Department of Defense Education Activity

PEG407: Aquatics (2022)

The Aquatics (year-long) course provides a variety of opportunities for students to demonstrate knowledge and competency in motor skills, movement patterns and strategies needed to perform a variety of physical activities. Students will demonstrate knowledge of psychological and sociological concepts, principles, and strategies as they apply to learning and performance of physical activity. Students will compare and contrast skills used in aquatic activities and those used in other physical activities, identify and demonstrate movement and motor skills required for successful participation in aquatic activities, develop personal goals to improve performance in aquatic activities, identify and demonstrate personal responsibilities for safety and hygiene in the aquatics setting, evaluate the risks and safety factors that may affect participation in aquatic activities throughout a lifetime.Course Note: This course satisfies the Elective ( 1 of 5 credits) graduation requirement.