Foothill CollegeApproved Course Outlines

Kinesiology and Athletics Division
PHED 49BBOOT CAMP TRAININGSummer 2013
3 hours laboratory.1 Unit

Total Quarter Learning Hours: 36 (Total of All Lecture, Lecture/Lab, and Lab hours X 12)
 
 Lecture Hours: Lab Hours: 3 Lecture/Lab:
 Note: If Lab hours are specified, see item 10. Lab Content below.

Repeatability -
Statement: Not Repeatable.

Status -
 Course Status: ActiveGrading: Letter Grade with P/NP option
 Degree Status: ApplicableCredit Status: Credit
 Degree or Certificate Requirement: Foothill GE
 GE Status: Lifelong Understanding

Articulation Office Information -
 Transferability: BothValidation: 07/01/2004; 11/13/12

1. Description -
Group training uses functional fitness activities to develop core strength, cardiovascular conditioning and muscle strength and power.
Prerequisite: None
Co-requisite: None
Advisory: This course is included in the Cross Training family of activity courses.

2. Course Objectives -
The student will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate proper warm-up and cool down techniques to enhance fitness development
  2. Increase core strength and endurance
  3. Develop quarterly and annual fitness goals
  4. Execute drills with proper biomechanics
  5. Understand the principles and benefits of group exercise training
3. Special Facilities and/or Equipment -
Athletic shoes, athletic attire, workout mat. Access to gym/open space, medicine balls, ropes, jump ropes, free weights

4. Course Content (Body of knowledge) -
  1. Demonstrate warm-up and cool down techniques to enhance fitness development
    1. pre exercise cardio warm-up
    2. flexibility training
    3. floor work
    4. breathing techniques
  2. Increase core strength and endurance
    1. balance
    2. core body
    3. speed ladder
    4. medicine balls
    5. light weights
  3. Develop quarterly and annual fitness goals
    1. long-term v short term goals
    2. commitment to lifestyle changes
    3. goal measurement and record keeping
    4. support team
  4. Execute drills with proper biomechanics
    1. motor skill development
    2. techniques
    3. modifications
  5. Principles and benefits of group exercise training
    1. partner drills
    2. relay exercises
    3. team play and support
5. Repeatability - Moved to header area.
 
6. Methods of Evaluation -
  1. Written evaluation of student goals and achievements
  2. Individual improvement through participation
  3. Team verbal critiques
7. Representative Text(s) -
Flach, Andrew. The Official Five Star Fitness Boot Camp Workout : The High-energy Fitness Program for Men and Women. New York: Hatherleigh/Five Star Fitness, 2009. Print.

8. Disciplines -
Physical Education
 
9. Method of Instruction -
Laboratory course, Skill demonstrations
 
10. Lab Content -
  1. Demonstrate warm-up and cool down techniques to enhance fitness development
  2. Increase core strength and endurance
  3. Develop quarterly and annual fitness goals
  4. Execute drills with proper biomechanics
  5. Principles and benefits of group exercise training

 
11. Honors Description - No longer used. Integrated into main description section.
 
12. Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing and Outside of Class Assignments -
Optional reading and writing assignments as recommended by instructor
13. Need/Justification -
This course meets the Foothill GE Requirements for Area VII, Lifelong Learning.


Course status: Active
Last updated: 2014-03-20 15:27:04


Foothill CollegeApproved Course Outlines