WELLNESS AND HUMAN PERFORMANCE DIVISION
GENERAL COURSE OUTLINE
PED 139 Aquasize (0-1) .5 hours Course Course # Course Title (lec-lab) Sem. hours
Provides an in-water exercise program which emphasizes the development of cardiopulmonary endurance, flexibility, muscle strength, muscle endurance and general movement efficiency. Music is used to help motivate the students. The fitness guidelines followed in this course are designed for the apparently healthy individual and are not designed for individuals with known cardiovascular, pulmonary or metabolic diseases. Students are encouraged to see a physician before embarking on any exercise program. Students need not be able to swim to participate. May be repeated up to a maximum of one credit hour.
I. Exercise Principles of Water Exercise
1. Students will be able to demonstrate basic water skills properly
2. Students will be able to monitor their pulse rate.
3. Students will be able to modify water skills as necessary.
4. Students will understand how the water affects the body during exercise.
5. Students will be able to work aerobically for twenty or more minutes.
6. Students will be able to demonstrate improved muscular strength and endurance.
7. Students will be able to describe how certain lifestyle choices effect water exercise.
Method of Evaluation:
Participation, attendance, and test. Students may also opt to attend a wellness seminar.
Current information is on file in the divisional office.
Prepared By: Renee Zellner
Date: January 2001