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PE 2790 - Special Topics: Boot Camp

Credits: 1-3
Hours/Week: Lecture NoneLab None
Course Description: This course is designed for students interested in participating in high intensity group fitness activities as a means of improving their fitness level. Students will participate in a variety of boot camp style indoor and outdoor workouts consisting of circuit training, interval training, plyometrics, flexibility, cardiovascular, and resistance training activities.
MnTC Goals

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

Major Content
  1. Importance of exercise as part of a healthy lifestyle
  2. Target heart training zone
  3. Cardiovascular system
  4. Flexibility
  5. Muscular strength and endurance
  6. Workout Intensity
  7. Circuit Training
  8. Individual fitness assessment and evaluation
  9. Safe progression of activity
  10. Core Training
  11. Plyometrics
  12. Exercise modalities
  13. Interval Training
  14. Indoor and Outdoor workouts
  15. Major Muscle Groups

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

  1. assess their individual fitness status.
  2. calculate and monitor target heart rate training zone.
  3. explain guidelines for safely beginning and progressing through high intensity workouts.
  4. identify the factors that affect muscular strength, muscular endurance, cardiovascular endurance and flexibility.
  5. plan indoor and outdoor workouts.
  6. plan interval, circuit training, and plyometric workouts.
  7. identify various exercise modalities.
  8. identify major muscles groups utilized during workouts.
  9. discuss the role of exercise as part of a healthy lifestyle.

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