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Physical Activity (PHAC)

Physical Activity (PHAC)
Faculty of Arts and Science

Physical Activity 1905/2905/3905/4905

Studies in Physical Activity
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week:
0-3-0
Opportunity for an individual to study a physical activity indepth.

Physical Activity 2130

Educational Dance
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week:
0-3-0
Development of a repertoire of dominant movement patterns leading to basic concepts, skills, and fundamentals in educational dance.
Substantially Similar:
Physical Activity 2225 (prior to 2014/2015);
Physical Activity 2235 (prior to 2014/2015);
Physical Activity 3225 (prior to 2014/2015)

Physical Activity 2135

Educational Gymnastics
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week:
0-3-0
Development of a repertoire of dominant movement patterns leading to basic concepts, skills, and fundamentals in educational gymnastics.

Physical Activity 3020

Movement Literacy: Upper Body Actions
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week:
1-2-0
Observation, analysis, acquisition, and correction of basic movement patterns including striking, throwing, catching, and other upper body actions that are part of sport and activities of daily living.

Physical Activity 3030

Movement Literacy: Lower Body Actions
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week:
1-2-0
Observation, analysis, acquisition, and correction of basic movement patterns including running, jumping, kicking, and other lower body actions that are part of sport and activities of daily living.

Physical Activity 3040

Resistance Training for Health and Performance
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week:
1-2-0
Movement-based approach in the application of principles and methods used to develop the components of fitness through resistance training.
Substantially Similar:
Physical Activity 2445 (prior to 2014/2015);
Physical Activity 3445 (prior to 2014/2015)

Physical Activity 3050

Conditioning for Cardiovascular Health and Performance
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week:
1-2-0
Assessment of cardiovascular fitness and development of training programs through exposure to a wide range of physical activity environments.
Substantially Similar:
Physical Activity 3605 (prior to 2014/2015)

Physical Activity 3060

Adapting Physical Activity
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week:
1-2-0
Current trends, theory, and practice in adapted physical activity. Emphasis is placed on gaining instructional and leadership skills in physical activity, fitness, and sport programs for individuals requiring activity adaptations.
Substantially Similar:
Kinesiology 4630 (prior to 2014/2015)

Physical Activity 3070

Structure and Strategy of Games
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week:
1-2-0
Strategic and tactical principles used across various categories of games along with models of understanding that allow for the transfer of strategic knowledge between game settings.