In tertiary institutions, there are departments from which the designed courses are offered. The following are some of the designed courses you are expected to do in tertiary institutions.
Theory and techniques of soccer
This course covers the historical development of soccer; rules and regulations of the game; materials, equipment, and facility; tactics and strategies; officiating and officials; safety education.
Theory and technology of handball
This course covers history and development, the skill of play; materials, facilities, and equipment; tactic and game; rule and game; construction of the evaluation o physical fitness.
History, philosophy, and foundation of physical education
This course covers the meaning, definition, and concepts philosophy of physical education; the development and practice of physical education in selected countries such as Greece and Rome, Germany, Sweden, England, USA, China, and Japan; the past, present, and future trend of physical education in Nigeria.
Human anatomy and physiology 1
This course captures the organization of the body structure; life characteristics of the body structure; the role of anatomy in physical education; the anatomical positions of the body, chemical potential, grad sum, and partition functions; distribution function, the relation of statistical variables of thermodynamic variable application; cell-tissue-organ-whole body relation; skeletal system, kinds of bones, bones, body cavities and function of bones; a general review of joints, types of joints, characteristics of joints and movement possible at joint; muscles of the body – situation, origin, insertion, and action; nervous system structure and nervous system, nerve cells. Sensory and motor neurons reflect the arc; sense organs; structure and function of skin, ear, and eye.
Citizenship and leadership training
This course comprises the aim and objective of the program orientation, mountaineering, camping and hiking, leadership skills; nationalism (WAI, MAMSER, WAI Brigade, etc); origin of outdoor education.
Theory and techniques of cricket
The course comprises the history and development of cricket; the layout and maintenance of cricket and the maintenance of cricket facilities. Equipment and supplies; batting officials and officiating; terminologies and records.
Physical education teaching methods
This course covers the teaching of physical education in schools’ curriculum of physical education in school; methods of teaching PED; demonstration, manual guidance, lecture; field trips, film strips, verbalization, etc; materials for teaching PE; concepts of PE syllabus in post-primary schools.
This course captures the blood, its composition, and circulation; the respiration track; respiration; grass exchange in the lungs and the tissues; the digestive tract, digestion in the mouth, stomach, and intestines, assimilation and functions of the excretory pathways; the location and secretion of the endocrine glands; the functions of the sexual organ and development of the sexual organ and sexuality, functions of the sexual organs.
First aid, safety, prevention, and care of athletic injuries
This course captures a study of the basic skills in First aid; safety factors involved in physical education; accident problems and care in the home, school, and community; and understanding of the principles, practice, and procedures essential to safe and healthful performance through elimination of hazards; theory and practice in the prevention, handling, and care of athletics injuries; physical conditioning.
Theory and Techniques of Badminton
This course consists of history and development; skills of the game; tactics and strategies; rules of the game and officiating; construction of badminton court; officiating terminologies and official records.
Theory and Techniques of Table Tennis
This course consists of history and development; skills of playing; tactics and strategies; rules of the game and officiating; measurement of Table Tennis Table.
Organization and administration of physical education
This course covers an introduction to the administration and organization of physical education; school sports; a general overview of staff, policy-making problems encountered in curriculum, methods, facilities, equipment, supplies, finance, purchases, personnel, supervision; athletics, intra-murals and extra-murals, legal, etc., programming accountability.
Physical education for the handicapped
This course captures the definition of adapted PE, causes of handicaps and types of handicapping conditions; programming PE and sports for the disabled; the role of PE and sports for the handicapped; integration of the handicapped into PE programs.
Introduction to sports management
This course captures the concepts of sports management and duties of sports managers; the school intra-mural sports; program organization and record keeping; intercollegiate sports; organization and management; age structure and management; functions of organization/federation, e.g. NSC, NUC, NFA, LOC, etc.; functions, importance and responsibilities of inspectors advertiser, supervisors in sporting activities; sporting marketing and promotions.
Theory and Techniques of Basketball
This course consists of the history and development of basketball; skills of the game; tactics and strategies; rules of the game and officiating; construction of court; officiating terminologies and official records.
Theory and techniques of volleyball
This course comprises the history and development of volleyball; skills in volleyball; tactics and strategies; rules of the game and officiating; construction of court; officiating terminologies and official records.
Psychology of coaching
The course covers the psychological bases of motor learning; factors affecting good coaching; the coach and the athlete; the personality of each athlete; study of the coach of a sport of choice profit improvement.
Test and measurement
This course comprises a study of selected tests in physical education; their uses and values; test construction and administration; elementary statistics.
Nutrition in sports
This course comprises classes of food with special reference to local foodstuffs and their values to athletes in general; balanced diet and its values, and preservation of foodstuffs deficiency diseases; food fads and fallacies; food and the digestive system nutrition and its role in sports performances; preparation of simple menus for athlete in camp and curing composition.
Theory and techniques of tennis
The course comprises the history and development of tennis; fundamental; skills, layout and maintenance of tennis, and maintenance of cricket facilities. Equipment and supplies; batting officials and officiating; terminologies and records.
Theory and techniques of gymnastics
The course comprises the history and development of gymnastics; the value of gymnastics, safety measures, stunt and tumbling (examples), apparatus works, etc; the distinction between Qlympic gymnastics and education gymnastics.
This course captures the definition of recreation; its purposes and objectives; types of recreation; the relationship of physical education to recreation; the relationship of health to recreation; principles, administration, and organization; facilities and equipment, and provision of recreational services and activities in the community.
This course covers an introduction to basic concepts of exercise; science and sports performance; physiological effects of training i. e. biochemical changes, cardio-respiratory changes, and other training effects; biological energy circle, source, and application.
This course covers the organization of experience perception; economy in learning teaching aids; economy of learning transfer, motivation maturation, mechanisms of physical backwardness, physique, and temperament.
Theory and techniques of hockey
This course consists of the history and development of hockey; skills of the game; tactics and strategies; rules of the game and officiating; construction and dimension of the pitch; officiating terminologies and official records.
Theory and techniques of athletics (field)
This course consists of basic skills in throwing events (discus, shot-put, javelin, hammer); jump, high, triple, long, and pole-vault; rules and officiating
This course comprises the mechanism of human motion – mechanical aspect of human movement; principles of stability, the law of motion; effect of forces upon bodies and movement of the body in different media; anatomic and physiological fundamentals of human motion; functional region of musculoskeletal structure; application of kinesiology to physical education activities; application of kinesiology to physical education activities.
This course covers basic skills and strategies; rules and officiating; approach methods; administration and problems; emphasis on how to design and make them part of the regular physical education program; practical demonstration.
Coaching and officiating
This course captures a study and practice of coaching problems in team sports; academic institutions and clubs; factors affecting good coaching: a study of a coach; officiating procedures in team sports; rules and regulations.
Theory and techniques of athletics (track)
This course consists of the history and development of track events; performance level in races; skills of the game; tactics and strategies; sprints: 100m 200m 400m Middle distance races: 3, 000m, 5, 000m marathon; relays and hurdles; laying of track.
This course captures designing, planning, laying, and maintenance of sports; types, and soil erosion control. Selection uses, and care of sports facilities equipment and supplies; accurate pitches construction care; importance of sports performance.
Physical education curriculum
This course General Principles or curriculum development as they apply to PE about students, environment, and needs of society; a study of the generally accepted educational and organization; facilities and instructional materials in PE curriculum steps in designing a curriculum.
General sports and physical fitness
This course consists of a revision of team games, skills, and techniques; rules and regulations; officiating practical; general exercises for fitness and circuit training activities.; practical participation in selection athletic events officiating.
Sociology of sports
This course comprises a study of the social significance of sports and physical education; sports as a social institution; effects of sports on society and vice-versa; the functions of sports in society; professionalism and amateurism; communication of sports.
This course consists of the meaning and nature of records; types of research; historical, survey, experimental, etc.; formulation of hypotheses and testing of hypotheses; literature review; sampling techniques; procedure in research reports.
Seminar in PE
This course covers an analytical discussion and study of selected aspects of current problems of PE with particular reference to our state and country comparative study.
The learners will work on the approved topic in any area in physical education and sports for an in-depth study to be followed by a typed written and bound report.