904-256-7207, gmaetoz@ju.edu 
Prerequisites: 2.0 GPA, junior or senior status and/or consent of Sport and Exercise Science department chair. The student will work in a sports administration/exercise science environment in order to gain on the job experience to implement what has been learned in the classroom. Either one 12-credit internship or two 6-credit internships may be completed. Internship requirement is 45 contact hours per one (1) credit registered.
For more internship information click HERE.
 
PE 499. Adapted Physical Education (3 hours; credit for service learning] - Online [01]
    Lecturer: Robert Hudson, rhudson0@ju.edu
Prerequisites: PE 330 and PE355 or instructor consent. The study of appropriate techniques and activities designed for individuals with challenges in physical education, sports and exercise science programs. Requires going to local area schools and working with adapted PE programs.
Course Textbook: Winneck JP. (2011). Adapted Physical Education and Sport (5th ed). Human Kinetics. ISBN: 9780736089180