Certificate in Physical Activity Instruction

The Certificate in Physical Activity Instruction (PAI) is designed for students who have interest in studying courses with a major focus on theories and practices of physical activity instruction. Students will gain hands-on experience in analyzing, designing and leading a variety of physical activity interventions with appreciation of its relevance for a variety of career paths, including: health sciences, fitness and recreation, education, research and coaching.

REQUIREMENT: 0.5 FCE FROM PHYSICAL ACTIVITY INSTRUCTION - GENERAL CATEGORY
KPE333H The Pedagogy of Playing Games
KPE340H Introduction to Physical Activity Pedagogy
KPE342H Theory of Coaching Part I
KPE422H Topics in Coaching
KPE427H Health and Physical Education in the Elementary Years
KPE442H Theory of Coaching Part II

REQUIREMENT: 0.5 FCE FROM PHYSICAL ACTIVITY INSTRUCTION - SPECIFIC CATEGORY
KPE326H Aging, Health and Physical Activity
KPE329H Developing Physical Literacy Foundations in the Early Years
*KPE355Y Interpersonal Theory in Kinesiology & Physical Education
KPE380H Advanced Assessment and Exercise Program Design
KPE423H Theory of Dance Performance
KPE434H Advanced Adapted Physical Activity
*KPE455Y Kinesiology & Physical Education in Society
KPE461H Speed and Power

Courses with an asterisk have varying topics and will only count towards the certificate if the focus of study/placement is on a physical activity instruction topic.

REQUIREMENT: 0.5 FCE FROM PHYSICAL ACTIVITY INSTRUCTION – ANY CATEGORY
Students may take the remaining 0.5 FCE from either the general or specific categories listed above.

The Registrar’s Office will confirm eligibility for the certificate upon graduation. Please contact the Registrar’s Office for further information: undergrad.kpe@utoronto.ca