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Areas of Study | | PEMW114 syllabus




COURSE NUMBER: PEMW114
COURSE TITLE:Intermediate Weight Training
DIVISION:Sciences
IAI CODE(S):
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:1
CONTACT HOURS:30
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:45
DELIVERY MODE:In-Person

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course continues the development of the student's strength/fitness through weight lifting techniques. Skills for the intermediate trainer are emphasized, including self-motivation, basic fitness program design, basic nutrition program design, and record keeping. Each student will progress at a rate commensurate with their abilities.

PREREQUISITES:
PEMW113

NOTES:

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Demonstrate improved physical fitness through pre- and post- physical assessment of flexibility, muscular strength, and muscular endurance
  • Operate weight training equipment using basic safety measures and spotting techniques as measured by a competency checklist
  • Demonstrate proper record keeping skills by maintaining exercise records that detail workout sessions and nutritional intake
  • Demonstrate the basic component of a workout (warm up, stretching, lifting and cool down) by providing an outline of a weight training workout that meets the student's goals. Students are also expected to provide rationale for exercises

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  • Care of Equipment
  • Proper Use and Adaptations of Equipment
  • Self Motivation/Attitude
  • Principles of Weight Lifting
  • Basic Principles of Program Design
  • Basic Nutrition (Food Groups)
  • Intermediate Weight Lifting Techniques and Progressions

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:

Self-awareness materials and assessments; Incremental progress measurements/strength, mass gain, and range of motion assessments.

Spiral Notebook


EVALUATION:
Attendance
Completion of Pre-Fitness Assessment
Completion of Post-Test Fitness Assessment
Final Exam/Individualized Fitness Plan or Plan Evaluation
Record Book
Competency Skill Check
50%
5%
5%
20%
10%
10%
  • Practice warm-ups and cool down
  • Properly clean equipment
  • Properly operate weight room equipment safely using proper techniques
  • Hand/body positioning
  • Posture
  • Breathing
  • Tempo
  • Range of Motion
  • Loading
  • Securing
  • Unloading
  • Cleaning
  • Spotting
  • Attire (footwear, clothing, jewelry removed)
  • Choose proper machines/exercises in relation to skeletal structure/muscle groups
Grading Scale:
A= 90-100
B= 80 - 89.9
C= 70 - 79.9
D= 60 - 69.9
F= 0-59.9

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:
Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://www.dacc.edu/student-handbook

DISABILITY SERVICES:
Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 103. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.

REVISION:
Spring 2019

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