PE-416: Weight Training

Course Information

Course, prefix, number, & title: PE-416 Weight Training

Hours (Class, recitation, Laboratory, studio): 2 hours

Credits: 1

Course Description in college catalog:

This course is designed to help men and women to improve muscular strength and cardiovascular efficiency through the application of scientific methods of weight training. The main emphasis of the classwork will focus on practical exercise and progressive weight training, and students will have a better understanding of their bodies.

Academic programs for which this course serves as a requirement or an elective:

A.A. Liberal Arts and Sciences (concentration: physical education)

General Education Outcomes: Below is a listing of General Education Outcome(s) that this course supports.

  1. Communicate effectively in various forms

  2. Use analytical reasoning to identify issues or problems and evaluate evidence in order to make informed decisions

Course-specific student learning outcomes:

  1. Students will be able learn safety protocols in a weight room/fitness area

  2. Students will learn and be able to identify the major muscles

  3. Students will be able to create a work out plan that is individualized for themselves

  4. Students will be able to set obtainable fitness goals

  5. Students will learn proper technique for weight training activities

  6. Students will identify have external variables such as diet, sleep, and health will effect their fitness goals

  7. Students will be able to use the knowledge from weight training to apply toward lifetime fitness goals

Methods by which student learning will be assessed and evaluated; describe the types of methods to be employed; note whether certain methods are required for all sections:

  1. Participation and Performance

  2. Written and practical tests

  3. Writing assignments

Academic Integrity policy (department or College):
Academic honesty is expected of all students. Any violation of academic integrity is taken extremely seriously. All assignments and projects must be the original work of the student or teammates. Plagiarism will not be tolerated. Any questions regarding academic integrity should be brought to the attention of the instructor. The following is the Queensborough Community College Policy on Academic Integrity: "It is the official policy of the College that all acts or attempted acts that are violations of Academic Integrity be reported to the Office of Student Affairs. At the faculty member's discretion and with the concurrence of the student or students involved, some cases though reported to the Office of Student Affairs may be resolved within the confines of the course and department. The instructor has the authority to adjust the offender's grade as deemed appropriate, including assigning an F to the assignment or exercise or, in more serious cases, an F to the student for the entire course." Read the University's policy on Academic Integrity opens in a new window(PDF).

Disabilities
Any student who feels that he or she may need an accommodation based upon the impact of a disability should contact the office of Services for Students with Disabilities in Science Building, Room S-132, 718-631-6257, to coordinate reasonable accommodations for students with documented disabilities. You can visit the Services for Students with Disabilities website.

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