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KNPE 337  Physical Activity Promotion for Children and Youth  Units: 3.00  
This course explores topics such as theoretical models of motivation, interest, and interpersonal behaviours, and the design, implementation, and provision of inclusive physical activity environments for children/youth. This course emphasizes the application of theory through activity-based classroom sessions and community placements.
NOTE Transportation and other costs directly related to the student (e.g. required Criminal Checks) are the responsibility of the student.
Learning Hours: 120 (18 Lecture, 18 Laboratory, 24 Online Activity, 60 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above and registration in a KINE or HLTH Plan and (KNPE 237 or HLTH 270). Exclusion PACT 237.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  

Course Learning Outcomes:

  1. Identify the factors that shape the quality of physical activity experiences and their influence on children’s and youth’s development.
  2. Design and effectively deliver physical activity programming in a variety of settings, including classrooms, gymnasiums, and playgrounds.
  3. Evaluate and critique the appropriateness of different approaches to promoting physical activity among children and youth.
  4. Apply course content to practical settings.
  5. Reflect on connections and/or gaps between course content and practical implementation.