Course Catalog : Subject Area




Physical Education and Recreation Courses Offered @ TNCC

Course Description and Pre-requisites
PED 100 Pilates
(2 credits) Provides a method of mind-body exercise and physical movement designed to stretch, strengthen, balance the body, and improve posture and core stabilization while increasing body awareness. Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
PED 101 Fundamentals of Physical Activity I
(2 credits) Presents principles underlying the components of physical fitness. Utilizes conditioning activities involving cardiovascular strength and endurance, respiratory efficiency, muscular strength, and flexibility. May include fitness assessment, nutrition and weight control information, and concepts of wellness. Part I of II. Lecture 1 hour + lab 2 hour = total 3 hours per week.
PED 102 Fundamentals of Physical Activity II
(2 credits) Presents principles underlying the components of physical fitness. Utilizes conditioning activities involving cardiovascular strength and endurance, respiratory efficiency, muscular strength, and flexibility. May include fitness assessment, nutrition and weight control information, and concepts of wellness. Lecture 1 hour + lab 1 hour = total 2 hours per week.
PED 103 Aerobic Fitness I
(2 credits) Develops cardiovascular fitness through activities designed to elevate and sustain heart rates appropriate to age and physical condition. Lecture 1 hour + lab 2 hours = total 3 hours per week.
PED 104 Aerobic Fitness II
(2 credits) Develops cardiovascular fitness through activities designed to elevate and sustain heart rates appropriate to age and physical condition. Lecture 1 hour + lab 2 hours = total 3 hours per week.
PED 107 Exercise and Nutrition I
(2 credits) Provides the student with a full body workout through flexibility, strength, and cardiovascular endurance exercises. Includes fitness evaluation, nutrition analysis, and weight control. Lecture 1 hour + lab 2 hour = total 3 hours per week.
PED 109 Yoga
(2 credits) Focuses on the forms of yoga training emphasizing flexibility. Lecture 1 hour + lab 2 hours per week.
PED 110 Zumba
(2 credits) Focuses on Latin rhythms, dance moves and techniques in Zumba. Includes physical activity, cardiovascular endurance, balance, coordination and flexibility as related to dance. Lecture 1 hour + lab 2 hours = total 3 hours per week.
PED 111 Weight Training I
(2 credits) Focuses on muscular strength and endurance training through individualized workout programs. Teaches appropriate use of weight training equipment. Lecture 1 hour + lab 2 hours = 3 hours per week.
PED 112 Weight Training II
(2 credits) Focuses on muscular strength and endurance training through individualized workout programs. Teaches appropriate use of weight training equipment. Lecture 2 hours per week.
PED 116 Lifetime Fitness and Wellness
(2 credits) Provides a study of fitness and wellness and their relationship to a healthy lifestyle. Defines fitness and wellness, evaluates the student's level of fitness and wellness, and motivates the student to incorporate physical fitness and wellness into daily living. A personal fitness/wellness plan is required for the 2-credit course. Lecture 1 hours + lab 2 hour = total 3 hours per week.
PED 120 Yoga II
(2 credits) Prerequisite(s): PED 109. Focuses on the forms of yoga training emphasizing flexibility. Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
PED 121 Racquetball I
(2 credits) Teaches racquetball skills and strategies for team and individual play. Includes terminology, scoring, etiquette, equipment selection, and safety. Lecture 1 hour + lab 2 hours = total 3 hours per week.
PED 123 Tennis I
(2 credits) Teaches tennis skills with emphasis on stroke development and includes rules, strategies for individual and team play, scoring, terminology, and etiquette. Lecture 1 hour + lab 2 hour s= total 3 hours per week.
PED 129 Self-Defense
(1 credit) Examines history, techniques, and movements associated with self-defense. Introduces the skills and methods of self- defense emphasizing mental and physical discipline. Lab 2 hours per week.
PED 133 Golf I
(2 credits) Teaches basic skills of golf, rules, etiquette, scoring, terminology, equipment selection and use, and strategy. Lecture 1 hour + lab 2 hours = total hours per week.
PED 135 Bowling I
(1 credit) Teaches basic bowling skills and techniques, scoring, rules, etiquette, and terminology. Lab 2 hours per week.
PED 137 Martial Arts I
(2 credits) Emphasizes forms, styles, and techniques of body control, physical and mental discipline, and physical fitness. Presents a brief history of development of martial arts theory and practice. Lecture 1 hour + lab 2 hours per week = total 3 hours per week.
PED 141 Swimming I
(2 credits) Introduces skills and methods of swimming strokes. Focuses on safety and physical conditioning. Lecture 1 hour + lab 2 hour = total 3 hours per week.
PED 150 Soccer
(2 credits) Emphasizes soccer skills and techniques, strategies, rules, equipment, and physical conditioning. Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
PED 154 Volleyball
(1 credit) Introduces skills, techniques, strategies, rules, and scoring. Lab 2 hours per week.
PED 155 Wallyball
(2 credits) Introduces skills, techniques, strategies, rules, and scoring. Lecture 1hour + lab 2 hours = total 3 hours per week.
PED 206 Sports Appreciation
(2 credits) Focuses on the history, trends, rules, methods strategy, and terminology of selected sports activities. Provides student awareness as a spectator and/or participant. Lecture 2 hours per week.
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