AUPED - Augustana Faculty - Physical Education

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Augustana Faculty

Below are the courses available from the AUPED subject code. Select a course to view the available classes, additional class notes, class times, and textbooks.

AUPED 112 - Structural Human Anatomy View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-2)

Study of structure and function of selected systems of the human body (skeletal, muscular, circulatory, respiratory, nervous, and others).


AUPED 160 - Sociocultural Aspects of Sport and Physical Activity View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Introduction to the sociocultural dimensions of sport and physical activity. The course examines a variety of social institutions, processes, issues, and their relationship to sport and physical education in Canada and the United States. Topics include the emergence of modern sport, sport and culture, socialization, class and gender relations, race and ethnicity, government and politics, commercialization, the mass media, schools and universities, drugs and violence.


AUPED 184 - Introduction to Outdoor Education - Snowshoeing View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

Introduction to winter travel skills of snowshoe, hand-hauled toboggan, and wall tent living. The course examines a variety of outdoor education theories and perspectives regarding leadership, group dynamics, and nature-human relationships. In addition, placed-based educational strategies will be used to develop a broad understanding of the expedition route. Note: The course requires participation on a multi-day overnight field trip. Students are required to provide personal outdoor clothing and equipment.


AUPED 185 - Introduction to Ski Touring View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Course includes a 1 week expedition. Opportunity for self-awareness and leadership development through outdoor tripping and small-group living. The students will learn skills associated with ski touring, traveling in avalanche terrain, telemark skiing, and Leave No Trace camping. Students will have an opportunity to obtain Canadian Avalanche Association Avalanche Safety Training level one certification. Prerequisites: One of AUPED 184, 283, 284 or 286 and successful completion of a ski competency test. Notes: A student must demonstrate basic competency in skiing (downhill or cross-country). The course requires participation in field trips. A student must furnish their own outdoor clothing and sleeping bag. Credit can be received for only one of AUPED 185 and AUPED 285. Requires payment of additional instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section in the Calendar.


AUPED 215 - Introduction to Human Physiology I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

An introduction to the function of the human body from the cellular to systemic level. All systems will be examined and will include those that meet changing energy demands during physical activity. Prerequisite: AUPED 112.


AUPED 216 - Introduction to Human Physiology II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

A continuation of AUPED 215. Prerequisite: AUPED 215.


AUPED 220 - Human Growth and Development View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Study of the sequential changes in physical growth and motor development with emphasis on individual differences.


AUPED 222 - Introduction to Movement Activities of Youth (Ages 5 - 12) View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Study of a variety of movement activities, including play, games, gymnastics, and dance, in which children participate.


AUPED 232 - Introduction to Biomechanics View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Study of the application of physical laws to movement and structure. Principles of motion, force, and equilibrium are stressed. Various sport skills are examined from a biomechanical perspective. Prerequisite: AUPED 112.


AUPED 241 - Lifetime Fitness and Wellness View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 2-2S-0)

Study of the theory and practice of adult physical fitness as it relates to health enhancement and preventive medicine. Emphasis is on opportunities to experience a variety of activities potentially capable of enriching lifestyle. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUPED 241 and 245.


AUPED 245 - Health and Wellness for Life View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

This course will examine current health issues that influence wellness and healthy living. Students will be introduced to wellness models and theories and will be provided with opportunities to consider and understand personal health decisions. Topics will include: stress management, physical activity, health decision-making, nutrition, chronic disease and environmental health. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUPED 245 and AUPED 241.


AUPED 251 - Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-1)

Study in the recognition and treatment of athletic injuries and vulnerable body structures, with emphasis on evaluation, modalities of treatment, rehabilitation, and current issues. Prerequisites: AUPED 112 and 215. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.


AUPED 261 - Psychology of Sport View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Study of the psychological aspects of the competitive sports experience, with emphasis on the multidimensional factors involved in the psychology of sport.


AUPED 262 - Sport, Physical Activity, and the Body: Historical Perspectives View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Examination of major themes in the history of sport, physical activity, and the body. Beginning with the ancient civilizations of Greece and Rome, the course explores the social, cultural, political, philosophical, religious, and economic factors that have influenced sport, physical education, and attitudes toward the body in various time periods. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUPED 262 and AUHIS 212.


AUPED 266 - Gender in Sport and Physical Activity View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Exploring construction and performance of gender in sport and physical activity. Intersections with other identity categories, such as race, sexuality and ability will also be explored to understand a more complex process of gender production.


AUPED 275 - Introduction to Coaching Studies View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Comprehensive introduction to coaching principles, including sport psychology, training principles, sport pedagogy, ethics, and risk management.


AUPED 281 - Explorations of the Canadian North View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-0-0)

In this course students will examine the Canadian North from an experiential perspective. Students will study the many factors involved in an extended winter expedition in sub-arctic Canada and will spend two weeks in the North participating in dogsled expedition, seminars, personal narrative writing, and a variety of other outdoor activities. In addition, students will analyze narratives from the Canadian North, with a focus on the expedition region. This course includes a 17-day expedition during February Spring Break and the week following. Prerequisite: One of AUPED 184, 283, 284 or 286, or equivalent; consent of the instructor. Requires payment of additional instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section in the Calendar.


AUPED 282 - Legal Liability and Risk Management in Physical Education, Sport and Outdoor Education View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

An introduction to liability and risk dimensions of physical education, sport, and outdoor education programs. The course examines broad perspectives of legal and risk management issues involved in leading and planning physical education, sport and outdoor programs and events as well as methods for identifying, reducing, and managing risk at the personal and organizational level. Case studies will be used from the fields of teaching, coaching, outdoor education and adventure programs and events. Prerequisites: Second year standing.


AUPED 283 - Introduction to Outdoor Education - Backpacking View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

Introduction to theoretical and practical aspects of outdoor education. The course examines a variety of outdoor education theories and perspectives regarding leadership, group dynamics, and nature-human relationships. In addition, outdoor skills needed for wilderness backpacking will be developed. Note: The course requires participation on a multi-day overnight field trip. Students are required to provide personal outdoor clothing and equipment. Pre-requisite: second-year standing. Note: Credit may only be received for one of AUPED 283 and 284.


AUPED 284 - Introduction to Outdoor Education - Canoeing View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

Introduction to theoretical and practical aspects of outdoor education. The course examines a variety of outdoor education theories and perspectives regarding leadership, group dynamics, and nature-human relationships. In addition, outdoor skills needed for wilderness canoe tripping will be developed. Note: The course requires participation on a multi-day overnight field trip. Students are required to provide personal outdoor clothing and equipment. Prerequisite: second-year standing. Note: Credit may only be received for one of AUPED 283 and 284.


AUPED 285 - Introduction to Ski Touring View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Opportunity for self-awareness and personal and group leadership development through outdoor tripping and small-group living. The students will learn skills associated with ski touring, travel in avalanche terrain, telemark skiing, and Leave No Trace camping. Prerequisites: One of AUPED 184, 283, 284 or 286, and successful completion of a ski competency test. Notes: A student must demonstrate basic competency in skiing (downhill or cross-country). The course requires participation in field trips. A student must furnish their own outdoor clothing and sleeping bag. Credit can be received for only one of AUPED 185 and AUPED 285. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.


AUPED 286 - Outdoor Education and Leadership View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(INTER, VARIABLE)

Opportunity for self-awareness and personal and group leadership development through extended outdoor tripping and small-group living. The skills associated with intermediate/advanced backpacking, wilderness navigation, white water canoeing, and Leave No Trace camping are developed and practised. Prerequisites: One of AUPED 184, 283, 284 or equivalent; consent of the instructor. Corequisite: AUPAC 226 or 326. Notes: The course requires participation in field trips. A student must furnish their own outdoor clothing, footwear, and sleeping bag. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.


AUPED 290 - Studies in Leadership Theory View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Examination of the current theories, concepts, and issues of leadership. The course provides a student with a foundation for leadership practica.


AUPED 292 - Physical Education Practicum View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 1-0-2)

Practicum placement to gain awareness and experience in the leadership and instruction of physical education. Prerequisite: AUPED 290 or consent of the instructor. Note: Open only to a student with a major or minor in Physical Education.


AUPED 293 - Introduction to Research in Physical Education View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Introduction to a set of skills that can be used to better comprehend the research literature and to recognize new questions that need to be researched. Prerequisite: AUSTA 153 or any introduction to statistics in Augustana. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUPED 293 and AUPED 493 (2019).


AUPED 314 - Exercise Physiology View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-2)

Study of the physiological response of the human body to acute exercise and to chronic exercise (training). Prerequisite: AUPED 215.


AUPED 317 - Exercise in Special Populations View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

This course will examine the use of physical activity in the treatment and/or prevention of chronic health conditions. There will be a particular focus on ageing, obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease in class, with an opportunity to explore the therapeutic use of exercise in other chronic conditions independently. Prerequisites: AUPED 216, AUPED 314 or consent of the instructor.


AUPED 343 - Training Methodologies and Athletic Performance View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Study of current training and conditioning methodologies used to prepare athletes. The course emphasizes physiological adaptation, specificity, and factors that influence the training process. Prerequisite: AUPED 314. Note: Open only to a student with a major or minor in Physical Education.


AUPED 344 - Introduction to Human Nutrition View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

This course will provide a detailed overview of human nutrition by examining the roles of both macro and micronutrients in human health. It will discuss the recommended intakes and dietary sources of essential nutrients and provide a synopsis of their role in metabolism. Nutritional needs throughout the life cycle as well as those required for physical activity will be discussed. Prerequisites: AUPED 216 or consent of the instructor.


AUPED 360 - Hockey: Culture and Commerce View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Examination of the cultural and business aspects of the sport of hockey, historically and in the present. The course explores such topics as fan identities, cultural memory and tradition, race and ethnicity, gender and youth culture, labour relations and free agency, salary caps and revenue sharing, minor hockey, audiences and the mass media, fighting and violence, league expansion and franchise relocations, and arena construction. Prerequisites: Third-year standing. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUMGT 360 and AUPED 360.


AUPED 368 - History of Sport in Canada View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Examination of the history of sport in Canadian society, from colonial times to the present. The course links developments in sport to wider changes in Canadian society and social relations. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUPED 368 and AUHIS 368.


AUPED 369 - The Modern Olympic Games View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Examination of the historical development of the modern Olympic Games. Topics include politics, nationalism, culture, commercialism, media, gender, race and identity. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUPED 369 and AUHIS 312.


AUPED 370 - Selected Topics in Physical Education and Sport View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Advanced study of a particular dimension of physical education and sport. Topics vary from year to year, depending on instructor and student interest. Prerequisite: Vary according to topic; second year standing. Note: AUPED 370 is classified as an arts course.


AUPED 374 - Selected Topics in Physical Education and Sport View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Advanced study of a particular dimension of physical education and sport. Topics vary from year to year, depending on instructor and student interest. Prerequisite: Vary according to topic; third-year standing. Note: AUPED 374 is classified as a science course.


AUPED 383 - Programming and Processing the Adventure Experience View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Examination of the concepts and theories of adventure program planning and design as well as the concepts and theories of adventure program processing such as briefing and debriefing. Prerequisites: AUPED 389; one of AUPED 184, 281, 283, 284, 285, or 286.


AUPED 387 - Arctic Expedition Planning View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Study of the many factors involved in extended Arctic canoe expeditions. The course uses an interdisciplinary approach to explore the biological, geographical, historical, and sociological aspects of the Canadian North. Students will plan and prepare for an extended Arctic canoe expedition. Prerequisites: One of AUPED 284 or 286, or one of AUPED 184 or 283 and AUPAC 191 (Introduction to Moving Water Canoeing); *3 in Geography and consent of the instructor. Notes: This course is intended to be taken in sequence with AUGEO 343 or AUPED 388. Credit may be obtained for only one of AUGEO 341 and AUPED 387.


AUPED 388 - Arctic Canoe Expedition View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SPR/SUM, VARIABLE)

Examination, involving a three- to four-week expedition in the summer, of leadership, group dynamics, risk management, navigation, logistics, wilderness ethics, and other theories and practices associated with extended Arctic canoe expeditions. Prerequisites: AUGEO 341 or AUPED 387; and consent of the instructor(s). Notes: Expedition costs, as well as course tuition, are the student's responsibility. Credit may be obtained for only one of AUGEO 343 and AUPED 388. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.


AUPED 389 - Foundations of Outdoor, Adventure, and Experiential Education View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Examination of the historical and philosophical roots of outdoor, adventure, and experiential education. Prerequisite: One of AUPED 184, 281, 283, 284, 285, or 286.


AUPED 393 - Tests and Measurements in Physical Education View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Administration, construction, and analysis of tests and measurements utilized in health and physical education. Descriptive and inferential statistics are emphasized. Note: Students must have at least third year standing.


AUPED 414 - Advanced Exercise and Occupational Physiology View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

This course, which covers acute and chronic response to exercise, and the underlying mechanisms of adaptation, will extend the students' understanding of exercise physiology. It will also introduce the topic of occupational physiology. The students will have input into the topics selected for presentation and discussion. Topics that may be covered include the influence of exercise in the treatment of various disease states, and the physical requirement of various occupations and occupational testing. Prerequisite(s): AUPED 314. Note: This course was formerly (for 2 years) AUPED 375 (Special Topics in Physical Education and Sport); credit may be obtained for only one of these courses and AUPED 414.


AUPED 462 - Issues in Physical Education View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Study of issues as they relate to physical education and athletics. The emphasis is on developing a capability to reason and think critically on issues of importance to the discipline of Physical Education. Prerequisite: *12 in Physical Education; fourth-year standing.


AUPED 469 - Sport and Canadian Popular Culture View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Examination of the role of sport in Canadian popular culture, historically and in the present. Topics include the power of the media to create audiences for sport; the role of sport in the construction of local, regional, and national identities; the continental dimensions of professional sport; the place of sport in the negotiation of gender relations; the use of sport by the Canadian government; and the position of sport in an increasingly global economy and culture.


AUPED 490 - Directed Study I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 1-0-0)

Intensive study of a specific area of Physical Education as defined by the student and a supervising instructor. Prerequisites: Third-year standing and consent of the instructor. Note: An Application for Individual Study must be completed and approved before registration in the course.


AUPED 491 - Directed Study II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 1-0-0)

Intensive study of a specific area of Physical Education as defined by the student and a supervising instructor. Prerequisites: Third-year standing and consent of the instructor. Note: An Application for Individual Study must be completed and approved before registration in the course.


AUPED 492 - Directed Study III View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 1-0-0)

Intensive study of a specific area of Physical Education as defined by the student and a supervising instructor. Prerequisites: Third-year standing and consent of the instructor. Note: An Application for Individual Study must be completed and approved before registration in the course.


AUPED 497 - Directed Study IV View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 1-0-0)

Intensive study of a specific area of Physical Education as defined by the student and supervising instructor. Prerequisites: Third-year standing and consent of the instructor. Notes: An Application for Individual Study must be completed and approved before registration in the course. AUPED 497 is classified as a science course.