Course Description

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.


A C or better in PES 5051 "Foundations and Methods of Teaching Health Fitness"

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Section Title
Scientific Application in Physical Activity
M, T, W, Th
8:30AM to 5:00PM
Jul 05, 2021 to Jul 08, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
SPU Tuition credit (3 units) $600.00
Available for Credit
3 Quarter Credits
Reading List / Textbook

American College of Sports Medicine. (2017). ACSM’s Health-Related Physical Fitness Manual. The Netherlands. Wolters Kluwer. ISBN/ISSN9781496338808

Armbruster, C., Evans, E.M., Sherwood-Laughlin, C.M. (2019) Fitness and Wellness With Web Study   

Guide. Champaign, IL. Human Kinetics.

Section Notes

The Registration deadline is July 2, 2021 by the end of the day. 

Refund Policy: Withdrawals submitted Online through SPU prior to the first day of class will receive a 100% refund of SPU Tuition. No refunds will be given once the course has begun, and no withdrawals will be accepted after the final session. Instructions on how to withdraw are located on our website under Students/Withdrawal and Refund Policies.


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