2016 Wellness Exercise

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Ishikawa Kunihiro 
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Course description and aims

This course (Skiing for Mental Health) facilitates students' ability of sports-related basic skills, in order to actively participate in sports and to understand a role of sports activity for development of wellness. In lack of basic skills, none can participate in and enjoy sports in safe.

Student learning outcomes

Goals of this course are:
(1) understanding the significance and importance of sport activities,
(2) developing your exercise habits,
(3) understanding cultural background of sports
(4) learning sports manners and rules


badminton, sport, health, wellness

Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills

Class flow

Students pick up one or two sports event in the beginning of the course. The number of the class is limited.
Every class includes sports activity and sports wears and appropriate pair of shoes are needed.
Attendance is taken in every class.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Selection of sports, and guidance Selection of sports
Class 2 Leaning basic movements of your sport Practicing basic strokes of badminton
Class 3 Learning advanced movements of your sport Practicing advanced movements of badminton
Class 4 Understanding team strategies Searching strategies of your sport
Class 5 Practicing games Finding and reading the rule book of your sport through the internet
Class 6 Understanding injuries and accidents in sports and learning first aid treatments and CPR Review and practice of CPR
Class 7 Understanding rules and referee skill Be an umpire in doubles matches.
Class 8 Managing sport games and summary of the class Review of managing rules of your sport



Reference books, course materials, etc.

Distributed if necessary.

Assessment criteria and methods

Students will be assessed by the commitment sore (40%), the skill score (20%), the understanding (comprehension) score of rules and safety instruction (20%), and the practice score (20%).

Related courses

  • LAW.W221 : Advanced Sports Exercise
  • LAW.W320 : Total Wellness Exercise
  • LAW.W101 : Health Science
  • LAW.W111 : Laboratory of Health Science
  • LAH.T211 : Special Lecture: Physical Activity

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)


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