2012-2013 CCBC College Catalog

Phys Ed-Life Fitness

PELF 100 – 1 Credit
Yoga I

Develops techniques which enhance strength, flexibility and body/mind awareness; includes breathing, yoga postures, concentration and relaxation. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

PELF 101 – 1 Credit
Yoga II

Develops further techniques for those who have completed beginning Yoga. Covers advanced Yoga postures; lengthens concentration and deepens self-awareness; emphasizes Yoga as a system for the development of body, mind and spirit. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisite: DANC 100/PELF 100 or written permission from instructor required

PELF 102 – 1 Credit
Tai Chi Chuan I

Introduces the Chinese movement forms known as Tai Chi Chuan; emphasizes weight shifts, total body movement, and coordinated breathing; provides opportunities to increase fitness, relaxation and a heightened sense of well being. Appropriate for all ages. NOTE: Same as PELF 103. Credit can be earned for one course only. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

PELF 103 – 1 Credit
Tai Chi Chuan II

Continues the practice of Yang style Tai Chi Chuan as a means of maintaining health and well-being; refines Level I forms and teaches additional forms; explores philosophy and role of Taoist meditation in the performance of Tai Chi Chuan. NOTE: Same as PELF 103. Credit can be earned for one course only. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisite: PELF 102 or written permission from instructor required

PELF 104 – 1 Credit
Aerobic Dance Workout I

Presents the principles of exercise and the practice of aerobic fitness through the performance of dance and workout activities; covers monitoring of heart rate and intensity level in order to progress at a pace appropriate to fitness level and age. NOTE: Courses offered less than once a year.

PELF 105 – 1 Credit
Aerobic Dance Workout II

Provides an intensified approach to aerobic fitness through dance routines; includes more complex movement than the beginner course and emphasizes performance as well as fitness levels. (A fitness lab test is recommended.) NOTE: Courses offered less than once a year.

Prerequisite: PELF 104 or written permission from instructor required

PELF 106 – 1 Credit
Aerobic Kick Boxing

Covers the principles of exercise and the practice of aerobic fitness through the performance of martial arts techniques and rhythmic movement; teaches monitoring of heart rate and intensity level in order to progress at a pace appropriate to fitness level and age. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

PELF 108 – 1 Credit
Hip Hop

PELF 110 – 1 Credit
Folk and Social Dance

Introduces the dance forms of different cultures; covers international and American folk dances, social forms, and ballroom. NOTE: Credit may be earned for DANC 110 or PELF 110 but not for both. NOTE: Courses offered less than once a year.

PELF 111 – 1 Credit
Slimnastics/Conditioning

Focus on overall toning, strengthening and improvement in flexibility of major muscles. It is designed with the purpose to energize and motivate further participation in exercise and empower students with the knowledge and skill to set and adhere to personal goals. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

PELF 112 – 1 Credit
Aerobic Fitness

Develops cardio fitness through a program of jogging, cardio kick, step aerobics, cardio pump and other cardio activities; increases cardiovscular endurance and increases the maximum amount of oxygen that the body can process within a given time. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

PELF 113 – 1 Credit
Aerobic Bench Step/Conditioning

Improves physical fitness through step training, an innovative cardiovascular training technique; enhances coordination, balance, overall athletic achievement, and tones and strengthens lower body muscles; challenges students to achieve a high level of physical fitness, thereby improving physical, social, and emotional well-being. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

PELF 114 – 1 Credit
Slideboard Aerobics/Body Shape

Presents an exciting non-impact, high intensity aerobic workout to increase cardiovascular fitness and body shaping exercises to improve muscular strength, endurance, and tone; covers style, good body mechanics, and intensity levels in a "work-at-your-own-pace" method; challenges students to achieve a high level of physical fitness, thereby improving physical, emotional, and social well-being. NOTE: Courses offered less than once a year.

PELF 115 – 2 Credits
Strength Training for Total Fitness

Focuses on the principles of muscular strength development; explores the science and benefits of developing skeletal-muscular and cardiovascular-aerobic fitness, via the medium of intensive exercise with resistive weights equipment; provides readings, lectures, and written assignments as well as practical physical training activities. A college level course. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

PELF 116 – 1 Credit
Weight Training/Conditioning

Improves the fitness levels of students through the use of fitness machines, free weights, prescribed exercises, and general fitness activities. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

PELF 117 – 1 Credit
Intermediate Weight Training

PELF 118 – 1 Credit
Aerobic Circuit Training

Improves cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and endurance, and flexibility through aerobic circuit training principles and practices; uses individualized exercise prescriptions to improve physical fitness. Classes will be conducted in the Circuit Center. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

PELF 119 – 3 Credits
Strength and Conditioning for Athletes

Introduces students to the theory and methods of strength training and conditioning that emphasize the development of maximal strength, power production, anaerobic capacity, muscular endurance, aerobic capacity, and muscular hypertrophy. Classes include practical application activities involving safety protocols, proper lifting technique, Olympic style lifts, plyometrics, footwork drills, and testing procedures using free weights as well as weight-stack machines. In addition, strength training and conditioning programs for specific sports are included. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: RDNG 051 or ESOL 044; or ACLT 052 and MATH 081

PELF 123 – 2 Credits
Cardio Pump Fitness

Is an exciting as well as challenging program choreographed to music that uses barbells to strengthen the entire body by alternating the weight selections to regulate intensity. In addition, other various resistant training and cardiovascular actvities are incorporated into the class to improve fitness levels. A nutrition component is integrated to increase knowledge of a healthier diet to accompany a fitness program. Lectures and activities are utilized to convey current information regarding nutrition, assessing and evaluating fitness levels, with the goal of improving fitness components. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

PELF 124 – 2 Credits
Cardio Fitness

Provides an intensive aerobic training program using traditional methods and high-tech equipment, including the Stairmaster Lifecycle, Stationary Cycle, Concept II Rower, elliptical machines, treadmills, and computerized strength training equipment. This course may be used to fulfill 2 elective credits. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

PELF 125 – 3 Credits
Cardiovascular Fitness

Introduces the principles of exercise and theories of conditioning; includes a physiological pre-program evaluation, lectures on fitness and related topics, individualized exercises, and a physiological post-program evaluation; improves physical fitness by maintaining individual target training zone during a wide variety of activities; helps establish a healthy attitude and positive commitment toward physical fitness. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions. Lab fee: $30.00

PELF 126 – 2 Credits
Circuit Training I

Continues development of cardiovascular fitness through Circuit Training. Offers a required orientation seminar followed by independent workouts or workouts with the help of a monitor in the Circuit Center; bi-weekly meetings with instructor for progress review; and some instructor monitoring of weekly workouts. Lab fee: $30.00 NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

PELF 127 – 1 Credit
Circuit Training II

Continues development of cardiovascular fitness through Circuit Training. Offers a required orientation seminar followed by independent workouts or workouts with the help of a monitor in the Circuit Center; bi-weekly meetings with instructor for progress review; and some instructor monitoring of weekly workouts. Lab fee: $30.00 NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

PELF 128 – 2 Credits
Circuit Training For Fitness I

Offers a self-paced, individualized fitness program; enables students, working closely with instructors, to develop fitness goals and a scientifically progressive training schedule; includes supervised training; requires completion of all course objectives, including reaching designated fitness levels and understanding the training principles. This course may be used to fulfill 2 elective credits. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

PELF 129 – 1 Credit
CT for Fitness II

PELF 130 – 2 Credits
Nautilus Training for Physical Fitness I

Offers a self-paced individualized fitness program using nautilus equipment; enables students, working closely with instructors, to develop fitness goals and a scientifically progressive training schedule; includes supervised training; requires completion of all course objectives, including reaching individual fitness levels and understanding of the principles of nautilus training. This course may be used to fulfill 2 elective credits. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

PELF 131 – 1 Credit
Nautilus Training Fitness II

Allows students to use the principles of exercise in advanced training programs. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

PELF 132 – 2 Credits
NT for Competitive Sport

Offers students individualized instruction and supervision in muscular endurance, strength and flexibility through the use of nautilus equipment exclusively.

PELF 133 – 2 Credits
NT for Lifetime Sport

Offers students individualized instruction to establish higher levels of conditioning in lifetime sports such as golf, tennis, racquetball, swimming, and skiing.

PELF 134 – 2 Credits
NT/Aerobic Dance

PELF 135 – 2 Credits
NT/Aerobic Swim

PELF 136 – 3 Credits
Fitness Evaluation and Conditioning

Examines the principles and concepts of physical fitness; includes pre and post fitness assessments, exercise prescriptions, lectures, and practical applications. NOTE: Same as HLTH 136 and PEMJ 136. Credit can be earned for one course only. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Corequisite: RDNG 052 or ESOL 054 Lab fee: $30.00

PELF 137 – 1 Credit
Triathalon Training

Provides an activity training program involving skills technique in running, cycling, and swimming; requires ability minimally to swim one-quarter mile; develops a commitment to train for optimum fitness. NOTE: Courses offered less than once a year.

PELF 143 – 2 Credits
Hatha Yoga

Engages the student on a body/mind/spirit level and offers experiences in all of the domains of learning. Because it increases bodily poise and heightens intellectual awareness, Yoga enables the student to grow, develop, and relate successfully to others, and it helps the student respond creatively to the exigencies of modern life. The student will be given precise directions and immediate feedback, which will enable them to succeed. Because the very beginning postures are repeated and perfected over the life span, Yoga is a life long learning. Presented from a historical, philosophical perspective. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

PELF 145 – 2 Credits
Dance Aerobics I

Designed primarily as an exercise course for students who would like to engage in a vigorous activity that produces specific beneficial changes in the body's fitness level. Aerobic dance is an exciting and challenging fitness activity that combines exercise (exertion) and dance steps (rhythmic movements). Emphasis will be placed on exercises, jogging, and dancing movements with varying tempos and rhythms. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

PELF 150 – 2 Credits
Mixed Martial Arts Fitness

Uses resistance training and various physical fitness routines from a variety of martial arts in order to improve cardiovascular endurance , muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, and body composition. Lectures and activities are used to further develop students' skills for assessing and improving their level of wellness throughout their life span. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

PELF 231 – 3 Credits
Prevent/Eval/Care-Athl Injury

Introduces the student to the theoretical instruction with practical application; examines preventive conditioning, care and evaluation of athletic injuries, basic knowledge of drugs and ergogenic aids in athletics, the law of sports injuries and protective taping and padding. NOTE: Same as HLTH 231 and PEMJ 231. Credit can be earned for one course only. NOTE: Courses offered less than once a year.

Prerequisite: RDNG 052 or ESOL 054 and ENGL 052 or ESOL 052; or ACLT 052