SRJC Course Outlines

5/19/2024 12:47:31 AMKFIT 5 Course Outline as of Fall 2024

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  KFIT 5Title:  INTRO TO PILATES MAT  
Full Title:  Introduction to Pilates Mat
Last Reviewed:8/28/2023

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.50Lecture Scheduled017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum1.50Lab Scheduled3.005 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
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Catalog Description:
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This introductory-level class is designed for students with no previous Pilates mat experience. Students will improve overall movement efficiency, correct muscle imbalances, increase core strength, and develop the mind/body connection during movement based on the original mat techniques developed by Joseph H. Pilates. Using introductory-level mat exercises, students will learn the principles of proper alignment, strength, endurance, flexibility, balance, and coordination.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This introductory-level class is designed for students with no previous Pilates mat experience. Students will improve overall movement efficiency, correct muscle imbalances, increase core strength, and develop the mind/body connection during movement based on the original mat techniques developed by Joseph H. Pilates. Using introductory-level mat exercises, students will learn the principles of proper alignment, strength, endurance, flexibility, balance, and coordination.
(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:Spring 2018Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Spring 2018Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1. Create a personal introductory-level Pilates program.
2. Demonstrate principles of introductory-level Pilates exercises.
 

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At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
1. Describe the history and core principles of Pilates.
2. Identify basic anatomy.
3. Demonstrate proper body alignment and technique while performing introductory level Pilates-based exercises.
4. Demonstrate neutral pelvic, scapular, and spine placement while performing Pilates-based movements.
5. Demonstrate coordination of breath with movement while performing Pilates-based exercises.
6. Create personal fitness goals.
7. Perform introductory-level Pilates exercises using appropriate modifications and progressions for current ability and proper use of Pilates mat equipment.
8. Analyze personal fitness progress in relation to performing Pilates-based exercises.

Topics and Scope
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I. Goals and Objectives of Pilates Exercise
    A. Assessment of current personal fitness levels
    B. Develop personal fitness goals
II. History of Pilates Exercise
    A. Joseph Pilates
    B. Introduction of Pilates exercise methods in the United States
    C. Additions and modifications of original exercises
    D. Use of equipment for Pilates mat exercises
III. Principles of Pilates
    A. Breathing (inhalation and exhalation coordinated with movement)
    B. Centering
    C. Concentration
    D. Control
    E. Precision
    F. Flow and efficiency of movement
IV. Basic Anatomy
V. Pilates Alignment and Technique Fundamentals
    A. Neutral pelvic and spine position
    B. Core strength
    C. Neutral Pelvis and spine stability
    D. Scapular stability and mobility
     E. Recruitment of deep pelvic and abdominal musculature
VI. Goals and Objectives of Pilates Exercise
    A. Assessment of current personal fitness levels
    B. Develop personal fitness goals
    C. Analyzing fitness progress
    D. Modifications and progression of exercises
    E. Personal introductory level program or sequence
VII. Introductory-Level Pilates Mat Exercises
    A. All fours abdominals
    B. Sternum drop
    C. Marching toe taps
    D. Abdominal curl
    E. Oblique abdominal curl
    F.  Opposite arm and leg reach
    G. Tail wag
    H. Rockets
    I.  Mini swan
    J. Bridging
    K. Side leg lifts
    L. Modified push-up

Assignments:
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1. Written personal Pilates fitness goals
2. Journal entries
3. Written personal Pilates program based on level and goals
4. Analysis of personal progress
5. Skill performance of proper techniques for introductory-level Pilates exercises
6. Exams and/or quizzes

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 - 30%
Personal goals, journal entries, personal program, analysis of personal progress
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
5 - 30%
Skill performance
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 30%
Exams and/or quizzes
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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Pilates. 3rd ed. Isacowitz, Rael. Human Kinetics Publisher. 2023.
Instructor prepared materials

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