CCOG for PE 182B archive revision 201701
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- Effective Term:
- Winter 2017 through Summer 2022
- Course Number:
- PE 182B
- Course Title:
- Intermediate Group Fitness
- 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 aerobic exercise. Class format includes warm-up, a cardiovascular segment, muscular endurance and strength exercise, flexibility, and cooldown.
Intended Outcomes for the course
Upon completion of the course students should be able to:
- Maintain or improve cardiorespiratory fitness, muscle fitness, flexibility, agility, balance, reaction time, coordination, and speed through participation in group fitness.
- Safely perform intermediate group fitness exercises.
- Develop a lifelong fitness, health, and wellness program that utilizes group fitness concepts.
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-ips and cool-downs
- Intensity monitoring via target heart rate, Rating of Perceived Exertion (RPE), and talk test methods
- Components of fitness-related physical fitness and their benefits for lifelong fitness
- Principles of exercise testing
- Safety concepts for group fitness exercises (exercises, environment, equipment, progression)
- Personal fitness assessment
- Goal-setting for fitness
- Personal fitness program design
- Modify exercises and activities for varying physical conditions and individual fitness level
- Intermediate/advanced group fitness exercises
- Skill-related fitness skills and drills (balance, agility, speed, coordination, reaction time).