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Walking or Jogging

Students will learn the correct mechanics for walking, jogging, and running. Information such as proper attire for different environments and injury prevention will be included. Additional skill and cardiovascular development obtained within the two (2) credit section of this course. [0-32-32] Lab Fee

Wellness Activity: Cardio Tone

One-third of the course is devoted to fitness and wellness concepts to promote healthy lifestyles. A variety of activities that improve the cardiovascular system such as walking, jogging, running, and aerobic exercises to popular music will be introduced. Participants are encouraged to exercise at their own fitness level with emphasis on achieving personal fitness goals. [10-22-32] Lab Fee

Wellness Activity: Yoga Pilates Fusion

One-third of the course is devoted to fitness and wellness concepts to promote healthy lifestyles. The remainder of the course is activity based and will fuse the Pilates method of body conditioning with the basic postures, breathing techniques, and other practices of Yoga. [10-22-32] Lab Fee

Wellness Activity: Weight Training

One-third of the course is devoted to fitness and wellness concepts to promote healthy lifestyles. An individual exercise program will be developed with and for each student for purposes of weight loss or gain, body building, general wellness, or for participation in athletics or recreational sports. [10-22-32] Lab Fee

Wellness Activity: Water Exercise

One-third of the course is devoted to fitness and wellness concepts to promote healthy lifestyles. Aquatic fitness activities such as water exercises, aerobic movements, and use of resistance equipment to promote health-related fitness are conducted in shallow water and/or deep water so swimmers and non-swimmers can participate. [10-22-32] Lab Fee

Wellness Activity: Sports Conditioning

One-third of the course is devoted to fitness and wellness concepts to promote healthy lifestyles. The purpose of this class is to design a sports-specific training program for students interested in recreational or competitive sports participation. Course content will include health-related fitness concepts and practices, exercise principles, sports nutrition, weight training, and specific neuromuscular training, when appropriate. [10-22-32] Lab Fee

Wellness Activity: Walking or Jogging

One-third of the course is devoted to fitness and wellness concepts to promote healthy lifestyles. Students will learn the correct mechanics for walking, jogging, and running. Information such as proper attire for different environments and injury prevention will be included. [10-22-32] Lab Fee

Healthy Lifestyle Practices

This course provides a solid foundation in fitness and wellness concepts that will enable the learner to make healthy behavioral changes and lifestyle choices.  Key topics include nutrition; diet and weight control; stress management; and exercise prescription to improve flexibility, muscular strength, and cardio-respiratory fitness.  Minimal exercise will be performed in accordance with each student’s physical capability. [32-0-32] Lab Fee

Lifeguard Training

The primary purpose of this course is to provide entry-level lifeguard candidates with the skills and knowledge to prevent, recognize, and respond to emergencies and to provide care for injuries and sudden illnesses until advanced medical personnel arrive and take over. Successful completion qualifies students for American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Certification, Automated External Defibrillation (AED) Certification, First Aid, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, and an optional Waterfront Lifeguard Certification. [22-10-32] Lab Fee

Water Safety Instruction

This is a course designed for the swimmer who wants to teach infants, children, or adults. The course is taught in three phases: (1) Fundamentals of Instructor Training (FIT) which is required to teach any American Red Cross course; (2) review of swimming and water safety skills; (3) methods of teaching swimming and water safety skills, organizing classes, and evaluating skills. Course standards qualify successful students for certification as American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors. [22-10-32] Lab Fee