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These course descriptions are not being updated as of August 1, 2016. Current course descriptions are maintained in LionPATH.

Kinesiology (KINES)

KINES 027 (GHA) Badminton 1 (1.5) The course promotes health, fitness, and enjoyment of the game of badminton.

KINES 027 Badminton I (1.5)

Kinesiology 027 is a course designed to give the student a comprehensive involvement in the game of badminton. The basic fundamentals, rules, and strategies will be taught in a drill/modified game format until the student has developed skills and understanding sufficient to compete successfully. It is through the competition that the socialization, fitness, and enjoyment of the game will be enhanced. Hopefully, the desire to continue badminton as a lifelong activity will result. Successful completion of Badminton I will allow the student to choose an advanced level of this course if he/she desires.

Students can be evaluated by a combination of written examinations/quizzes, skills testing, tournament performance, and subjective evaluation of skill development and game performance.

General Education: GHA
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Summer 2002

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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