2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    Jan 28, 2022  
2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog
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PE 121 Spin (1 credit)

Course Description
Spin is a high energy stationary bike workout that enhances cardiovascular endurance and muscular strength. Participants select personal intensity levels during the workout through body position and bike tension. Class features include 45 minute cardio ride, including warm-up and cool-down, followed by stretching.

Student Outcomes
1. Identify and explain the five components of fitness: cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, and body composition.
2. Explain the benefits of a how a regular spin program and a healthy nutritional lifestyle impacts energy balance and weight control.
3. Interpret the benefits of a regular fitness program.
4. Design of individualized spin program based upon beginning fitness levels and the five components of fitness.
5. Demonstrate proper set-up and safe use of spin bike.
6. Assess the cardiovascular benefits of physical activity specific to this course.

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