SRJC Course Outlines

12/9/2022 9:12:37 AMKFIT 5.3 Course Outline as of Summer 2019

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  KFIT 5.3Title:  ADV PILATES MAT  
Full Title:  Advanced Pilates Mat
Last Reviewed:2/13/2017

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
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Catalog Description:
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This class is designed for individuals of advanced fitness levels who want to increase overall movement efficiency, correct muscle imbalances, increase core strength and develop the mind/body connection during movement based on the original techniques developed by fitness pioneer, Joseph H. Pilates. Students will practice principles of proper alignment, strength, endurance, flexibility, balance and coordination through advanced level mat exercises. Breathing techniques will be learned to facilitate smooth and efficient movement, promote sufficient oxygen circulation and enhance kinesthetic awareness.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
This class is designed for individuals of advanced fitness levels who want to increase overall movement efficiency, correct muscle imbalances, increase core strength and develop the mind/body connection during movement based on the original techniques developed by fitness pioneer, Joseph H. Pilates. Students will practice principles of proper alignment, strength, endurance, flexibility, balance and coordination through advanced level mat exercises. Breathing techniques will be learned to facilitate smooth and efficient movement, promote sufficient oxygen circulation and enhance kinesthetic awareness.
(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 advanced level Pilates-based program
2.  Demonstrate advanced principles and aspects of Pilates
3.  Establish personal fitness goals related to Pilates
 

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Upon completion of the course the student will be able to:
1. Identify the history, evolution, and core principles of Pilates
2. Identify the core muscles developed in Pilates-based exercises
3. Demonstrate kinesthetic awareness, proper body alignment, core strength, and stability while performing Pilates-based exercises
4. Demonstrate neutral pelvic, scapular, and spine placement while performing Pilates-based movement
5. Demonstrate coordination of breath with movement while performing Pilates-based exercises
6. Identify one or more fitness-related goals
7. Perform beginning through advanced 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-based exercise
    A. History of Joseph Pilates
    B. Introduction of Pilates' exercise methods in the United States
    C. Evolution of Joseph Pilates' original theories
    D. Additions and modifications of original exercises
    E. Use of equipment for Pilates Mat exercises
II. Principles of Pilates
    A. Breathing (inhalation and exhalation coordinated with movement)
    B. Centering
    C. Concentration
    D. Control
    E. Precision
    F. Flow/Efficiency of Movement
III. Other Aspects of Pilates
    A. Neutral pelvic and spine position
    B. Kinesthetic awareness
    C. Core strength and stablity
     D. Core muscles used in Pilates (primary and secondary muscle groups)
    E. Recruitment of deep pelvic/abdominal musculature
    F. Scapular release (neutral placement)
IV. Goals and objectives of Pilates- based exercise
    A. Assessment of current personal fitness levels
    B. Develop personal fitness goals
    C. Analyzing fitness progress
    D. Modifications and progression for various levels of fitness
    E. Personal advanced level program or sequence
V. Advanced level Pilates mat exercises

Assignments:
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Students are expected to spend an additional one and one-half hours per week outside of class on one or more of the following activities:
1. Written personal Pilates goals and objectives
2. Pilates journal entries (1-4) or written analysis of progress
3. Written personal advanced level Pilates program
4. Practical demonstration of proper technique and performance of advanced level Pilates-based exercises
5. Exams and/or quizzes (1-3)

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%
Journal entries, personal program, analysis of 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
20 - 40%
Practical demonstration, performance.
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 30%
Exams and Quizzes: Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion
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. 2nd ed. Isacowitz, Rael. Human Kinetics. 2014
 
Instructor prepared materials

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