Mar 22, 2023  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HPE 540 - Psycho-social Perspectives in Health and Physical Education

The social and psychological factors which affect behavior and performance in health and physical education.


Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Examine the basic research methods and theories that sociologists use to study Physical activities, PE, and other aspects of social life
  • Identify ideas and beliefs that constitute dominant ideologies related to Health, Physical Education sports, gender and sexuality, race/ethnicity/skin color, social class, and (dis)ability in American society.
  • Explain how social factors related to gender, race and ethnicity, social class, and (dis)abilities influence physical education, physical activity, and youth sport experiences.
  • Analyze the psycho-social dimensions of a relevant topic related to Health and Physical Education

Learner Outcomes Approval Date:

Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
Summer Locations Online

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