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Course Code: 
PHE 1201
Course Credit Units: 
Semester 2
Year of Study: 
Year 1
Undergraduate or Graduate Level: 
Undergraduate Level
Course Description & Objectives: 

This course is designed to introduce the basic concepts of motor learning and motordevelopment from a lifespan approach.  The physiological, cognitive, social and physicalaspects of motor learning and development are addressed in the course.

Learning Outcomes: 

By the end of this course, the learner is able to:-

  1. Describe the Historical Development and learning of movement education.
  2. Analyze common mental physical, social and emotional characteristics of children and adults
  3. Understand, analyze, demonstrate and evaluate basic locomotor skills
  4. Understand, analyze, demonstrate and evaluate basic manipulative skills (i.e. catching, throwing, striking kicking, trapping, drilling, and volleying) (assessed through laboratory objective).
  5. Understand, analyze, and explain sequential motor skill development infancy through adulthood (assessed through laboratory objective).
  6. Recognize and list activities and games that are recommended for infants through adulthood.
  7. Demonstrate an understanding of the cognitive, psychomotor and effective development from infancy through adulthood.


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