PCC/ CCOG / PE

Course Content and Outcome Guide for PE 182H

Course Number:
PE 182H
Course Title:
Adult Fitness
Credit Hours:
1
Lecture Hours:
0
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
30
Special Fee:
 

Course Description

Exercises and activities which strengthen and condition specific large muscle groups, improve cardiovascular fitness and flexibility. Audit available.

Addendum to Course Description

Each student supplies his/her own clothing. Clothing should be loose and comfortable fitting for exercise. Shoes are mandatory and should be designed for walking or jogging.

Intended Outcomes for the course

  1. Improve physical conditioning
  2. Design a lifelong fitness program
  3. Recognize and apply the value and benefits of physical fitness

Outcome Assessment Strategies

  1. Demonstrations
  2. Records and Portfolios
  3. Pre and Post Testing of Physical Fitness
  4. Individual Programs
  5. Written Exams and Assignments

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

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

  1. Principles of cardiovascular fitness
  2. Techniques of resistance
  3. Benefits and appreciation of physical fitness
  4. Develop flexibility training
  5. Body composition


COMPETENCIES/SKILLS:

  1. Practice warm up and cool down
  2. Demonstrate exercises for individual programs
  3. Operate exercise equipment safely using proper technique
  4. Demonstrate safe and appropriate program progression of exercises