PHED 46: WEIGHT LIFTING FOR HEALTH & FITNESS
Foothill College Course Outline of Record
|Hours:||3 laboratory per week (36 total per quarter)|
|Advisory:||This course is included in the Strength Development family of activity courses.|
|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
- Design and implement a strength training workout applying resistance principles to produce desired training effects
- Demonstrate safe and appropriate use of resistance training machines and free weights
The student will be able to:
A. Participate in a structured and comprehensive program of weight training.
B. Develop and apply personal fitness goals.
C. Employ correct lifting technique in a variety of resistance exercises.
D. Develop, understand, and appreciate the value of proper warm-up.
E. Formulate a foundation of knowledge relating to the association between exercise, general nutrition, and body weight stabilization.
A. Training modalities
1. Body weight training
2. Pulley training
3. Machine training
4. Free weights
B. Putting it all together
1. What is the goal
2. What training approach works best
C. Training concepts
1. Interacting with the operational environment
2. Biomechanical characteristics
D. Participation in workout program
1. The need for planning
The student will demonstrate:
A. A single-joint motion exercise
B. Multiple-joint exercise
C. Rotational motion exercise
D. Progression of exercises
Special Facilities and/or Equipment
B. When taught as an online distance learning or hybrid section, students and faculty need ongoing and continuous internet and email access.
Method(s) of Evaluation
A. Strength development as measured by:
1. Military press
2. Bench press
B. Secondary tests
1. Biceps curls
2. Sit ups
3. Bar dips
4. Pull ups
Method(s) of Instruction
C. 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
A. The student will read journals, handouts, applicable websites for personal research related to improving their strength.