May 17, 2021  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PE 453 - Psychological and Sociological Foundations of Coaching


Description:
Investigation of factors affecting individual and group behavior in the coaching of interscholastic sports. Course will be offered every year (Spring).

Prerequisites:
Prerequisite: PE 365 OR declared sport management major.

Credits: (3)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Articulate factors affecting individual and group behavior in the coaching of interscholastic sport, and devise strategies for addressing those behaviors.
  • Identify basic ideas and beliefs that constitute dominant ideologies related to sports in American society (gender and sexuality, race/ethnicity/skin color, social class, etc.), and explain their influence on interscholastic sport.
  • Articulate the different psycho-social issues involving interscholastic sport athletes, and devise strategies for addressing those issues.
  • Demonstrate the ability diagnose, and propose solutions to, the issues pertaining to recruiting and retaining student participation in sport.



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