Montgomery College 2015-2016 Catalog 
    
    Nov 30, 2021  
Montgomery College 2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHED 131 - Swimming for Fitness


An individualized exercise program to develop cardiorespiratory fitness. Training methodology and conditioning principles applied to distance swimming. Emphasis on a personalized training program. This course does not include stroke technique. PREREQUISITE(S): Swimming proficiency. Assessment Level(s): AELR 930 /READ 099 . Two hours each week. Formerly PE 137.

1 semester hour

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Design an individualized training program based on present swimming capabilities.
  • Properly adapt workouts to his or her individual capabilities and sustain motivation and progress according to time restraints.
  • Maintain activity at his or her optimal work capacity through adherence to proper intensity levels and target training zone.
  • Perform proper warm-up and cool-down exercises to develop flexibility and prevent injury.
  • Utilize various swimming aids safety and correctly as part of the individualized program.
  • Develop speed, endurance, and technique in swimming skills.
  • Complete a written final examination satisfactorily.
  • Complete a course evaluation at the completion of the semester.


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