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2021-2022 College Catalog 
    
2021-2022 College Catalog
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FAW 110F2 - Weight Training and Cardiovascular Fitness Level II

2 Credits, 4 Contact Hours
0 lecture periods 4 lab periods

A personalized fitness program using resistance, cardiovascular, and flexibility training. Includes review procedures of the fitness facility, personal fitness assessment and activity modifications, and principles of basic program design.

Information: May be taken two times for a maximum of four credit hours. If this course is repeated, see a financial aid or Veteran’s Affairs advisor to determine funding eligibility as appropriate. This course is appropriate for students desiring to improve either health fitness or athletic performance and may NOT be taken concurrently with FAW 110F1  or FAW 110F3 . This course requires twice the time commitment in lab hours as FAW 110F1 .


Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Specify fitness goals and participate in fitness and wellness activities designed to provide direction and continued support.
  2. Demonstrate improvement in cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength, body composition, and/or flexibility.
  3. Evaluate the effects of activity on personal wellness and performance.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to adhere to an exercise program.

Outline:
  1. Review Procedures of the Fitness Facility
    1. Rules and safety
    2. Dress code and etiquette
    3. Opportunities for individual success
  2. Personal Fitness Assessment and Activity Modifications
    1. Relationship between body composition and health risks
    2. Cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength, endurance, body composition, and/or flexibility
    3. Personal goal setting
    4. Confidence in performing exercises
  3. Principles of Basic Program Design
    1. Basic exercise execution
      1. Preparation (machine set-up, stance or body positioning)
      2. Single and multi-joint resistance exercises
    2. Setting/manipulating variables (frequency, intensity, duration, type of activities)


Effective Term:
Spring 2017



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