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PAC 223 Theory and Practice of Track and Field II
Credit Hours:  2
Effective Term: Fall 2015
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 6 Labs
Times for Credit: 2
Grading Option: A/F Only

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) Examine and explain psychological aspects of track and field and demonstrate mental focus, imaging, team building and team harmony in competitive events.
2. (Analysis Level) Analyze and appraise individual strengths and weaknesses as related to specific events.
3. (Analysis Level) Identify and differentiate specific track and field event rules and strategies.
4. (Evaluation Level) Examine and evaluate the skills necessary to perform specific individual and team events at the national qualifying level.
5. (Comprehension Level) Point out and 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)