GOA continues academic sponsorship of PE teacher Willon Cameron


Modified Press Release issued by the Guyana Olympic Association (GOA)

The Executive Committee of the Guyana Olympic Association is pleased to announce the continued sponsorship of Mr. Willon Cameron, who is the Physical Education Teacher at President’s College pursuing a Sports Coaching degree at the University of the West Indies Open Campus.

During the last semester, Mr. Cameron completed four courses: SPKN 2102 Exercise Physiology 1 SPKN 2104 Motor Control and Motor Learning; SPKN 2107 Sport and Exercise Biomechanics; and SPKN 2108 Pharmacology and Doping in Sport.

Mr. Cameron shared his experiences with the Executives during a recent meeting on Wednesday 17th May, 2023.

He shared that in Exercise Physiology the class spent a lot of time understanding how to assess fitness and how the body responds to exercise. In Motor Control and Motor Learning, they were able to understand the processes involved in learning and developing skill.

Sport and Exercise Biomechanics was about understanding movement and forces associated with the body and sport, while in Pharmacology and Doping in Sport they studied the WADA standards and discussed the mechanism of actions for various banned substances.

The Executive Committee congratulated Mr. Cameron on his GPA having completed year one, which was 3.92, and on his making the honors roll in both semesters.

In the upcoming summer semester, he plans to undertake three courses, namely SPCH 2001 Sport Coaching and Learning, SPCH 2010 Coaching Practicum 2 and SPCH 3010 Coaching Practicum 3.

At the handover ceremony at Olympic House, Liliendaal, East Coast Demerara, the Executive Committee wished Mr. Cameron continued success in his studies.

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