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KINESIOLOGY—LEISURE ACTIVITIES (HPL)

Professor Matthew Curtner-Smith, Department Head
Office: 106 Moore Hall

HPL 101 Physical Conditioning. 1 hour.

The purpose of this course is to introduce the student to the knowledge base underlying proper physical conditioning of the body and appropriate techniques for participation.

HPL 103 Soccer. 1 hour.

The purpose of this course is to provide the student with the knowledge and skills necessary for participation in the sport of soccer.

HPL 104 Basketball. 1 hour.

The purpose of this course is to provide the student with the knowledge and skills necessary for participation in basketball.

HPL 105 Softball. 1 hour.

The purpose of this course is to provide the student with the knowledge and skills necessary for skilled participation in the sport of softball.

HPL 108 Beginning Tennis. 1 hour.

The purpose of this course is to provide students with the necessary knowledge and skills to motivate participation in tennis.

HPL 109 Intermediate Tennis. 1 hour.

The purpose of this course is to provide students with more advanced skills and strategies so that they move from a beginner to intermediate level of play.

HPL 114 Track and Field. 1 hour.

The purpose of this course is to provide the students with knowledge about and skills for various track and field events.

HPL 115 Badminton. 1 hour.

The purpose of this course is to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to participate in the sport of badminton.

HPL 116 Restricted Physical Education. 1 hour.

The purpose of this course is to provide a sporting experience for disabled students. A doctor’s statement is required for participation in the course.

HPL 117 Volleyball. 1 hour.

The purpose of this course is to provide the student with the knowledge and skills necessary for participation in volleyball.

HPL 120 Aerobics. 1 hour.

This course makes available three different types of aerobics: dance, water, and spinning. Each section is designed to enhance cardiorespiratory fitness through the medium of aerobic dance, aquatic activity, or cycling. The aerobic activity should be selected by section number.

HPL 121 Beginning Social Dance. 1 hour.

The purpose of this course is to introduce the student to the basic dances that are performed in a social situation.

HPL 130 Swim Fitness. 1 hour.

The purpose of this course is to introduce the student to the basic strategies and principles appropriate for participation in swim fitness as a form of aerobic exercise.

HPL 131 Beginning Swimming. 1 hour.

The purpose of this course is to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary for participation in basic aquatic activities.

HPL 132 Intermediate Swimming. 1 hour.

The purpose of this course is to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary for participation in more advanced aquatic activities.

HPL 134 Beginning Scuba Diving. 1 hour.

This course is designed to introduce students to basic scuba-diving skills, theory, and equipment.

HPL 135 Advanced Scuba Diving. 1 hour.

This course is designed to introduce students to advanced scuba-diving skills, theory, and equipment.

HPL 138 Advanced Lifesaving. 1 hour.

The purpose of this course is to prepare the student both mentally and physically to supervise, coordinate, and successfully control an aquatic emergency.

HPL 140 Water Safety Instruction. 2 hours

The purpose of this course is to provide knowledge of water safety instruction so that the student will be able to instruct groups and individuals in this discipline.

HPL 145 Beginning Racquetball. 1 hour.

The purpose of this course is to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to participate in the game of racquetball.

HPL 153 Judo. 1 hour.

The purpose of this course is to provide the student with the knowledge and skills necessary for participation in the sport of judo.

HPL 154 Self Defense. 1 hour.

The purpose of this course is to provide the student with the knowledge and skills necessary for participation in the sport of self defense.

HPL 157 Beginning Weight Training. 1 hour.

The purpose of this course is to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to design and follow a basic weight-training program.

HPL 167 Jogging. 1 hour.

The purpose of this course is to provide the student with the knowledge and skills necessary to design and follow a basic running program.

HPL 170 Beginning Karate. 1 hour.

The purpose of this course is to provide the student with the knowledge and skills necessary for participation in the sport of karate.

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