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Exercise Physiology and Pedagogy Applications

January 1 - 15, 2016

This program will introduce students to a variety of sports/physical activities while teaching them to analyze personal physical activity information collected through the use of technological devices. Students will learn specific exercise physiology and pedagogy applications. They will also complete an ocean therapy portion, teaching children with disabilities and wounded warriors how to surf (no experience necessary).



This program is open to students in all disciplines. Students will earn 3 URI credits for KIN 391: Independent Study: Exercise Physiology and Pedagogy Applications; Exercise as Medicine/Therapy. Students will be responsible for logging into Sakai routinely in order to access any additional course documents and announcements pertaining to the course. 

Course work will be supplemented with visits to the Ironman site in Kona and the Pearl Harbor site in Oahu. Students will also have access to surf service experience while in Oahu.

View syllabus here!


Visit to Volcano National Park and site of the Ironman, Pearl Harbor Memorial, Hanuama Bay for snorkling, hiking Diamond Head, surfing and SUPing at Waikiki, a visit to the Polynesian Cultural Center.

Manoa is a diversely vegetated valley and residential neighborhood located only 3 miles east of downtown Honolulu, Hawaii. It also happens to be home to the flagship campus of the greater University of Hawaii system, the University of Hawaii at Manoa. The University of Hawaii at Manoa is a public co-educational research university and is considered to be one of the best national universities within the US. 


Accommodations and Meals:

Students will stay in dorm rooms of single or double occupancy at the University of Hawaii in Manoa. Breakfast and lunch is provided. Students are responsible for providing their own dinner.

Program Cost:
Program Fee:
Total Cost:


Program Fee Includes:
Some meals
In-country transportation
Excursions and cultural activities


 NOTE: All fees subject to change



Program Deadlines:
Application Deadline: October 2, 2015
Final Payment Due: December 1, 2015


For more information, please contact:


Program Director
Program Director
URI Faculty-Led Programs Office
Emily D. Clapham
Linda Lamont
International Center
37 Lower College Road
401-874-5447 401-874-5449


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