SRJC Course Outlines

5/29/2023 11:09:06 AMKAQUA 3.1 Course Outline as of Fall 2021

Changed Course

Discipline and Nbr:  KAQUA 3.1Title:  BEG AQUATIC CALISTHENICS  
Full Title:  Beginning Aquatic Calisthenics
Last Reviewed:3/9/2020

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.50Lecture Scheduled017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum1.50Lab Scheduled3.006 min.Lab Scheduled52.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  26.25Total Student Learning Hours: 78.75 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  PHYED 16

Catalog Description:
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This water aerobics course will include beginning level aquatic calisthenic exercise.  This class will include a variety of beginning water exercises.


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This water aerobics course will include beginning level aquatic calisthenic exercise.  This class will include a variety of beginning water exercises.
(Grade or P/NP)

Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


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

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course


Student Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1.  Participate in an individualized beginning level aquatic calisthenics program while
    demonstrating appropriate water safety skills and equipment use.
2.  Discuss the phases, technique and relation of basic components of fitness to beginning level
    aquatic calisthenic exercise.

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Students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate proper water safety concepts in relation to beginning aquatic calisthenics.
2. Employ proper equipment use in relation to beginning aquatic calisthenics.
3. Describe how the basic components of fitness can be applied to beginning aquatic calisthenics
4. Define the phases of a beginning aquatic calisthenic workout.
5. Demonstrate beginning level aquatic calisthenic exercise.
6. Discuss resting and target heart rate.

Topics and Scope
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I. Water Safety
    A. Pool
    B. Equipment
    C. Intensity
II. Components of Fitness and Exercise Selection in Relation to Beginning Aquatic Calisthenics
    A. Flexibility
    B. Strength
    C. Power
    D. Endurance
III. Introduction to Aquatic Calisthenic Equipment
    A. Kickboards
    B. Buoys
    C. Fins
    D. Flotation belts
    E. Noodles
IV. Introduction to Phases of a Workout
    A. Warm-up
    B. Cool-down
V. Beginning Level Aquatic Calisthenic Exercise
    A. Body position
    B. Technique
    C. Exercise identification
VI. Heart Rate
    A. Resting heart rate
    B. Target heart rate

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Students are expected to spend an additional one and one-half hours per week outside of class on one or more of the following activities:
1. Execute beginning aquatic calisthenic exercises
2. Fitness assessment such as pre and post-testing
3. Cardio/respiratory conditioning, muscular strength and endurance, and/or flexibility exercises
4. Exercise 1 hour per week per unit in addition to regularly scheduled class meetings
5. Quiz(zes) (1 - 3)
6. Exercise heart rate calculation

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%
Aquatic calisthenic exercises, fitness assessment, cardio/respiratory conditioning, and heart rate calculation
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 40%
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
40 - 60%
Participation and attendance

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Fantastic Water Workouts. 2nd ed. Baun, Mary Beth. Human Kinetics. 2008 (classic)
Instructor prepared materials

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