Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Bicycling (1 cr)
E112 | 6583 | Staff


CLASS MEETING:
One 75 minute period one time a week

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Beginning instruction in the principles of fitness through a cycling
program.
Proper riding technique, safety, and other features of competitive and
recreational cycling.  Lecture only; class meets once per week.

COURSE OUTLINE:
Topics will include:

INTRODUCTION:  Rules, riding alone, riding in a group, riding at night.
Physiology 1:  What happens when you exercise?  Blood flow, ventilation and
oxygen transport.
Physiology 2:  What should you eat and drink?  Food and fluid replacement.
Conditioning and training
VO2 Max Test
Midterm Exam
Choosing a bike and bike fit.  Equipment and latest technology.
Repair and maintenance
Mechanics and technique
Injuries, overtraining and annoyances
Ultra-marathoning and triathlon racing
Review training homework and critique workouts
Final Exam

ATTENDANCE POLICY:
Students are allowed a maximum of three (3) absences.  Upon a fourth
absence, a student has 3 options:
1)  receive a grade of F;
2)  officially withdraw from the class;
3)  follow an appeal procedure with the instructor and/or the Elective
Program
Coordinator.

GRADING POLICY:
Midterm Exam (25%), Final Exam (25%), Training Project (50%).