SRJC Course Outlines

9/17/2019 8:50:47 PMKFIT 20.1 Course Outline as of Fall 2016

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  KFIT 20.1Title:  ZUMBA  
Full Title:  ZUMBA
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: 

Catalog Description:
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This course focuses on Zumba dance fitness. Zumba uses Latin-inspired music and dance moves for cardiovascular conditioning. The course combines dance aerobics with interval training known as intermittent training. Activities may include other forms of cardiovascular exercise and resistance training.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course focuses on Zumba dance fitness. Zumba uses Latin-inspired music and dance moves for cardiovascular conditioning. The course combines dance aerobics with interval training known as intermittent training. Activities may include other forms of cardiovascular 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 2013Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2013Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.   Perform Zumba dance exercises at the appropriate level intensity for cardiovascular benefits, applying aerobic exercise principles, and using the Zumba formula.
2.  Demonstrate musicality in performance of dance steps and rhythms.
 

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Upon completion of the course the student will be able to:
1.  Explain basic principles of Zumba dance exercise.
2.  Perform dance movements in Latin and international rhythms.
3.  Describe cardiovascular conditioning principles and benefits.
4.  Calculate and monitor exercise heart rate.
5.  Analyze perceived levels of exertion during aerobic exercise.
6.  Identify working muscles by name.  
7.  Differentiate between safe and contraindicated exercises.
8.  Perform resistance and stretching exercises.

Topics and Scope
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I. Basic Principles of Zumba Dance Fitness
     A.  Latin Rhythms
           1. Salsa
           2. Merengue
           3. Cumbia
           4. Reggaeton
           5. Cha cha
           6. Samba
           7. Tango
      B. International Rhythms
          1. Rumba flamenca
          2. Belly dance
          3. Bhangra
          4. Ska Punk
          5. Greek
           6. Russian
       C. Musicality
       D. Choreography
           1. Structure
           2. Recognition and repetition
       E. Formula
            1. Basic dance steps
           2. Arm variation
           3. Fitness variation
           4. Direction, rhythm and beat variation
II. Cardiovascular Fitness
       A.  Definition of aerobic exercise
       B.  Components of aerobic exercise
        C.  Benefits of aerobic exercise
       D.  Basic nutritional concepts as they relate to aerobic exercise
III.   Methods of measuring aerobic exercise intensity
        A. Target heart rate calculation
        B.  Rate of perceived exertion
IV.  Basic applied anatomy and kinesiology
V.  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
       E.  Stretching exercises
        F.  Body awareness techniques
VI.  Proper form and injury prevention
       A. Safe and contraindicated exercises
       B. Modifications and progressions for appropriate fitness level

Assignments:
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1.  Reading of class handouts or assigned chapters in text (one chapter every two weeks)
2.  Quizzes and/or exams on aerobic dance principles, basic anatomy/kinesiology, and nutritional concepts (1-2 per semester)
3.  Practice Zumba dance steps, warm-ups, strengthening and stretching exercises (1-2 hours per week)
4.  Fitness log (1 entry per week)
5.  Heart rate calculation
6.  "Pre" and "Post" fitness assessments
7.  Performance exam

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%
Performance exam, Fitnesss Assessments
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 30%
Quizzes, Exams
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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Bishop, Galen. Fitness Through Aerobics, 7th edition. Benjamin Cummings Publisher. 2007.
Instructor prepared materials

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