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Areas of Study | | PEMW115 syllabus




COURSE NUMBER: PEMW115
COURSE TITLE:Advanced 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 emphasizes skills for advanced and experienced weight trainers. A high level of development of student muscular strength, endurance, and cardiovascular fitness will be accomplished with a variety of advanced Olympic Style lifts, as well as, application of physiological and biochemical principles, advanced nutrition, and comprehensive program design.

PREREQUISITES:
PEMW113 and PEMW114

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, as well as chart weekly improvement in flexibility, strength and endurance
  • Demonstrate comprehension of the Principles of Conditioning and nutrition by constructing an individualized written plan. Written plans will be graded with a rubric and must include goals, a 3-day menu, workouts, and rationale for equipment, exercise, and nutrient selections

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  • Care of Equipment
  • Proper Use and Adaptations of Equipment
  • Physiological and Biochemical Principles
  • Advanced Nutrition (Food goods, minerals, and diet as they relate to muscular development)
  • Program Design
  • Adaption of Weight Training
  • Muscle Groups

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 Plan
Final Exam/Individualized Fitness Plan, Plan Evaluation, or Plan Assessment
Record Book
Competency Skill Check
50%
5%
5%
20%
10%
10%
  • Practice warm-ups and cool down
  • Properly cleans 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:
Fall 2019

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