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|Discipline and Nbr:
AEROBIC DANCE - BEG.||
Beginning Aerobic Dance
|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 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.
Limits on Enrollment:
Schedule of Classes Information
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)
Limits on Enrollment:
Repeatability:22 - 4 Times in any Comb of Levels
ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION
Not Certificate/Major Applicable
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 1981||Inactive:||
|UC Transfer:||Transferable||Effective:||Fall 1981||Inactive:||
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
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:
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 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
5. Fitness log
6. Training heart rate calculation
7. "Pre" and "Post" fitness assessment
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
0 - 0%
|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%
|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||
Jan Galen Bishop. Fitness Through Aerobics, 4th edition. Allyn & Bacon
Esther Pryor and Minda Goodman Kraines. Keep Moving, 4th edition. Mayfield
Publishing Company. 2000.
Instructor prepared materials