Course Abstract Details

PHED-109, Strength Training

Credits: 1

Course Description

PHED-109, Strength Training, is a one credit activity course that introduces the student to the basics of strength training as an important part of a wellness lifestyle. Students learn specific movement skills, use of proper equipment and principles for training for a safe and effective conditioning program. Prerequisite: exemption/completion of ASE Reading. Two hours laboratory each week. One credit. One billable hour.

Course Objectives and Grading Information

COURSE OBJECTIVES:  Upon completion of this course, the students will: 

1. Collect and interpret personal fitness and wellness data. ( PG1,5; GE2,7, Fitness and Wellness Assessments) 

2. Develop movement skills that improve fitness, balance, coordination and body awareness. (PG 1,4; GE 2,7, Participation, Exercise Logs, Weekly Journal Reflections) 

3. Students differentiate between safe and unsafe fitness training activities. (PG1;GE2; Written Assignment, Quizzes) 

4. Design a personalized fitness training program that incorporates skills learned in the course. (PG1,4,5; GE2,7; written and oral assignments)

Learning Goals

The abbreviations in parentheses represent Learning Goals which have been identified for this course and program of study:

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