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 Course Title:   Cross Training

 Title Abbreviation:   CROSS TRAINING

 Department:    PE

 Course #:    115

 Credits:    2

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    3

 CIP:    310502

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2014

 Course Description  

Students will perform and study a variety of exercise applications such as: weight training, aerobic dance, bench, etc., to increase and pursue their personal fitness and life-long wellness skills.



Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 0

Lab: 44

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Academic N/A  

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Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Identify and illustrate proper technique when exercising
  2. Identify and locate the major muscle groups on the human body
  3. Discriminate between scientific methodology and trends
  4. Explain the basic principles of cross training and its benefits to the cardiovascular system

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

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

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 . . .
2.2 Analyze issues and develop questions within a discipline.

3. Communication

Definition: Understanding and producing effective written, spoken, visual, and non-verbal communication.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
3.3 Demonstrate effective listening skills.

4. Community & Cultural Diversity

Definition: Recognizing the value of human communities and cultures from multiple perspectives through a critical understanding of their similarities and differences.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
4.2 Understand, value and respect human differences and commonalities as they relate to issues of race, social class, gender, sexual orientation, disabilities and culture.

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 . . .
6.1 Identify ethical and healthy choices and apply these personally, socially, academically, and professionally.

Course Contents

  1. Basic human anatomy - focusing on the major muscle groups as well as the cardiovascular system
  2. Technique and form while exercising
  3. Cultural influences on diet and exercise
  4. Strategies for diet and exercise programs
  5. Critical thinking skills as applied to exercise
  6. Motivation and exercise adherence
  7. Realistic goal setting for exercise and weight management
  8. Stress management
  9. Basic nutrition