Academic Catalog

PHED 49B: BOOT CAMP TRAINING

Foothill College Course Outline of Record

Foothill College Course Outline of Record
Heading Value
Units: 1
Hours: 3 laboratory per week (36 total per quarter)
Advisory: This course is included in the Cross Training family of activity courses.
Degree & Credit Status: Degree-Applicable Credit Course
Foothill GE: Area VII: Lifelong Learning
Transferable: CSU/UC
Grade Type: Letter Grade (Request for Pass/No Pass)
Repeatability: Not Repeatable

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Analyze the components for a complete fitness program
  • Customize fitness program to meet individual needs and ability

Description

Group training using functional fitness activities to develop core strength, cardiovascular conditioning and muscle strength and power.

Course Objectives

The student will be able to:
A. Demonstrate proper warm-up and cool down techniques to enhance fitness development
B. Increase core strength and endurance
C. Develop quarterly and annual fitness goals
D. Execute drills with proper biomechanics
E. Understand the principles and benefits of group exercise training

Course Content

A. Demonstrate warm-up and cool down techniques to enhance fitness development
1. pre exercise cardio warm-up
2. flexibility training
3. floor work
4. breathing techniques
B. Increase core strength and endurance
1. balance
2. core body
3. speed ladder
4. medicine balls
5. light weights
C. Develop quarterly and annual fitness goals
1. long-term v short term goals
2. commitment to lifestyle changes
3. goal measurement and record keeping
4. support team
D. Execute drills with proper biomechanics
1. motor skill development
2. techniques
3. modifications
E. Principles and benefits of group exercise training
1. partner drills
2. relay exercises
3. team play and support

Lab Content

A. Demonstrate warm-up and cool down techniques to enhance fitness development
B. Increase core strength and endurance
C. Develop quarterly and annual fitness goals
D. Execute drills with proper biomechanics
E. Principles and benefits of group exercise training

Special Facilities and/or Equipment

A. Athletic shoes, athletic attire, workout mat.
B. Access to gym/open space, medicine balls, ropes, jump ropes, free weights.
C. 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. Written evaluation of student goals and achievements
B. Individual improvement through participation
C. Team verbal critiques

Method(s) of Instruction

Laboratory course, skill demonstrations

Representative Text(s) and Other Materials

Oliver, Alise. The Trainer's Big Book of Bootcamps: Ready-Made Workouts for Your Bootcamp or Group Fitness Class. 1st ed. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, August 2, 2016.

 

Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing, and Outside of Class Assignments

A. Optional reading and writing assignments as recommended by instructor

 

Discipline(s)

Physical Education