Special Topics - Psychological & Academic Benefits of Sports and Physical Activity for Youth

Physical activity provides psychological, academic, and health benefits for school-aged youth. However, many young people do not engage in physical activity due to disabilities, bullying, and body image concerns, among other reasons. Class topics include: benefits and barriers of physical activity, anti-discrimination policies in youth sports, and promotion of equitable and safe physical activity environments in schools.

Course Details

Campus: 
Amherst
Format: 
Online
Level: 
Undergraduate
Subject: 
Education
Number: 
EDUC 397JA
Semester: 
Summer 2017
Registration Status: 
Closed
Registration: 
Monday, March 13, 2017 to Thursday, May 25, 2017
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