2012-13 Course Descriptions

PEAC - Physical Education Activity 
College of Kinesiology and Nutrition (CEHS)

   
PEAC 100 Lifetime Wellness (1-2-1), fall, spring, summer.  Examines the components of health fitness.  Evaluates one's current status and shows how to develop and maintain a healthful lifestyle.  This is an activity class. Must be used to satisfy Kinesiology University Requirement. 
   
PEAC 111 Team Sports (0-3-1), fall, spring.  An introduction to traditional and non-traditional sports that can be used as recreational activities by all age groups.  An introduction to skills, strategies, and team cooperation will be emphasized.  Fulfills KINE activity requirement.
   
PEAC 202 Adapted Physical Activity (0-3-1), fall, spring.  Individualized rehabilitation and fitness program designed for students with specialized needs or considerations.  Emphasis on improving fitness levels relative to the individual's needs and goals.  May be substituted for a general activity course.  Fulfills KINE activity requirement.
   
PEAC 205 Yoga (0-3-1), fall, spring.  Instructions in the practice of Hatha/Flow yoga.  General philosophy, history, and benefits toward wellness will be included.  The performance of asanas (postures) and prayamas (breathing exercises) in order to improve wellness will be emphasized.  Fulfills KINE activity requirement.  
   
PEAC 206 Strength Training (0-3-1), fall, spring.  Theory and practice involving the development of muscular strength and muscular endurance.  Fulfills KINE activity requirement.
   
PEAC 207 Martial Arts (0-3-1), fall, spring.  Introduces the student to the basic concepts and techniques of self-defense.  The student will learn to perform practical and traditional martial arts techniques.  Special fee required.  Fulfills KINE activity requirement.  
   
PEAC 210 Cycling (0-3-1), spring.  An introduction to the use of the bicycle for fitness and recreation.  Personal bicycle required.  Fulfills KINE activity requirement.  
   
PEAC 211 Cross-Training (0-3-1), fall, spring, summer.  A conditioning course that focuses on both cardiovascular fitness and muscular strength and endurance.  Fulfills KINE activity requirement.
   
PEAC 212 Beginning Badminton (0-3-1), fall, spring.  Instruction in fundamentals and practice.  Fulfills KINE activity requirement.  
   
PEAC 214 Aerobics for Women (0-3-1), fall, spring.  Instruction and practice in rhythmic aerobics activities.  Fulfills KINE activity requirement.  
   
PEAC 215 Jogging for Fitness (0-3-1), fall, spring.  Instruction in fitness jogging for both present and lifetime use.  Fulfills KINE activity requirement.
   
PEAC 216 Walking for Fitness (0-3-1), fall, spring.  Instruction in fitness walking for both present and lifetime use.  Fulfills KINE activity requirement. 
   
PEAC 217 Beginning Tennis (0-3-1_, fall, spring, summer.  Instruction in fundamentals and practice.  Fulfills KINE activity requirement.
   
PEAC 219 Golf (0-3-1), fall, spring.  Instruction in fundamentals and practice.  Course fee.  Fulfills KINE activity requirement. 
   
PEAC 222 Physical Activities for Elementary (0-3-1), fall, spring.  Instruction in physical fitness activities, motor skills, rhythmic activities, games, sports, and sequential gymnastic and tumbling skills.  Designed for interdisciplinary studies elementary majors.  Fulfills KINE activity requirement.
   
PEAC 224 Disc Golf (0-3-1), fall, spring, summer.  Introduces fundamentals of disc golf, emphasizing improving personal skills through practice, technique.  And implementation of basic strategies.  Fulfills KINE activity requirement.  
   
PEAC 225 Water Safety Instruction (0-3-1), spring.  Designed for swimmers.  Instruction on how to teach swimming to all ages.  Special fee required.  Fulfills KINE activity requirement.  
   
PEAC 226 Water Aerobics for Women (0-3-1), fall, spring.  Vigorous aquatic activities to attain/maintain aerobic fitness.  Excellent alternative to the pounding of "land aerobics."  Fulfills KINE activity requirement.
   
PEAC 227 Marathon Training (0-3-1), fall.  Instruction and training to complete a marathon, generally geared to the first time marathoner.  Fulfills KINE activity requirement.  Additional cost required, for periodic joggers to consistent runners.
   
PEAC 228 Swimming for Fitness (0-3-1), fall.  This course focuses on fitness activities in water - a great choice for whose who enjoy swimming and cross training.  Students will build cardiorespiratory endurance, improve stroke mechanics and learn new strokes.  Designed for those who can swim, but interested non-swimmers may contact the instructor for approval to enroll.  Fulfills KINE activity requirement.
   
PEAC 229 Lifeguard Training (0-3-1), spring.  Designed for swimmers.  Instruction in strokes, safety, and water rescue.  Lifeguard training certification meets the requirements of most pool facilities hiring lifeguards. Special fee required.  Fulfills KINE activity requirement.  
   
PEAC 234 Pickleball (0-3-1), fall, spring. Instruction in the fundamentals and practice.  Course fee.  Fulfills KINE activity requirement. 
   
PEAC 235 Bowling (0-3-1), fall, spring, summer.  Instruction in the fundamentals and practice.  Fulfills KINE activity requirement.  
   
PEAC 237 Beginning Racquetball (0-3-1), fall, spring, summer.  Fundamental theory and practice.  Fulfills KINE activity requirement.
   
PEAC 239 Snow Skiing (0-3-1), fall.  Special fee and trip required after the end of the semester.  Fulfills KINE activity requirement.  
   
PEAC 252 Triathlon (0-3-1), fall.  Introduces preparation in swim, bike, and run for a sprint distance triathlon to be completed during current semester.  Course will include: cross training, transition work, and race day management.  Additional cost required.  Prerequisite: Students must be able to swim 100 meters without stopping in order to take this course.  Fulfills KINE activity requirement.  
   
PEAC 341 Scuba Diving (0-3-1), fall, spring.  Instruction in beginning skills, equipment, and safe diving techniques.  Special fee required.  Fulfills KINE activity requirement.
   
PEAC 350 Backpacking (0-3-1), fall.  Special fee and trip required.  Trip scheduled for mid-semester - missing three days of classes.  Fulfills KINE activity requirement.  
   
PEAC 351 Canoe Camping (0-3-1), spring.  Special fee and trip required after the end of the semester.  Student may not enroll in summer course without special permission.  Fulfills KINE activity requirement.
   
PEAC 352 Advanced Snow Skiing (0-3-1), spring.  Special fee and trip required.  Trip scheduled for mid-semester - missing three days of classes.  Fulfills KINE activity requirement.

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