Course Description

This course will explore physical development from conception to the middle childhood years. Theories, models and current research in the interrelated areas of physical activity, social determinants of health, and nutrition are examined. Students will investigate the mind-body connection, the use of movement as an educational and therapeutic tool and explore ways to plan and implement rich and appropriate indoor and outdoor movement programs and activities for young children.


This course is only available to ECME students; please contact the Academic Coordinator, Jennifer Butterly, at jennifer.butterly@torontomu.ca for more information.


Prerequisites: (CLD 103 and CPSY 102) or  Direct Entry

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