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HESR (Health Exercise Studies Racquet)
255
032294
Dual-Level Course
Cross-listed Course
No
Pickleball
Pickleball
Division of Academic and Student Affairs
Health and Exercise Studies (24HES)
Term Offering
Fall and Spring
Offered Every Year
Fall 2016
Previously taught as Special Topics?
Yes
1
 
Course Prefix/NumberSemester/Term OfferedEnrollment
HESS 295Spring 201622
Course Delivery
Face-to-Face (On Campus)

Grading Method
Graded with S/U option
1
8
Contact Hours
(Per Week)
Component TypeContact Hours
Physical Activity4
Course Attribute(s)
GEP (Gen Ed)

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University Competencies

Course Is Repeatable for Credit
No
 
 
Ed Remen
Lecturer

Open when course_delivery = campus OR course_delivery = blended OR course_delivery = flip
Enrollment ComponentPer SemesterPer SectionMultiple Sections?Comments
Physical Activity4422Yesnone
Open when course_delivery = distance OR course_delivery = online OR course_delivery = remote

Is the course required or an elective for a Curriculum?
No
This is a beginning pickleball course in which students will develop the basic skills to play the game of pickleball. Technical skills include forehand and backhand groundstrokes, volleys, serves, lobs, overheads, dink shots, and proper footwork. Students will also learn the fundamental rules, basic strategies, and court positioning for singles and doubles play. Basic fitness and training principles will be discussed as applicable to the sport of pickleball.

This course will provide our students with pickleball instruction at an introductory level. Pickleball is a lifetime endeavor and promotes the benefits of living a healthy and physically active lifestyle. Pickleball combines elements of tennis, racquetball, badminton, and table tennis. The spread of the sport (8 million participants by 2018) is attributed to its popularity within universities, community centers, and YMCA facilities.


No

Is this a GEP Course?
Yes
GEP Categories
Health and Exercise Studies
Humanities Open when gep_category = HUM
Each course in the Humanities category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Mathematical Sciences Open when gep_category = MATH
Each course in the Mathematial Sciences category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Natural Sciences Open when gep_category = NATSCI
Each course in the Natural Sciences category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Social Sciences Open when gep_category = SOCSCI
Each course in the Social Sciences category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Interdisciplinary Perspectives Open when gep_category = INTERDISC
Each course in the Interdisciplinary Perspectives category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Visual & Performing Arts Open when gep_category = VPA
Each course in the Visual and Performing Arts category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Health and Exercise Studies Open when gep_category = HES
Each course in the Health and Exercise Studies category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 
Demonstrate how the fundamentals of health-related fitness apply to the sport of pickleball.
 
 
1) Students will play multiple individual and doubles matches in class requiring cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, and flexibility.
2) Students will perform the wall sit test. This is a static hold to test lower body endurance and strength. 3) Specific exam questions will determine knowledge of fitness requirements for pickleball. Example: In order to improve ground strokes, a student should work to improve his/her (a) cardiovascular endurance; (b) muscular strength; (c) flexibility; (d) answers a and b.
 
 
Explain how the concepts of health-related fitness apply in the sport of pickleball.
 
 
1) Students will explain the fitness principles and how those principles can be utilized to improve both health and performance. Example: Identify and describe a stretch to facilitate the overhead stroke.
2) Quiz and exam questions will determine knowledge of fitness principles and their effect on health and performance. Example: What aspect(s) of playing pickleball emphasize the aerobic energy system?
 
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1) Demonstrate the basic skills of forehand and backhand groundstrokes, serves, dinks, overhead, and volley shots used in the sport of pickleball.
2) Apply the basic playing strategies in singles and doubles formats in the sport of pickleball.
 
 
1) Students will perform a skills test utilizing the fundamental striking skills used in pickleball and will be evaluated during competitive play by the game performance rubric.
2) Students will compete against peers in singles and doubles formats. Quiz and exam questions will determine to what extent students can explain the playing strategies used in pickleball. For example: What type of offensive shots would be most effective when your opponent is at the net and you are in the backcourt?
 
 
1) Apply the strategies of pickleball during in-class play.
2) Demonstrate knowledge of the history and rules of pickleball.
 
 
1) Students will apply the rules of pickleball during in-class play and will be evaluated by a rubric measuring etiquette, stroke selection, and execution.
2) Quiz and exam questions will determine to what extent students can demonstrate knowledge of rules, safety issues, and history in pickleball. Example: Can you volley the ball in the “kitchen?”
Global Knowledge Open when gep_category = GLOBAL
Each course in the Global Knowledge category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to achieve objective #1 plus at least one of objectives 2, 3, and 4:
 
 

 
 

 
Please complete at least 1 of the following student objectives.
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

US Diversity Open when gep_category = USDIV
Each course in the US Diversity category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to achieve at least 2 of the following objectives:
Please complete at least 2 of the following student objectives.
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Requisites and Scheduling
100
 
a. If seats are restricted, describe the restrictions being applied.
 
NA
 
b. Is this restriction listed in the course catalog description for the course?
 
NA
 
List all course pre-requisites, co-requisites, and restrictive statements (ex: Jr standing; Chemistry majors only). If none, state none.
 
NA
 
List any discipline specific background or skills that a student is expected to have prior to taking this course. If none, state none. (ex: ability to analyze historical text; prepare a lesson plan)
 
NA
Additional Information
Complete the following 3 questions or attach a syllabus that includes this information. If a 400-level or dual level course, a syllabus is required.
 
Title and author of any required text or publications.
 
NA
 
Major topics to be covered and required readings including laboratory and studio topics.
 
NA
 
List any required field trips, out of class activities, and/or guest speakers.
 
NA
No additional resources will be needed at t his time. The reallocation of existing resources, including classroom facilities and instructor assignments, permits the offering of this course.

  1. acquire the fundamentals of health-related fitness, encompassing cardiorespiratory and cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and endurance, muscular flexibility and body composition; and

  2. apply knowledge of the fundamentals of health-related fitness toward developing, maintaining, and sustaining an active and healthy lifestyle; and

  3. acquire or enhance the basic motor skills and skill-related competencies, concepts, and strategies used in physical activities and sport; and

  4. gain a thorough working knowledge, appreciation, and understanding of the spirit and rules, history, safety, and etiquette of physical activities and sport.


Student Learning Outcomes

1. Demonstrate how the fundamentals of health-related fitness apply to the sport of pickleball. 


2. Explain how the concepts of health-related fitness apply in the sport of pickleball.


3. Demonstrate the basic skills of forehand and backhand groundstrokes, serves, dinks, overhead, and volley shots used in the sport of pickleball.


4. Apply the basic playing strategies in singles and doubles formats in the sport of pickleball.


5. Apply the strategies of pickleball during in-class play.


6. Demonstrate knowledge of the history and rules of pickleball.


Evaluation MethodWeighting/Points for EachDetails
Multiple exams40Students will be expected to demonstrate their knowledge of the material covered in class and assigned readings by completing two (2) exams.
Other60Students will perform a variety of physical skills testing for evaluation for proper execution. There will be four performance tests in which the student can earn up to 15% for each.
TopicTime Devoted to Each TopicActivity
Course introduction, syllabus1 weekSafety, equipment, history, rules
Introduction to shots and drills1 weekGrip and stroke mechanics
Service, footwork, and drills1 weekServe and return
Pre-testing skills, practice drills, and midterm1 week
Shot selection and strategy 1 weekPlaying strategies
Skill testing and doubles competitive play 1 weekOfficiating rules
Singles competitive play, Skills testing, final exam review1 week
Singles competitive play, final exam1 week

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