Theory and Methods of Coaching Sports
Course Code: PET2760
Credit Hours: 3
Effective beginning: 2021-22
Course Description:This course includes the study of theories and methods of coaching for optimum sports performances, including sport psychology, philosophy of coaching, the learning of motor skills, and styles of leadership behavior. The course provides basic information about the profession and assists athletic coaches at various levels of experience to achieve the fundamental competencies related to preparation for coaching, and to expand their knowledge of the basic concepts of athletic coaching.
Dr. Steve Givens
Required textbooks/ course materials:
Successful Coaching, 4th edition, Human Kinetics, 2012. ISBN: 9781450400510
see first-day handout
Discipline-level learning outcomes:
REC 1: Prepare individuals and groups to participate in a variety of sports.
REC 2: Demonstrate the ability to officiate various sport activities.
REC 3: Organize large group activities for a variety of sports.
REC 4: Lead group activities in a social setting.
REC 5: Recognize diverse needs of special populations.
REC 6: Describe various aspects of outdoor recreation, education and conservation.
REC 7: Demonstrate employability skills.
REC 8: Provide care for and demonstrate prevention of athletic injuries.
REC 9: Understand foundations of sport fitness and exercise physiology.
Course-level learning outcomes:
|Course-level student learning outcomes||Discipline-level learning outcomes||Assessment methods|
|Tests, presentation, written projects|
Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:
- Read and study all assigned material, including text and articles in preparation for tests.
- Attend all guest lectures and participate in discussion.
- Follow instructions, identify and explain concepts in writing assignments and research papers.
- Turn in all writing assignments and research papers.
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