2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog 
    Oct 01, 2023  
2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

PHE 130A - Fitness, Machine and Free Weight Training

Description: Introduction to cardiorespiratory fitness, strength training exercises, and flexibility training.

Credits: 1
Lab: 2

Course Content:
  1. The F.I.T. formula (Frequency, Intensity, Time)
  2. Training principles
  3. Safe exercise postures
  4. Cardio exercise, machine and free weight use
  5. Flexibility
  6. Exercise adherence

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Apply training principles to create individual exercise plan. (1,2)
  2. Use safe exercise postures to prevent injuries. (3)
  3. Use cardio equipment, weight machines and/or free weights to maintain/improve strength and aerobic capacity. (4)
  4. Use stretching exercises to maintain/improve flexibility. (5)
  5. Apply exercise adherence strategies for healthy lifestyle behaviors. (6)