Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog 
    May 25, 2024  
Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHED 232 - Health Fitness/PE Major Practicum

(R only)

In-service training and practical experience, totaling a minimum of 60 hours in an approved health and fitness or physical education setting. Students will meet with a full-time faculty member to develop goals and objectives for their practicum experiences, will keep a weekly journal of accomplishments, and will submit a final report analyzing their overall experiences. PREREQUISITE(S): Consent of department. Combines 60 hours of practicum and faculty preceptor’s meetings. Formerly PE 231.

1 semester hour

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

  • Describe the various operations of a fitness facility.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of physiological, psychological, and sociological issues of fitness programming.
  • Perform pre-exercise screening, physical screenings, and functional strength and balance assessments.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of a variety of exercise modalities used within the fitness facility.
  • Evaluate various exercise programs and exercise facilities.

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