PHED 3625 Motor Behavior 3/0/3

Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education program and PHED 2603 and PHED 2604

This course focuses on the growth and development of the human being and the interaction of growth and development on human motor performance. Students examine the impact of motor development and motor learning, neuromuscular function and information processing on motor skill acquisition and make applications to teaching physical education. The course provides students with foundation knowledge concerning the development and acquisition of motor skills from birth to advanced age, with emphasis on P-12 children.