101
WELLNESS AND FITNESS LAB
1-2½ Units
P.E. 101 is an open laboratory physical fitness course designed to develop and encourage positive attitudes and habits with regard to cardiovascular efficiency, body composition, muscular strength,
endurance, and flexibility. Students are assessed in these areas and an individual fitness profile is established. fitness activities primarily utilize exercise equipment which is organized into an aerobic super circuit. Additional activities are prescribed in an aerobic machine arena, a body parts weight training area, and a flexibility area.
Lecture ½-1½ hours, laboratory 1½-3½ hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer credit: CSU, UC, USC

102
CARDIOVASCULAR FITNESS
1-2½ Units
P.E. 102 is an open laboratory physical fitness course designed to enhance the student's cardiovascular fitness level. The course emphasizes the development of positive attitudes and habits with regard to cardiovascular efficiency, body composition, muscular toning, and flexibility. Students are assessed in these areas and an individual fitness profile is established. Fitness activities primarily utilize exercise equipment which is organized into an aerobic super circuit. Additional activities are prescribed in an aerobic machine arena, cross training area, and a fl exibility area.
Lecture ½-1½ hours, laboratory 1½-3½ hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer credit: CSU, UC, USC

105
STEP AEROBICS
(Also Listed as Dance 105)
1-2½ Units
P.E. 105 is a contemporary, high intensity, low impact fitness class, designed for both men and women, to improve each participant's strength, flexibility, and cardiovascular fitness level through steadystate stepping move ments. The student is exposed to a graduated continuous system
of rhythmic stepping at various platform heights. The class includes lecture on basic nutrition, exercise concepts, and stress management as the factors apply to a personal fitness program. Class sessions include a warm-up, an exercise routine fitted to each student's level of fitness, and a cool down. Lecture ½-1½ hours, laboratory 1½-3½ hours. Prerequisite: None. Note: P.E. 105/Dance 105 may be taken 4 times; a maximum of 6 units may be earned. Transfer credit: CSU, UC, USC

106
ADVANCED STEP AEROBICS
1-2½ Units
P.E. 106 is an advanced level, high intensity, low impact aerobic exercise class which utilizes sophisticated aerobic choreography to promote kinesiological awareness and mind/body integration. Students perform continuous, intricate, rhythmical stepping combinations, using a platform of increasing heights to promote cardiovascular fitness. Topics such as target heart rate, exercise
technique, flexibility training, nutrition, and exercise-related injuries are discussed, as they pertain to lifestyle wellness. Classes include a warm-up, complex step combinations, a cool-down, a muscle strengthening/toning component, and flexibility training. Lecture ½-1½ hours, laboratory
1½-3½ hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer credit: CSU, UC, USC

110
INDOOR CYCLING FOR FITNESS
1-2.5 Units
P.E. 110 offers instruction in indoor cycling, a low-impact, non-weight-bearing physical activity, enhancing cardiorespiratory and muscular performance, and promoting mental and emotional well being. Various cycling routines are performed on a stationary spinning bicycle accompanied by both auditory and visual cues. Lecture ½ to 1.5 hours. Laboratory 1.5 to 3.5 hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer credit: CSU, UC, USC

164
AEROBIC FITNESS
(Also listed as Dance 164)
½-2½ Units
P.E. 164 offers vigorous exercise set to contemporary music. The course is designed for students wishing to develop or maintain aerobic fi tness while also learning about the physiology of fitness. Routines of rhythmic exercise are designed to develop or maintain cardio-respiratory endurance and body flexibility. The course is designed for students at all levels of fi tness. Lecture ½-1½, laboratory 1½-3½ hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer credit: CSU, UC, USC

166
WEIGHT TRAINING FOR WOMEN
½-2½ Units
P.E. 166 is designed to give the female student an opportunity to develop a physical fitness program through weight training. It provides opportunity for the further development of body flexibility, strength and coordination, along with contributing to the general physical well-being of the individual. Students
will be prepared to set up and design a personal weight training program to fit their individual needs. Lecture ½-1½ hours, laboratory 1½-3½ hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer credit: CSU, UC, USC

167
WEIGHT TRAINING AND CONDITIONING
½-2½ Units
P.E. 167 is conditioning exercises to increase body fl exibility and strength of musculature in various parts of the body; to develop skilled body control with respect to agility, balance, and coordination; and to produce skills in relaxation. Lecture ½-1½ hours, laboratory 1½-3½ hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer credit: CSU, UC, USC

168
INTERMEDIATE WEIGHT TRAINING AND CONDITIONING
½-2½ Units
P.E. 168 is conditioning exercises to increase strength, body flexibility, and overall physical fitness. Instruction and practice and techniques of weight training. Lecture ½-1½ hours, laboratory 1½-3½ hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer credit: CSU, UC, USC

169
BODY MECHANICS—WOMEN
½-2½ Units
P.E. 169 offers the student experiences in conditioning exercises to increase body flexibility, increase cardio-respiratory endurance, and increase the strength of the musculature in various parts of the body. The course helps to develop skilled body control with respect to agility, balance, and coordination; and to produce skills in relaxation. Lecture ½-1½ hours, laboratory 1½-3½ hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer credit: CSU, UC, USC

226
RUNNING AEROBICS
1-2½ Units
P.E. 226 is an introduction to running aerobics as a lifetime activity. The purpose of this course is to make the student aware of the physiological and psychological benefits derived from running aerobics. Lecture ½-1½ hours, laboratory 1½-3½ hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer credit: CSU, UC, USC

227
SELF DEFENSE FOR THE WOMAN
½-2½ Units
P.E. 227 teaches practical self defense techniques for women stressing both physical and psychological preparedness for defense. Lecture ½-1½ hours, laboratory 1½-3½ hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer credit: CSU, UC, USC

294
STRESS REDUCTION
½-2½ Units
P.E. 294 will provide the student with specific tools for recognizing and combating stress. Attention will be given to the physiological aspects of stress along with practical knowledge of stress reduction techniques. Lecture ½-1½ hours, laboratory 1½-3½ hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer credit: CSU

295
WALKING FOR HEALTH & FITNESS
½-2½ Units
P.E. 295 is an introduction to the benefi ts of an organized walking program. The class provides the student with various methods of walking to achieve whole-body fitness, flexibility, and increased cardio-vascular health effi ciency. The course also discusses methods of using walking as a form of weight control and stress management in addition to achieving a healthful life style. This class is ideal for the student wishing a low-impact aerobic work-out. Lecture ½-1½ hours, laboratory 1½-3½ hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer credit: CSU, UC, USC



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