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KNPE 463  Community-Based Physical Activity Promotion  Units: 6.00  
Program planning and evaluation for the promotion of physical activity in the community, workplace, school, and health care settings. Using a combination of lecture, group discussions, and a community-based placement, students will acquire the skills and understand the philosophies used in promoting physical activity involvement in the community.
Learning Hours: 244 (72 Seminar, 72 Practicum, 100 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite Level 4 or above and registration in the KINE Specialization Plan and KNPE 265/3.0 and a minimum GPA of 2.90 in all KNPE courses. Recommended HLTH 315/3.0.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  

Course Learning Outcomes:

  1. Recognize the importance of settings to physical activity involvement.
  2. Discuss the importance of social determinants to physical activity involvement.
  3. Identify current programs and strategies to promote physical activity involvement in Canada, Ontario, and Kingston.
  4. Describe key concepts and implications in promoting physical activity from an ecological approach.
  5. Identify sources and resources to construct an organizational/community profile.
  6. Identify ethical issues in promoting community physical activity involvement, including the need for developing authentic partnership with organizations and communities.