PE-827 : Concepts of Personal Training II

Course Information

Course, prefix, number, & title: PE-827 Concepts of Personal Training II

Hours (Class, recitation, Laboratory, studio): 3 hours

Credits: 3

Pre-requisites (if any): PE 826 Personal Training I or instructor Permission

Course Description in college catalog:

This course is a continuation of PE 826, Personal Training I. There is an emphasis on advanced, specific training principles. Students will learn to design optimal exercise programs, workouts and/or training schedules that will improve both physical fitness and athletic performance. Students will examine the design and delivery of cardiovascular fitness programs, anaerobic training programs, and programs for special populations.

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

A.A. Liberal Arts and Sciences (concentration: personal training)

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 to administer exercise testing

  2. Students will be able to identify appropriate tests by population

  3. Student will be able to define the principles of programming

  4. Student will be able to explain and apply the FITT Principle

  5. Student will be able to perform and evaluate flexibility assessments

  6. Student will be able to identify advantages and disadvantages of different techniques

  7. Student will be able to perform and evaluate aerobic assessments and data

  8. Student will be able to develop an aerobic prescription

  9. Student will be able to measure energy expenditure

  10. Student will be able to explain the effects of resistance training

  11. Student will be able to teach resistance training techniques

  12. Student will be able to perform isolation and training movements

  13. Student will be able to perform and demonstrate resistance training activities

  14. Student will be able to describe common movement errors

  15. Student will be able to describe and identify primary movers for upper and lower body

  16. Student will be able to describe the factors in creating an exercise program

  17. Student will be able to identify the needs for individualized program and exercise selection

  18. Students will be able to describe exercise programs for special populations

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).

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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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