SRJC Course Outlines

8/15/2020 6:45:57 AMKINES 82 Course Outline as of Fall 2021

Changed Course

Discipline and Nbr:  KINES 82Title:  EXERCISE ASSESS AND RX  
Full Title:  Exercise Assessment and Prescription
Last Reviewed:3/9/2020

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled2.5017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled43.75
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled1.505 min.Lab Scheduled26.25
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total4.00 Contact Total70.00
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  87.50Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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This course will cover assessment of physical fitness components and prescription of exercise programs for sport and fitness participants.


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course will cover assessment of physical fitness components and prescription of exercise programs for sport and fitness participants.
(Grade Only)

Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2010Inactive:
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable


Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Integrate results from health screening, fitness assessment, and goals into a safe and effective
    training plan for various case study clients.
2.  Implement, analyze, and modify training plans to accommodate changes in progression, goals, and client results.

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Students will be able to:
1. Assess one's health by completing a physical activity readiness questionnaire (PAR-Q),
    medical/health history, and lifestyle questionnaire.  
2. Demonstrate the ability to administer baseline fitness assessments in each component of
    fitness and interpret the results.
3. Identify strategies, barriers, and methods of goal setting.
4. Design written exercise programs for various case studies.   
5. Describe the principles and variables of training for a successful annual training plan.
6. Analyze the annual training plan for micro and macro cycles and skill development and

Topics and Scope
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I. Health Screening
    A. Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire (PAR-Q)
    B. Lifestyle Inventory
    C. Medical/Health history
II. Baseline Fitness Assessment and Re-Assessment
    A. Submaximal and/or maximal cardiorespiratory endurance tests for weight bearing exercise
         and/or non weight bearing exercise.
    B. Musculoskeletal strength and endurance
    C. Flexibility
    D. Body composition
    E. Resting heart rate and blood pressure
    F. Skill related fitness
III. Test Interpretation
    A. Results from assessments
    B. Comparison with norm tables
    C. Individual guidelines
IV. Personal Goal Setting
    A. Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic and Timely (SMART) goal setting
    B. Barriers to success
    C. Strategies for success
V. Principles of Training
    A. Frequency Intensity Time Type (FITT) Principle
    B. Progressive Overload
    C. Specificity Principle
VI. Strategies for Successful Programs
    A. Implementation strategies
    B. Record keeping
VII. Variables of Training
    A. Volume
    B. Intensity
    C. Density
    D. Complexity
VIII. Rest and Recovery
    A. Fatigue and overtraining
    B. Recovery Theory
    C. Recovery interventions and modalities
IX. Annual Training Plan (ATP)
    A. Periodization for biomotor abilities, strength training, endurance, and speed
    B. ATP phases and characteristics
    C. Criteria for compiling an ATP
X.   Peaking for Competition: Peaking and Taper
XI.  Training Cycles: Microcyles and Macrocycles
XII. Strength and Power Development
    A. Biomotor abilities
    B. Methods of strength training
    C. Manipulation of training variables
XIII. Endurance Training
    A. Factors affecting aerobic and anaerobic endurance performance
    B. Methods of developing endurance
    C. Methods of developing high intensity exercise endurance
XIV. Speed and Agility Training Program Design
All topics are covered in the lecture and lab portions of the course.

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1. Establish at least three semester goals
2. Development of an individual exercise program
3. Client project- 2-4 case study prescription and assessment written reports
3. Creation and utilization of an exercise log/journal
4. Assigned textbook readings 20-30 pages per week
5. Exams (2 - 4)
6. Quiz(zes) (1 - 4)
7. Field test administration

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 - 50%
Written homework, Textbook Assignments, Case studies in exercise prescription and assessment, Written individual goals and exercise program, exercise journal/log
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
5 - 25%
Field test administration, client projects
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
40 - 70%
Quiz(zes) and Exams
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 15%
Participation and Attendance

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Periodization: Theory and Methodology of Training. 6th ed. Bompa, Tudor and Buzzichelli, Carlo. Human Kinetics. 2019
Instructor Prepared materials

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