Course Content and Outcome Guide for PE 281
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- PE 281
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- Profess Activities:Wt Training
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Course DescriptionProvides students will the skills, knowledge, and abilities to design individual strength training programs for a variety of participants. Emphasis is placed on lifting techniques, systems of strength training, resistance training programming, and basic teaching methodology. Prerequisite: PE 181A, 181B, or 181C; and FT 131 or instructor approval. Audit available.
Addendum to Course Description
The student should be prepared for activity each class. Each class will begin with the lecture and follow up with the lab.
Intended Outcomes for the course
A. Teach safe, effective lifting techniques for every major muscle group.
B. Use a variety of safe, effective, and appropriate strength training methods when training clients.
C. Utilize proper terminology to describe direction, location, function and action of the human body.
D. Create and present lessons utilizing proper resistance training techniques.
E. Describe and analyze various resistance training assessments, equipment and programs.
F. Teach an individualized, comprehensive, and safe resistance training program.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
- Written research projects
- Written quizzes and exams
- Individual and group presentations
- Teaching demonstrations
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
- Weight training in the health and fitness industry
- Benefits of weight training
- Machine verse Free Weight Training
- Various teaching styles and methods
- Principles and techniques of weight training
- Exercise physiology responses to weight training
- Principles of fitness including warm up and cool down
- Describe and analyze various weight and resistance training programs
- Demonstrate safety knowledge in terms of designing weight and resistance programs
- Create and present lesson plans of weight and resistance exercise techniques
- Demonstrate knowledge of muscular strength and endurance training
- Demonstrate knowledge of machine vs. free weight training
- Demonstrate knowledge of warm up and cool down activities
- Demonstrate safe and appropriate program progression of exercise