Health and Physical Education Course Descriptions

HPE184 Prevent/Care Athletic Injuries
Introduces the basic concepts of athletic injury prevention, including taping and bracing techniques. Addresses injury recognition and management, including common mechanisms of athletic injury, signs and symptoms, and proper care and rehabilitation of common athletic injuries. F, W, Sp
3 Credits

HPE270 Sport Psychology
Introduces the mental, physical, and social aspects of sports. Presents basic psychological mechanics and discusses how they are part of athletic performance. Explores the newest research available. Focuses on decision making and behaviors which help promote team cohesion. F, W, Sp
3 Credits

HPE285 Adv Prev/Care Athletic Injury
Develops skills used in the field during athletic emergency or injury situations. Includes emergency first aid, CPR, heat and weather related sports considerations and injuries, rehabilitation techniques for return to play after common sport injuries, prevention of injuries through pre-season and in-season conditioning considerations and hydration. Prerequisite: HPE184 with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Sp
4 Credits

HPE295 Health and Fitness for Life
Focuses on behavior skills to improve lifelong fitness and wellness. Provide an understanding of levels of health and fitness. F, W, Sp, Su
3 Credits

HPE296 Health & Fitness 2
Provides a practical study of wellness components with a focus on individual promotion of health behaviors, lifestyles and disease prevention. F, W, Sp
3 Credits