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2017-2018 Course Catalog 
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PE 1065 - Step Aerobics

Credits: 2
Hours/Week: Lecture NoneLab None
Course Description: This course is designed for students interested in developing cardiovascular fitness through step aerobics. The course also includes the development of muscle strength, muscle endurance, and flexibility as part of a healthy lifestyle.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): None
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Individual fitness assessment and evaluation
  2. Step technique and skills
  3. Importance of exercise and physical fitness
  4. Target heart rate training zone
  5. Step aerobics and the cardiovascular system
  6. Flexibility
  7. Muscle strength and endurance

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. analyze individual fitness status.
  2. identify the advantages of acquiring and maintaining adequate muscle strength, muscle endurance, cardiovascular endurance, and flexibility throughout the lifespan.
  3. identify target heart rate training zone.
  4. explain guidelines for safely beginning and progressing in a step aerobics program.
  5. use step techniques and skills.

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