2016 Wellness Exercise

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Maruyama Takeo  Ishikawa Kunihiro  Kotani Yasunori 
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Course description and aims

Students will enjoy sports activities and gain a practical understanding of the usefulness for maintaining wellness.
Furthermore, please see the following site to learn about courses held in 3Q and 4Q: www.wn.ila.titech.ac.jp

Student learning outcomes

The goal of this course is for students to gain a practical understanding of how physical activity is useful for maintaining wellness. The aim is for students to form exercise habits, improve their exercise techniques and communication skills by participating in sports activities, and specifically learn about topics such as the following.
- How to run safe exercise and sports activities
- A comprehensive understanding of the cultural aspect, etiquette, and rules of sports
- Pursuing and discovering physical activities which can be enjoyed for a long time


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

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 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



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Distributed 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.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

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