Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   Cross Training

 Title Abbreviation:   CROSS TRAINING

 Department:    PE

 Course #:    115

 Credits:    2

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    3

 CIP:    310502

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2021

 Course Description  

Students will perform and study a variety of exercise applications such as: weight training, aerobic dance, bench, etc., to increase and pursue their personal fitness and life-long wellness skills.


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  

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Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Identify and illustrate proper technique when exercising
  2. Identify and locate the major muscle groups on the human body
  3. Discriminate between scientific methodology and trends
  4. Explain the basic principles of cross training and its benefits to the cardiovascular system

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 the major muscle groups as well as the cardiovascular system
  2. Technique and form while exercising
  3. Cultural influences on diet and exercise
  4. Strategies for diet and exercise programs
  5. Critical thinking skills as applied to exercise
  6. Motivation and exercise adherence
  7. Realistic goal setting for exercise and weight management
  8. Stress management
  9. Basic nutrition