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:

  • Students will be able to calculate recommended percentage of maximum heart rate for exercising and where the range is for themselves.
  • Students will be able to define RPE, what it stands for and how it affects everyday life before and after the use of exercise.
  • All students will be able calculate calories to pound formula during and after exercising.
  • Students will be able to define DOMS and what it does.
  • Students will be able to name the three muscles types and what they do.

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