Undergraduate Catalog

PER 386 Physical Education and Wellness in a School Environment

This course will cover teaching and leading theories and techniques necessary for planning and delivering physical activities and wellness programs that foster health enhancing active participation, within a comprehensive school environment. Emphasis is given to the principles of motor development; assessment techniques; and the psychomotor, cognitive, psychological, and social developmental needs of children of various ages, diversity, and abilities. Also included is an overview of the many education, community, and government organizations that provide and advocate for health enhancing physical activity participation.




Prerequisites: PER 202, PER 203, PER 205, PER 232; PER Majors Only, or Early Childhood Education Major; or permission of the instructor.