NVCC COLLEGE-WIDE COURSE CONTENT SUMMARY
PED 107 - EXERCISE AND NUTRITION  (1 CR.)

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Provides the student with a comprehensive workout through flexibility, strength, and cardiovascular endurance exercises. Includes fitness evaluation, nutrition analysis, and weight control. Lecture 1 hour.  Laboratory 1 hour. Total 2 hours per week.

GENERAL COURSE PURPOSE

The purpose of this course is to acquaint students with a variety of body toning exercises including muscular endurance and strength, flexibility, and cardiovascular endurance and to assist them in the development of an individual exercise program.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

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

A. perform exercises to improve flexibility, strength and muscle endurance, and cardiovascular efficiency in a group setting.
B. learn correct exercise form and technique.
C. improve body composition.
D. analyze the nutritional strengths and weakness in their diet.
E. perform strength exercises using weights or bands.
MAJOR ELEMENTS OF CONTENT A. Warm-up and cool down.
B. Exercise routines for flexibility, muscular strength and endurance.
C. Movement combinations for cardiovascular endurance.
D. Development of individual exercise program.
E. Nutrition analysis and weight management
F. Injury prevention.
G. Exercise guidelines
OPTIONAL

Step Aerobics

Revised 6/02


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