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Course Description

This course is a combination of aerobic exercise and resistance training designed to simultaneously improve mobility, strength and stamina. Students will rotate from station to station, alternating between cardio and muscle toning exercise. Emphasis will be on students exercising at a moderate (40% - 50% THR) exertion level. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. Courses should be taken in sequential order.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will calculate, monitor and apply their Target Heart Rate (THR) to determine the intensity level of their workouts.
  • Students will increase their muscular strength/endurance by 5% - 10%.
  • Students will increase their cardiovascular fitness by participating in class workouts at 40% - 50% of their THR.
  • Students will recognize and value this physical activity, which can be performed throughout life.

Last modified: November 25, 2014
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