體育通識教育(GE)課程

Important Note

  1. Students need to take two PE courses to fulfill the graduation requirement.
  2. The quota set to each course is maximum. Due to safety concerns, NO quota will be added to any GEPE courses.
  3. The above applies to all years of students. No special approval will be granted even if you are final year students.
  4. Students are strongly recommended to complete 2 PE courses in their first two years of studies.

Course Aims

This course aims to acquaint students with the basic rules, knowledge, as well as the basic motor skills of badminton. It also provides students with an understanding of the principles of a healthy lifestyle and means to apply fundamental sports science knowledge to analyze and enhance badminton performance. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to perform the basic skills of badminton, apply the offensive and defensive strategies under game situations, and adopt an active healthy lifestyle.

 

Course Intended Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

No. Course Intended Learning Outcomes (CILOs)
1

Explain the rules and safety precautions of Badminton;

2

Engage in practicing and playing Badminton at a social level;

3

Apply sports science knowledge to analyze and enhance Badminton performance;

4

Describe the relationship between participation in sports and healthy lifestyle;

5

Develop a positive attitude towards sportsmanship, team spirit and fair play.


 

Assessment Methods

Type of Assessment Methods Weighting

Participation

40%

Skill Assessment

40%

Written Examination

20%


 

Key References

1.

Badminton World Federation (2009). Laws of badminton. Retrieved from

http://www.internationalbadminton.org/page.aspx?id=10513

2.

Golds, M. (2002). Badminton: Skills of the game. Bristol, UK: Crowood Press.

3.

Grice, T. (2008) Badminton: Steps to success (2nd ed.). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

4.

Kim, S. (2002). Badminton today. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth

Course Aims

This course aims to acquaint students with the scientific bases and techniques in fitness training in the sports of body building. It also provides students with an understanding of the principles of a healthy lifestyle and means to apply fundamental sports science knowledge to analyze and enhance the effects of fitness training. Upon completion of this course, students will learn the basic concepts and knowledge about the major components of health-related physical fitness, namely, cardiorespiratory endurance, flexibility, muscular strength and endurance, and body composition, with the emphasis of practical experience in localized muscular training. Students will gain practical experience in a variety of muscular fitness training regimens including weight training machines, free weights, calisthenics, fitball, body bar, and thera-band exercises. Students will develop a sensible approach towards body building contest with the view of emphasizing on health related physical fitness.

 

Course Intended Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

No. Course Intended Learning Outcomes (CILOs)
1

Explain the rules of Body Building and safety precautions related to fitness training in body building;

2

Engage in a variety of muscular fitness training regimens;

3

Apply sports science knowledge to develop fitness training program;

4

Describe the relationship between participation in sports and healthy lifestyle;

5

Identify a positive attitude towards sportsmanship, team spirit and fair play.

 

Assessment Methods

Type of Assessment Methods Weighting

Participation

40%

Skill Assessment

40%

Written Examination

20%

 

Key References

1. 

American College of Sports Medicine (2010). ACSM’s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription (8th ed.) Philadelphia, Pa.: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

2. 

Delavier, F. (2006). Strength Training Anatomy (2nd ed.) Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

3. 

Earle, R.W. & Baechle, T.R. (2004). NSCA’s Essentials of Personal Training. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

4. 

Egger, G.., Champion, N. & Bolton, A. (Complied) (1999, reprinted in 2004) The Fitness Leader’s Handbook. (4th ed.) London: A. & C. Black.

5. 

Fahey, T.D. (2007). Basic weight training for men and women. (6th ed.) Boston: McGraw Hill.

6. 

Hesson, J.L. (2005). Weight Training For Life (7th ed.) Belmont, CA: Thomson/Wadsworth.

7.

Kahn, J.E. (2007). Morning cardio workouts. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

8. 

Rosato, F.D. (2003). Walking & jogging for health & wellness. (5th ed.) Belmont, CA:Thomson/Wadsworth.

9.

沈劍威、阮伯仁(2006)。體適能基礎理論。香港:中國香港體適能總會。

10.

沈劍威(2005)。健體指導。香港:明報出版社。

Course Aims

This course aims to acquaint students with the basic steps and movements of jazz dance. It also provides students with an understanding of the principles of a healthy lifestyle and means to apply fundamental sports science knowledge to analyze and enhance jazz dance performance. Upon completion of the course, students will develop a sense of rhythm and confidence in performing jazz dance; develop an appreciation of different styles of the dance form; understand the importance of physical fitness as it relates to jazz dance; and adopt an active healthy lifestyle.

 

Course Intended Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

No. Course Intended Learning Outcomes (CILOs)
1

Explain the movement and safety precautions of Jazz Dance;

2

Engage in practicing and performing Jazz Dance;

3

Apply sports science knowledge to analyze and enhance Jazz Dance performance;

4

Describe the relationship between participation in sports and healthy lifestyle;

5

Develop a positive attitude towards sportsmanship, team spirit and fair play.

 

Assessment Methods

Type of Assessment Methods Weighting

Participation

40%

Skill Assessment

40%

Written Examination

20%

 

Key References

1. 

Kaufmann, K. A. (2006). Inclusive creative movement and dance. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

2.

Kraines, M. G. (2001). Jump into Jazz: The basics and beyond for jazz dance student. Mountain View, California: Mayfield Publish.

3.

McWaters, D. (2008). The Fosse style. Gainesville: University Press of Florida.

4.

Nadel, M. H. (2003). The dance experience: Insights into history, culture, and creativity. Highstown, NJ: Princeton Book Co.

5.

Wessel-Therhorn, ng (2nd ed.). Aachen; Lansing, Wessel-Therhorn, D. (2000). Jazz dance training (2nd ed.). Aachen; Lansing, Mich.: Meyer & Meyer Sport.

Course Aims

This course aims to acquaint students with the basic skills and techniques of table tennis. It also provides students with an understanding of the principles of a healthy lifestyle and means to apply fundamental sports science knowledge to analyze and enhance table tennis performance. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to perform different grips, serves and strokes of table tennis; understand the competition rules and scoring method in table tennis; and adopt an active healthy lifestyle.

 

Course Intended Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

No. Course Intended Learning Outcomes (CILOs)
1 Explain the rules and safety precautions of Table Tennis;

2

Engage in practicing and playing Table Tennis at a social level;

3

Apply sports science knowledge to analyze and enhance Table Tennis performance;

4

Describe the relationship between participation in sports and healthy lifestyle;

5

Develop a positive attitude towards sportsmanship, team spirit and fair play.

 

Assessment Methods

Type of Assessment Methods Weighting

Participation

40%

Skill Assessment

40%

Written Examination

20%

 

 

Key References

1. 

Charyn, J. (2001). Sizzling chops & devilish spins: ping-pong and the art of staying alive. New York: Four Walls Eight Windows Royal Navy. Retrieved October 8, 2009, from http://www.teachpe.com/gcse/Table Tennis.pdf

2.

Steggall, G. (1986). Table tennis: The skills of the game. Marlborough: Crowood.

3.

Tepper, G. (2007). ITTF-IPTTC level 1 coaching manual. SH: Shanghai Minsun Packing and Printing Company.

4.

唐建軍(2004)。圖解乒乓球技巧。福州市:福建科學技術出版社。

5.

蔡繼玲(2002)。乒乓球裁判必讀。北京:北京體育大學出版社。

6.

劉雅玲等(2006)。乒乓球弧圈球與臺內球。台北市:大展出版社有限公司。

GE PE分配課程(3學分)

Course Aims

This course will focus on exercise physiology, training science, and prevention and care of sports injuries. It will also introduce students to factors affecting the bodily functions in humans during exercise. Some of these factors include exercise environment, training effects, and the physiological make-up of the individual. Prevention and care of sports injury is another aspect of sports science addressed in this course. Students will be introduced to the knowledge and skills related to treatment of sports injury such as procedures and techniques of basic life support, on-the-field acute care, and other emergency procedures.

Course Aims

This course is designed for non-science/non-chinese medicine majors to develop knowledge and skills to enhance wellness, the state of healthy living achieved by the practice of a healthy lifestyle. To enjoy an optimal state of wellness, people need to achieve physical, emotional, intellectual, spiritual, social, and environmental health. The course will introduce the knowledge about contributors to wellness, means to achieve an optimal level of wellness, and management of a healthy life-style in Hong Kong. Students will be able to acquire the necessary skills to evaluate various wellness dimensions, interpret the data and apply scientific principles to make wellness enhancement plans.

Course Aims

This course aims to acquaint students with key elements of stress management. Topics will include the recognition of stress symptoms, causes of stress, stress-related disorders, different techniques for releasing tension and the benefits of stress management. Stress management techniques, as well as selected physical exercises, will be introduced in practical sessions as different means to handling stress in order to gain a healthier and more productive life.

Course Aims

This course provides students with essential knowledge and skills in weight/body composition management. The students will also be able to identify various measures in managing body composition toward maintaining a healthy living. Through lectures, discussions/tutorials, as well as practical hands-on experiences, students will acquire knowledge on: a) human growth and development, b) factors contributing to weight gain and weight loss, c) the implications of body composition on diseases and health, d) malnutrition and eating disorders, e) physical activity and dietary strategies for optimal body composition management, and f) methods of assessing body composition, nutritional status, activity status, and behavioral inventory.

通識總整課程(3學分)

Course Aims

Overweight and obesity are considered to be health concerns across nations. Research suggested that children and youth who are obese and overweight are likely to stay obese and overweight into adulthood, and they are more likely to develop metabolic diseases as well as social and psychological problems.
One in five students in Hong Kong is categorized as obese or overweight, and the data suggested a rising trend particularly in secondary school students.

 

In this course, students will be guided to investigate the issue of childhood overweight and obesity in Hong Kong with the framework of Social Ecological Model (SEM) which is a comprehensive approach integrating multiple variables and layers that influence behaviour. Intrapersonal and interpersonal, community and organizational, institutional, environmental, and public policies factors are the layers included in this model.
Students are expected to strengthen their knowledge in health science, nutrition, and behavioural science in the course and be able to explore various strategies to facilitate the weight management in Primary or Secondary school through an experiential learning activity.

 

Students will work as a group to transfer the knowledge learnt from class and from other disciplines into practice by performing a comprehensive investigation based on the SEM that affecting the lifestyle of children in a selected school. At the end, students are required to prepare various strategies for the selected school to address the issue and to promote healthy living and weight management. Through the activity, students are expected to strengthen their knowledge, obtain new skills, and develop new attitude and ways of thinking towards the issue of childhood overweight and obesity, and recognize the challenges in weight management is more than just “eat less and move more”.

Course Aims

Overweight and obesity are considered to be health concerns across nations. Research suggested that children and youth who are obese and overweight are likely to stay obese and overweight into adulthood, and they are more likely to develop metabolic diseases as well as social and psychological problems.
One in five students in Hong Kong is categorized as obese or overweight, and the data suggested a rising trend particularly in secondary school students.

 

In this course, students will be guided to investigate the issue of childhood overweight and obesity in Hong Kong with the framework of Social Ecological Model (SEM) which is a comprehensive approach integrating multiple variables and layers that influence behaviour. Intrapersonal and interpersonal, community and organizational, institutional, environmental, and public policies factors are the layers included in this model.
Students are expected to strengthen their knowledge in health science, nutrition, and behavioural science in the course and be able to explore various strategies to facilitate the weight management in Primary or Secondary school through an experiential learning activity.

 

Students will work as a group to transfer the knowledge learnt from class and from other disciplines into practice by performing a comprehensive investigation based on the SEM that affecting the lifestyle of children in a selected school. At the end, students are required to prepare various strategies for the selected school to address the issue and to promote healthy living and weight management. Through the activity, students are expected to strengthen their knowledge, obtain new skills, and develop new attitude and ways of thinking towards the issue of childhood overweight and obesity, and recognize the challenges in weight management is more than just “eat less and move more”.

跨學科主題課程(3學分)

Course Aims

This course aims to bring environmental footprint and social concerns of local transportation to the forefront. The seemingly simple decision of whether a person should walk to school/work will be examined through critical analysis and debate. Low carbon costs of walking will be weighed against complex issues such as priority of different road users, costs of building pedestrian walkways, and effects of roadside pollution for pedestrians to name a few. The interdisciplinary concerns and sustainability of urban planning and public health will be highlighted. In this course, students will engage in walking trips to explore and identify first-hand benefits, costs, and risks of walking as a form of active transportation. Collectively as a class, students will build a “resource bank” of walking related information and materials.