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HPER 144
Walking I


Credits: 1
Clock Hours per Quarter: 20

AA Discipline: [Physical Education]

Lecture Hours:5    Lab Hours:15


Description
This course explores the theory, knowledge and practical experience in the principles of walking and its relationship to lifetime fitness.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Calculate target heart rate and demonstrate its use in assessing walking and/or jogging intensity.
  • Articulate and practice proper walking body mechanics.
  • Develop an individual workout plan with strategic design and attainable goals.
  • Identify the benefits of proper exercise methods, warm up and cool down techniques, stretching techniques, and safety.
  • Demonstrate the progressive increase of workload to improve fitness levels.
  • Practice concepts associated with general fitness, cardiovascular improvement, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, stress reduction, and safety.

  • Course Topics
  • Calculate target heart rate
  • Body mechanics when walking
  • Assessment methods
  • Overload principle and workout progressions
  • Development of an individual workout plan
  • Warm up, cool down, and stretching techniques
  • General fitness, cardiovascular improvement, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, stress reduction, and safety

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    HPER 144
    Spring 2016
    6683
    Jacqueline Webb
    HPER 144
    Spring 2016
    7940
    Chelsie Speer
    HPER 144
    Winter 2016
    6027
    Jacqueline Webb
    HPER 144
    Fall 2015
    7869
    Chelsie Speer
    HPER 144
    Spring 2015
    6683
    Jacqueline Webb


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
     
    X
    X
     
    X
     
    X
    X
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.