Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   Weight Control Movement

 Title Abbreviation:   WEIGHT CONTROL

 Department:    PE

 Course #:    190

 Credits:    1

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    1.5

 CIP:    n/a

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2021

 Course Description  

This course practices various forms of activity focusing on lifelong weight management. Physical movement programs are developed and performed based on individual student's ability and weight loss goals.


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 and monitor caloric expenditure of various physical activities.
  2. Practice weight management activity goal setting and monitoring.
  3. Practice safe and effective exercise techniques with a weight management focus.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

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

Course Contents

  1. Evaluate activities based on caloric expenditure and fitness
  2. Practice goal setting and monitoring
  3. Understand and perform safe and effective exercise techniques.