College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University
Graduate School of Education - George Mason University

Our Graduate School of Education is the alma mater for one third of teachers and administrators in Northern Virginia’s world-class school systems. Each year, more than 3,000 graduate students enroll in our innovative academic programs, which include advanced study for teachers and school leaders, instructional design and technology, and a renowned PhD in Education program that is among the largest in the country.

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School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism - George Mason University

The School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism (SRHT) offers exciting, career-ready majors in dynamic fields such as athletic training, tourism and events management, health and physical education, kinesiology, sport management, and recreation management. SRHT features renowned faculty, cutting-edge research, six laboratories and centers, and a diverse student body of more than 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students each year. Each major requires one or more internship or clinical experiences, ensuring that students graduate not just with a transcript but with a resume that demonstrates their professional aptitude and skills.

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General Information

Credit hours: 3

Description: Increase students knowledge and exposure to the structural and functional components of human anatomy including musculoskeletal origins, insertions, actions and innervations. On a live model, students will locate and identify anatomical landmarks, surface markings and soft tissue structures by palpation. Functional movements in various sport activities will be investigated to classify and identify musculature necessary to create the motions. Emphasis will be places on normal walking and running gait, posture, throwing, kicking and jumping.

Equivalent to PHED 300

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 124

Corequisite(s): BIOL 125

Semesters taught: Spring

Current Sections

This course is not offered this semester.

Prior Sections (partial list)