SRJC Course Outlines

9/22/2019 1:20:11 PMKFIT 5.1 Course Outline as of Summer 2019

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  KFIT 5.1Title:  BEGINNING PILATES MAT  
Full Title:  Beginning Pilates Mat
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 33

Catalog Description:
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This beginning level class is designed for individuals with no previous Pilates 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 techniques developed by Joseph H. Pilates. Students will be introduced to principles of proper alignment, strength, endurance, flexibility, balance and coordination using beginning level mat exercises.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This beginning level class is designed for individuals with no previous Pilates 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 techniques developed by Joseph H. Pilates. Students will be introduced to principles of proper alignment, strength, endurance, flexibility, balance and coordination using beginning level mat 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 2001Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2001Inactive:
 
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.  Create a personal beginning level Pilates program.
2.  Demonstrate principles of beginning level Pilates exercises.
 

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1. Describe the history, evolution, and core principles of Pilates.
2. Identify the core muscles developed in Pilates-based exercises.
3. Demonstrate proper body alignment, core strength, and stability while performing beginning 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 beginning 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.  History and Evolution of Pilates Exercise
   A.  Joseph Pilates
   B.  Introduction of Pilates exercise methods in the United States
   C.  Progression of Joseph Pilates' original theories
   D.  Additions and modifications of original exercises
   E.  Use of equipment for Pilates mat exercises
II. Beginning 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
III. Pilates Alignment and Technique Fundamentals
  A. Neutral pelvic and spine position
  B.  Core strength and stability
   C. Primary and secondary muscle groups used in Pilates
  D. Recruitment of deep pelvic and abdominal musculature
  E. Scapular release (neutral placement)
IV. 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 beginning level program or sequence
V. Beginning Level Pilates Mat Exercises
    A. The hundred (feet on floor)
    B. Knee sway
    C. Bridge
    D. Assisted roll up
    E. Leg circles
    F. Cat-cow
    G. Single leg stretch
    H. Rolling like a ball
    I.  Criss cross
    J. Saw
    K. Side leg lifts and kick series
    L.  Chest lift
    M. Modified Pilates push-up

Assignments:
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1. Written personal Pilates goals (1 page)
2.  Journal entries (4-10 per semester)
3.  Analysis of personal progress (1-2 per semester)
4. Personal beginning level Pilates program
5. Skill performance examination of proper techniques and beginning level Pilates exercises
6. 1-3 exams and/or quizzes (Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion)

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
10 - 30%
Personal goals, journal entries, analysis, personal program
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
20 - 40%
Skill performance examination
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 30%
Exams and 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 Illustrated" Page, Portia, Human Kinetics: 2011.
 
Instructor prepared materials

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