Course Content and Outcome Guide for PE 283

Course Number:
PE 283
Course Title:
Pro Act: Mind-Body Disciplines
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Course Description

Explores fitness instruction and leadership in selected modalities within the Mind-Body Disciplines. Examines key principles of the Mind- Body Disciplines and integrates them into a conventional exercise setting. Required: Current Fitness Technology Student or instructor approval. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

A. Explore employment opportunities for the Mind-Body Disciplines in the fitness industry.
B. Apply mind-body principles and teaching methods to fitness programming and group fitness classes.
C. Develop and teach a routine in one of the traditional or contemporary Mind-Body Disciplines.
D. Utilize and enhance mind-body programming and teaching strategies learned through critical analysis of professionals in the industry.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

    • Performance review
    • Critiques of Practice Teaching
    • Written Assignments
    • Examinations
    • Journals
    • Portfolio
    • Research Project

      Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

      1. Mind-Body connections in fitness classes
      2. Vocabulary of Mind-Body Disciplines
      3. Traditional versus Contemporary Mind Body Disciplines
      4. Safety considerations
      5. Music and equipment selection in Mind/Body classes
      6. Mind-body certification opportunities
      7. Mind-body employment opportunities
      8. Benefits of Mind/Body movement education
      9. Teaching styles and methods in Mind/Body Disciplines
      10. Mind/Body connections in traditional and contemporary Mind/Body Disciplines