SRJC Course Outlines

5/22/2024 10:28:53 PMPHYED 27.2 Course Outline as of Spring 2004

Changed Course

Discipline and Nbr:  PHYED 27.2Title:  AEROBIC DANCE - INTER.  
Full Title:  Intermediate Aerobic Dance
Last Reviewed:3/9/2020

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled4.0017 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 15.2

Catalog Description:
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This course is intended for students with previous aerobic dance training. The course will focus on developing cardiovascular/respiratory fitness through complex dance patterns. The aerobic segment will be at a higher intensity and longer duration than beginning aerobic dance.  Activities may include other types of aerobic exercise, floor work and resistance training.


Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion of KFIT 1.1 ( or PHYED 27.1 or PE 15.1 or PE 150.1)

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course will focus on cardiovascular/respiratory fitness through intermediate aerobic dance steps and patterns. Activities will also include intermediate level exercises to increase muscular strength, endurance, and flexibility.
(Grade or P/NP)

Recommended:Course Completion of KFIT 1.1 ( or PHYED 27.1 or PE 15.1 or PE 150.1)
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:22 - 4 Times in any Comb of Levels


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Summer 1984Inactive:
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Summer 1984Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course


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 intermediate principles of aerobic exercise.
2.  Perform intermediate aerobic dance steps.
3.  Calculate and monitor exercise heart rate.
4.  Analyze perceived levels of exertion during intermediate aerobic
5.  Perform aerobic exercise at an intermediate level, i.e. a duration of
   30 to 45 minutes at an intensity of 70 - 85% of heart rate reserve.
6.  Perform intermediate strengthening and toning exercises using
   resistance training.
7.  Perform intermediate flexibility exercises.
8.  Identify working muscles by name and demonstrate an understanding of
   basic kinesiology.
9.  Assess fitness level.

Topics and Scope
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I.      Physical activities
       A.  Intermediate level warm-up segment
       B.  Intermediate aerobic exercise (30 to 40 minutes in duration
           at an intensity of 70 - 85% of heart rate reserve)
       C.  Intermediate aerobic dance vocabulary and techniques
       D.  Cool down
       E.  Intermediate 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
       F.  Stretching exercises to increase flexibility
II.     Basic anatomy of the muscular system focusing on muscles used in
       aerobic dance
III.    Basic kinesiology in relation to joint actions emphasized in
       aerobic dance
IV.     Intermediate theoretical concepts of cardiovascular/respiratory
V.      Methods of assessing fitness level

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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.  Quizzes and/or exams on aerobic exercise principles, anatomy,
and basic kinesiology
3.  Practicing of intermediate level aerobic dance vocabulary,
strengthening and stretching exercises
4.  Performing aerobic dance exercise at intermediate level intensity
and duration both in class and outside of class (students will be
expected to perform aerobic exercise one or two hours per week in
addition to regularly scheduled class meetings)
5.  Fitness log
6.  Training heart rate calculation
7.  "Pre" and "Post" fitness assessments

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%
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
20 - 40%
Class performances, Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 40%
Multiple choice, True/false
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
40 - 60%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Jan Galen Bishop. Fitness Through Aerobics, 5th Edition. 2001
Esther Pryor, et al. Keep Moving, Fitness through Aerobics and Step,
4th Edition. 2000

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