CCOG for PE 182Q Spring 2024


Course Number:
PE 182Q
Course Title:
Self-Paced Fitness
Credit Hours:
1
Lecture Hours:
0
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
30

Course Description

Introduces a self-paced physical exercise program encompassing cardiovascular conditioning, strength training and flexibility exercises. Incorporates individual and independent physical exercise and requires tracking exercises in a log/journal. Audit available.

Addendum to Course Description

  PCC email address is required and weekly submission of work to the instructor.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of this class, students should be able to: 

  • Incorporate flexibility, cardiovascular conditioning and strength training in future exercise programs.
  • Apply skills/techniques for lifelong fitness.
  • Track fitness activity.
  • Apply principles, terminology, and techniques for overall conditioning.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

  • Pre/post fitness testing
  • Personal program records/emails
  • Incorporate flexibility, cardiovascular conditioning and strength training in future individual exercise program

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

  • Warm-ups, cool-downs
  • Benefits of varied training/fitness choices
  •  Monitor the intensity of cardiovascular exercise  via target heart rate and perceived rate of exertion (RPE)
  • Personal fitness program design
  • Components of fitness
  • Appreciation and benefits of lifelong fitness

COMPETENCIES/SKILLS:

  • Incorporate warm ups and cool downs in their weekly exercise routine.