Students will learn how to analyse and evaluate performance and suggest effective plans for improvement. An in depth study of Hatha Yoga, including the eight stages, or limbs, of yoga as explained in the Yoga Sutras by Patanjali written around 200 to 300 B.C. Emphasis placed on asana (physical postures), pranayama (breathing techniques), and dyhana (meditation).
Our BSc in Physical Education (PE) is a course that is aimed at students who are considering a future career in teaching PE. The course covers the relevant theoretical and practical knowledge, as well as providing you with the opportunity to gain experience of planning and delivering lessons.
Our National Standards for K-12 Physical Education serve as the foundation for well-designed physical education programs across the country. Graduates will have an understanding of key principles, concepts, and skills of Physical Education and are knowledgeable of contemporary developments in their subject matter. Student evaluation is an important part of physical education, such as recording how many situps a student can do at the beginning of the school year and how many they can do at the end. Students will become familiar with physical demand analyses and the principles involved in redesigning tasks to minimize risk of injuries. Graduates will develop care and concern for the personal welfare and development of pupils and the promotion of social justice in society as well as fairness, inclusion, and equity in physical activity environments and school/community settings.
Requiring individuals to participate in physical education activities, such as dodge ball , flag football , and other competitive sports remains a controversial subject because of the social impact these have cases physical education programs have been cut.
In your second and third years you’ll have the opportunity to take modules linked to outdoor adventure activities – athletics, swimming, adapted PE and more – including a field trip to an outdoor education centre in the Brecon Beacons. Opportunity to observe the art of teaching and the act of learning in physical education classes at the secondary level.