SRJC Course Outlines

2/7/2023 2:26:58 PMKAQUA 4.1 Course Outline as of Fall 2018

Changed Course

Discipline and Nbr:  KAQUA 4.1Title:  DEEP WATER RUNNING  
Full Title:  Deep Water Running
Last Reviewed:8/28/2017

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 17

Catalog Description:
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Deep water running and other aquatic exercises for improving fitness, cross training, water safety, and rehabilitation.  Workout composition, proper body mechanics, aquatics rehabilitation skills, and water safety skills will be presented.


Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion of KAQUA 1.1

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Deep water running and other aquatic exercises for improving fitness, cross training, water safety, and rehabilitation.  Workout composition, proper body mechanics, aquatics rehabilitation skills, and water safety skills will be presented.
(Grade or P/NP)

Recommended:Course Completion of KAQUA 1.1
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 2000Inactive:
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2000Inactive:

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.  Identify and demonstrate fundamental cardiovascular/respiratory principles in aerobic water
2.  Demonstrate and explain exercises and muscle groups specific to muscular strength and
3.  Identify and apply deep water running exercises and methods for flexibility improvement,
    body awareness, and body composition.

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Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Improve physical fitness through progressive resistance training and aerobic water exercise.
2. Demonstrate an understanding of proper workout composition and learn to develop
    personalized aquatic fitness conditioning program.
3. Demonstrate proper body mechanics with a focus on posture and body core stabilization.
4. Explain and execute various aquatic rehabilitation techniques.
5. Demonstrate deep water safety skill.
6. Demonstrate deep water running, and resistive training techniques and fundamentals.

Topics and Scope
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I. Deep Water Safety Skills
    A. Treading water with and without buoyancy equipment
    B. Exercising with clothing
     C. Reaching assists, familiarity with rescue equipment
II. Using Water as a Medium for Progressive Resistance Training
    A. Principles of water
         1. Buoyancy
         2. Compression
         3. Resistance
         4. Specific gravity
         5. Action/reaction
    B. Hydrodynamic forces, speed of movement, surface area of body
    C. Resistance equipment and progressive fitness training
         1. Buoys
         2. Webbed gloves
         3. Power buoys
         4. Flotation buoys
         5. Shoes
         6. Clothing
    D. Different types of deep water running
         1. Frog jog
         2. Kick back jog
    E. Other exercises: cross-country skiing, jacks, vertical kicking
III. Workout Composition
    A. Personal assessment of fitness level
    B. Gradual progression of intensity and duration
    C. Importance of warm-up, and stretching for injury prevention
IV. Proper Body Mechanics and Core Stabilization
    A. Keep proper posture, body alignment during exercise
    B. Train the body, musculature in optimum posture
    C. Purpose of abdominal and spinal muscles
    D. Utilizing water to exercise core stabilizing muscles
V. Aquatic Rehabilitation Techniques
    A. How compression assists in reducing swelling
    B. Water immersion and pain reduction
    C. Active assisted exercise
         1. Jogging forward and reaching and pulling back with arms
         2. V-Sits:  legs and arms open or close simultaneously
    D. Active resisted exercise
         1. Jogging forward and pushing forward with arms
         2. V-Sits:  legs and arms open or close in opposition

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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. Fitness assessment such as pre and post-testing
2. Cardio/respiratory conditioning, muscular strength and endurance, and/or flexibility exercises
3. Exercise 1 hour per week per unit in addition to regularly scheduled class meetings
4. Objective quizzes (1 - 3)
5. Midterm and/or final exam
6. Exercise heart rate calculation
7. Performance exams

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 - 30%
Fitness assessment, cardio/respiratory conditioning, deep water running techniques, and heart rate calculation
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 30%
Quizzes, Midterm, and Final: multiple choice, true/false, and short answer
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
40 - 50%
Participation and attendance

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Water Exercise Print CE Course. Layne, Melissa. Human Kinetics. 2016

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