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PED - Physical Education and Recreation

PED 220


(2 - 3.00 CR.)

Provides direct application of the theories of aging and physical activity. Teaches techniques for developing appropriate individualized fitness and activity programs for older adults. Focuses on physical, social, and mental well being. Includes assessment and evaluation of physical fitness principles, role of exercise in disease prevention, leadership skills, and communication strategies. For PED 220 - 2 credits. Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 3 hours per week. For PED 220 - 3 credits. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.