May 19, 2022  
2020-2021 Course Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PEC 115 - Athletic Dev and Human Growth

Credits: 1
Lecture Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Open
This course will demonstrate an understanding of athletic development and human growth in relationship to physical activity. The class will emphasize the area of children and adolescents.
Competencies
  1. Define basic terminology and concepts.
    1. Define basic terms associated with major developmental theories and stages throughout the lifespan.
    2. Describe basic concepts associated with physical, cognitive, social and emotional development across the lifespan.
    3. Discuss human movement across the lifespan.
  2. Apply developmental principles to everyday situations.
    1. Relate knowledge of developmental processes, principles, and theories to everyday physical activity.
    2. Translate knowledge of developmental processes, principles, and theories into practical skills in physical activity.
    3. Examine the concept of self-esteem in the human growth process.
  3. Identify physical, cognitive, and socio-emotional changes throughout the lifespan.
    1. Describe the typical sequence of physical, sensory, and motor changes across the lifespan.
    2. Describe the typical sequence of cognitive/intellectual and language development across the lifespan.
    3. Describe the typical sequence of social-emotional across the human lifespan.
  4. Examine the development similarities and differences on individuals at each stage throughout the lifespan.
    1. Compare normative development with the range of individual differences at each stage of the lifespan.
    2. Differentiate historical, cultural, and cohort effects on developmental similarities and differences of individuals at each stage of the lifespan
    3. Apply critical thinking skills to lifespan development topics as related to athletics for children and adolescents.
  5. Differentiate individual, gender, and multi-cultural developmental differences.
    1. Examine individual differences in development from modes and theories of human development.
    2. Explain gender differences using developmental theories and models.
    3. Implement athletic activities with an understanding of individual differences.
  6. Discuss effective communication skills.
    1. Examine communication with the athletes.
    2. Examine communication with the coach.
    3. Examine communication with the parent. 



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