KPET 201 - Principles of Physical Fitness & Conditioning - Robert dos Remedios
|Course:||Principles of Physical Fitness & Conditioning|
|Professor:||Robert dos Remedios|
This course will introduce the basic concepts of physical fitness, nutrition, health promotion and disease prevention. Introduction to fitness and performance related
fitness components along with the formulation of sound health and fitness choices and decisions will be covered and discussed.
Students will be exposed to fitness assessment and evaluation methods in all 11 health and skill-related fitness components. In addition, the science of "sport-specific & Advanced conditioning" will also be addressed.
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
- Identify and explain how lifestyle plays a role in personal fitness levels
- Identify and explain all health-related and fitness-related fitness components
- Evaluate and explain the role of nutrition and body composition on exercise and activity
- Formulate sound basic exercise programs
- Assess the role of the physical activity pyramid
- Make intelligent choices that contribute to a healthy lifestyle
- Choose appropriate assessment tools for various fitness components
- Identify new and innovative training concepts, tools, and techniques
What to Expect in this Course
Weekly quizzes, readings, and discussions culminating in a final term paper
Types of Assessments
Quizzes, Discussions, Final Term Paper
Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook
Textbook Title: Principles & Labs for Physical Fitness, Hoeger and Hoeger, Thomson-Wadsworth 10th edition. (older editions are acceptable)
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Last updated: 10/04/2021 Sub#: 687