PCC/ CCOG / PE

Course Content and Outcome Guide for PE 180F

Course Number:
PE 180F
Course Title:
Lap Swimming
Credit Hours:
1
Lecture Hours:
0
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
30
Special Fee:
 

Course Description

Continued improvement of skilled swimmer's cardiovascular endurance. Explores and develops various training methods to enhance swimming techniques and knowledge of training strategy. Audit available.

Addendum to Course Description

Each student may wish to purchase swim goggles, which are recommended, but not required. Swimsuits are required - must be in good condition and clean, no cut-offs. Swim caps are optional. Hair is not permitted to hang in the face. Towels, lockers, and locks are provided to each student on a check-out basis.

Course Activities and Design

-Goal setting

-Safety aspects of aquatics

-Swimming training methods

-Hydrodynamic principles

-Skill/fitness development and improvement

-Lap swimming etiquette

-Opportunities for community/competitive swimming

-Creating a positive environment for enjoying swimming training

-Benefits of a physically active lifestyle

Outcome Assessment Strategies

-Demonstrate proper stroke mechanics.

-Improve swimming fitness levels and overall conditioning for maintaining lifelong health and fitness.

-Develop and apply proper swimming skills and technique for lifelong enjoyment of swimming.

-Apply knowledge and respect for universal water safety and rules around the pool environment.

-Beginning, ongoing, and end of term skill and fitness assessments.

-Video tape stroke analysis, and teacher observation

-Outside assignments

-Class participation

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

-Goal setting

-Safety aspects of aquatics

-Swimming training methods

-Hydrodynamic principles

-Skill/fitness development and improvement

-Lap swimming etiquette

-Opportunities for community/competitive swimming

-Creating a positive environment for enjoying swimming training

-Benefits of a physically active lifestyle