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PAC 223 Theory and Practice of Track and Field II
Credit Hours:  2
Effective Term: Spring 2009
SUN#: None
Credit Breakdown: 6 Labs
Times for Credit: 2
Grading Option: Both A/F and S/U

Description: Advanced techniques of track and field events including psychological aspects, training and styles used in track and field events. May be taken two times for credit.

Prerequisites: PAC123 or Instructor consent

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Analysis Level) Explain psychological aspects of track and field and demonstrate mental focus, imaging, team building and team harmony in competitive events.
2. (Analysis Level) Analyze individual strengths and weaknesses as related to specific events.
3. (Synthesis Level) Explain specific track and field event rules and strategies.
4. (Analysis Level) Examine the skills necessary to perform specific individual and team events at the national qualifying level.
5. (Analysis Level) Explain the benefits of health and total body conditioning including weight training and cross training.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
1. Through written or oral assessment articulate personal perspective of the psychological make-up of the individual and team experience.
2. Perform activities to strengthen areas of weakness and avoid injury and verbally express the cause and effect of the activities.
3. Accurately express the rules and violations specific to the student's individual event(s) and uphold the NJCAA regulations. (http://www.maricopa.edu/cctf/archives/standards.html)