Montgomery College 2020-2021 Catalog 
    Oct 31, 2020  
Montgomery College 2020-2021 Catalog
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PHED 166 - Personal Fitness I

An individualized self-paced fitness course with emphasis on improving the health-related components of physical fitness. Principles of conditioning will be applied to develop a personalized training program to enhance cardiovascular conditioning, strength and muscular endurance, flexibility, and body composition. Assessment Level(s): AELW 940 /ELAI 990 /ENGL 002 , AELR 930 /ELAR 980 /READ 099 . May not be taken in the same semester as PHED 170  or PHED 171 . Two hours each week. Formerly PE 183.

1 semester hour

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

  • Analyze training records to assess progress and program effectiveness.
  • Design and implement a personalized exercise program to improve or maintain fitness status.
  • Develop and demonstrate correct exercise techniques and utilize sound methods to improve or maintain fitness status.
  • Develop appreciable gains in the health-fitness components of cardiorespiratory (aerobic) endurance, flexibility, muscle strength and endurance, as well as improvements of body composition.
  • Identify and interpret basic scientific training principles that influence the acquisition of the major components of health-related fitness.
  • Monitor and record workload information during fitness session relative to heart rate, RPE, distance, work load, and duration of aerobic exercise; repetitions, weight loads and number of sets for muscular strength and endurance exercises.

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