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COURSE NUMBER: PEMW112
COURSE TITLE:Boot Camp I
DIVISION:Sciences
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:1
CONTACT HOURS:
DELIVERY MODE:Face to Face

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course will help students get into shape, reduce stress, increase energy, and build confidence. In Boot Camp Fitness students will learn how to properly warm up and cool down, exercise at high intensity using calisthenics, plyometrics, strength workouts, dumbbells, medicine balls, agility ladders, obstacle courses and much more. Upon completion of Boot Camp Fitness, students will be execute their own fun and challenging fitness programs. Both graded sections and pass/fail sections are offered for this course.

COURSE OBJECTIVES / STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
This class offers knowledge and skills to keep fit for life.  It teaches safe effective warm-up and cool down methods and its importance to exercise. This class also teaches performance of movement and exercise in a progressive approach and offers an opportunity to improve and/or maintain a high level of fitness through application of conditioning principles.  In particular, this class offers a wide variety of fitness components that include but are not limited to free-weights, bands, calisthenics, plyometrics, obstacle courses and so much more.  This class is ran as a circuit type training so students are able to move freely and not have to worry about keeping up with those of their peers.  The goal is to improve endurance, learn new training techniques as well as review old techniques, build confidence and self-esteem in a positive manner and have fun while doing it.
  • To develop a working knowledge of different components of exercise (ie. Plyometrics, calisthenics, weight training, use of bands) and apply that knowledge to a student designed program.
  • To understand and apply the concepts of warming up cooling down and their importance during the students’ workouts.
  • To promote knowledge and awareness of skeletal body mechanics through intelligent use of the body during the student workout.
  • The student will increase strength, coordination, flexibility and range of motion as measured by student self-assessments.

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  • Knowledge of the different components of exercise and the proper execution of those exercises.
  • Know the proper and improper components of different exercises. (ie. common errors peers make) 
  • Components of Fitness including warm up and cool down.
  • Program design

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:

No textbook required

Students need suitable attire (Sweats, gym pants, shorts, tights, t-shirt, capri’s, yoga pants, tennis shoes); please be sure that no clothing is too revealing as we will be bending and stretching into different poses.


EVALUATION:
  • Attendance-50%
  • Class Participation/Proper Execution-10%
  • Project-20%
  • Practical/Written Exam-20%

Practical Exam: Proper Execution of exercises

Written Exam: Over the topics covered in class

Assignments

  • Project: Create, Design and safely implement a workout for your classmates including rationale for workout plan in which proper procedure and important of fitness components are explained.
  • Observations: Visit Danville Family YMCA, or other approved fitness center.  Students will complete a paper or oral presentation detailing their observations such as: What exercises is the instructor using? Did the members understand what was expected of them? Were they executing the exercise properly? What teaching techniques did the instructor use?

Attendance: Students are expected to attend a minimum of 8 times during the 8 week course in order to receive a passing grade.


REVISION:
Fall 2016

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