PCC/ CCOG / PE

Course Content and Outcome Guide for PE 184N

Course Number:
PE 184N
Course Title:
Physical Activity for Weight Control II
Credit Hours:
1
Lecture Hours:
0
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
30
Special Fee:
$12.00

Course Description

Continues as an independent and progressive activity program for overweight and/or older students who have taken PE 182W. Covers concepts, activities, and programming that promote weight control through physical activity. Prerequisites: PE 182W. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon successful completion, students should be able to:

  • Maintain improved physical and cardiovascular conditioning to help obtain/maintain healthy body composition using the FITT Principles (Frequency, Intensity, Time and Type of Exercise.)
  • Develop a lifelong fitness, health and wellness program.
  • Continue to recognize triggers and introduce stress reducing skills to help with relapse prevention.
  • Learn to use online log to track nutrition.

Course Activities and Design

  • Apply present physical condition to appropriate physical activity levels.
  • Apply stress reduction techniques, eating strategies and time management to avoid relapse.
  • Maintain physical activity log and food journal.
  • Fitness testing for cardiovascular endurance and body composition.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

  • Pre/Post physical activity and body composition testing.
  • Individual fitness participation.
  • Personal physical activity log and journal.
  • Participation in discussion assignments.
  • Assignments and quiz over course requirements and syllabus.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

  • Calories expenditure/balance
  • Identification of events that cause relapse.
  • Plan for relapse or plateau
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Stress reduction
  • Eating strategies.
  • Balanced exercise program
  • Target heart rate
  • Appreciation of Benefits of lifelong activity and healthy eating