Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   Jogging, Walking

 Title Abbreviation:   AEROBIC CONDITIONING

 Department:    PE

 Course #:    111

 Credits:    1

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    1.5

 CIP:    310502

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2021

 Course Description  

This course is designed to provide students of all ages and backgrounds the opportunity to improve her/his cardiovascular fitness level through walking and/or jogging activities. This class utilizes the outdoor trail.


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  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

Other Institution Equivalencies Table
Institution Course # Remarks
U of W

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Exercise at an intensity to elicit cardiovascular benefits.
  2. Demonstrate proper training patterns (warm-up, exercise phase at THR, cool-down).
  3. Demonstrate improved cardiovascular endurance.
  4. Understand target heart rate for age group.
  5. Demonstrate the F.I.T. principles in workouts.
    • F-Frequency (4-6 exercise periods/week)
    • I-Intensity (THR 60-80% of maximum heart rate)
    • T-Time (30-60 minutes)
  6. Enjoy participation in aerobic fitness activities.
  7. Recognize aerobic fitness as a component of health and wellness, and as a lifetime activity.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

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

Course Contents

  1. Principles of aerobic fitness or wellness (Frequency, Intensity, Time/F.I.T.)
  2. Exercise training pattern (warm-up, exercise phase, cool-down)
  3. Minimizing injuries
  4. Understand target heart rates of diverse groups and individuals
  5. Workout with any aerobic fitness activity from 2-6 times per week with the target heart rate zone.