Study of the history, theories, philosophies, rules, and terminology of competitive sports. Includes coaching techniques.

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Develop a philosophy of coaching based on sound educational principals
  • Become familiar with the scope and content of the fields of Sport Psychology, Sport Pedagogy, Sport Physiology and Sport Management.
  • Develop an understanding of the role of sports in the schools, and their relationship to the home, community, and academic environments.
  • Become aware of the problem related to safety, liability and law in relation to facilities, conduct of practices and competitive events.
  • Discussed policies related to team discipline, substance abuse, conditioning, conduct of players, grades, response to officials, and team cohesiveness.

Grade Basis: L
Credit Hours: 3
Lecture hours: 48.0