NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog 
    Aug 19, 2022  
NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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PEPR 2110 - Scientific Foundations of Athletic Coaching

This is a course designed to provide students an introduction to the sport science principles of coaching.  Content covered follows objectives of the National Standard of Athletic Coaches and will include coaching philosophy, sport psychology, sport pedagogy, sport physiology, sport management and a realistic perspective of coaching.  This class is a requirement set forth by the Wyoming Professional Teaching Standards Board. 

Credits: 2

Instructional Method Lecture

Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of PEPR 2110 Scientific Foundations of Athletic Coaching, the student will:

  1. Describe effective risk management practices.
  2. Describe the growth, development and learning of student athletes.
  3. Discuss training, conditioning, and nutritional guidelines for student athletes.
  4. Explain the social/psychological aspects of coaching.
  5. Summarize skills, tactics, and strategies utilized in sport.
  6. Describe various approaches to the teaching and administration of sport.
  7. Explain the purpose and value of professional coaching preparation and development.
  8. Discuss coaching ethics and effective communication practices.
  9. Create a personal coaching philosophy.

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