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2022-23 Catalog 
2022-23 Catalog
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PFT 120 - Components of Exercise

5 Credits
Students will learn established training recommendations for the five major components of fitness; cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, body composition, and flexibility.


Quarters Typically Offered
Fall Day
Winter Day
Designed to Serve Intended for 1st year PFT students and be available as a PE credit requirement.
Active Date 20220308T16:46:15

Grading Basis Decimal Grade
Class Limit 30
Contact Hours: Lecture 55
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:
  • Physical Education

PE Theory Course Yes

ProfTech Course Yes
Restricted Elective Yes
Course Outline

  • Flexibility
  • Resistance Training
  • Cardio
  • FITT Principle
  • Overload
  • Specificity

Student Learning Outcomes
Design basic exercise routines, including resistance, stretching and aerobic/anaerobic conditioning, and application of frequency, intensity, time, and type.

Effectively demonstrate and teach correct exercise technique for resistance, stretching, and aerobic/anaerobic conditioning.

Formulate appropriate exercise progression and/or regression based on evaluation of a client's needs and abilities

Design exercise programs that apply the concepts of appropriate overload and specificity.

Effectively demonstrate and teach appropriate warm-up and cool-down routines.

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