PHDA 24: MODIFIED STRETCHING & FLEXIBILITY
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 65 or PHDA 65.|
|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.
The student will be able to:
A. identify the importance of a stretching and flexibility component in an exercise program.
B. describe components involved in a comprehensive stretching and flexibility program.
C. demonstrate proper stretching and flexibility technique, within individual limitations.
D. identify proper body mechanics as they pertain to a stretching and flexibility program.
E. identify exercises which are considered contraindicated.
A. Development of individualized stretching and flexibility program suitable for the student's physical limitation
1. Duration of stretch
2. Pain vs. "pulling" during stretch
1. Stretch reflex
2. Dynamic vs. static stretch
3. Contraindicated exercises
D. Body mechanics
1. Breathing technique
During the periods of instruction the student will be:
A. Demonstrating their skill in class by performing each exercise with awareness and increased understanding of their fitness goals.
B. Developing a fitness plan.
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
Instructor demonstration and interaction, discussion, cooperative learning exercises.
Representative Text(s) and Other Materials
Seijas Albir, Guillermo. Anatomy and Essential 100 Stretching Exercises. Barron's Education Series, Inc., 2015.
Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing, and Outside of Class Assignments
Optional reading and writing assignments as recommended by instructor.