PHED 1140 - CARDIO FITNESS I

This course is designed to improve the student's maximum muscular and cardio vascular endurance through a variety of exercises and help teach the basics of the muscles used during physical activity in cardio and weight lifting and making healthy food choices and how they all work together for overall cardio fitness.

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of all the various nutrition categories.
  • Knowledge of determining what maximum heart rate is and how to find theirs.
  • All students will have the knowledge of identifying the different muscle groups and their functions.
  • Students will be able to define what fitness is and how it affects them.
  • Students will be able to define what a calorie is.

Grade Basis: L
Credit Hours: 1
Lecture hours: 48.0