MindBody Fitness

Course Number: PE 182D
Transcript Title: MindBody Fitness
Created: November 15, 2017
Updated: July 10, 2019
Total Credits: 1
Lecture Hours: 0
Lecture / Lab Hours: 0
Lab Hours: 30
Satisfies Cultural Literacy requirement: No
Satisfies General Education requirement: No
Grading options: A-F (default), P-NP, audit
Repeats available for credit: 2

Course Description

Explores wholebody empowerment to increase energy and boost strength and fitness with fun tunes and dynamic exercises. Emphasizes elements of Yoga, Functional Fitness to build strength in core, shoulders, legs and back. Incorporates both isometric holds and functional dynamic exercises that challenge and tone. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Apply concepts to tone and strengthen muscles
  2. Incorporate principles and techniques into lifelong fitness program
  3. Demonstrate improved physical conditioning

Outcome Assessment Strategies

  1. Attendance and effort
  2. Active participation
  3. Demonstration of proficiency

Course Activities and Design

The determination of teaching strategies used in the delivery of outcomes is generally left to the discretion of the instructor. Here are some strategies that you might consider when designing your course: lecture, small group/forum discussion, flipped classroom, dyads, oral presentation, role play, simulation scenarios, group projects, service learning projects, hands-on lab, peer review/workshops, cooperative learning (jigsaw, fishbowl), inquiry based instruction, differentiated instruction (learning centers), graphic organizers, etc.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

  • Warm up techniques/stretching
  • Range of motion exercises
  • Principals of spinal/alignment awareness
  • Concentration/control/centering
  • Breath awareness
  • Alignment techniques/neutral spine
  • Safety concepts