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.
PrerequisitesA 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
- Add-on Health Fitness Endorsement Program (K-12) : Program Coursework