Explores the science of human motion as it relates to growth, development, health, and fitness of children and youth. Examines functional anatomy and physics of movement and provides explanation of physiological responses and adaptations to physical activity. Insight and skill are gained for the assessment of physical fitness as well as for the development and direction of activity programs designed to promote the enhancement of total well-being in youth.
Students admitted to a School of Education Certificate or endorsement program have priority registration for this course. Non-admitted students may be administratively dropped with a full refund prior to the first class session if space is not available.