Recreation Physical Education

Ripon College offers a major in recreation physical education within the community. Students learn techniques used to acquire, develop and administer park and recreation resources, facilities and programs, and they are exposed to extensive study of research in physical education and sports. Theoretical framework for analysis of orderly and consistent planning of community park and recreation services also is included. Students will be introduced to testing for physical fitness and programming, with an emphasis on appropriate fitness prescription for exercise. This includes the physiological changes which occur during physical activity, and analysis of systems commonly used for the improvement of physical work capacity.