PCC/ CCOG / PE

Course Content and Outcome Guide for PE 142C

Course Number:
PE 142C
Course Title:
Zumba Fitness Gold
Credit Hours:
1
Lecture Hours:
0
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
30
Special Fee:
 

Course Description

Introduces a slower paced Zumba Fitness Class. Incorporates Zumba music at half pace lower impact work. Promotes improved cardiorespiratory conditioning, muscle endurance flexibility and/or body composition. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon successful completion students should be able to:

Appy the benefits of physical conditioning, including cardiorespiratory fitness, muscle strength, balance, agility and flexibility
Perform safe and effective Zumba GOLD exercises that will continue a lifelong fitness program.
Incorporates fitness principles started in Zumba Gold in future exercise programming

Course Activities and Design

*Improvement of overall physical conditioning through Zumba participation, including but not limited to improvements in cardiorespiratory fitness, muscle fitness, balance, agility and flexibility
*Perform safe and effective Zumba fitness exercise
*Identify different rhythms, step patterns, and the techniques associated with those rhythms
*Develop lifelong fitness, health and wellness

Outcome Assessment Strategies

*Pre/post fitness testing
*Individual fitness programs
*Active participation/effort
*Demonstrations of proficiency
*Written assignments and/or exams

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

*Practice safe and effective warm-ups and cool downs
*Intensity monitoring via target heart rate, Rate of Perceived Exertion (RPE) and talk test method
*Components of fitness-related physical fitness and their benefits for lifelong fitness
*Principles of exercise training
*Personal fitness assessment
*Goal-setting for fitness
*Personal fitness program design
*Modify exercises and activities for varying physical conditions and individual fitness level
*Body mechanics-proper body alignment