Physical Education - Summer 2018

Zumba — 3164
PHE 1520 – 2 credits

Students will learn basic principles of aerobic, interval, and resistance training to maximize caloric output, cardiovascular benefits, and total body toning. This class format combines fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body in an aerobic/fitness fashion to achieve a unique blended balance of cardio and muscle-toning benefits. Students will be introduced to basic anatomy, kinesiology, and exercise physiology. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Yoga I: Yoga/Relax Techniques — 3165
PHE 1560 – 2 credits

Students will learn and demonstrate an understanding of the art of Hatha yoga and relaxation techniques. Students will learn how to relieve stress and emotional tension through the systematic training of guided imagery, diaphragmatic breathing, and breath awareness. The course includes lectures on yoga philosophy, postures, diet, meditation, and relaxation techniques. Hatha yoga is a human science that takes into consideration bodily pains, poor posture, faulty breathing, and incorrect walking, and teaches greater awareness of the body as a whole without separating it from the mind and the influences of all senses. Eligibility: ENG 0430. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Couch to 5K — 3172
PHE 7025 – 1 credit

Students will take the first recommended step in becoming a runner. Throughout this course, students will learn the benefits of running, how to follow a mapped out training program designed specifically for beginning runners, and the logistics behind participating in and competing in a competitive 5K race. Students will track their progress with beginning assessments, and compare them to finishing assessments that will culminate with participation in the 5K race. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus