Foundations of Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport

Quizzes: (150 points)

This course has a total of 15 chapters, and you will take a quiz at the completion of each chapter for a total of 15 quizzes. Each quiz is worth a total of 10 points per chapter for a quiz total of 150 points. The quizzes must be completed by the deadline stated on the course schedule.  Late quizzes will not be accepted!

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Self-Evaluation Paper:  (30 points)   

Students will complete a self-­‐evaluation to be turned in at the end of the semester, refer to course schedule for due date.  Students will upload their Self Evaluation through the Assignment tab in Blackboard Learn.  Late self-evaluations will not be accepted!

Please note late self-­evaluations will not be accepted.  Instructions:  You will need to answer the three following questions honestly, thoroughly and thoughtfully. The self-­‐evaluation must be typed, double-­‐spaced, 10-­‐12” font, with a 1” margin and 3-­‐4 pages in length.  Begin with an opening statement, write your content in a clear, succinct manner, and end with a concluding statement.


  1. Describe the major learning events related to course content/information you learned in this


  1. Identify a career path in Health and Human Performance that you are most interested in at this point in your education. Specifically, what is your background in this career-path and what are your future goals.


  1. What could you have done yourself to improve your efforts/learning during this semester for this class?


Final Exam: (60 points)

A cumulative Final Exam will be available for you to take during the week of Final Examination.  Please refer to the academic calendar and the course schedule for specific times.  The Final will be comprehensive!  Four questions will be from each chapter and each question is worth1 point for a total of 60 points.  You will have one attempt at the Final and you will have exactly 60 minutes to complete all 60 questions.  If you haven’t finished the Final in the 60 minutes it will be automatically submitted once your time has expired.  Late final exams will not be accepted!


Discussions: (30 points)

This course has a total of 3 discussions.  Each discussion is worth 10 points for a total of 30 points.  To receive full credit for the discussion you must write one original discussion thread and respond to one additional thread created by a colleague in class.  Please refer to the course schedule for due dates.  Late discussions will not be accepted!


Discussion #1:

After reading chapter 1, compare and contrast the definitions of exercise, physical activity, physical education, physical fitness, and sport.  How are they interrelated and does one supersede another?


Discussion #2:

After reading chapter 7, discuss how an individual who wants to maintain weight, lose weight, or gain weight needs to adjust his/her nutrition and exercise program.


Discussion #3:

After reading chapter 11, discuss the following question:  as a professional, do you believe it is important to be a role model?  Why or why not?  Do you have a professional role model?  What qualities does that individual exhibit?


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