Unit: School of Medicine
Department: Department of Neurology
Office location and address
1415 Jefferson Park AveCharlottesville, Virginia 22903
Additional sections on special topics may be offered subject to sufficient student interest. Section 1: Adapted Physical Education; Section 2: Athletic Training; Section 3: Biomechanics; Section 4: Exercise Physiology; Section 5: Health Promotion; Section 6: Motor Development; Section 7: Sports Medicine; Section 8: Strength Training; Section 9: Pedagogy Prerequisite: Instructor and advisor permission.
This course will integrate neuroscience with psychological and cognitive development across the life span. The emphasis will be on the biological basis of behavior as it pertains to the evolution of processes such as perceiving, moving, communicating, learning, and reasoning. Another key theme of this course is the integrative analysis of factors both extrinsic and intrinsic to the individual that influence brain development and function.