جامعة النجاح الوطنية
An-Najah National University
Physical Education
Duration: 24 Months (2 Years)
Degree Awarded: MSc
Student must complete 36 credit hours

Speciality Requirements Student must complete 24 credit hours

Course Code Course Name Credit Hours Prerequests
3
This course is a general review of scientific research and the steps and mechanismsinvolved in formulating the research plan, hypotheses, the variables along with thedescriptive statistics and the concept of design, its objectives and principles. It dealswith the types of designs by using parametric and non-parametric statistical tests, designanalysis of variance, analysis of covariance design, studies, relational analysis, multipleregression, multivariate analysis of variance and a square Kay and methods ofanalysis using statistical packages for social sciences “SPSS” computer and otherprograms used in the statistical analysis.
3
This course aims at studying the functions of the physiology/organs of the human bodyduring physical exercise or exertion. This course includes also a study of humanphysiological, anatomical, lung, heart, nerve and energy-producing systems, respiratoryinfections - pneumonia - cardiovascular- the league, the nervous system, metabolicprocesses and energy systems, endocrine glands, hormones, enzymes, heatcontrol with a focus on the response and adaptation of the various organs of the body forthe effort and physical training - and body composition and steroids. This courseincludes also a focus on physiological and theoretical training in sports, genetics andphysical performance, the impact of environmental factors on physical performanceand muscle fatigue and its impact on performance. This course includes a practical partwhich is conducting a number of laboratory experiments and field laboratory for someparameters such as maximum consumption of oxygen and the threshold of non-oxygenand the ability and capacity to tolerate lack of oxygen and body composition.
3
This course aims to introduce students to the theory and scientific methods used in thefield of training. This course includes the foundations for scientific training, thestructure and organisation of free training and its components, the types of instinctivetraining, repetitive, mixed-ring and circular.This course provides examples of annual and daily plans of training. It also providesstudents with tips on physical and psychological preparation along with the acquisition ofskills and methods of planning. It introduces students to the impact of the environmentalfactors on physical performance and muscle fatigue. Finally, this course affordsstudents the opportunity to do some real and a practical application in terms of knowinghow the level of oxygen or lack of has effect on their physical performance.
3
This course aims to introduce students to the basic concepts of measurement andevaluation in physical education, and to provide students with information about thescientific properties of testing and evaluating the various aspects of physical educationprograms in various aspects of physical and psychological skills and ways to developtests in the field. Additionally, this course is designed to focus on evaluation and the stepsfor setting up the evaluating programs and criteria for evaluation of such programs. Thecourse aims to study the establishment of standards and levels and expose students tolearn the different types of field tests of physical fitness, mobility and skill,psychological, management practices and application of devices used, in addition tothe practical application of field and laboratory for some tests, how to achieve apredictive equations using the regression coefficient in the field of physical andAnthropometric measurements and physiological, and building batteries through the useof factor analysis.
3
This course aims to equip students with the basic principles of administration andmanagement in general and applications areas of physical education, both of planning or implementation or follow-up or supervision or coordination or leadership. The coursedeals with the general principles of administration and management such as managementof sports session, concerts, sport events and how to prepare records and reports, time-management skills and thelegal dimensions in sports such as error of neglect. The course provides students with theopportunity to learn how to prepare for the Arab Championship, Continental, and allinternational requirements, in addition to become acquainted with the regulations andlaws of associations, clubs, sports organisations and theories of leadership and theirapplications in sport.
3
This course aims to introduce the student to the chapters of the thesis, the elements ofeach chapter, the conditions to be provided in each element, and methods ofdocumentation in the text and list of references and sources for obtaining information(written and computerised). It also looks at how to provide constructive criticism andevaluation of an M.A. degree in the light of specific criteria and at the scientific researchpublished in scientific journals and the elements that must be included in the research Additionally, students would be called on to prepare a research plan on a particular subject.
3
This course aims to introduce students to psychological theories, their applications insports and the impact of psychological factors on the different physical performance ofathletes and methods of use of those factors in the development of the level ofperformance for athletes. The course includes the study of motivation in physical activity,anxiety, aggression, and self-confidence, values, aptitudes, attitudes and personalcharacteristics of the athletes, the nature of nerve stimulation and their relationship tothe performance level of sports/ physical training skills. In addition, this course providesstudents with the methods of psychometrics in sport, as well as the clarification of someof the methods used in the preparation of athletes psychologically for sports games, suchas developing their ability to focus, and pay attention and review the use of mentalrelaxation and modern techniques, and to maintain a good psychological condition.
3
This course aims to introduce students to the basic concepts in the curricula of physical education curriculum and to have access to local, Arab and international curricula for thevarious stages of study and work on the analysis and critique, as well as curriculumevaluation, complementary education between physical education and other subjects. Italso aims to look at the modern teaching methods in physical education, and ways toprepare students to become teachers, and the methods of feedback, and uses of moderntechnology -audio-visual and audio - visual teaching and evaluation of the educationalprocess – learning. Furthermore, this course is designed to introduce students to thegeneral designs for teaching and their applications in sports, in addition to developing theconcept of economy of knowledge and life skills at schools.
0
A graduate student must pass a qualifying examination (See Academic Rules and Regulations for Graduate Students).

Speciality Optional Requirements Student must complete 12 credit hours

Course Code Course Name Credit Hours Prerequests
3
This course aims to give students a clear idea of the disabled and how to classify theminto groups taking into account the value of educational and psychological care neededfor them, as well as the revised definition programs appropriate for each category ofthem. The course includes some exposure to the kinds of disabilities, the degree andextent of the need for special programs for persons with disabilities, the role ofphysical education in helping the disabled and the administration and management ofphysical education programs. This course also introduces students to how they shouldmodify and adapt games and physical activities for persons with disabilities including thetools and equipment for disabled sport. It also looks at the trends towards the integrationof the physically disabled in schools, and the development of measurements and tests ofvarious aspects of disabilities and providing competitive sport for the disabled.
3
This course aims to introduce students to the contemporary issues which are related to physical education, sports and discussion (such as professionalism and hobby, doping, hooliganism, has the potential sports, educational qualification of the coach, women's sports, politics, sports, economy and sports) and other important issues.
3
This course aims to introduce students to the type of knowledge of different types of injuries suffered by athletes in various events and sports - and to learn how to attend to such various types of injuries while avoiding complications. Furthermore, this course deals with common types of injuries occur in sport in general such as cuts, bruises, dislocations, fractures, rupture, and muscle contraction, as well as physical therapy to prepare the players and better equip them to return to competition. It also includes preventive methods to be observed, which can prevent most sports injuries, with knowledge of first aid, in addition to the tests used to diagnose these injuries, as well as to identify some of the devices used in physical therapy and how they work and function individually.
3
This course aims to introduce students to theories of learning and stages of motor learning, the nervous/neural basis for learning motor skills and the various factors affecting motor skill acquisition and development. In addition, the students will be introduced to the work of analysing the work of learning mechanisms and methods of information processing, memory boxes, sovereignty brain and motor skills, different models of learning and movement control, memory systems and individual differences and the measurement of motor skill. In addition to this, students will study the practical application of methods and devices used in the study and measurement of motor learning such as the study of anxiety in the learning stages information processing, motor control through the use of various types of reaction and feedback, fatigue dealing with information and its impact on motor learning, perception, kinaesthetic sense, its impact on memory and motor behaviour.
3
This course aims to introduce students to the relationship between physical fitness and physical activity and the pattern of modern life on the one hand and between contemporary diseases and health problems suffered by the individual on the other. The present course is a study of the role of physical activity in coronary heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, joint pain and lower back, etc. The course also deals with the physiological effects resulting from the being lethargic and lack of physical movement or exercise and the positive impact of physical activity on various bodyfunctions and metabolism during rest and ways to measure the field and laboratory, the mechanism of energy balance in the body, and the role of exercise in weight controlprograms, and maintain the appearance, and health benefits of physical fitness, andcardiovascular fitness - Psychological, and physical fitness. And finally, this courseintroduces students to the integrated methods of preparing fitness programs associatedwith health benefits for different age groups, and methods of measurement.
3
This course introduces students to the holistic use of computer and technology in physical education, such as education and computer learning assistant computer simulation, and to identify the steps for setting up a computerised educational software in the field of sports, and the use of technology in teaching courses such as anatomy, physiology, and teaching methods and skills, and biomechanics, and introduce students to the program of statistical packages for Social Sciences (SPSS) to assist them in data analysis and interpretation of particular theses, in addition to introducing the student to learn how to carry out research for scientific studies and journals using the Internet.
3
This course aims to introduce students to concepts related to sports as a social phenomenon and to the social theories and their applications in sports. It also focuseson the role of sport in various social institutions and their impact on the culture ofsociety. The course will discuss the process of socialisation through sports andsporting relations between groups and its dynamics, and introduces students to theconcept of membership in the sport, hooliganism and intolerance in sports, hobby andprofessional, and sport for all, social beliefs and misconceptions about physicaleducation, and the impact of international conflicts on the performance of theinternational Olympic Movement. It also focuses on the role of women and sports, andthe methods of development of social relations in the sports field, and the methods ofmeasuring social relations sports.
3
This course aims to introduce students to the concepts related to marketing in sports, its components and steps,its role in the success of local, regional, and international tournaments and the economic dimension of sport, the exposure to some of the global models used for sports marketing. In addition, this course aims at developing student's ability to prepare a blueprint for marketing of sports events, in all its dimensions.
3
This course aims to introduce students to the relationship between nutrition and physical nature of the composition and physical performance of the athlete. The course includes a study of the types of food and its sources, and the calorific values of foods, nutritional requirements of an athlete, and pre-competition meal, vitamins and minerals and their role in physical performance, fluid and electrolytes, and nutritional supplements such as cretin, protein and carbohydrates and their impact on performance and body composition in athletes. This course provides students with the tips on how to prepare food programs for athletes commensurate with the physical activity practice, as well as to learn about some of the programs on the computerised food programs.
3
This course aims to introduce students to the principles and rules of dynamic mechanical and manpower operating on the human body and the basic concepts of mechanics, which helps students understand the nature of thehumanitarian movement and the analysis of sports technique. It also includes a study ofthe external forces affecting the movements such as gravity and friction in water, air,angular movement, and the moment of inertia and their applications in sport. Throughpractice students will learn how to recognise some laboratory methods and analyse themovements, such as determining the center of gravity of the body of sports and speedcontrol and acceleration, in addition to working on a kinetic analysis of some events andsports skills using modern scientific methods, imaging and computerised programs areused in the area, such as video cameras, three-dimensional and plate device to measurethe strength and muscle activity (EMG).

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