SRJC Course Outlines

4/20/2024 7:25:20 PMPHYED 32 Course Outline as of Fall 2011

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  PHYED 32Title:  BODY MECHANICS  
Full Title:  Body Mechanics
Last Reviewed:2/12/2024

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:  34 - 4 Enrollments Total
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  PE 10

Catalog Description:
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Exercises for fitness with an emphasis on core strength, flexibility, posture, and muscle tone. Activities may include forms of aerobic exercise, resistance training, yoga, and pilates movements.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Exercises for fitness with an emphasis on core strength, flexibility, posture, and muscle tone. Activities may include forms of aerobic exercise, resistance training, yoga, and pilates movements.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:34 - 4 Enrollments Total

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:
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. Identify the core muscles
2. Demonstrate kinesthetic awareness, proper body alignment, core strength, and stability
3. Demonstrate coordination of breath with movement
4. Identify one or more fitness-related goals
5. Exercises to improve muscle tone
6. Exercises to increase cardiovascular endurance   
7. Analyzing your personal fitness progress
8. Repeating students must demonstrate increased depth and breadth of related skills with new learning

Topics and Scope
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I.   Introduction of movement mechanics
    A. Posture
        1. Center of gravity
    B. Body alignment in numerous positions
    C. Low back considerations
       1. Basic anatomy/biomechanics of the back
       2. Neutral position and other preventive measures
II.  Fitness conditioning exercises
    A. Cardiorespiratory endurance
       1. Training principles
       2. Aerobic movements
       3. Safety issues
          a. Monitoring intensity
          b. Movement mechanics
    B. Muscular Toning
       1. Training concepts
       2. Types of resistance equipment
       3. Review major muscle groups
       4. Safety issues and mechanics of movement
    C. Flexibility and Body Relaxation
       1. Training concepts
       2. Mechanics of movement
       3. Strategies for reducing stress and tension
III. Physical Fitness
    A. Definition
    B. Relationship to health, wellness, and academic success
    C. Lifelong fitness mindsets and habits
       1. Self motivation
       2. Scheduling fitness activities
IV. Repeating students must demonstrate increased depth and breadth of related skills, with new learning objectives

Assignments:
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1. Written personal fitness goals and objectives
2. 1-4 journal entries or written analysis of progress
3. Written personal fitness program
4. Practical demonstration of proper fitness technique and performance of fitness based exercises
5. 1-3 exams and/or quizzes
6. Repeating students must demonstrate increased depth and breadth of related skills with new learning objectives

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
5 - 20%
Written personal goals, journal entries, written personal fitness program
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 20%
Written personal fitness program
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
10 - 20%
Class performances, Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 35%
Quizzes, multiple choice, True/false
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
40 - 55%
Participation and attendance


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials

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