SRJC Course Outlines

6/21/2024 1:23:33 AMPHYED 27.1 Course Outline as of Spring 2004

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  PHYED 27.1Title:  AEROBIC DANCE - BEG.  
Full Title:  Beginning Aerobic Dance
Last Reviewed:4/12/2021

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled4.006 min.Lab Scheduled70.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total4.00 Contact Total70.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 70.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  22 - 4 Times in any Comb of Levels
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  PE 15.1

Catalog Description:
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The focus of this course is aerobic dance, a physical activity designed to increase cardiovascular/respiratory fitness, improve muscular strength and endurance, increase flexibility, and enhance body awareness. Movement patterns to music will be presented. Activities may include other aerobic exercises and resistance training.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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The focus of this course is aerobic dance, a physical activity designed to increase cardiovascular/respiratory fitness, improve muscular strength and endurance, increase flexibility, and enhance body awareness.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:22 - 4 Times in any Comb of Levels

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Not Certificate/Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Upon completion of the course the student will be able to:
1.  Define and explain basic principles of aerobic exercise.
2.  Calculate and monitor exercise heart rate.
3.  Analyze perceived levels of exertion during aerobic exercise.
4.  Identify working muscles by name.
5.  Perform basic aerobic dance movements.
6.  Differentiate between safe and contraindicated exercises.
5.  Perform strengthening and stretching exercises.

Topics and Scope
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I.      Physical activities
       A.  Warm-up segment
       B.  Aerobic exercise performed at exercise heart rate
       C.  Cool down
       D.  Muscle toning and strengthening exercises
           1.  Floor exercises
           2.  Resistance training that may include:
               a.  Bands
               b.  Exercise tubing
               c.  Free weights
               d.  Exercise balls
       E.  Stretching exercises to increase flexibility
       F.  Body awareness techniques
       G.  Basic dance vocabulary
II.     Fundamentals of anatomy (muscle groups) and basic biomechanics
III.    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.  Benefits of aerobic exercise
       E.  Basic nutritional concepts as they relate to aerobic exercise

Assignments:
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Assignments may include any or all of the following:
1.  Read class handouts or assigned chapters in text (equivalent of about
one chapter every two weeks)
2.  One or two quizzes or exams on aerobic dance principles and basic
anatomy, nutritional concepts and biomechanics
3.  Practicing of aerobic dance steps, warm-ups, strengthening and
stretching exercises and aerobic dance performed at exercise heart rate
4.  Performing aerobic exercise both in class and outside of class
(students will be expected to perform aerobic exercise one to two hours
per week in addition to exercising during regularly scheduled class
meetings)
5.  Fitness log
6.  Training heart rate calculation
7.  "Pre" and "Post" fitness assessment

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
10 - 30%
Class performances, Performance exams, Fitness assessments
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 30%
Multiple choice, True/false
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
50 - 70%
Participation, Fitness log, Heart rate calculation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Jan Galen Bishop. Fitness Through Aerobics, 4th edition. Allyn & Bacon
Publishing. 1999.
Esther Pryor and Minda Goodman Kraines. Keep Moving, 4th edition. Mayfield
Publishing Company. 2000.
Instructor prepared materials

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