SRJC Course Outlines

12/6/2022 2:54:55 AMKFIT 35.1 Course Outline as of Summer 2022

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  KFIT 35.1Title:  WALKING FOR FITNESS  
Full Title:  Walking for Fitness
Last Reviewed:5/11/2020

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: 

Catalog Description:
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This course is designed to teach and apply the principles of lifetime physical fitness: cardio-respiratory endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility and body composition. A variety of health and wellness issues will be addressed. The components of fitness will be met through structured individually paced fitness, walking techniques and strength conditioning exercises.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
This course is designed to teach and apply the principles of lifetime physical fitness: cardio-respiratory endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility and body composition. A variety of health and wellness issues will be addressed. The components of fitness will be met through structured individually paced fitness, walking techniques and strength conditioning exercises.
(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:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1.  Explain and perform the requirements associated with walking for fitness including
    cardio-respiratory and cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and
    endurance, muscular flexibility and body composition.
2.  Demonstrate ability and knowledge to safely perform fitness walking techniques.
 

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Students will be able to:
1. Identify fundamentals of health-related fitness components, encompassing cardio-respiratory
    and cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and endurance, muscular flexibility
    and body composition.
2. Apply knowledge of the fundamentals of health-related fitness toward developing,
    maintaining, and sustaining an active and healthy lifestyle.
3. Enhance basic motor skills and skill-related competencies, concepts, and principles in
    walking.
4. Utilization of different types of equipment and fitness principles to affect the intensity of an
    individual's walking for fitness.
5. Identify the safety issues associated with fitness walking and other fitness activities.
6. Identify and explain how the body responds during physical activity through fitness walking.

Topics and Scope
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I. Components of Fitness
    A. Cardio-respiratory
    B. Cardiovascular endurance
    C. Muscular strength
    D. Muscular endurance
    E. Muscular flexibility
     F. Body composition
II. Walking for Fitness Program
    A. Development
    B. Maintainence
    C. Sustainability
III. Basic Motor Skills
    A. Skill related competencies
    B. Concepts
    C. Strategies
    D. Posture
     E. Overstriding
    F. Understriding
    G. Flapping feet
    H. Arm swing
IV. Safety
V. Physical Response
    A. Endurance
    B. Strength and Speed
    C. Upper Body
    D. Rest and Recovery

Assignments:
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Students are expected to spend an additional one and one-half hours per week outside of class completing one or more of the following assignments:
 
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 in addition to regularly scheduled class meetings
4. One to three quiz(zes), one to three midterm(s)
5. Final exam
6. Training Log
7. Body composition calculation
8. Exercise heart rate calculation
9. Performance exams (One Mile Walk;Two Mile Walk; Muscular Strength / Endurance;
    Walking Technique)

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 - 10%
Training 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 - 10%
Fitness assessment, calculation of body composition, exercise heart rate
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
10 - 30%
Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 30%
Quiz(zes), midterm(s), final exam
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
40 - 60%
Attendance and Participation, outside activity


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Walking for Fitness. 6th ed. Seiger, Lon and Hesson, Hesson. Kendall Hunt Publishing. 2012 (classic)

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