PE 4010 - Psychosocial Theories of Physical Activity
Prerequisite(s): HPER MAJORS/MINORS ONLY, JUNIOR STATUS
Focuses on the psychosocial factors related to participation and adherence in physical activity, exercise, and recreational sport. Two general questions are explored: (1) How do individual psychological and social group factors influence participation and performance in physical activity, exercise and recreational sport? (2) How does participation in physical activity, exercise and recreational sport affect the psychosocial well being of the individual? Learning outcomes include understanding participants and participant motivation, facilitating psychological growth and development, comprehension of physical activity environments and group processes as well as enhancing health and well-being. Examines the applications of psychosocial theories for enhancing personal growth and promoting participation in physical activity for individuals with diverse cultural identities. Falls. Prerequisite(s): Junior status; Adventure Education, Athletic Training, Health Education and Physical Education majors and minors only. (INCO)
*All course information is from the 2012-2013 Catalog.