2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    Nov 29, 2021  
2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog
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PE 131 Personalized Fitness Program (2 credits)

Course Description
An independent fitness course to assist students with their personal fitness and wellness. This course is designed to assist the student with development of a personal program that promotes lifetime physical fitness, preventative health care, and personal wellness.

Student Outcomes
1. Understand the benefits of a comprehensive fitness and wellness program.
2. Determine whether medical clearance is required for safe participation in exercise.
3. Define physical fitness and list the components of health-related and skill-related fitness.
4. Assess the health related components of fitness.
5. Assess the skill related components of fitness.
6. Develop and assess SMART (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Time-bound) goals for personal fitness and wellness.
7. Apply motivational techniques to enhance compliance to a healthy lifestyle program.
8. Write a personalized cardiorespiratory, strength and flexibility exercise program.
9. Define nutrition and describe its relationship to health and weight management.
10. Develop strategies for stress management.

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