Feb 25, 2024  
2021-2022 Catalog 
2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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P E 131 - Weight Training

Credits: 2
Focuses on muscular strength and endurance through resistance training with Nautilus and Cybex machines and free weights. Lecture and lab activities focus on safe and effective resistance training principles, basic functional anatomy, muscular strength and endurance, and basic nutrition.

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

  1. Make wise, wellness choices regarding physical activity, application of basic principles of resistance training, and basic nutritional needs.
  2. Develop resistance training programs and actively participating in safe and effective activity suitable to their individual goals and the course purpose.
  3. Evaluate personal health and wellness status. fitness level, and/or physical skill development. 

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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