PCC/ CCOG / PE

Course Content and Outcome Guide for PE 181B

Course Number:
PE 181B
Course Title:
Int Weight Training-Coed
Credit Hours:
1
Lecture Hours:
0
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
30
Special Fee:
 

Course Description

Continues the development of the student's strength/fitness. Individual evaluation and weight lifting programs developed to meet the student's needs. Recommended: Beginning weight training or equivalent. Audit available.

Addendum to Course Description

Classes will be conducted in a large group situation for lectures and warm-up. Workouts will be conducted alone or in pairs. The course will be taught using a variety of exercise resistance equipment. With the guidance of the instructor, students will evaluate types of muscular strength and endurance training and implement a weight training program for personal needs. Each student will progress at a rate commensurate with his or her abilities. Pre and post testing will be conducted for muscular strength and endurance.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

  1. Demonstrations
  2. Records and portfolios
  3. Written exams
  4. Personal programs
  5. Pre and post testing.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

SUBJECT MATTER: CONCEPTS, THEMES, ISSUES (TOPICAL AREAS)

  1. Principles of conditioning
  2. Components of fitness
  3. Intermediate weight lifting techniques and progressions
  4. Care and use of equipment
  5. Benefits of weight training
  6. Myths and attitudes about weight training
  7. AppreciationĀ of the role of strength training in lifelong fitness



COMPETENCIES/SKILLS:

  1. Practice warm-up and cool-down activities
  2. Operate weight room equipment safely using proper technique
  3. Choose proper machine or free weight adjustments in relation to skeletal structure
  4. Select appropriate exercises to meet personal goals