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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
M, T, W, Th
Time
8:30AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Jul 25, 2022 to Jul 28, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
SPU Tuition credit (3 units) $600.00
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 22, 2022 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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