2016 Total Wellness Exercise

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Maruyama Takeo  Ishikawa Kunihiro  Kotani Yasunori 
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Course description and aims

This course facilitates students’ ability of establishing the habit of regular physical exercise and understanding the significance of physical fitness, mental health, self-regulation, and management as a member of a group.

Student learning outcomes

Students will learn basic skills such that they are able to accurately demonstrate basic skills in games, and enjoy those sports.
The aim of this course is for students to experience one of the life-long sports and understand "body knowledge" that can be leveraged for maintaining and improving health, and contribute to vitalization of spaces.


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

In the first class, students will choose a sport (the number of participants is limited). The course offers the group ball sport, individual ball sport, and other sports, from which students must choose.
Attendance will be taken in each class.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Selection of your sport and guidance Selection of sports
Class 2 Understanding basic rules, skills, strategies, and tactics Searching your sports rules in advance
Class 3 Goal setting and basic practice Practicing learned basic skills
Class 4 Developing environment for sport activities and interactions among players Searching what we need to do sports exercise (sport environment)
Class 5 Advanced practice, games, and self-evaluation Finding and reading the rule book of your sport through the internet
Class 6 Advanced practice, games, and developing own practice Estimation of your skill and ability by yourself and development of your training schedule
Class 7 Understanding cultural background and human body Searching of the cultural background of your sport.
Class 8 Managing sport games by yourself Be an umpire in doubles matches.



Reference books, course materials, etc.

Documents will be delivered if necessary.

Assessment criteria and methods

Students will be evaluated on their commitment (40%), skills (20%), understanding (comprehension) of rules and safety instructions (20%), and practice (20%).

Related courses

  • LAW.W121 : Wellness Exercise
  • LAW.W220 : Advanced Wellness Exercise
  • LAW.W221 : Advanced Sports 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.)

No prerequisites (enrollment in the related courses is desirable)

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