PE-550 : Sports Conditioning

Course Information

Course, prefix, number, & title: PE-550 Sports Conditioning

Hours (Class, recitation, Laboratory, studio): 2 hours

Credits: 1

Course Description in college catalog:

A comprehensive approach to preparation for athletic or recreational competition. This course will focus on improvement of fitness components and skills as they pertain to sports activity. This instructional activity course will also address pertinent topics such as: nutrition, body composition, aerobic endurance, muscular power, flexibility and injury prevention.

Academic programs for which this course serves as a requirement or an elective:

A.A. Liberal Arts and Sciences (concentration: physical education)

General Education Outcomes: Below is a listing of General Education Outcome(s) that this course supports.

  1. Communicate effectively in various forms

  2. Use analytical reasoning to identify issues or problems and evaluate evidence in order to make informed decisions

Course-specific student learning outcomes:

  1. Students will be able to define and describe different forms of exercising tactics verbally or written

  2. Students will be able to explain and identify the use of different muscles and how different exercises target different muscles as well as the difference between aerobic and anaerobic exercises

  3. Students will be able to demonstrate the proper form for basic exercise and sports training movements

  4. Students will be able to work in groups, practicing different skills and helping one another to understand and work on new training methods

  5. Students will be able to discuss how to develop workout routines that will fit their personal life style

Methods by which student learning will be assessed and evaluated; describe the types of methods to be employed; note whether certain methods are required for all sections:

  1. Participation and Performance

  2. Written and practical tests

  3. Writing assignments

Academic Integrity policy (department or College):
Academic honesty is expected of all students. Any violation of academic integrity is taken extremely seriously. All assignments and projects must be the original work of the student or teammates. Plagiarism will not be tolerated. Any questions regarding academic integrity should be brought to the attention of the instructor. The following is the Queensborough Community College Policy on Academic Integrity: "It is the official policy of the College that all acts or attempted acts that are violations of Academic Integrity be reported to the Office of Student Affairs. At the faculty member's discretion and with the concurrence of the student or students involved, some cases though reported to the Office of Student Affairs may be resolved within the confines of the course and department. The instructor has the authority to adjust the offender's grade as deemed appropriate, including assigning an F to the assignment or exercise or, in more serious cases, an F to the student for the entire course." Read the University's policy on Academic Integrity opens in a new window(PDF).

Disabilities
Any student who feels that he or she may need an accommodation based upon the impact of a disability should contact the office of Services for Students with Disabilities in Science Building, Room S-132, 718-631-6257, to coordinate reasonable accommodations for students with documented disabilities. You can visit the Services for Students with Disabilities website.

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