Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   Core Basics

 Title Abbreviation:   CORE BASICS

 Department:    PE

 Course #:    117

 Credits:    1

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    1.5

 CIP:    n/a

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2021

 Course Description  

This class is designed for all fitness levels. Students will be able to design their own Swiss ball and core program at the end of the quarter. This is a hands-on class with an emphasis on strengthening the core and education on injury prevention.


Prerequisite: None.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 0

Lab: 22

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Academic Elective  

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Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Understand the concepts of core movement and strengthening the major muscles of the body.
  2. Create their own injury prevention, strength, and endurance program using a swiss ball which they can use throughout their life.
  3. Understand how to stretch out all the major muscle groups.
  4. Use and understand the benefits of a swiss ball.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

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

Course Contents

  1. Basic Human anatomy
    • focusing on strengthening and stretching the major muscles of the body
  2. Motivation and exercise adherence
  3. Critical thinking skills as applied to exercise
  4. Technique and form while exercising.