2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    
    Nov 29, 2021  
2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog
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PE 125 Lifestyle Fitness (1 credit)



Course Description
An exercise class designed to improve cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility and body composition. Students achieve this goal by utilizing the varied fitness resources available in the Health Education Center as well as walking, running, inline skating and cycling in and around the natural environment of Pierce College.

Student Outcomes
1. Identify and explain the five components of fitness: cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, and body composition.
2. Articulate the benefits of a regular fitness program.
3. Discuss how a regular exercise program and a healthy nutritional lifestyle impacts energy balance and weight control.
4. Describe how to safely monitor exercise intensity.
5. Design and implement a personal fitness program that addresses all five components of fitness in terms of intensity, duration and frequency.
6. Evaluate personal fitness improvement from previous fitness levels based upon aerobic capacity assessment.



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