SRJC Course Outlines

9/23/2021 1:06:29 PMKFIT 1.1 Course Outline as of Fall 2021

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  KFIT 1.1Title:  BEGINNING AEROBIC DANCE  
Full Title:  Beginning Aerobic Dance
Last Reviewed:4/12/2021

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 27.1

Catalog Description:
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The focus of this course is beginning level 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 beginning level 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:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

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: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1. Perform aerobic exercise for 20 minutes or more at the appropriate beginning level intensity for cardiovascular benefits, applying aerobic exercise principles.
2. Effectively warm up prior to aerobic exercise and cool down following aerobic exercise incorporating proper form, modifications, and avoiding contraindicated exercises.
 

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Students 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/beginning level aerobic dance movements.
6. Differentiate between safe and contraindicated exercises.
7. Perform beginning level strengthening and stretching exercises.
8. Demonstrate correct form in common exercises performed in aerobic dance classes.

Topics and Scope
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I. Principles of Cardiovascular/Respiratory Fitness
    A. Definition of aerobic exercise
    B. Components of physical fitness
     C. Benefits of aerobic exercise
    D. Basic nutritional concepts as they relate to aerobic exercise
    E. Beginning level low impact aerobic dance moves
II. Methods of Measuring Aerobic Exercise Intensity
    A. Target heart rate calculation: Beginning level intensity of 50-65% of maximum heart rate
    B. Rate of perceived exertion (RPE) 3 to 5 on a 0 to 10 scale
III. Basic Applied Anatomy and Kinesiology
IV. Physical Activity
    A. Components of an effective warm-up
    B. Aerobic segment
    C. Components of an effective cool down
    D. Muscle toning and strengthening exercises: Beginning level muscular endurance and
         strength exercises
         1. modifications for exercises based on skill level
          2. regression and progression options of exercises based on skill level
         3. resistance training with body weight and handheld weight options for beginning level
              work
    E. Flexibility exercises
     F. Body awareness techniques
    G. Basic aerobic dance vocabulary and movements
V. Proper Form and Injury Prevention
    A. Proper alignment for safety and effectiveness of exercises
    B. Contraindicated exercises
    C. Modifications and progressions for appropriate fitness level and injuries

Assignments:
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Students are expected to spend an additional one and one-half hours per week on studies related to this course.
1. Reading of class handouts or assigned chapters in text (equivalent of about one chapter every
    two weeks)
2. One or two quiz(zes) and/or exam(s) on aerobic dance principles, basic anatomy/kinesiology,
   and nutritional concepts.
3. Practicing of beginning level aerobic dance steps, warm-ups, strengthening and flexibility
   exercises
4. Assessment of beginning level intensity for cardiovascular benefits (using target heart rate and
   RPE)
5. 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)
6. Fitness log
7. Heart rate calculation
8. 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 - 5%
Fitness Log
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 - 5%
Heart Rate Calculation
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
10 - 30%
Fitness assessments
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 30%
Quiz(zes) and/or Exam(s)
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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ACSM's Complete Guide to Fitness & Health. 2nd ed. Bushman, Barbara. American College of Sports Medicine. 2017
Instructor prepared materials

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