Monday-Wednesday-Friday 9-950 am
During this course you will be engaged in addressing the following course objectives:
1. Identify guidelines for implementing a personal walking/jogging program.
2. Design a walking exercise program that incorporates physiological training principles
3. Demonstrate walking skills necessary to promote a healthy level of fitness.
4. Engage in appropriate warm-up and cool-down activities.
5. Participate in a regular program of walking that meets physical activity standards for a healthy lifestyle.
6. Evaluate personal fitness progress utilizing standardized measurement tools and existing scientific parameters.
7. Determine guidelines for the selection of walking/jogging shoes and exercise attire.
8. Identify the importance of healthy food choices and its relationship to health, weight control maintenance and overall wellness.
9. Demonstrate ability to accurately measure heart rate, distance and time.
The statement of student learning outcomes is designed to bring awareness of what you will be learning and what skills you should be able to demonstrate by way of the acquired knowledge.
At the successful completion of this course, you should be able to demonstrate the following student learning outcomes:
1. Pose vital questions and identify problems, formulating them clearly and precisely.
2. Gather relevant information and interpret it effectively.
3. Impartially consider alternative systems of thought, recognizing and assessing assumptions, implications, and practical consequences.
4. Develop well-reasoned conclusions and solutions, checking them against relevant criteria and standards.
5. Communicate effectively with others in determining solutions to complex problems.
I. ATTENDANCE/CLASS PARTICIPATION 600 POINTS- : This grade will be based on students’ daily attendance, number of tardies and effort in the course. Students will have ample opportunity to show outstanding commitment to learning, regardless of the fitness level he or she already possesses. Online recording of activity will count as attendance on those days class does not meet. Students will develop cardio respiratory endurance through class participation.
II. EXAMS (100 POINTS): Students will be expected to demonstrate their knowledge and mastery of course content through two written exam administered at the mid-point and the end of the semester.
III. FITNESS ASSESSMENT PORTFOLIO PACKET (100 POINTS): Students will
complete a fitness assessment packet that contains the following:
A. Heart rate: Resting Heart Rate & Target Heart Rate Training Zone
B. Weight Gain/Loss recorded once per week for the semester in a log
C. Self- Assessment--present level and goals/plan to increase activity/fitness level
D. Walk/Jog Plan-research a plan to use during and after course completion.
IV. Write a one page paper that details the proper shoes and attire for exercise.
V. SKILL EVALUATION (100 POINTS): Students will have the opportunity to demonstrate endurance and physical fitness during scheduled skills test. The skill evaluation will be based on the student’s fitness level and cardio-respiratory performance and improvement in walking, jogging or running 1½ miles.
(100 points each)-2 in class timed assessments
VI Daily LOG –OYO Activity- 100 points- Each student must keep a daily log of their 5 OYO class activity days- Include a brief description and time/location/distance/steps.
Grading Procedure-1000 points possible
A = 900 – 1000
B = 800 – 899
C = 700 – 799
D = 600 – 699
F = less than 600
Regular and punctual class and laboratory attendance, day and/or evening, is required. A student who is absent for any reason will be allowed to do makeup work at the discretion of the instructor. A student will be held responsible for lecture materials when covered on subsequent examinations. An excused absence will apply only to a student representing the school in an official capacity approved by the administration. Absences of a student are recorded from the official date of enrollment in the class. A student who has accumulated absences equivalent to two (2) weeks of instruction may be dropped by the instructor after the census date. If a student is dropped from a class for excessive absences, the instructor will record a grade of “WN” (Withdrew for non-attendance).
Since tardiness is a form of absenteeism, the instructor may establish a policy regarding tardiness.
In conjunction with The Student Code of Conduct, “scholastic dishonesty involving, but not limited to, cheating on a test, plagiarism and collusion” are a violation and will not be tolerated. Students may be subject to disciplinary proceedings resulting in an academic penalty or disciplinary penalty for academic dishonesty. Academic Dishonesty includes, but is not limited to, cheating on a test, plagiarism and collusion. For additional information, refer to the “Student Code of Conduct” in the Midwestern State University Student Handbook.
As per Section 504 of the Vocational Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, if special accommodations are needed by any Midwestern University student, please contact the office of Educational Support Services.