SRJC Course Outlines

9/15/2019 7:07:33 PMKFIT 2.1 Course Outline as of Fall 2016

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  KFIT 2.1Title:  STEP AEROBICS - BEG.  
Full Title:  Beginning Step Aerobics
Last Reviewed:11/4/2013

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 28.1

Catalog Description:
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The focus of this course is Step Training, an aerobic activity incorporating a platform, sometimes accompanied by risers, designed to increase cardiovascular/respiratory fitness and improve muscular strength and endurance.  Basic step patterns and movement combinations choreographed to music will be presented. Activities may include other forms of aerobic exercise, resistance/core training, static stretching, and relaxation.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
The focus of this course is Step Training, an aerobic activity incorporating a platform, sometimes accompanied by risers, designed to increase cardiovascular/respiratory fitness and improve muscular strength and endurance.  Basic step patterns and movement combinations choreographed to music will be presented. Activities may include other forms of aerobic exercise, resistance/core training, static stretching, and relaxation.
(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 1997Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1997Inactive:
 
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.  Demonstrate proper step techniques in response to cueing while sustaining an optimal
     exercise heart rate for cardiovascular conditioning.
2.  Identify basic musculoskeletal anatomy and demonstrate proper resistance, core training
     and stretching exercises for each muscle or muscle group.

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Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1.  Define and explain basic principles of aerobic exercise.
2.  Assess perceived level of exertion during aerobic exercise.
3.  Calculate and monitor exercise heart rate.
4.  Perform safe, continuous basic step patterns for 20 to 30 minutes.
5.  Demonstrate knowledge of basic step patterns.
6.  Show an ability to respond to step aerobic cues.
7.  Perform safe and effective strengthening exercises.
8.  Recognize and demonstrate appropriate stretching and strengthening activities
9.  Identify working muscles by name.

Topics and Scope
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I.      Physical Activity
       A.  Warm-up
       B.  Aerobic exercise (continuous exercise for 20-30 minutes (performed at exercise heart rate)
       C.  Muscle strengthening and toning exercises
       D. Stretching exercises
       E.  Cool down segment
II.     Principles of Aerobic Exercise
       A.  Definition of aerobic exercise
       B.  Components of aerobic exercise
       C.  Methods of measuring aerobic exercise intensity
       D.  Physiological and psychological benefits of aerobic exercise
       E.  Basic nutritional concepts as they relate to aerobic exercise (time allowing)
III.    Step patterns
       A.  Movement combinations
       B.  Step terminology and understanding cueing
IV.     Major muscle groups
V.     Fitness Assessment
       A. Pre
       B. Post

Assignments:
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Representative assignments:
       1.  Calculating of exercise heart rate and body composition
       2.  "Pre" and "Post" fitness assessment
       3.  Performing aerobic exercise 1 to 2 hours per week in addition to regularly scheduled class meetings
       4.  Practicing step patterns, strengthening and stretching exercises
       5.  Choreographing basic step patterns
       6.  Writing:  Reports, step choreography notation, or journals
       7.  Taking 1 or 2 objective quizzes, midterm and/or a final

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 - 10%
Reports, choreography notation, journals
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
10 - 20%
Class performances, performance exams, fitness assessments, step choreography
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 40%
Multiple choice, true/false, matching items, short answer, essay
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
40 - 60%
Attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor Prepared Materials
suggested text:
Keep Moving: Fitness Through Aerobics and Step by Esther Pryor and Minda Goodman Kraines (Oct 15, 1999)

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