Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Bicycling (1 cr)
E112 | 6366 | Staff
One 75 minute period one time a week
Beginning instruction in the principles of fitness through a cycling
Proper riding technique, safety, and other features of competitive and
recreational cycling. Lecture only; class meets once per week.
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
Physiology 2: What should you eat and drink? Food and fluid replacement.
Conditioning and training
VO2 Max Test
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
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
Midterm Exam (25%), Final Exam (25%), Training Project (50%).