Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   Principles of Cardiorespiratory Training


 Department:    HFT

 Course #:    104

 Credits:    2

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    2

 CIP:    310504

 EPC:    351

 REV:    2021

 Course Description  

Explores programming and progressions for cardiorespiratory training.


Prerequisite: HFT 136 with a "C" or higher.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 22

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory Required for certificate  

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Discuss the processes involved with developing aerobic fitness.
  2. Review the anatomy of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems.
  3. Describe how the body adapts to cardiorespiratory exercise training.
  4. Perform a disease risk evaluation.
  5. Develop beginning, moderate and advanced cardiorespiratory exercise programs.
  6. Discuss methods of monitoring intensity of cardiorespiratory training.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

Course Contents

  1. Methods of cardiorespiratory training.
  2. Anatomy of respiratory and cardiovascular systems.
  3. Training adaptations to cardiovascular training.
  4. Exercise programming for cardiorespiratory fitness.