PHDA 18: INDIVIDUALIZED EXERCISE FOR SPECIAL POPULATIONS
Foothill College Course Outline of Record
|Hours:||3 laboratory per week (36 total per quarter)|
|Advisory:||UC will limit transfer credit for any/all Physical Education activity courses to a maximum of 6 quarter units; not open to students with credit in ALAP 62X.|
|Degree & Credit Status:||Degree-Applicable Credit Course|
|Foothill GE:||Area VII: Lifelong Learning|
|Grade Type:||Letter Grade (Request for Pass/No Pass)|
Student Learning Outcomes
- Student will be able to identify three of the primary components of fitness program.
- Students will be able to identify and discuss how this class has imp;roved their level of fitness, health and well being.
The student will be able to:
A. compare and contrast the variety of fitness equipment available as it relates to cardiovascular fitness and muscular fitness, and determine appropriateness for the individualized exercise plan of the student.
B. identify and describe the components of a comprehensive exercise program.
C. identify contraindications to exercise for the physical limitations of the student, and list appropriate alternatives.
D. identify contraindicated exercises and describe appropriate alternatives to each exercise.
A. Development of individualized exercise program
B. Body mechanics
2. Spinal stabilization/neutral spine
C. Components of a comprehensive exercise program
1. Cardiovascular endurance
2. Muscular strength and endurance
5. Functional movement
D. Equipment utilization
E. Contraindicated exercises
A. Warm-up activities
B. Cardio/respiratory conditioning
C. Muscular development
Special Facilities and/or Equipment
Method(s) of Evaluation
A. Pre- and post-activity measurements
B. Written self-evaluation
C. Measurable progress on SEC
Method(s) of Instruction
Laboratory, discussion, cooperative learning exercises.
Representative Text(s) and Other Materials
Fahey, Thomas. Basic Weight Training for Men and Women. 8th ed. McGraw-Hill Publishing, 2013.
Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing, and Outside of Class Assignments
Optional reading and writing assignments as recommended by instructor.