Dec 02, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PETC 3420 Sports Coaching Methods

This course combines sport science theory and research with practical knowledge and proper methodology to develop future sport coaches. Special emphasis will be on the many roles and responsibilities a head coach may assume and the current trends and issues facing the coaching profession. Additional emphasis will be placed on current theoretical perspectives in the field of sport psychology and students appropriately evaluating current coaching literature. Additional emphasis will be on nutrition, supplements and training athletes to prevent injury and increase sports performance. Students will leave with the requisite knowledge and pedagogy to successfully coach athletes with or without disabilities in college, high school, and youth sport teams. Students will leave with a NJ coaching certification.
Credits: 3.0