Course Content and Outcome Guide for PE 181E Effective Summer 2015

Course Number:
PE 181E
Course Title:
Circuit Weight Training 2-Coed
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Course Description

Cardiopulmonary and strength fitness are maintained/improved through the use of multiple weight and aerobic stations, based on a structured time and rotation system. Audit available.

Addendum to Course Description

Participants alternate between weight and aerobic stations as they work through the system. A variety of workout stations make up the circuit. Students are expected to warm up and cool down. Flexible class hours are available. Self testing for participants may be offered as a part of this class.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Improve physical conditioning.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Attendance and participation records

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

  • Benefits of circuit training
  • Care and use of weight equipment
  • Target heart rate
  • Warm-up and cool-down
  • Components of fitness
  • Practice warm-up and cool-down activities
  • Operate weight room equipment safely using proper technique
  • Choose proper machine adjustments in relation to skeletal structure
  • Apply weight room safety rules to workout routine
  • Operate weight room computer appropriately