2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    
    Nov 29, 2021  
2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog
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PE 191 Independent Fitness Activities (1 credit)



Course Description
An independent physical activity course designed in a series (PE 190-191) so students can continue to self-monitor their physical fitness progress. Students will continue to build on concepts learned in PE 190 and implement a comprehensive personal fitness program that promotes lifetime physical fitness. Students will continue to manipulate the variables of exercise to promote improvements in each of the health related and skill related components of fitness.

Student Outcomes
1. Determine whether medical clearance is required for safe participation in exercise.
2. Assess the health related components of fitness.
3. Assess the skill related components of fitness.
4. Understand the process of developing goals.
5. Demonstrate competency to plan, implement, self-assess, and modify a personal exercise prescription based on the Frequency, Intensity, Time, Type, Volume, and Progression (FITT-VP) principles of exercise prescription.
6. Demonstrate responsibility by engaging in physical fitness related activities safely and independently.
7. Evaluate progress by self-monitoring the health related and skill related components of fitness.
8. Demonstrate further self-adherence to an independent exercise program.



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