Health & Human Performance

Professors

Beverly Sheddan, Chair Rebecca R. Buchanan Joy Scruggs

Degrees and Certificates

Classes

HHP 201 : Women, Sport, and Culture

History, evolution, and current role of women in sport from a sociocultural perspective. Social norms in sport and society specific to gender, sexuality, race, and class. Masculinity, femininity, and non-binary cultural ideologies shaped through sport. Involvement of women in sport and physical activity and challenges associated with recognition and legitimacy. Impact of women in shaping a traditionally male domain.

HHP 211 : Foundations of Health & Safety & Phys Ed

Principles and philosophy of safety, health, and physical education including liability; historical, psychological, and biomechanical influences; and contributions to general education. Organization and administration of modern programs in levels K-12.

Semester Hours

3

HHP 220 : Prevention & Care of Athletic Injuries

Preventive measures emphasizing proper conditioning, safe equipment, and facilities. Physiological and anatomical analysis. Practical experience dealing with wraps, taping, therapeutic techniques, and rehabilitative exercises. This course satisfies the proficiency requirement for Critical Thinking in the disciplines.

Semester Hours

3

HHP 222 : Recreation, Health & Physical Education

Health and physical education activities in public schools and community recreation. Needs, characteristics, and experiences at all grade levels. Attention to issues in safety and school health and a variety of recreational activities and skills.

Semester Hours

3

HHP 223 : Prevention, Care & Safety Education

Preventive measures emphasizing proper conditioning, safe equipment, and facilities. Physiological and anatomical analysis. Practical experience including first aid, CPR, universal precautions, wraps, taping, therapeutic techniques, and rehabilitative exercises.

HHP 231 : Personal Health

Cardiovascular disease, cancer, body systems, reproduction, birth, sexually transmitted diseases, drugs, alcohol, tobacco, nutrition, non-communicable diseases, and communicable diseases.

Semester Hours

3

HHP 232 : School and Community Health

Total School Health Program, including health instruction, healthful school environment, and school health services. Planning, implementing, and evaluating the school health program. Methods and materials in teaching health education. Health in the community, community health agencies, and community health services.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

sophomore status and enrollment in a teacher preparation program, or permission of instructor.

HHP 233 : Dimensions of Wellness

Assessment of wellness dimensions, self-responsibility and self-management, prevention of common injuries associated with physical fitness, weight management based on predicted basal metabolism rate and body composition, cancer prevention, and planning wellness.

Semester Hours

3

HHP 241 : Foundations of Traffic Safety

Behaviors, attitudes, and skills associated with proper driving fundamentals. Teacher preparation students will utilize the Administrative and Curriculum Guide for Driver Education in Virginia and cover the code of Virginia as it relates to motor vehicles.

Semester Hours

3

HHP 251 : Safety Education

General safety as it relates to the total program. Recreational, occupational, and home safety. Student projects in safety and first aid including CPR and liability.

Semester Hours

3

HHP 310 : The Wide World of Sports

Examination of sport throughout the world, including sports which are more popular outside the United States, such as soccer, rugby, and cycling, as well as those even lesser known in the United States. Examination of sport organizations and structure, as well as international competition and venues. (When taken as the corresponding ETLA 240 topic, this course satisfies the Emory Abroad requirement.) This course satisfies the International Exploration requirement.

Semester Hours

3

HHP 310X : Exercise Physiology

Organ level approach to structure and function of human systems; laboratory emphasis on physiology of exercise. Recommended for Health and Human Performance majors. This course satisfies the proficiency requirement for Written Communication in the disciplines.

Semester Hours

4

Prerequisites

105 or 117.

HHP 334 : Evaluation in Physical Education

Techniques of selecting, constructing, administering, scoring, interpreting, and utilizing tests in health and physical education at K-12 levels. This course satisfies the proficiency requirement for Quantitative Literacy in the disciplines.

Semester Hours

3

HHP 335 : Phed for Exceptional Children

Adapted physical education with practical application in county school programs for students enrolled in special education. Program planning, psychological needs and characteristics, activities for exceptional children in levels K- 12.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

211, 222, or departmental permission.

HHP 336 : Leadership in Sports & Society

Planning, organization, and administration of recreation programs with emphasis on individual ability to conduct and lead recreation. Applied experience in campus and community.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

junior status.

HHP 412 : Skills & Tech in Teaching Phed

Applied experience in teaching fundamentals and advanced skills using basketball, soccer, racquetball, mass games, fitness, and track and field as models. This course satisfies the proficiency requirement for Oral Communication in the disciplines.

Semester Hours

3

Prerequisites

junior status or departmental permission.

HHP 430 : Sports & Facility Mgmt

Analysis and evaluation of sport manager responsibilities, including event management, marketing, and facility design. This course satisfies the proficiency requirement for Oral Communication in the disciplines.

Semester Hours

3

HHP 460 : A & B Independent Study

Supervised research and independent study in selected areas. Offered to advanced students on individual basis with permission of instructor and department chairperson.

Semester Hours

4

HHP 470 : Internship I

Work experience related to the student's major, jointly supervised by the department and a professional in the field. Although the usual internship will carry either three or six hours credit, a student may elect to arrange an internship carrying between two and six hours credit with the permission of the department. Each hour of credit will require forty hours at the internship site.

Semester Hours

6

Prerequisites

2.

HHP 471 : Internship II

Work experience related to the student's major, jointly supervised by the department and a professional in the field. Although the usual internship will carry either three or six hours credit, a student may elect to arrange an internship carrying between two and six hours credit with the permission of the department. Each hour of credit will require forty hours at the internship site.

Semester Hours

6

Prerequisites

2.