Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Fundamentals of Human Movement (2 cr)
P141 | 6412 | Chapin
One fifty minute period four times per week
Introduction to the identification, analysis, and evaluation of fundamental
motor patterns, progression in skill development, and skills for effective
teaching. Analysis, evaluation, and development of personal movement and
sport skills. MUST BE TAKEN CONCURRENTLY WITH P140.
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:
1. Identify and demonstrate basic movement concepts such as spatial
directionality, qualities of movement, etc., efficiently.
2. Identify, analyze, and evaluate the mechanics of fundamental motor
3. Name and identify the criteria for mature motor patterns in all the
4. Observe movement patterns and determine the differences between mature
immature motor patterns.
5. Determine the fundamental motor patterns that comprise the complex
by task analysis.
6. Identify and use at least one method of evaluating student performance
fundamental motor skills.
7. Develop a repertoire of movement activities that focus on the teaching
fundamental motor skills and sport skill themes.
8. Demonstrate competency in a variety of movement skills needed to
in individual, dual, and team sports and games.
9. Integrate fundamental movement skills into higher forms of rhythmic and
P141 is one of three required classes for students interested in admission
Teacher Preparation Program. Therefore, in addition to the course
will be a strong emphasis on Professional Development.
Will encompass the area of attire, participation, attendance and
School districts maintain standards of professionalism that address the
mentioned, in addition to many others. A percentage of your final grade
reflect this aspect of the course.
1) Professional development is required. Examples of appropriate Physical
Education attire for teachers are: sweatpants, pants (Dockers),
polo shirts and tennis shoes (required for the Lab on Tuesdays and
Thursdays). Shirts advertising alcohol or tobacco and baseball hats
not considered professional attire.
2) Participation: This course is designed as a lecture/lab experience.
Participation in the lab (HP163) is essential.
3) Attendance: will be taken daily. You will reduce your final grade by
for each absence beyond three. We will follow the University policy on
Midterm Exam - 30%
Final Exam - 20%
#1 - Structured: School/University Setting - 10%
#2 - Sport Setting - Youth Programs, IU Teams, etc. - 05%
Skill Evaluation & Sport Skill Themes: Demonstrate efficient - 15%
patterns in select fundamental skills:
Professional Development: - 05%
Project Development: Journal of movement based - 15%
on activities from Lab applications. _____
*Upon Instructor's revision of course, grading percentages will slightly