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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

New York City Police Department | Evaluated Learning Experience

Physical Education - Version 1

Part 1: Foundations of Physical Activity
Part 2: Lifesaving Techniques
Part 3: Safety Education, Accident Prevention, and First Aid
Part 4: Self-Defense
Part 5: Swimming I
Part 6: Swimming II
Location: 
Police Academy, 235 East 20th St., New York, NY.
Length: 
170 hours.
Dates: 
Version 1: December 1973 - December 1983.*
Learner Outcomes: 
To prepare the student for the physiological and psychological demands involved in the work of a police officer.
Instruction: 
Part 1: Survey of physiological, psychological, and sociological aspects of physical fitness; skills, body mechanics, and methods of maintaining and improving physical fitness; role of the physical conditioning nutrition, and basic health habits. Part 2: Advanced survival techniques and strokes; safety procedures; use of flotation devices and safety aids. American Red Cross Senior Lifesaving Certificate is issued to all who pass the senior lifesaving tests. Part 3: Principles of safety; theory and practice of first aid procedures in emergency situations (shock, wounds, heart attacks, strokes) and extrications for dangerous situations. Part 4: Theory, skills, practice of judo, karate, and boxing techniques; basic blows, throws, and defenses; application of these skills to combative situations. Part 5: Fundamentals of water safety; instruction and practice in various swimming techniques and in elementary forms of diving. Part 6: Intermediate swimming; basic water safety techniques; emphasis on form and endurance in the crawl, sidestroke, breaststroke, and elementary backstroke.
Credit recommendation: 
Part 1: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category or in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 2 semester hours in Physical Education (8/74). Part 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category or in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 1 semester hour in Physical Education (8/74). Part 3: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category or in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 2 semester hours in Physical Education (8/74). Part 4: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category or in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 2 semester hours in Physical Education (8/74). Part 5: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category or in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 1 semester hour in Physical Education (8/74). Part 6: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category or in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 1 semester hour in Physical Education (8/74). *NOTE: Later versions of this course grouping follow in the next exhibit.

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