2024-2025 Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog

PE 509 Teaching Health-Related Fitness

This course is designed to educate prospective physical educators in the philosophy and methodology of teaching health-related fitness for PK-12th grade. Content knowledge, movement technique, and standards-based lesson construction will be taught with an emphasis on how to build positive attitudes toward lifelong physical activity using developmentally appropriate programming. Students in the course will concurrently examine the knowledge and skills required to organize and teach a progressive, safe & effective physical fitness program. Students will have the option of becoming a certified Physical Best Health-Fitness Specialists. 




Admission to M.S. in Physical Education or permission of instructor.

General Education


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