Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   Strength and Cardio Training

 Title Abbreviation:   AEROBIC WT CIRC TRNG II

 Department:    PE

 Course #:    113

 Credits:    2

 Variable:     Yes

 IUs:    3

 CIP:    310502

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2021

 Course Description  

This course combines the benefits of cardiovascular or aerobic training with the benefits of weight training.


Prerequisite: None.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 0

Lab: 44

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Academic N/A  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

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Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Exercise at an intensity to elicit cardiovascular and strength benefits
  2. Demonstrate improved strength, muscular endurance, and cardiovascular endurance
  3. Execute correct technique on each weight machine
  4. Understand target heart rates for diverse age groups and the F.I.T. principle
    • F-Frequency (4-6 exercise periods/week)
    • I-Intensity (THR 60-80% of maximum heart rate)
    • T-Time (30 minutes or more)
  5. Enjoy participating in aerobic fitness and weight training activities
  6. Recognize aerobic fitness as a lifetime activity

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

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

Course Contents

  1. Target heart rate - understand, use and record each exercise period
  2. Fitness center rules
  3. Weight room orientation/correct techniques on each machine
  4. Aerobic exercise and strength training benefits for diverse groups and individuals
  5. F.I.T. lifetime wellness principles