NVCC COLLEGE-WIDE COURSE CONTENT SUMMARY
PED 127 - CYCLING (1 CR.)

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Presents terminology, proper skills, basic repair, training, equipment, and safety. Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 1 hour.  Total 2 hours per week.

GENERAL COURSE PURPOSE

The general purpose of this activity course is to explore a lifetime sport through introduction in basic skills, equipment selection and repair.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this course the student will be able to:

A. demonstrate an understanding of terminology and parts of a bicycle.
B. develop proper form for touring and racing.
C. demonstrate safety.
D. develop a higher level of physical fitness.
E. develop a specific training program to improve speed & endurance.
MAJOR ELEMENTS OF CONTENT A. Bicycle parts
B. Riding techniques: 1.  Individual (hand positions, shifting, braking)
2.  Group (pace line, signals, drafting)
C. Clothing and equipment
D. Basic bicycle maintenance and on the road repair
E. Touring information
Revised 10/93

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