Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Personal Fitness (2 cr)
E119 | 6604-6626 | Staff


LAB OPTIONS:
You can choose any one of these three activities for your lab; Aerobic
Dance, Aquatic Conditioning, Conditioning & Weight Training

CLASS MEETING:
One 50 minute lecture period per week, plus two 50 minute Labs per week.
1st 8 week course available for Fall; lecture meets 150 minutes one time per
week and lab meets 75 minutes one time per week.

Sections 6604-6608 meets for the FIRST WEEK WEEKS ONLY!

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Emphasis is on developing a personalized program of healthy exercise.  This
course
is geared to all students, including those who have had no previous athletic
back-
ground or physical education experiences.  The overall aim is to provide an
atmosphere conducive to helping students develop a sound foundation for
enjoying
a healthy active lifestyle.

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
The course is designed to help the student to:

1)  improve muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility and aerobic
fitness
and have an overall successful fitness experience.

2)  gain a realistic assessment of his or her current fitness level while
participating
in health related fitness tests.

3)  plan and develop an exercise program based on sound fitness principles
and
proper techniques.

4)  develop and maintain an exercise log in order to progress in a safe,
reasonable,
systematic and effective manner.

ATTENDANCE:
Students are allowed a maximum of 4 absences.  Absences can bemade up within
one week of the absence.  Upon a fifth absence (without any
makeups) a student has three (3) options:
1)  receive a grade of F;
2)  officially withdraw from the class;
3)  follow an appeal procedure through your instructor and/or the Elective

Program Coordinator.

GRADING POLICY:
The final grade in E119 Personal Fitness will be computed according to one's
performance on three exams and attendance in the lecture segment.  In the
lab
segment, the student is graded on attendance, personal fitness workbook
project,
and attendance.  Students are not graded against fitness norms and
achievement
standards.  In summary, the total grade is determined on attendance,
participation,
written exams, workbook and personal profile.