PHDA 20: MODIFIED FUNCTIONAL FITNESS
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 66X.|
|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
- Students will be able to identify three of the primary components of fitness.
- Students will be able to identify an discuss how this class has improved their level of fitness, health and well being.
The student will be able to:
A. describe and demonstrate proper body mechanics, postures and joint movements associated with activities.
B. demonstrate improved ability to perform activities of daily living.
C. demonstrate and discuss proper exercise for developing joint mobility, muscular strength, muscular endurance, balance, coordination and locomotion.
D. evaluate functional ability to perform activity.
A. Development of individualized exercise program appropriate for the student's physical limitation and goals
B. Demonstration of proper body mechanics, postures and movement patterns associated with specific activity
C. Discussion of components of an fitness program, including joint mobility, muscle strength, muscle endurance, balance, coordination and locomotion
D. Discussion of joint mobility, muscle strength, muscle endurance, balance, coordination and locomotion as it relates to proper movement application
E. Evaluation of proper vs. improper body mechanics as it relates to joint mobility, muscle balance and injury prevention
During the periods of instruction the student will be:
A. Demonstrating their skill in class by performing each exercise with awareness to posture and body alignment.
Special Facilities and/or Equipment
Method(s) of Evaluation
A. Pre- and post-activity measurements
B. Written self-evaluation
C. Measurable progress on SEC
D. Oral or written tests/quizzes
Method(s) of Instruction
Laboratory, demonstration, discussion, cooperative learning exercises.
Representative Text(s) and Other Materials
Liebenson, Craig. Functional Training Handbook. Wolters Kluwer, 2014.
Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing, and Outside of Class Assignments
Optional reading and writing assignments as recommended by instructor.