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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.

Prerequisites

A C or better in PES 5051 "Foundations and Methods of Teaching Health Fitness". Students who register for this course without a grade of C or better in PES 5051 posted to their transcript will be automatically dropped.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Scientific Application in Physical Activity
Type
Online
Days
W
Time
6:30PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Mar 29, 2023 to May 31, 2023
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Available for Credit
3 Quarter Credits
Instructors
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

Note: Candidates must have internet access. This class will have Live class meetings via Zoom on Wednesday evenings from 6.30 to 8.30 Pacific Daylight/Standard Time. Students are required to attend all classes and have their camera on for the duration of class. Students will join Zoom meetings throughout the course using instructor’s Personal Zoom Meeting Room. This link will be posted within the course syllabus, on Canvas. Students will also work on the class asynchronously. Weekly assignments will be due at 11.59 PM on Sunday evenings.


The Registration deadline is March 27, 2023 by the end of the day. 


Students who register for this course without a grade of C or better in PES 5051 posted to their transcript will be automatically dropped.


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.


 

Section Title
Scientific Application in Physical Activity
Type
Online
Days
M, T, W, Th
Time
8:30AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Jul 24, 2023 to Jul 27, 2023
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Available for Credit
3 Quarter Credits
Instructors
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

Note: Candidates must have internet access and be available for on-camera, live online collaboration for the full course: Monday-Thursday, 8:30-5:00


The Registration deadline is July 20, 2023 by the end of the day. 

Students who register for this course without a grade of C or better in PES 5051 posted to their transcript will be automatically dropped.


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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