SRJC Course Outlines

4/21/2024 7:35:24 PMPHYED 51 Course Outline as of Fall 2011

Inactive Course

Discipline and Nbr:  PHYED 51Title:  FITNESS/HEALTH ASSESS  
Full Title:  Fitness/Health Assessment
Last Reviewed:2/10/2003

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled2.0017.5 min.Lab Scheduled35.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total2.00 Contact Total35.00
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 35.00 

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:  PE 94

Catalog Description:
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An individual functional fitness assessment for health and fitness components.  Students receive test interpretation and personal exercise program guidelines.


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Individualized fitness and health assessment, interpretation and guidelines for personal exercise program.
(Grade or P/NP)

Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
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:Effective:Inactive:
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1.  The student will demonstrate knowledge of personal health history
   information by making a personal health and fitness appraisal.
2.  The student will display knowledge of the appropriate baseline
   testing procedure based on his/her goals and needs by writing a
   personal guidelines report.
3.  The student will design a written individualized exercise program
   based upon his/her fitness assessment results.
4.  The student will exhibit the knowledge of how to improve his/her
   quality of life by creating a written maintenance program of
   physical fitness.
5.  The student will improve specific areas of body composition,
   flexibility, muscular strength and endurance, and cardiorespiratory
   efficiency by completing periodic testing programs.

Topics and Scope
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A.  Introduction to wellness and assessment
   1.  What are wellness, physical fitness and health?
   2.  Components of each term
B.  Health Screening
   1.  PAR-Q
   2.  Lifestyle Inventory
   3.  Medical/Health history
C.  Baseline Fitness Assessment
   1.  Submaximal cardiorespiratory endurance
   2.  Musculoskeletal strength and endurance
   3.  Flexibility
   4.  Body composition
   5.  Resting heart rate and blood pressure
D.  Test Interpretation
   1.  Results from assessments
   2.  Comparison with norm tables
   3.  Individual guidelines
E.  Personal Goal Setting
   1.  SMART goal setting
   2.  Barriers to success
   3.  Strategies for success
F.  Guidelines for an individualized exercise program
   1.  F.I.T.T. Principle
   2.  Progressive Overload
   3.  Specificity Principle
G.  Strategies for successful programs
   1.  Implementation strategies
   2.  Record keeping
   3.  Social network
H.  Individual and group health and fitness program activities
   1.  Selection of activities based on test results and individual
I.  Fitness maintenance
   1.  Strategies for maintaining a fit and healthy lifestyle
   2.  Exploration of barriers and blocks
J.  Re-assessment and evaluative comparison

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1.  Establish at least three semester goals.
2.  Development of an individual exercise program
3.  Creation and utilization of an exercise log/journal
4.  Completion of selected readings on heart disease risk factors,
   physical fitness components, healthy lifestyle habits

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 - 20%
Written homework
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
5 - 10%
Assignments, test result extrapolation
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
15 - 25%
Class performances, Fitness assessment practicum
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 30%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Short answer
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
30 - 50%

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