In traditional physical education class, educators are only teaching how to stay physically active through basic sports, which is great for the athletes, but what about the students who do not become professional athletes? While the program does not provide health education certification directly, you can take your undergraduate and graduate health credits to your respective state for health certification approval. Then there are 6 components of physical fitness that are more skill-related and/or sports-related.
Non-students are allowed to register in person in the Physical Education office in 305 Helen Newman Hall on the first day of classes for each semester. Although physical education has been largely associated with the modern society, it actually has a long history that dates back to the times of ancient Greece.
Develops the sense of discipline: The players are given systematic instructions in physical education programs of schools and other educational institutions. This is part of your student’s Physical Education Program and funded through the Frazier Metcalf Memorial Swim Fund.
Many colleges and Universities offer both Physical Education and Health as one certification. Students continue to broaden their repertoire of specialised movement skills and knowledge of sophisticated tactical thinking skills, and apply these to an expanding array of physical activity contexts.
Americans have been arguing back and forth whether their children should be forced” into Physical Education (Conor, 2006). This is particularly true when schools demand these lesson education plans to be reviewed and approved. Requires field experience in teaching physical education at an area elementary school.