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2022-23 Catalog 
2022-23 Catalog
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P E 186 - Total Fitness

2 Credits
Students will learn to design and implement an individualized conditioning program focusing on one or more of the major fitness components: cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility and body composition. Students will learn basic conditioning principles relating to each of the fitness components. Workouts will focus on individualized goals. Progress will be monitored through training logs and fitness assessments.

Course Note May not be taken concurrently with PE 286, PE 123, or PE 223

Quarters Typically Offered
Summer Day
Fall Day, Evening
Winter Day, Evening
Spring Day, Evening

Designed to Serve All students
Active Date 20170622T08:40:27

Grading Basis Decimal Grade
Class Limit 25
Shared Learning Environment Yes
Contact Hours: Lecture 11 Lab 22 Field Studies 0 Clinical 0 Independent Studies 0
Total Contact Hours 33
Degree Distributions:
  • Physical Education

PE Activity Course Yes

Course Outline
  • Establishing training goals
  • Basic strength training principles
  • Basic cardorespiratory training principles
  • Warm-up and cool-down procedures
  • Stretching
  • Injury prevention
  • Fitness assessment
  • Monitoring training progression

Student Learning Outcomes
Describe effective conditioning strategies for each component of fitness (cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, and body composition).

Apply the F.I.T.T. principle to design and implement an appropriate fitness plan.

Assess and demonstrate an improvement in one or more of the health-related physical fitness components (cardiorespiratory endurance, body composition, muscular strength, muscular endurance, or flexibility).

Adhere to a regular physical activity pattern.

Exhibit responsible personal and social behavior in physical activity settings that respects self and others.

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