PEP - Physical Ed--Professional

Philip W. Scruggs, Dept. Chair (101 Phys. Ed. Bldg. 83844-2401; phone 208/885-7921).

Professional Courses

PEP 100 Introduction to Exercise Science & Health

PEP 100 Introduction to Exercise Science & Health (1 cr)

Introduction to foundational content, subdisciplines of study in exercise science, and fields of health. Students will also gain an understanding of career opportunities within the areas of exercise science & health. (Fall only)

PEP 101 Introduction to Athletic Training

PEP 101 Introduction to Athletic Training (1 cr)

Introduction to career opportunities within the field of athletic training; topics on professional duties and activities performed by an athletic trainer, advising issues, and guest lectures. (Fall only)

PEP 107 Movement Fundamentals

PEP 107 Movement Fundamentals (1 cr)

Skill development and teaching knowledge of the fundamentals and concepts of movement. Two lec-labs a wk.

PEP 132 Skill and Analysis of Striking and Net/Wall Activities

PEP 132 Skill and Analysis of Striking and Net/Wall Activities (1 cr)

This course is designed to develop proficiency in basic skills, strategies, tactics, error detection and correction, rules, teaching skills and curricular models for striking and net/wall activities (e.g. tennis, badminton, pickleball, volleyball, softball, cricket, etc.). Lec-lab.

PEP 133 Skill and Analysis of Target and Invasion Activities

PEP 133 Skill and Analysis of Target and Invasion Activities (1 cr)

This course is designed to develop proficiency in basic skills, strategies, tactics, error detection and correction, rules, teaching skills and curricular models for target and invasion activities (e.g. golf, bowling, basketball, soccer, team handball, hockey, football, ultimate Frisbee, etc.). Lec-lab.

PEP 134 Skill and Analysis of Recreation and Outdoor Activities

PEP 134 Skill and Analysis of Recreation and Outdoor Activities (1 cr)

This course is designed to develop proficiency in basic skills, strategies, rules, ethics, teaching skills and designing teaching progressions and curricular models for recreation and outdoor activities (e.g. snow shoeing, wall climbing, orienteering, geocaching, skating, bicycling, hiking/walking, jogging, camping). Field trips required.

PEP 135 Skill and Analysis of Basketball and Volleyball

PEP 135 Skill and Analysis of Basketball and Volleyball (1 cr)

Skill development and knowledge of teaching progressions, techniques, strategies, and analysis and correction of skills in basketball and volleyball. Two lec-labs a wk.

PEP 136 Skill and Analysis of Soccer and Speedball

PEP 136 Skill and Analysis of Soccer and Speedball (1 cr)

Skill development and knowledge of teaching progressions, techniques, strategies, and analysis and correction of skills in soccer and speedball. Two lec-labs a wk.

PEP 161 Introduction to Physical Education

PEP 161 Introduction to Physical Education (1 cr)

Introduction to the field of physical education teaching and coaching, professional and portfolio development, and national and state standards. (Fall only)

PEP 171 Athletic Training Clinical Experience I - Observation

PEP 171 Athletic Training Clinical Experience I - Observation (1 cr)

Introductory clinical experience and insight into the profession of Athletic Training. Students will receive supervised clinical education experience in UI's Athletic Training Room. Students will complete the application process into the clinical experience portion of the Athletic Training major in this course. 40 hours/clinical observation. Graded P/F. (Spring only)

Prereq: Permission

PEP 200 Seminar

PEP 200 (s) Seminar (cr arr)

PEP 203 Workshop

PEP 203 (s) Workshop (cr arr)

PEP 204 Special Topics

PEP 204 (s) Special Topics (cr arr)

PEP 243 Recreation Activities

PEP 243 Recreation Activities (2 cr)

Experience in planning, organizing, leading, and evaluating a broad range of games, social recreation, music, drama, arts and crafts, and special events activities.

PEP 272 Athletic Training Clinical Experience II

PEP 272 Athletic Training Clinical Experience II (1 cr)

Students participate in supervised clinical education experience in UI's Athletic Training Room applying athletic training knowledge and skills learned in previous course work.

Prereq: Permission

PEP 273 Athletic Training Clinical Experience III

PEP 273 Athletic Training Clinical Experience III (1 cr)

Students participate in supervised clinical education experience in UI's Athletic Training Room applying athletic training knowledge and skills learned in previous course work.

Prereq: PEP 171, 272, and Permission

PEP 275 Moral Reasoning in Sport

PEP J275/J475 Moral Reasoning in Sport (2 cr)

PEP 275: Current ethical issues in sport, such as performance-enhancing drugs, mechanization, cheating, eligibility; challenges students to creatively examine their beliefs. Additional projects/assignments reqd for cr in PEP 475.

PEP 299 Directed Study

PEP 299 (s) Directed Study (cr arr)

PEP 300 Applied Human Anatomy and Biomechanics

PEP 300 Applied Human Anatomy and Biomechanics (3 cr)

This course is designed to provide the student with the anatomical and biomechanical knowledge essential to conduct a systematic qualitative analysis of human movement in clinical, educational, performance, and wellness settings. Two hrs of lec, two hrs of lab per wk.

Prereq: Biol 120 or permission

PEP 301 Mental Training

PEP 301 Mental Training (2 cr)

Students will learn and apply mental training skills that are necessary for developing a personalized peak performance program.

Prereq: Permission. Enrollment is restricted to students who are highly engaged in performance activities such as athletes, performing artists, military cadets, etc.

PEP 305 Applied Sports Psychology

PEP 305 Applied Sports Psychology (3 cr)

Overview of key psychological issues in physical education and sport including competition, personality, anxiety, motivation, self-confidence, imagery, and stress management; practical applications of psychological concepts of youth sports and development of key psychological skills for competition.

PEP 350 Elementary Health and Physical Education

PEP 350 Elementary Health and Physical Education (3 cr)

Specific methods, research, curricula, and media in teaching elementary health and physical education. Three lecture/lab hours per week and 15 hours of practicum work in the schools and community.

Prereq or Coreq: EDCI 327, EDCI 328, and EDCI 329

PEP 360 Motor Behavior

PEP 360 Motor Behavior (3 cr)

Overview of development, control, and learning throughout the lifespan. Four hrs of lec-lab a wk.

Prereq or Coreq: Biol 120

PEP 371 Athletic Training Clinical Experience IV

PEP 371 Athletic Training Clinical Experience IV (1 cr)

Students participate in supervised clinical education experience in UI's Athletic Training Room applying athletic training knowledge and skills learned in previous course work.

Prereq: PEP 273 and Permission

PEP 372 Athletic Training Clinical Experience V

PEP 372 Athletic Training Clinical Experience V (1 cr)

Students participate in supervised clinical education experience in UI's Athletic Training Room applying athletic training knowledge and skills learned in previous course work.

Prereq: PEP 371 and Permission

PEP 380 Assessment & Research in Physical Education Pedagogy

PEP 380 Assessment & Research in Physical Activity Pedagogy (3 cr)

This course will develop learner competencies of assessment and research in physical activity pedagogy. Lec-lab course.

Prereq: MvSc 201 or Permission

Coreq: PEP 440

PEP 400 Seminar

PEP 400 (s) Seminar (cr arr)

PEP 403 Workshop

PEP 403 (s) Workshop (cr arr)

PEP 404 Special Topics

PEP 404 (s) Special Topics (cr arr)

PEP 405 Professional Development

PEP J405/J505 (s) Professional Development (cr arr)

Cr earned may not be applied toward grad degree programs but may be accepted for fifth-yr certification. Professional development in physical education and sport professional personnel. Additional projects/assignments reqd for grad cr.

PEP 409 Concepts in Strength and Conditioning

PEP 409 Concepts in Strength and Conditioning (3 cr)

This course provides students with the theory and practice of resistance training that prepares students to take certification exams such as the National Strength and Conditioning Association Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) exam. There are two lectures and one lab per week.

PEP 412 Elementary Methods in Physical Activity Pedagogy

PEP 412 Elementary Methods in Physical Activity Pedagogy (3 cr)

This course focuses on the study and application of effective teaching behaviors, methods and curricular models, and the process of planning, implementing, and evaluating teaching and administering a program at the elementary level . A practicum with elementary students is required during this course. Lec-lab.

Prereq: Admission to teacher education program and MvSc 201, and PEP 132, and PEP 133, and PEP 134 and PEP 413

PEP 413 Foundations and Assessment in Physical Activity Pedagogy

PEP 413 Foundations and Assessment in Physical Activity Pedagogy (3 cr)

This course will develop learner competencies in the foundations of physical education, i.e. profession, professional standards, philosophical, cultural, historical and social aspects of physical education and physical activity pedagogy; and assessment, research and technology in physical activity pedagogy.

Prereq: MvSc 201 and PEP 132 and PEP 133 and PEP 134

PEP 418 Physiology of Exercise

PEP 418 Physiology of Exercise (3 cr)

Effects of physical activity on the circulatory, respiratory, and other systems. Two lec and one 2-hr lab a wk.

Prereq: MvSc 201, Biol 120 and Biol 121; or Permission

PEP 421 Secondary Methods in Physical Activity Pedagogy

PEP 421 Secondary Methods in Physical Activity Pedagogy (3 cr)

This course focuses on the study and application of effective teaching behaviors, methods and curricular models, and the process of planning, implementing, and evaluating teaching and administering a program at the secondary level . A practicum with middle and high school students is required during this course. Lec-lab.

Prereq: Admission to teacher education program and MvSc 201, and PEP 132, and PEP 133, and PEP 134 and PEP 413

PEP 424 Inclusive Physical Education and Recreation

PEP 424 Inclusive Physical Education and Recreation (3 cr)

Same as Rec 424. To provide an overview of movement and physical activities in physical education and recreational settings for individuals with disabilities. Emphasis will be on history, etiology, characteristics, services, resources, professional competencies, and instructional strategies. Practical experience (16 hrs in the community) is required to enhance instructional abilities to adapt and create an inclusive physical education and recreational setting for all participants.

Prereq: Senior standing or Permission

PEP 440 Curriculum & Administration in Physical Activity Pedagogy

PEP 440 Curriculum & Administration in Physical Activity Pedagogy (1 cr)

This course is designed to develop student's knowledge of curriculum and administration models, and community programming related to physical activity pedagogy.

Prereq: Admission to teacher education program

Prereq or Coreq: PEP 360, PEP 380, and six professional activity courses

PEP 455 Design & Analysis of Research in Movement Sciences

PEP 455 Design & Analysis of Research in Movement Sciences (3 cr)

Same as H&S 455 and Rec 455. This course is designed to survey the basic types of research methods often found in exercise science and health; and recreation. A variety of research designs and computerized statistical analyses are studied to help students understand the systematic nature of problem solving. Various research problems as they relate to exercise science and health; and recreation are discussed for the purpose of identifying the broad and diverse nature of research in the movement, leisure, and health professions. (Spring only)

Prereq: Junior or Senior standing

PEP 463 Physical Activity, Health and Metabolic Disease

PEP J463/J563 Physical Activity, Health and Metabolic Disease (3 cr)

An introduction to the history of physical activity and health, adaptations to training, and benefits of physical activity as related to specific metabolic disease states and conditions (e.g., insulin resistance). Students will be required to read and discuss pertinent literature in physical activity and health. Additional projects/assignments reqd for grad cr.

Prereq: PEP 418

PEP 471 Athletic Training Clinical Experience VI

PEP 471 Athletic Training Clinical Experience VI (1 cr)
Students participate in supervised clinical education experience in UI¿s Athletic Training Room applying athletic training knowledge and skills learned in previous course work.

Prereq: PEP 372 and Permission

PEP 472 Athletic Training Clinical Experience VII

PEP 472 Athletic Training Clinical Experience VII (1 cr)

Students participate in supervised clinical education experience in UI¿s Athletic Training Room applying athletic training knowledge and skills learned in previous course work.

Prereq: PEP 471 and Permission

PEP 475 Moral Reasoning in Sport

PEP J275/J475 Moral Reasoning in Sport (2 cr)

See PEP J275/J475.

PEP 484 Internship in Physical Education Teaching

PEP 484 (s) Internship in Physical Education Teaching (1-15 cr)

Guided observation, supervised instruction, and comprehensive team and independent teaching in school settings. Students will be following the school district full semester calendar. Graded P/F.

Prereq: Admission to teacher education program

Coreq: ED 401

PEP 493 Fitness Assessment and Prescription

PEP 493 Fitness Assessment and Prescription (3 cr)

Development of skills in exercise testing, data interpretation, and prescription for health related fitness. Two lec and 2 hrs of lab per wk. (Spring only)

Prereq: Senior Standing and PEP 418; or Permission

PEP 495 Practicum

PEP 495 (s) Practicum (1 cr, max arr)

Tutorial services performed by advanced students under faculty supervision. Graded P/F.

Prereq: Permission

PEP 498 Internship in Exercise Science & Health

PEP 498 (s) Internship in Exercise Science & Health (cr arr)

Supervised field work.

Prereq: MvSc 445, H&S 288, H&S 490, PEP 455, PEP 493, and PEP 495; or Permission

PEP 499 Directed Study

PEP 499 (s) Directed Study (cr arr)

PEP 500 Master's Research and Thesis

PEP 500 Master's Research and Thesis (cr arr)

PEP 501 Seminar

PEP 501 (s) Seminar (cr arr)

PEP 502 Directed Study

PEP 502 (s) Directed Study (cr arr)

PEP 503 Workshop

PEP 503 (s) Workshop (cr arr)

PEP 504 Special Topics

PEP 504 (s) Special Topics (cr arr)

PEP 505 Professional Development

PEP 505 Professional Development (cr arr)

See PEP J405/J505.

PEP 518 Advanced Physiology of Exercise

PEP 518 Advanced Physiology of Exercise (3 cr)

Principles and methods essential to the experimental approach to physiological performance problems. Two lec and one lab a wk.

PEP 522 Pedagogy Applied to Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance

PEP 522 Pedagogy Applied to Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (3 cr)

Provides theoretical and practical skills in the study and analysis of the teaching and learning process in health, physical education, recreation, and dance.

PEP 523 Physical Activity Assessment

PEP 523 Physical Activity Assessment (3 cr)

This course is designed to focus learners on current research in physical activity pedagogy with specific application to pediatric physical activity measurement within school, community, private, and family physical activity programs.

PEP 530 Contemporary Issues in Health and Activity

PEP 530 Contemporary Issues in Health and Activity (3 cr)

Studies of individual and community behavior, theories, policies and current issues related to health and activity; examination of research and development of research and grant proposals. (Fall only)

PEP 532 Health and Community Development

PEP 532 Health and Community Development (3 cr)

This multidisciplinary course will discuss the determinants of sustainable and active healthy lifestyles, and explore the links between health, physical activity, and community development.

PEP 544 Program Development

PEP 544 Program Development (3 cr)

Developing programs associated with physical education and sport science using current conceptual frameworks and models. Field-testing of programs may be required.

PEP 560 Sport Psychology

PEP 560 Sport Psychology (3 cr)

Provides an understanding of how psychological factors influence performance and how simple and easy-to-use mental training techniques may be employed to enhance performance and enjoyment; using the Coaches' Guide to Sport Psychology and accompanying workbook, teachers/coaches will address such important psychological topics as peak performance, motivation, communication, leadership, self-confidence, concentration, stress management, imagery, goal setting, arousal control, and mental plans/performance routines; workbook exercises, case studies, and hands-on projects will teach mental training principles and help practitioners develop skills that they can successfully use to enhance performance with their students/athletes. (Fall only)

PEP 561 Motivation in Sport and Recreation

PEP 561 Motivation in Sport and Recreation (3 cr)

Practical, hands-on course designed to teach basics of motivation to physical educators, coaches, and recreation professionals; major achievement motivation theories and primary antecedents and consequences of motivated behavior; five major motivational enhancement strategies including goal setting, personal science, competition, feedback, and reinforcement; guidelines for maximizing effectiveness; analysis of applied motivation questions such as dropouts/burnouts, peak performance, exercise adherence, injury rehabilitation, increasing enjoyment, designing reward systems, and positive parental involvement. (Spring only)

PEP 563 Physical Activity, Health and Metabolic Disease

PEP 563 Physical Activity, Health and Metabolic Disease (3 cr)

See PEP J463/J563

PEP 570 Ethical Practice and Communication in Physical Activity

PEP 570 Ethical Practice and Communication in Physical Activity (3 cr)

Problem solving approach to communication and practice of ethics in physical activity. (Fall only)

PEP 597 Practicum

PEP 597 Practicum (s) (cr arr)

Application of theories and techniques. Graded Pass/Fail. 

PEP 598 Internship

PEP 598 (s) Internship (cr arr)

Supervised field experience in an appropriate public or private agency. Graded P/F.

Prereq: Permission

PEP 599 Research

PEP 599 (s) Non-thesis Master's Research (cr arr)

Research not directly related to a thesis or dissertation.

Prereq: Permission

PEP 600 Doctoral Research and Dissertation

PEP 600 Doctoral Research and Dissertation (cr arr)

PEP 699 Non-Dissertation Doctoral Research

PEP 699 Non-dissertation Doctoral Research (cr arr)

Research not directly related to dissertation.

Prereq: Enrollment to a doctoral program