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 Course Title:   Principles of Cardiovascular Training

 Title Abbreviation:   PRINC CARDIOVAS TRAINING

 Department:    HFT

 Course #:    104

 Credits:    3

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    3

 CIP:    n/a

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2014


 Course Description  

Explores the process of cardiovascular training and the scientific principles involved with increasing cardiovascular capacity

 Prerequisite  

None

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 33

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0


Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory Required for certificate  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

Other Institution Equivalencies Table
Institution Course # Remarks
N/A

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Discuss the processes involved with developing aerobic fitness.
  2. Examine the anatomy of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems.
  3. Describe how the body adapts to cardiorespiratory exercise training.
  4. List the biochemical and cellular adaptations that are made by the body in response to training.
  5. Describe and trace the route taken by oxygen molecules through the cardiovascular system and to the cells.
  6. Review methods of testing cardiovascular condition.
  7. Perform an exercise test using one of the exercise protocols.
  8. Perform a CHD risk evaluation.
  9. Develop beginning, moderate and advanced cardiovascular exercise programs.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

0. Application and Integration

Definition: Applying information from one or more disciplines and/or field experiences in new contexts (Outcome 0.1); developing integrated approaches or responses to personal, academic, professional, and social issues (Outcomes 0.2-0.5).

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
0.1 Apply theories and concepts studied in the classroom to field, clinical, shop, research, or laboratory settings.

2. Critical Thinking

Definition: The ability to think critically about the nature of knowledge within a discipline and about the ways in which that knowledge is constructed and validated and to be sensitive to the ways these processes often vary among disciplines.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
2.1 Identify and express concepts, terms, and facts related to a specific discipline.
2.3 Identify, interpret, and evaluate pertinent data and previous experience to reach conclusions.

6. Individual Awareness & Responsibility

Definition: Understanding, managing, and taking responsibility for one’s learning and behavior in varied and changing environments.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
6.3 Apply successful organizational strategies of planning, goal setting, prioritizing, resolving conflict, and managing time to specific goals and/or projects.

8. Mathematical Reasoning

Definition: Understanding and applying concepts of mathematics and logical reasoning in a variety of contexts, both academic and non-academic.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
8.2 Correctly apply logical reasoning and mathematical principles to solve problems.

9. Scientific Literacy

Definition: Understanding scientific principles, and analyzing and applying scientific information in a variety of contexts.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
9.1 Demonstrate an understanding of fundamental scientific concepts.
9.3 Analyze, apply, and communicate scientific concepts and principles in context (for example, in technological, personal, and/or professional situations).

Course Contents

  1. Methods of cardiovascular exercise training.
  2. Anatomy of respiratory and cardiovascular systems.
  3. Training adaptations to cardiovascular training.
  4. Knowledge and demonstration of Cardiovascular testing protocols (VO2 max.
  5. Exercise programming for cardiovascular fitness.