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Physical education (5 cr)

Code: YP00DU12-3008

General information


06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022


29.08.2022 - 19.12.2022


5 op

Virtual proportion (cr)

2 op

RD proportion (cr)

1 op

Mode of delivery

60 % Contact teaching, 40 % Distance learning

Teaching languages

  • Finnish


20 - 40

Degree programmes

  • Degree Programme in Civic Activities and Youth Work


  • Lassi Pöyry

Responsible person

Lassi Pöyry

Student groups

  • YPMI22KP
    Civic Activities and Youth Work, full-time studies


You are able to justify the importance of physical exercise for individuals’ growth and development and for the wellbeing of communities.
You know the major theoretical framework of physical education and how to apply it to achieve social and ethical education objectives.
You are able to plan, organize, instruct and evaluate physical education sessions in different environments.
You recognize different manifestations of young people’s sports culture and gain experience in new kinds of sports.


What theoretical models can be used to explain the variety of different individuals’ physical activity behavior and their relationship to physical activity overall?
How can you use physical education instruction methods and sport environments to achieve different educational objectives?
What kind of know-how do you have of physical education instruction, and how do you identify your development needs?

Evaluation scale



Basic skills in instructing a group.