Jun 19, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 [Archived Catalog]

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PETE 2000 - Cultural Perspectives and Physical Activity


This course examines the interrelationship between culture and physical activity and how that interrelationship reinforces cultural values and/or at times challenges physical activity participation. Students recognize the role and meaning of physical activity in their lives and the wider community.

Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 2CP
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to define working definitions of culture.
  • Students will be able to explain how various cultures view physical activity.
  • Students will be able to explain how the fitness movement of the 21st century differs from previous fitness movements throughout history.
  • Students will be able to describe how various cultural factors influence participation in physical activity: age (perceived in different cultures), religion, ethnicity/race, gender, dress code, and media.
  • Students will be able to apply strategies and techniques to monitor, maintain, and improve their life.



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