P.E. 3103

Tests and Measurements

 

 

Instructor:      Dr. Joe Gillespie

 

Office Hours: Wisdom Gym 140

                        8:15-9:45 MWF, 8:15-11:00 TTH

 

Office Phone: 968-1933

Email  jgilles@tarleton.edu

Text:  Measurement by the Physical Educator, by David K. Miller

Calculator:      Casio fx 300MS or Casio fx 115 MS  

 

Catalog Description:  Use and function of tests in exercise and sport studies.  Test construction and interpretation.  Statistical techniques will be reviewed.  Prerequisite:  Junior classification

 

Competencies:

·        Perform elementary statistical techniques and interpret the results.

·        Obtain practical experience administering health related fitness tests.

·        Organize, administer, report and participate in a variety of physical movement testing presentations.

 

Evaluation:

 

            Statistical Exam……………………………………………….25%

            Daily quizzes/assignments/lab assignments.………………….25%

            Practicum in health related fitness tests………………………15%

            Participation in Test Administrations*………………………..10%

            Final Examination (comprehensive)…………………………..25%

 

            Note:  3 points will be deducted from final average for each unexcused absence.

 

Grade:            A                     B                      C                     D                     F

                 89.5-100        79.5-89.4       69.5-79.4       59.5-69.4      59.4-below

 

ADA Statement:        If you have a documented learning disability see Dr. Mary Ann Lipford in the Teaching & Learning Center.  Her telephone number is 968-9680.