KHP 602   PROMOTING PHYSICAL ACTIVITY FOR YOUTH.   (3 hours)
 
The purpose of this course is to provide educators and other professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to promote physical activity for youth. Current research and philosophies will be presented in a manner that provides a sound philosophical and factual basis for promoting physical activity for youth primarily through schools. Topics such as motivation, health benefits of regular physical activity, physical activity guidelines, and assessment of physical activity will be covered. Students will also be exposed to strategies for increasing physical activity both during the school day and outside of school.
 
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