ARCHIVE: Spring 2002
Exercise Science/Physical Education (EPE)

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EPE Note 1. A $5.00 towel and locker fee is required each semester by students using towel and locker facilities for physical education classes and intramural activities.

EPE Note 2. Physical education activity classes (EPE 105, 205, 305, 310) may not be taken for audit. Excessive absences and/or tardiness are considered disruptive behavior.

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EPE 100 Introduction to Health and Wellness. (3)
fall, spring, summer
Current concepts in health, exercise, and wellness. Emphasis placed on personal health, theories, attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors. Cross-listed as EXW 100/HES 100. Credit is allowed for only EPE 100 or EXW 100 or HES 100.
General Studies: SB

EPE 105 Physical Education Activity. (1)
fall, spring, summer
Beginning instruction in a wide variety of sports such as aerobics, aquatics, racquet sports, physical conditioning, and golf. 3 hours per week. “Y” grade only. May be repeated for credit. Fee. See EPE Notes 1, 2.

EPE 110 Movement Analysis Laboratory. (1 – 2)
fall, spring, summer
Practical application of biomechanical, physiological, psychological, and learning principles in the analysis of skill acquisition and performance. May be repeated for credit. Fee. See EPE Note 1. Prerequisites: EPE 105 proficiency; ESPE major.

EPE 191 First-Year Seminar. (1 – 3)
fall and spring

EPE 200 Introduction to Exercise Science and Physical Education. (3)
fall, spring, summer
Introduction to the disciplines and professions associated with ESPE, including an overview of historical and philosophical foundations.

EPE 205 Physical Education Activity. (1)
fall, spring, summer
Intermediate levels. Continuation of EPE 105. 3 hours per week. May be repeated for credit. Fee. See EPE Notes 1, 2.

EPE 283 Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries. (3)
fall
Taping, injury recognition, emergency care, and observation procedures in athletic training. Prerequisites: BIO 201, 202.

EPE 290 Sports Officiating. (3)
fall
Rules and mechanics of officiating used in football, basketball, and volleyball.

EPE 292 Sports Officiating. (3)
spring
Rules and mechanics of officiating used in softball (slow and fast pitch), baseball, and track and field.

EPE 305 Physical Education Activity. (1)
fall, spring, summer
Advanced levels. Continuation of EPE 205, with instructor’s approval. 3 hours per week. May be repeated for credit. Fee. See EPE Notes 1, 2.

EPE 310 Collegiate Sports. (1)
fall and spring
Participation in men’s or women’s intercollegiate competition. May be repeated for 4 hours, 1 per year. “Y/E” grade.

EPE 334 Functional Anatomy and Kinesiology. (3)
spring
Muscles, bones, joints, and nerves and how they produce movement. Emphasizes muscle origins, insertions, actions, and innervations. Lecture, lab. Prerequisite: BIO 201.

EPE 335 Biomechanics. (3)
fall, spring, summer
Basic anatomical and mechanical principles applied to human movement. Emphasis placed on kinematic and kinetic concepts. Lecture, recitation, lab. Fee. Prerequisites: BIO 201; MAT 117; PHY 111.

EPE 340 Physiology of Exercise. (3)
fall, spring, summer
Physiological mechanisms of acute responses and chronic adaptations to exercise. Lecture, recitation, lab. Fee. Prerequisites: BIO 201, 202; CHM 101.

EPE 345 Motor and Developmental Learning. (3)
fall, spring, summer
Principles of motor skill acquisition across the life span, focusing on the learner and the learning environment. Lecture, recitation, lab. Fee. Prerequisites: BIO 201; PGS 101.

EPE 348 Psychological Skills for Optimal Performance. (3)
fall, spring, summer
Applies psychological techniques and their use to improve effectiveness and performance in sport and related areas.
General Studies: SB

EPE 352 Psychosocial Aspects of Physical Activity. (3)
fall, spring, summer
Interrelationships between physical activity and psychosocial variables, including socialization, cultural values, aggression, and motivation. Includes the psychological benefits of physical activity and exercise adherence. Lecture, recitation. Prerequisite: PGS 101.
General Studies: SB, C

EPE 361 Physical Education in the Secondary School. (3)
fall and spring
Current trends and theories, such as elective programs, coed classes, legal issues, contract teaching, curriculum, and administration.

EPE 370 Advanced First Aid. (3)
not regularly offered
Assessment, management, treatment of wounds, injuries, shock, poisoning, burns, sudden illness, emergency rescue, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Lecture, lab. Fee.

EPE 376 Physical Education for the Elementary School. (3)
fall and spring
Scope and values of physical education in the elementary school. Methods, materials, and practice in teaching activities for primary, intermediate, and upper grades.

EPE 382 Physical Education for the Atypical Student. (3)
fall and spring
Teaching individuals with handicapping conditions physical skills and activities. Prerequisites: BIO 201, 202.

EPE 400 Teaching Physical Activity Concepts. (3)
fall and spring
Analyzes and critiques teaching concepts, principles, and skills outlined in Arizona Physical Activity Standards. Evaluates national guidelines for promoting physical activity. Prerequisites: ENG 101 (or 107), 102 (or 108); EPE 200 (or its equivalent).
General Studies: L

EPE 412 Biomechanics of the Skeletal System. (3)
fall
Biomechanics of tissues, structures, and major joints of the musculoskeletal system. Discussion of injury mechanisms. Lecture, discussion, some labs. Prerequisite: EPE 335 or instructor approval.

EPE 413 Qualitative Analysis in Sport Biomechanics. (3)
spring
Developes systematic approach for detecting and correcting errors in human performance using anatomical and mechanical principles. Lecture, lab. Prerequisite: EPE 335.

EPE 414 Electromyographic Kinesiology. (3)
fall
Muscular contributions to human movement, muscle mechanics, electrophysiological basis, and practical application of electromyography. Lecture, discussion. Prerequisites: EPE 335, 340; instructor approval.
General Studies: L

EPE 440 Exercise Biochemistry. (3)
fall
Study of bioenergetics and metabolism of cellular (skeletal muscle, heart, and liver) organelles and proteins during exercise. Prerequisite: EPE 340.

EPE 441 Physiology of Women in Sport. (3)
spring
Physiological aspects of women engaging in physical activity. Emphasizes factors affecting performance and health throughout life. Prerequisite: EPE 340.
General Studies: L

EPE 443 Exercise Endocrinology. (3)
spring
Discussions of current research and theory concerning hormonal changes during exercise. Lecture, discussion. Prerequisite: EPE 340 or instructor approval.
General Studies: L

EPE 444 Metabolic Adaptations to Exercise Training. (3)
fall, spring, summer
Examines physiologic adaptations to exercise training as they relate to metabolism and tissue functions. Prerequisite: EPE 340.

EPE 448 Applied Sport Psychology. (3)
spring
Psychological theories and techniques applied to a sport to enhance the performance and personal growth of athletes and coaches. Lecture, discussion. Prerequisite: EPE 352 (or its equivalent).
General Studies: L

EPE 452 Exercise Psychology. (3)
spring
Contemporary research and theory as related to human behavior and health in an exercise setting. Prerequisite: EPE 352.
General Studies: SB

EPE 460 Theory of Strength Training. (3)
spring
Research and theories on developing muscular strength; programs for developing muscular strength. Lecture, discussion. Prerequisites: EPE 335, 340.
General Studies: L

EPE 478 Student Teaching in Secondary Schools. (3 – 12)
fall and spring
Practice of teaching. Relationship of practice and theory in teaching. Prerequisite: two complete semesters of block (or its equivalent).

EPE 480 Methods of Teaching Physical Education. (3)
fall and spring
Methods of instruction, organization, and presentation of appropriate content in elementary and secondary physical education. Prerequisites: EPE 361, 376. Corequisite: student teaching or instructor approval.

EPE 484 Internship. (6)
not regularly offered

EPE 485 Advanced Techniques of Athletic Training. (3)
spring
Advanced course in athletic training designed for students seeking NATA certification. Emphasizes therapeutic modalities and rehabilitation procedures. Prerequisites: EPE 283, 370; CPR certification.

EPE 500 Research Methods. (3)
fall
Introduces the basic aspects of research, including problem selection, literature review, instrumentation, data handling, methodology, and the writing of research reports and articles.

EPE 501 Research Statistics. (3)
spring
Statistical procedures; sampling techniques; exercise testing, exercise prescription, hypothesis testing, and experimental designs as they relate to research publications.

EPE 505 Applied Exercise Physiology Techniques. (3)
fall
Investigative techniques used in the applied exercise physiology laboratory. Emphasizes pulmonary function, body composition, and cardiorespiratory assessment. Lecture, lab. Fee. Prerequisite: EPE 340.

EPE 510 Introduction to Biomechanics Research Methods. (3)
fall
Applies mechanics to human movement analysis. Includes consideration of two-dimensional imaging techniques, force measurement, electromyography, and data processing methods. Lecture, discussion, some labs. Prerequisite: EPE 335 or instructor approval.

EPE 520 Sport Psychology. (3)
fall
Current research in sport psychology with an emphasis on performance enhancement. Includes questionnaire, psychophysiological, and behavioral research methods. Lecture, discussion. Prerequisites: EPE 448, 500.

EPE 521 Motor Development, Control, and Learning. (4)
spring
Theory and research on motor skill acquisition, including learning/control and development (i.e., growth, children and exercise, and development learning). Lecture, discussion, some labs. Prerequisites: EPE 345, 500, 501.

EPE 522 Exercise Psychology. (3)
spring
Contemporary research and theory as related to human behavior and health in an exercise setting. Lecture, discussion. Prerequisite: EPE 500.

EPE 530 Exercise Physiology. (3)
fall
Immediate and long-term adaptations to exercise with special reference to training and the role of exercise in cardiovascular health. Prerequisite: EPE 340.

EPE 531 Physiology of Women in Sport. (3)
spring
Physiological aspects of women engaging in physical activity. Emphasizes factors affecting performance and health throughout life. Prerequisite: EPE 340.

EPE 561 Administration of Athletics. (3)
not regularly offered
Managing an athletic program, including financing, budget policies, staging, and promotion of athletic contests, schedules, travel insurance, and current athletic trends.

EPE 570 Programs and Special Topics in Adapted Physical Education. (3)
fall
Contemporary adapted, developmental, remedial, and corrective physical education programs; understanding of principles, problems, and recent developments in this area.

EPE 572 Trends and Issues in Physical Education. (3)
spring
Literature, research, and practices in contemporary physical education, including finances, Title IX, teaching and coaching philosophies, school organization, and nonteaching physical education programs.

EPE 573 Curriculum and Instruction in Secondary Physical Education. (3)
fall
Current curriculum and instruction practices and research in secondary school physical education. Prerequisite: ESPE major or teaching experience.

EPE 574 Analysis of Teaching Behavior in Sport and Physical Education. (3)
not regularly offered
Uses systematic, direct observation techniques in analyzing and evaluating instruction in sport and physical education. Lecture, lab.

EPE 576 Physical Education for Elementary School Children. (3)
fall
Current practices and research pertaining to elementary school physical education programs.

EPE 578 Student Teaching in Secondary Schools. (6 – 12)
fall and spring
Practice of teaching. Relationship of theory and practice in teaching. Prerequisite: completion of all required course work (or its equivalent) prior to student teaching.

EPE 599 Thesis. (1 – 12)
not regularly offered

EPE 610 Advanced Topics in Biomechanics. (3)
spring
Three-dimensional imaging techniques, data analysis theory, and integration of biomechanics research tools; includes original research project. Lecture, discussion, some labs. Prerequisite: EPE 510 or instructor approval.

EPE 620 Developmental Motor Skill Acquisition. (3)
spring in odd years
Cognitive-motor theories of learning/performance applied to children’s motor skill acquisition. Study of knowledge development and research analysis/techniques. Lecture, discussion. Prerequisite: EPE 521.

EPE 621 Motor Learning/Control. (3)
fall
Discussion of contemporary research issues in motor learning and control. Includes behavioral and neurophysiological issues. Lecture, discussion. Prerequisite: EPE 521.

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