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PHE 260 GYMNASTICS ON APPARATUS

PHE 260 – Gymnastics

Course Outline

Course Number & Name:  PHE 260 Gymnastics

Credit Hours:  1.0             Contact Hours:  2.0          Lecture:  N/A     Lab:  2.0                Other:  N/A

Prerequisites:  None

Co-requisites:  None                                                      Concurrent Courses:  None

Course Description: Students receive instruction in the various methods of gymnastics.  Basic leading to more difficult movements are covered.  Student progression to various levels is determined by how well they perform specific skills and their mastery of equipment.  Students are provided instruction in vaulting/horse, parallel bars, high bar, and balance beam.  Safety measures related to equipment/apparatus and spotting are emphasized.

Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:

  1. demonstrate basic vaulting skills on the horse;
  2. demonstrate basic parallel bar skills;
  3. demonstrate basic high bar skills; and
  4. demonstrate basic balance beam skills.