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Areas of Study | | PEMW119 syllabus




COURSE NUMBER: PEMW119
COURSE TITLE:Expert Weight Training
DIVISION:Sciences
IAI CODE(S):
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:1
CONTACT HOURS:30
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:45
DELIVERY MODE:In-Person

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Techniques and exercises for the experienced and skilled weight lifter will be emphasized in this course. Students will follow a detailed training program which emphasizes a variety of Olympic and Power Lifts. Safety and execution of specific exercises will be emphasized in order to increase students' skills and understanding of the weight lifting experience.

PREREQUISITES:
PEMW113, PEMW114, and PEMW115

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
  • In pairs, students will design and implement assessment tools for evaluating an Olympic/Power Lift
  • Demonstrate mastery in weight training techniques and nutrition by evaluating a peers' individualized plan of improvement that details both training and nutritional needs. Students will recommend changes and justify recommendations by providing supportive arguments using skeletal, muscle, and nutritional concepts

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  • Care of Equipment
  • Proper Use and Adaptations of Equipment
  • Principles of Power Lifting - Including Olympic Lift
  • Major/Minor Muscle groups
  • Program Design
  • Program Assessment Techniques
  • Adaption of Weight Training

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:

Self-awareness materials and assessments; detailed Olympic/Power Lift assessments.

Spiral Notebook.


EVALUATION:
Attendance
Completion of Pre-Fitness Assessment
Completion of Post-Fitness Assessment
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 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
  • Identify skilled muscles and their functions
  • Identify adaption to resistance training
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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