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- Effective Term:
- Summer 2014
- Course Number:
- PE 162G
- Course Title:
- Cardio Conditioning
- Credit Hours:
- Lecture Hours:
- Lecture/Lab Hours:
- Lab Hours:
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 indoor aerobic/cardiorespiratory exercise. General class format includes a warm-up prior to the cardiorespiratory conditioning segment, which comprises the majority of the class. Muscular endurance and strength exercises, stretches for flexibility and relaxation, and a cool-down are also performed.
Intended Outcomes for the course
- Improve overall physical conditioning through participation in Cardio Conditioning, including but not limited to improvements in cardiorespiratory fitness, muscle fitness, and flexibility.
- Perform safe and effective group and individual fitness exercises.
- Develop a lifelong fitness, health, and wellness program.
- Experience the relationship of the mind, body and spirit.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
- Pre/post fitness testing
- Individual fitness programs
- Active participation
- Demonstrations of proficiency
- Personal program records/portfolios
- Written assignments and/or exams
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
- Practice safe and effective warm-ups and cool-downs
- Intensity monitoring via target heart rate, Rating of Perceived Exertion (RPE), and talk test methods
- Components of health-related physical fitness and their benefits for lifelong fitness
- Principles of exercise training
- Safety concepts for group and individual fitness exercises (exercises, environment, equipment, attire, progression)
- Personal fitness assessment
- Goal-setting for fitness
- Personal fitness program design
- Modification of exercises/activities for varying physical conditions and individual fitness level
- Equipment helpful in monitoring/performing cardiovascular activities.