SRJC Course Outlines

4/18/2024 6:53:38 PMKAQUA 61 Course Outline as of Fall 2023

New Course (First Version)
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  KAQUA 61Title:  LAP SWIM FUNDAMENTALS  
Full Title:  Lap Swimming Fundamentals
Last Reviewed:3/13/2023

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.50Lecture Scheduled017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum.50Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR3.00 Contact DHR52.50
 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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Students will learn fundamental lap swimming guidelines and principles to improve personal fitness. This course offers flexibility to complete the participation requirement during any open lap swim hours at the Santa Rosa Campus. A required orientation will be completed as part of the course.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Students will learn fundamental lap swimming guidelines and principles to improve personal fitness. This course offers flexibility to complete the participation requirement during any open lap swim hours at the Santa Rosa Campus. A required orientation will be completed as part of the course.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
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 2023Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
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. Complete personal lap swim workout based on fitness level, goals, and safe and effective training guidelines.
2. Analyze personal fitness level and create health-related fitness goals.
 

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At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
1. Demonstrate safe and proper use of equipment and exercise technique.
2. Monitor exercise intensity using target heart rate and perceived rate of exertion.
3. Apply fitness testing results to train based on fitness level.
4. Apply effective goal-setting model to create fitness goals.
5. Identify components of health-related physical fitness in a personal swim program.
6. Identify safety and injury prevention practices in an aquatic setting.
7. Identify and summarize swim training information from credible sources.

Topics and Scope
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I. Warm-up Activities
    A. Low intensity cardio/respiratory exercise
    B. Dynamic stretching
II. Swimming Fundamentals
    A. Cardiorespiratory Fitness
         1. Aerobic capacity
         2. Anaerobic capacity
    B. Basic Stroke Technique
         1. Butterfly
         2. Backstroke
         3. Breaststroke
         4. Freestyle
    C. Turns
         1. Flip
         2. Open
    D. Starts
         1. From blocks
         2. Backstroke
III. Muscular Development
    A. Strength
    B. Endurance
    C. Resistance training
IV. Flexibility/Range of Motion
V. Health Related Physical Fitness
VI. Introduction to Equipment  
     A. Orientation of proper use of equipment
     B. Safety and injury prevention for swimmers
VII. Exercise Intensity Measurement
    A. Frequency, Intensity, Time, Type (FITT) Principle
    B. Target Heart Rate
    C. Rate of Perceived Exertion (RPE)    
VIII. Fitness Assessments
    A. Cardiovascular endurance
     B. Muscular endurance
     C. Flexibility
    D. Muscular strength
IX. Goal-setting
    A. Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant and Timely (SMART) goal
    B. Behavior change principles
    C. Motivation
X. Credible Sources for Swim Training Information

Assignments:
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1. Orientation
2. Pre- and post-fitness assessments
3. Goal-setting assignment
4. Target Heart Rate assignment
5. Swim article summary
6. 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 - 15%
Swim article summary; goal-setting assignment
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
5 - 10%
Target Heart Rate assignment
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
5 - 10%
Pre- and post-fitness assessments
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
15 - 20%
Quizzes
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
50 - 60%
Attendance and participation; orientation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Science of Swimming Faster. Riewald, Scott and Rodeo, Scott. Human Kinetics. 2015 (Classic)
Instructor prepared materials

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