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Kinesiology (KINES)

KINES 067 (GHA) Physical Conditioning (1.5) A course designed to give students an experience with an understanding of vigorous physical training.

KINES 067 Physical Conditioning (1.5)

Kinesiology 067 has been designed to help students build high levels of overall physical conditioning based upon athletic endeavors such as multi-sport and adventure challenges. Students should expect to physically challenge themselves through a variety of activities focusing on aerobic, anaerobic, and resistance training. Additionally, students will have an opportunity to learn skills necessary to create safe, complete conditioning programs while considering safety and injury prevention.

Physical Conditioning will provide a unique balance of training guidelines that can be applied to the various activities one pursues throughout life. Kinesiology 067 serves as a stepping-stone to lifetime fitness, competition in organized athletic events, and personal challenge activities. Students will develop a holistic approach to training for endurance, strength, and integrated activities. Self-paced activity will allow for each individual to maximize the benefits of physical conditioning.

Through working in groups to complete athletic challenges, students in Kinesiology 067 will integrate exercise, teamwork, and problem-solving skills. Success in group activities will hinge on communication between teammates and the team's ability to work in a cohesive fashion while experiencing a movement-based activity. Students may need to rely on group members for strengths in various areas.

Various evaluation techniques will be used to assess progress in Physical Conditioning. These techniques will include, but are not limited to, written examinations, completion of special challenges integrating aerobic, anaerobic, and resistance training (i.e. obstacle course), and improvement-based evaluations of cardiovascular endurance and strength.

General Education: GHA
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Spring 2001

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


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