NVCC COLLEGE-WIDE COURSE CONTENT SUMMARY
PED 142 - SWIMMING II (1 CR.)

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Refines basic swimming skills and presents more advanced swimming strokes. Focuses on physical conditioning and safety. Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 1 hour. Total 2 hours per week.

GENERAL COURSE PURPOSE

The purpose of this course is to review Swimming I, to improve basic swimming skills, and to improve cardiovascular endurance.

ENTRY LEVEL COMPETENCIES

Swimming I or previous swimming experience.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

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

A. demonstrate basic swimming skills and strokes.
B. demonstrate rescue breathing.
C. understand the principles of swimming, diving and safety skills.
D. demonstrate endurance in swimming various strokes.
E. demonstrate advanced swimming skills.
F. demonstrate basic rescue techniques.
G. become familiar with CPR.
MAJOR ELEMENTS OF CONTENT A. Front crawl back crawl breaststroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke and butterfly
B. Endurance in swimming basic strokes
C. Turns, treading water, floating, and diving.
D. Personal safety and rescue techniques including rescue breathing, CPR, recognition of spinal injury and throwing rescues
Revised 10/93

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