Department of Human Performance

FACULTY

JEFFREY CARR, Coordinator, Department of Human Performance; Assistant Professor of Physical Education, 2004––
BA, Spring Arbor College, 1986; MSEd, Baylor University, 1987; MEd, Trevecca Nazarene University, 1999.

MELISSA EISENHAUER, Assistant Professor of Physical Education, 2004—
BS, Arkansas State University, 1995; MPT, Belmont University, 2000; DPT Belmont University, 2001.

Department of Human Performance General Information

Department Objective

The objective of the Department of Human Performance is to prepare majors for careers of their choosing in the area of Physical Education. Students have the following choices: 1) BS in Physical Education Education (teaching K-12), 2) BS in Physical Education with concentrations in Sport and Exercise Science and Sport Management. Physical Education Education majors receive a minor in professional secondary (K-12). The Department also offers minors in Physical Education, Health Education, Sport Management and Coaching.

Mission Statement

The Department of Human Performance strives to provide opportunities for students to acquire and apply skills and knowledge in lifetime sports through the department's general education course offerings; further the department seeks to develop professionally prepared Human Performance students to successfully enter the professional sports management and exercise science professions.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Human Performance students will acquire a general understanding of the fundamental tenets of Human Performance, including but not limited to first aid, CPR, athletic training and supervision of sport and exercise.
  2. Human Performance students will acquire an understanding of the physiology of the human body and how it relates to wellness, fitness, and physical exercise.
  3. Human Performance students will develop management and business skills that will prepare them for careers in professional sports team and university management positions.
  4. Human Performance students will develop the skills and knowledge necessary to teach Physical Education K-12. (Specific learning objectives are listed in the School of Education section of the Catalog).

P.E. Education BS (K-12 Licensure)

The Physical Education teaching major is described in the Teacher Education Program section of this Catalog.

Physical Education BS

General Education

53-56 hours

Foundations Tier—22 or 23 hours

 

ENG

1020

English Composition

(3)

ENG

1080

Critical Reading Writing Thinking

(3)

COM

1010

Speech Communications

(3)

Mathematics (Choose one)

(3-4)

 

MAT

1040

Concepts of Mathematics (3)

 

 

MAT

1044

Applied Mathematics for Business (3)

 

 

MAT

1055

College Algebra (3)

 

 

MAT

1310

Pre-Calculus (3)

 

 

MAT

1510

Calculus I (4)

 

Computer Literacy hours (Choose one according to major)

(2)

 

ITI

1500

Office and Internet Technologies (2)

 

 

EDU

2100

Technology for Educators (2)

 

BUS

2010

Financial Stewardship

(2)

HPE

1500

Introduction to Health and Wellness

(2)

 

Varsity athletics do not count toward this requirement

 

Intercultural Literacy (Choose one)

(2-3)

 

COM

2020

Principles of Intercultural Communication (2)

 

 

FRE

1000

French Language and Culture (3)

 

 

GER

1000

German Language and Culture (3)

 

 

SPA

1000

Spanish Language and Culture (3)

 

 

HEB

2010

Beginning Hebrew (3)

 

 

GRK

2010

Beginning New Testament Greek (3)

 

 

ECO

3300

International Economic Development (3)

 

 

SOC

2100

Peoples and Cultures of the World (2)

 

 

PHL

3141

Phenomenology of Religion (3)

 

 

MIS

3700

Religion and Culture (3)

 

Human Sciences Tier —6 hours

 

Institutional (Choose one)

(3)

 

ECO

2000

Principles of Macroeconomics (3)

 

 

ATH

3010

Introduction to Anthropology (3)

 

 

POL

2020

American Political Institutions (3)

 

 

SWK

1200

Introduction to Social Work (3)

 

 

HIS

1400

World Civilization I (3)

 

 

 

 

or

 

 

HIS

1450

World Civilization II (3)

 

 

 

 

(whichever is not used to satisfy the World Civilization Context in the Contexts Tier)

 

 

HIS

2010

U.S. History I (3)

 

 

 

 

or

 

 

HIS

2020

U.S. History II (3)

 

Behavioral (Choose one)

(3)

 

PSY

2010

General Psychology (3)

 

 

SOC

2010

General Sociology (3)

 

 

COM

2010

Interpersonal Communication (3)

 

Natural Sciences Tier—6 or 7 hours

 

Lab Science

(3-4)

Exercise Concentration

 

 

BIO

1510

General Biology I (4)

 

Management Concentration

 

SCI

1500

Life Science (3)

 

SCI

2600

Issues in Science

(3)

Contexts Tier—21 hours

 

REL

2000

Introduction to Biblical Faith

(3)

World Civilization (Choose one)

(3)

 

HIS

1400

World Civilization I

 

 

HIS

1450

World Civilization II

 

ENG

2000

World Literature

(3)

MUS

1500

Fine Arts

(3)

Philosophy (Choose one)

(3)

 

PHL

2010

Introduction to Philosophy

 

 

PHL

3070

Ethics

 

REL

3000

Christian Tradition

(3)

REL

4000

Christian Life and Ministry

(3)

Major

34-36 hours

Core Courses:

16 hours

HPE

2000

Foundations of Health PE and Fitness

(3)

HPE

2500

First Aid, CPR, and AED

(2)

HPE

3500

Sport Medicine

(3)

HPE

3900

Administration and Supervision of Sport and Exercise

(3)

HPE

4500

Senior Seminar in Physical Education

(2)

HPE

4510

Physical Education Internship

(3)

Sport and Exercise Science Concentration

20 hours

BIO

2700

Nutrition

(3)

CHE

1010

Principles of Inorganic and Organic Chemistry

(4)

HPE

2300

Concepts of Anatomy and Physiology

(4)

HPE

3300

Test and Measurements in PE

(3)

HPE

4090

Physiology of Excercise

(3)

HPE

4100

Kinesiology

(3)

Sport Management Concentration

18 hours

BUS

3030

Principles of Management and Organizational Behavior

(3)

BUS

3040

Human Resources Management

(3)

BUS

4040

Business Law I

(3)

HPE

2100

Sport in Society

(3)

HPE

3400

Sports Marketing

(3)

HPE

3700

Sport Psychology

(3)

Minor

15 hours

General Electives

13-18 hours

Total

120 hours

Sports and Exercise Science Four-Year Plan

Freshman Year

Semester 1

BIO

1510

General Biology I

(4)

ITI

1500

Office and Internet Technologies

(2)

ENG

1020

English Composition

(3)

HPE

2000

Foundations Health, Physical Education and Fitness

(3)

REL

2000

Introduction to Biblical Faith

(3)

 

Total 15

Semester 2

 

ENG

1080

Critical Reading Writing Thinking

(3)

HIS

1400

World Civilization I*

(3)

HPE

1500

Introduction to Health and Wellness

(2)

MUS

1500

Fine Arts

(3)

PSY

2010

General Psychology*

(3)

REL

3000

Christian Tradition

(3)

 

Total 17

Sophomore Year

Semester 3

 

HIS

1450

World Civilization II*

(3)

HPE

1200

Swimming

(1)

HPE

2500

First Aid

(2)

PHL

2010

Introduction to Philosophy

(3)

 

 

Elective

(3)

 

Total 12

Semester 4

 

BUS

2010

Financial Stewardship

(2)

COM

1010

Speech Communication

(3)

ENG

2000

World Literature

(3)

MAT

1040

Concepts of Mathematics

(3)

BIO

2010

Anatomy and Physiology I

(3)

Total 14

Junior Year

Semester 5

 

BIO

2700

Nutrition

(3)

HPE

4100

Kinesiology

(3)

HPE

4510

Career Internship in Sport and Exercise Science

(1)

 

 

Elective

(2)

 

 

Minor

(3)

 

 

Minor

(3)

 

Total 15

Semester 6

 

HPE

4090

Physiology of Exercise

(3)

 

 

Elective

(4)

 

 

Language

(3)

 

 

Minor

(3)

 

 

Minor

(3)

Total 16

Senior Year

Semester 7

 

HPE

3500

Sport Medicine

(3)

HPE

4510

Career Internship in Sport and Exercise Science

(1)

HPE

4500

Senior Seminar in Physical Education

(2)

 

 

Electives

(6)

 

 

Minor

(3)

 

Total 15

Semester 8

 

HPE

3300

Tests and Measurements in Physical Education

(3)

HPE

3900

Administration and Supervision of Sport and Exercise

(3)

REL

4000

Christian Life and Ministry

(3)

 

 

Electives

(4)

 

 

Minor

(3)

 

Total 16

Total credit hours for major

120

*Choice of classes Odd Year

Sports Management Four-Year Plan

Freshman Year

Semester 1

ITI

1500

Office and Internet Technologies

(2)

ENG

1020

English Composition

(3)

HPE

2000

Foundations Health, PE and Fitness

(3)

HPE

2500

First Aid

(2)

REL

2000

Introduction to Biblical Faith

(3)

 

Total 13

Semester 2

 

ENG

1080

Critical Reading Writing Thinking

(3)

*HIS

1400

World Civilization I

(3)

HPE

1500

Introduction to Health and Wellness

(2)

MUS

1500

Fine Arts

(3)

*PSY

2010

General Psychology

(3)

REL

3000

Christian Tradition

(3)

 

Total 17

Sophomore Year

Semester 3

 

BUS

2010

Financial Stewardship

(2)

*HIS

1450

World Civilization II

(3)

HPE

2100

Sport in Society

(3)

PHL

2010

Introduction to Philosophy

(3)

*SCI

1600

Physical Science

(4)

 

Total 15

Semester 4

 

COM

1010

Speech Communication

(3)

ENG

2000

World Literature

(3)

MAT

1040

Concepts of Mathematics

(3)

 

 

Minor

(4)

Total 13

Junior Year

Semester 5

 

BUS

3040

Human Resources Management

(3)

HPE

3500

Sport Medicine

(3)

HPE

4510

Career Internship in Sport and Exercise Science

(1)

 

 

Electives

(4)

 

 

Minor

(3)

 

 

Minor

(3)

 

Total 17

Semester 6

 

BUS

3030

Principles of Management and Organizational Behavior

(3)

HPE

3700

Sport Psychology

(3)

HPE

3900

Administration and Supervision of Sport and Exercise

(3)

 

 

Electives

(4)

 

 

Language

(3)

Total 16

Senior Year

Semester 7

 

HPE

3400

Sports Marketing

(3)

HPE

4510

Career Internship in Sport and Exercise Science

(1)

HPE

4500

Senior Seminar in Physical Education

(2)

 

 

Electives

(4)

 

 

Minor

(3)

 

 

Minor

(3)

 

Total 16

Semester 8

 

BUS

4040

Business Law I

(3)

REL

4000

Christian Life and Ministry

(3)

 

 

Electives

(4)

 

 

Minor

(3)

 

Total 13

Total credit hours for major

120

*Choice of classes Even Year

Human Performance Minors

Minor in Physical Education

19 hours

HPE

2000

Foundations of Health, PE and Fitness

(3)

HPE

2300

Concepts of Anatomy and Physiology

(4)

HPE

2400

Teaching Restrictive and Corrective PE

(3)

HPE

3020

Teaching Lifetime Sports

(3)

HPE

3220

Material and Methods in PE Grades K-12

(3)

HPE

3300

Tests and Measurements in PE

(3)

Minor in Health Education

14 hours

HPE

2040

Personal and Community Health

(3)

HPE

2500

First Aid, CPR, and AED

(2)

PSY

3020

Drugs and Behavior

(3)

HPE

2200

Sexuality and Human Relations

(3)

BIO

2700

Nutrition

(3)

Minor in Sport Management

15 hours

HPE

2100

Sport in Society

(3)

HPE

3400

Sports Marketing

(3)

HPE

3900

Administration and Supervision of Sport and Exercise

(3)

BUS

3030

Principles of Management and Organizational Behavior

(3)

BUS

3040

Human Resources Management

(3)

Minor in Coaching

18 hours

HPE

2500

First Aid, CPR, and AED

(2)

HPE

3500

Sport Medicine

(3)

HPE

3700

Sport Psychology

(3)

HPE

3900

Administration and Supervision of Sport and Exercise

(3)

HPE

4090

Physiology of Exercise

(3)

Choose two of the following:

(4)

 

HPE

300B

Coaching Baseball (2)

 

 

HPE

300C

Coaching Basketball (2)

 

 

HPE

300E

Coaching Volleyball (2)

 

 

HPE

300F

Coaching Softball (2)

 

Human Performance Course Descriptions

ACTIVITY COURSES

HPE 1010—Conditioning (1)

How to exercise, develop, and properly train the body for efficient daily physical exertion.

HPE 1020—Racquetball (1)

Instruction and participation involving the basic skills, strategy, and rules.

HPE 1040—Golf (1)

Basic skills of proper golf technique: grip, stance, swing, and the use of various clubs. Fee charged.

HPE 1080—Badminton (1)

Basic strokes, rules and strategy of badminton as well as a brief history of the game.

HPE 1100—Volleyball (1)

The basic skills, rules and history of volleyball.

HPE 1130—Aerobic Walking (1)

For students desiring to keep physically fit through the exercise of aerobic walking. Students will study the value of aerobic walking in producing cardiovascular fitness as well as expending calories.

HPE 1150—Adaptive Physical Education (1)

The participation in an activity by a person with unusual physical conditions. Usually an activity is "adapted" so that such a person may participate. By arrangement only.

HPE 1180—Weight Training (1)

Development of skills and knowledge pertaining to building strength, endurance, and flexibility through the use of weights.

HPE 1200—Swimming (1)

Instruction in adjustment to water, buoyancy, balance, relaxation, propulsive movement and coordinate stroking.

HPE 1240—Lifeguard Training (2)

Designed for the competent swimmer to learn and develop the techniques and methods necessary for the survival of a drowning individual. Fee charged.

HPE 1300—Tennis (1)

The history, strategy and fundamental skills of tennis.

HPE 1400—Self Defense (1)

To teach the art of defending oneself in dangerous situations. The course will include some defensive moves in karate, judo and boxing, as well as other techniques that can be used for personal defense (Women only).

HPE 1500—Introduction to Health and Wellness (2)

Designed to introduce the student to the information and resources necessary to engender a lifetime of health and wellness. This course will introduce the student to several activities that will enhance lifelong health.

PROFESSIONAL COURSES

HPE 2000—Foundations Health, Physical Education and Fitness (3)

An introduction to the historical, philosophical, physiological, and sociological areas of physical education. Emphasis is placed upon qualifications and opportunities in the area of physical education. Fee charged. Fall. The successful completion of Physical Education 2000 is a prerequisite to all upper division physical education courses.

HPE 2040—Personal and Community Health (3)

Concerned primarily with those health matters involving virtually all citizens. Course attempts to focus attention on health problems amenable to community action, the benefits of which are channeled to individual citizens. The course is designed to promote and encourage wholesome personal health habits.

HPE 2100—Sport in Society (3)

An examination and analysis of the athlete, team, coach, and fan in sport. Included is a study of this relationship between sport and the larger society.

HPE 2200—Sexuality and Human Relations (3)

Examines the nature of human sexuality in light of contemporary social issues and the effects of sexuality on one's physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being. Class participants will have the opportunity to improve their communication skills, increase the ability to direct their own lives, and to accept final responsibility for decisions regarding their sexuality.

HPE 2300—Concepts of Anatomy and Physiology (4)

A study of human anatomy and physiology. It is organized around the systems and emphasizes the structure and functions of the organs composing each system as well as the overall functions of each system. Major interactions of the various systems are also considered. Prerequisite BIO 1510 or permission of the professor. Lecture and lab. (Fall, even numbered years). Fee charged.

HPE 2400—Teaching Restrictive and Corrective Physical Education (3)

Designed for physical education teachers. Includes instruction in special activities for students who cannot take regular physical education activities.

HPE 2500—First Aid, CPR, and AED (2)

Methods and techniques of first aid and accident prevention to include outdoor and aquatic activities. Includes standards and practices of the National Safety Council. Fall.

HPE 2920—Varsity Golf* (1)

Permission of coach required. Graded S/U.

HPE 2930—Varsity Cheerleading* (1)

Permission of coach required. Graded S/U.

HPE 2940—Varsity Volleyball* (1)

Permission of coach required. Graded S/U.

HPE 2960—Varsity Softball* (1)

Permission of coach required. Graded S/U.

HPE 2970—Varsity Soccer* (1)

Permission of coach required. Graded S/U.

HPE 2980—Varsity Basketball* (1)

Permission of coach required. Graded S/U.

HPE 2990—Varsity Baseball* (1)

Permission of coach required. Graded S/U.

HPE 300B-F—Coaching and Officiating Athletics (2)

B-Baseball, C-Basketball, E-Volleyball, F-Softball. Instruction in team organization, team offense and defense development, and the teaching of basic skills. The duties and philosophy of coaching are emphasized as well as an understanding of the rules in each sport.

HPE 3020—Teaching Lifetime Sports (3)

A sports activity laboratory which stresses sports skills development with emphasis on teaching techniques. Rules will also be covered in the following: badminton, bowling, tennis, golf, gymnastics, picleball, racquetball, stunts and tumbling.

HPE 3220—Materials and Methods in Physical Education for Grades K-12 (3)

The needs and characteristics of children and the physical education activities suitable for fulfilling these needs; motor learning, program planning, class organization, and methods.

HPE 3230—Physical Education Activities in the Elementary School (2)

Development of safety skills, program planning, evaluation and teaching of various games and rhythmic activities at the elementary level. Emphasis is placed on fundamental skills associated with various age groups. Practical experience in teaching activities for K-12 children.

HPE 3300—Tests and Measurements in Physical Education (3)

The fundamental principles of evaluation in health and physical education including tests for classification; neuromuscular achievement, capacity and knowledge. A survey of available tests in physical education and their uses at various grade levels. Spring, odd years.

HPE 3400—Sports Marketing (3)

A study of basic marketing concepts with applications to sports organizations, both amateur and professional. Topics include promotions and public relation, sport consumer behavior, strategic market planning, technology application and sponsorship. Fall, odd years.

HPE 3500—Sport Medicine (3)

A study of conditioning and the care and prevention of athletic injuries. Fall, even years.

HPE 3700—Sport Psychology (3)

A study of the interaction between sport and psychology with a focus on psychological skills training for athletes and coaches. Includes topics such as motivation, imagery, anxiety, stress, attention, confidence, leadership, and communication. Spring, even years.

HPE 3900—Administration and Supervision of Sport and Exercise (3)

The study of the examination and grouping of pupils, provision and care of equipment, departmental organization, maintenance of facilities, and supervision of pupils, personnel and programs. Spring, odd years.

HPE 4090—Physiology of Exercise (3)

The study of the physiological effects of exercise on the human body. Special emphasis is given to factors which affect performance whether in a competitive situation or in one's personal fitness lifestyle. Spring, even years.

HPE 4100—Kinesiology (3)

Examines the knowledge necessary for successful analysis of human motion. Successful application of the course content will give all human performance workers a greater understanding of how the various body parts react to human movement. Fall, odd years.

HPE 43RA—Readings in Physical Education (1-3)

By arrangement only.

HPE 43RB—Readings in Health (1-3)

By arrangement only.

HPE 43RC—Readings in Exercise Science (1-3)

By arrangement only.

HPE 433A—Directed Study in Physical Education (1-3)

Includes special projects and specialized research in physical education.

HPE 433B—Directed Study in Health (1-3)

Includes special projects and specialized research in health.

HPE 433C—Directed Study in Exercise Science (1-3)

Includes special projects and specialized research in fitness.

HPE 433D—Directed Study in Sport Management (1-3)

Includes special projects and specialized research in sports management.

HPE 4500—Senior Seminar in Physical Education (2)

Taken by all first semester seniors. The student's undergraduate work will be evaluated. Fitness test will be taken, and other areas will be discussed. Fee charged. Fall.

HPE 4510—Career Internship in Sport and Exercise Science (1-3)

A senior experience required of all Physical Education students, other than teacher education students. Students will consult with the Physical Education supervisor and the director of the Career Planning office to receive placement. Site Supervisors will be trained personnel in appropriate professional disciplines. Internships will be evaluated and graded by the Site Supervisor, as well as the Physical Education Internship Supervisor. (Maximum 6 hours).

*Varsity sport credit may be received for each year's participation in that sport, but credit may not count toward the general education requirement or PE requirement (elective hours only). The athlete must register for credit the designated semester of participation. Coach's permission required for registration.