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HPER 148
Walking III


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 148
    Winter 2016
    6327
    Jacqueline Webb
    HPER 148
    Spring 2015
    6018
    Jacqueline Webb


    Two Year Projected Schedule

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

    *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.