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|Discipline and Nbr:
STEP AEROBICS - BEG.||
Beginning Step Aerobics
|Units||Course Hours per Week|| ||Nbr of Weeks||Course Hours Total
|Maximum||2.00||Lecture Scheduled||0||17.5 max.||Lecture Scheduled||0
|Minimum||1.00||Lab Scheduled||4.00||6 min.||Lab Scheduled||70.00
| ||Contact DHR||0|| ||Contact DHR||0
| ||Contact Total||4.00|| ||Contact Total||70.00
| ||Non-contact DHR||0|| ||Non-contact DHR Total||0
Title 5 Category:
AA Degree Applicable
Grade or P/NP
22 - 4 Times in any Comb of Levels
Also Listed As:
| ||Total Out of Class Hours: 0.00||Total Student Learning Hours: 70.00||
The focus of this course is Step Training, an aerobic activity incorporating a platform, designed to increase cardiovascular/respiratory fitness and improve muscular strength and endurance. Basic step patterns and movement combinations choreographed to music will be presented. Activities may include other forms of aerobic exercise, resistance training, static stretching, and relaxation.
Limits on Enrollment:
Schedule of Classes Information
The focus of this course is step training, an aerobic activity designed to increase cardiovascular/respiratory fitness. Activities may include other forms of aerobic exercise, resistance training, static stretching, and relaxation.
(Grade or P/NP)
Limits on Enrollment:
Repeatability:22 - 4 Times in any Comb of Levels
ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION
Certificate Applicable Course
Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
|CSU GE:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
|IGETC:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
|CSU Transfer:||Transferable||Effective:||Fall 1997||Inactive:||
|UC Transfer:||Transferable||Effective:||Fall 1997||Inactive:||
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Define and explain basic principles of aerobic exercise.
2. Assess perceived level of exertion during aerobic exercise.
3. Calculate and monitor exercise heart rate.
4. Perform safe, continuous basic step patterns for 20 to 30
5. Demonstrate knowledge of basic step patterns.
6. Show an ability to respond to step aerobic cues.
7. Perform safe and effective strengthening exercises.
8. Analyze which stretches are appropriate in relation to various
aerobic and strengthening activities and perform those
stretches as part of an exercise regimen.
9. Identify working muscles by name.
Topics and Scope
I. Each class session will include specific physical activities:
B. Aerobic exercise (continuous exercise for 20-30 minutes
performed at exercise heart rate)
C. Muscle strengthening and toning exercises
1. Floor exercise
2. Resistance training
a. bands and exercise tubing
b. free weights
c. exercise balls
D. Cool down segment
1. Aerobic cool down
2. Static stretching
3. Relaxation exercises
II. Principles of cardiovascular / respiratory fitness
A. Definition of aerobic exercise
B. Components of aerobic exercise
C. Methods of measuring aerobic exercise intensity
1. Heart rate calculation
2. Perceived level of exertion
3. The "talk test"
D. Physiological and psychological benefits of aerobic exercise
E. Basic nutritional concepts as they relate to aerobic exercise
III. Step patterns
A. Movement combinations
B. Step terminology and understanding cueing
IV. Major muscle groups
1. Calculating of exercise heart rate and body composition
2. "Pre" and "Post" Fitness assessment
3. Performing aerobic exercise 1 to 2 hours per week in
addition to regularly scheduled class meetings
4. Practicing step patterns, strengthening and stretching
5. Choreographing basic step patterns
6. Writing: Reports, step choreography notation, or journals
7. Taking 1 or 2 objective quizzes, midterm and/or a final
8. Designing a personal exercise program
Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Representative Textbooks and Materials:
|Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.||Writing
5 - 10%
|reports, journals, personal exercise program||
|Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.||Problem Solving
0 - 0%
|Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.||Skill Demonstrations
10 - 20%
|Class performances, Performance exams, Fitness assessments, step choreography||
|Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.||Exams
20 - 40%
|Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Short answer; Essay||
|Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.||Other Category
40 - 60%
|Attendance and participation||
Instructor Prepared Materials