Feb 28, 2024  
2021-2022 Catalog 
2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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P E 103 - Total Physical Fitness

Credits: 3
Emphasizes total body fitness and focuses on aerobic activity and resistance training. Lecture and lab activities focus on cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength and endurance, safe and sound activity principles, nutrition, and risk factors for disease.

Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

  1. Make wise choices regarding physical activity, nutrition, weight management/control, body composition, and risk factors for disease.
  2. Develop programs and participate in safe and effective aerobic and anaerobic activities suitable to their individual goals and the course purpose.
  3. Maintain or improve fitness levels and body composition.

Program Outcomes
  1. Participate in academic and physical activities that address various goals of Healthy People 2020.  Goals include physical activity, nutrition and weight status, diabetes, heart disease and stroke, and cancer
  2. Apply training principles or rules of the sport in fitness- and skill-related classes. 
  3. Identify and/or practice lifetime health and fitness skills that reduce risk of chronic disease and improve or maintain fitness and skill. 

College-wide Outcomes
  • Responsibility - Responsibility encompasses those behaviors and dispositions necessary for students to be effective members of a community. This outcome is designed to help students recognize the value of a commitment to those responsibilities which will enable them to work successfully individually and with others.

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