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Undergraduate Degree Programs

Kinesiology (KINES)

KINES 062 (GHA) Introduction to Cardiovascular Activities (1.5) A course designed to give students an introduction to various types of cardiovascular training.

KINES 062 Introduction to Cardiovascular Activities (1.5)
(GHA)

Kinesiology 062 has been designed to help students become acquainted with and proficient in many types of cardiovascular activities that can be used as part of a lifelong exercise program. Students should expect to participate in a variety of activities such as, but not limited to, walking/jogging, cycling, aquatics, aerobic dance, and cardiovascular exercise machine use. Additionally, students will have an opportunity to learn skills necessary to create safe cardiovascular exercise programs while considering safety and injury prevention.

Kinesiology 062 is taught in a modular format including three to five separate types of cardiovascular exercise being chosen for the course content for the semester. Students will know which courses have been selected by listings in the semester Directory of Classes. Kinesiology 062 will provide a unique balance of training guidelines that can be applied to the various activities one pursues throughout life. Fundamental guidelines for safe exercise, progression, self-monitoring, etiquette, and injury prevention will be introduced throughout the course. Cardiovascular activities serves as a stepping stone to lifetime physical fitness and disease prevention. Self-and group-paced activity will allow for each individual to maximize the benefits of exercise.

Various evaluation techniques will be used to assess progress in Kinesiology 062. These techniques will include, but are not limited to, written examinations, performance assessments, and improvement-based evaluations of cardiovascular endurance and strength.


General Education: GHA
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Summer 2002

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.