Motor Learning Principles and Practices
An introductory course to the principles and practice of motor learning as would be applied to physical education, physical fitness and sports related activities. Students will examine the fundamental process of learning and teaching human movement patterns. Students will study and discuss the learner, the process of learning, and the process of teaching movement skills. Using personal research projects, students will examine and analyze external and internal factors that influence movement performance. Case studies will be used for class discussion and student evaluation. This course is designed to teach the student about the various tools that may be used to enhance resistance training. Students will learn how to use and practice techniques with elastic devices, hand weights, resistance balls, medicine balls and steps, body bars and other devices.