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PHYSWELL 1: Indoor Cycling

This course is designed to teach students basic concepts associated with indoor cycling as well as build cardio-respiratory endurance, muscular strength, and flexibility through structured individually paced indoor cycling workouts. Instructors motivate participants through intervals, hill climbs and coasts for the ultimate workout. This course will utilize class discussions, class assignments and student participation to enable students to: (1) Understand basic components of health-related physical fitness, (2) Develop physical fitness and motor skills, and (3) Develop a positive attitude toward wellness and physical activity which will facilitate a healthy lifestyle.
Terms: Win, Spr | Units: 1 | Repeatable 8 times (up to 8 units total)
Instructors: Lillie, T. (PI)

PHYSWELL 2: Cross-training

Students will be introduced to full-body conditioning training that targets the health-related components of physical fitness including: cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, and flexibility. A variety of mode of exercises such as weight training, core training, TRX, aqua jogging, and cycling will be incorporated in this course. Students will be able to design an exercise programs for lifelong fitness.
Terms: Aut, Win | Units: 1 | Repeatable 8 times (up to 8 units total)
Instructors: Lillie, T. (PI)

PHYSWELL 3: Keep Calm, Jog On

Students will learn proper running mechanics (posture and gait), and how to condition and pace themselves throughout a variety of workouts such as tempo runs, easy runs, interval training (speed and hills) and other training methods. At the end of the quarter, students will have the tools to develop their own training programs. Students will also gain knowledge on how to make intelligent choices that contribute to a healthy active lifestyle. Prerequisite: Students should be able to run continuously for at least 1.5 miles. If students can't run for 1.5 miles continuously, we recommend taking the following conditioning classes: PE 1: Indoor Cycling, PE 2: Cross-training, PE 5: TRX, PE 14: FUNctional Fitness Training, PE 7: Core Training, PE 8: Healthy Heart, PE 12 or 13: Weight Training, or PE 17: Total Body Training.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1 | Repeatable 8 times (up to 8 units total)
Instructors: Lillie, T. (PI)

PHYSWELL 4: Walk 'N Roll

Students will engage in a variety of campus walks that will help improve their overall physical, mental and emotional wellbeing by engaging in a variety of workouts such as easy walks, power walking, intervals (speed and hills), and other training methods. Students will learn proper walking posture and gait. Students will also learn how to foam roll and its benefits. This course will also utilize class instruction, assignments and student participation to enable students to: (1) Understand the basic components of fitness, health and wellness. (2) Develop a positive attitude toward wellness and physical activity, (3) Gain knowledge to make intelligent choices that contribute to a healthy active lifestyle.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1 | Repeatable 8 times (up to 8 units total)
Instructors: Lillie, T. (PI)

PHYSWELL 5: Fundamentals of TRX

Students will learn a variety of exercises that focuses on total body resistance exercise. This class allows you to move, stretch and strengthen the entire body. Exercising on the TRX utilizes gravity and movement to generate neuromuscular responses to changes in body position and mechanical advantage. Movements using the TRX integrate strength and balance into a single dynamic format. This course will utilize class discussions, class assignments and student participation to enable students to: (1) Understand basic components of health-related physical fitness such as: cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength and endurance and flexibility (2) Develop physical fitness and motor skills, and (3) Develop a positive attitude toward wellness and physical activity which will facilitate a healthy lifestyle.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1 | Repeatable 8 times (up to 8 units total)
Instructors: Lillie, T. (PI)

PHYSWELL 7: Core Training

Learn and practice methods and techniques to improve body mechanics, stability, and overall core (abdominals, lower back and pelvis) strength. A strong torso is an essential component in posture, performance (sports, leisure activities, or hobbies), and activities of daily living. Students will engage in variety of upper-body, lower-body and core exercises, utilizing the three planes of motion on a stable and unstable surface to intensify the work load and challenge balance. This course will utilize class discussions, class assignments and student participation to enable students to: (1) Understand basic components of health-related physical fitness such as muscle strength and endurance (2) Develop physical fitness skills and (3) Develop a positive attitude toward wellness and physical activity which will facilitate a healthy lifestyle.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1 | Repeatable 8 times (up to 8 units total)
Instructors: Natsuki, M. (PI)

PHYSWELL 12: Weight Training: Beginning

This course is designed to teach the fundamentals of weight training, including equipment use, exercise technique and safety procedures. By the end of the course, students should be able to safely demonstrate a variety of exercise techniques, as well as have a general appreciation for the benefits of strength training.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1 | Repeatable 8 times (up to 8 units total)
Instructors: Natsuki, M. (PI)

PHYSWELL 15: Fundamentals of Resistance Training

Students will be introduced to the fundamental principles of resistance training and will learn how to properly use a wide variety of exercise equipment such as free-weights, machines, TRX, stability and medicine balls and more. Proper technique, stretching, and injury prevention will also be discussed to aid in the design of an exercise program for lifelong fitness.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1 | Repeatable 8 times (up to 8 units total)
Instructors: Natsuki, M. (PI)

PHYSWELL 21: Badminton: Intermediate

TThis course will introduce the student to more advanced skills and strategies of the game of badminton. Emphasis will be placed on conditioning, shot selection, court positioning, and singles and doubles play. This course will utilize class discussions, class assignments and student participation to enable students to: (1) Understand basic components of skill-related and health-related physical fitness (2) Develop physical fitness and motor skills, and (3) Develop a positive attitude toward wellness and physical activity which will facilitate a healthy lifestyle.
Terms: Win | Units: 1 | Repeatable 8 times (up to 8 units total)
Instructors: Thornton, M. (PI)

PHYSWELL 24: Pickleball: Beginning

Students will learn and develop the essential stroke techniques with emphasis on posture and control. This course will also cover the biomechanics associated with pickleball, as well as the rules and etiquette. This course will utilize class discussions, class assignments, and student participation to enable students to: (1) Acquire knowledge of basic structures of the human anatomy to optimally perform the skills (2) Develop an understanding of exercises, stretches, and conditioning exercises to allow for more efficient movements, and (3) Understand and practice behaviors that contribute to a healthy lifestyle.
Terms: Win, Spr | Units: 1 | Repeatable 8 times (up to 8 units total)
Instructors: Thornton, M. (PI)
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