SRJC Course Outlines

10/27/2021 12:39:35 PMPHYED 27.1 Course Outline as of Spring 2009

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 Scheduled4.005 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 forms of aerobic exercise and resistance training.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
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 forms of aerobic exercise and resistance training.
(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: Major Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will 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.
7.  Perform strengthening and stretching exercises.
8.  Demonstrate correct form in common exercises performed in aerobic dance classes.

Topics and Scope
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I.      Physical activities
       A.  Components of an effective warm-up
       B.  Aerobic segment
       C.  Components of an effective cool down
       D.  Muscle toning and strengthening exercises
           1.  Floor exercises
           2.  Resistance training
        E.  Stretching exercises
        F.  Body awareness techniques
       G.  Basic dance vocabulary
       H.  Proper form and injury prevention
II.     Basic applied anatomy and kinesiology
III.    Principles of cardiovascular/respiratory fitness
       A.  Definition of aerobic exercise
       B.  Components of aerobic exercise
       C.  Methods of measuring aerobic exercise intensity
       D.  Benefits of aerobic exercise
       E.  Basic nutritional concepts as they relate to aerobic exercise

Assignments:
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1.  Reading of 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/kinesiology, nutritional concepts.
3.  Practicing of aerobic dance steps, warm-ups, strengthening and stretching exercises and aerobic dance performed at appropriate intensity for cardiovascular benefits (training heart rate)
4.  Performing aerobic exercise both in class and outside of class (students will be expected to perform aerobic exercise one hour
per week per unit in addition to exercising during regularly scheduled class meetings)
5.  Fitness log
6.  Training heart rate calculation
7.  Instructor may include a "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, matching, short answer
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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Bishop, Galen. Fitness Through Aerobics, 7th edition. Benjamin Cummings Publisher. 2007.
Instructor prepared materials

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