Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   Physical Fitness

 Title Abbreviation:   PHYSICAL FITNESS

 Department:    PE

 Course #:    160

 Credits:    1

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    1.5

 CIP:    310502

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2021

 Course Description  

An individual and personalized exercise program developed with the instructor and performed at the student's scheduled time.


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 N/A  

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Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Assess present fitness level through personal observation and research report
  2. Improve fitness level through practice, repetition, and recording of activity
  3. Incorporate activity into students' fitness lifestyle

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

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

Course Contents

  1. Physical activity as personal lifestyle
  2. Exercise principles
  3. Cardiovascular fitness
  4. Muscular endurance
  5. Muscular strength
  6. Flexibility
  7. Stress reduction
  8. Investigation of various exercise forms