course will focus on the proper techniques for working out in a super
circuit laboratory. Using fundamentals of exercise physiology, each
student will assess his/her level of physical fitness, develop a
fitness profile, and design and implement a personalized exercise
program. Students will learn proper warm-up exercises for the entire
body, correct alignment, how to monitor their heart-rates after
strenuous movement and proper techniques for use of strength training
equipment, stretches and cool-down.
All students will have an opportunity to achieve a higher level of
physical fitness through a cardiovascular workout and strength
muscles. Health issues will be covered that include diet, nutrition,
injury prevention and life-style through directed readings.
demonstrates correct form and technique with 12
machines; selects correct weight machines to target specific muscles;
completes 12 repetitions on each machine; names each machine and the
muscles used with correct anatomical terminology.
Instructor:Ms. Phyllis Eckler - Instructor
Office hours: Mondays & Wednesdays 12:40-1:30p.m.,
Messages: (323)953-4000 X2865
Required textbook from
Health (Bring to EVERY class)
1. Attendance is crucial as it is the basis for all improvement and
following the policies of
the Super Circuit Lab is required for all participants.
2. . Understanding the discussion material and doing in-class assignments based on
this knowledge. See
Discussion Schedule to prepare for in-class discussions and
3. Understanding and using the heart-rate monitoring formula.
4. Participation in cardiovascular and muscle conditioning over the
course of the semester.
5. A written final exam that tests the students’ knowledge of correct
physical fitness techniques as well as health issues covered in class.
Mon. April 9 Spring Break
Mon. May 28 Memorial Day
IF FOR SOME REASON YOU CANNOT COMPLETE THIS COURSE YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR
DROPPING THE CLASS. IF YOU DO NOT OFFICIALLY DROP THE COURSE A GRADE
OF "F" WILL APPEAR IN YOUR TRANSCRIPTS.
grade will be out of 100 points as follows:
1.Attendance/participation is out of
70 points. Each class missed equals minus 5
points. Each late* equals minus 2 point. Points can be made up by
participating in other Aerobic Super Circuit classes with
the permission of the other teachers up until the 12th week
of the semester (see Extra Credit below).
and Improvement including in-class assignments and participation in class
discussion is out of 10 points
3. In class demonstration of use of machines as described in the
SLO. Click this link for
RESOURCES. Out of 10 points. Assessment: Mon. May 21 and
Wed. May 23 during class hours. NO MAKEUPS
final exam based on in-class
discussions and assignments is out of 10 points.
Final Exam Date:
30, 2:30p.m. Bring a scantron and #2 pencil.(If
you have a conflict with another exam time or require a special
accommodation please see teacher 3 weeks IN ADVANCE) NO MAKEUPS
A maximum of three classes may be made up in any
other aerobic super ciruit class with the permission of the instructor for a credit of
5 points for each makeup. Have the teacher
of the class sign a note or makeup slip (available from Ms. Eckler).
Make sure that your name, the date and the length of the class you
took is on the note.
You may also watch the video
and submit a
(outline available online or from the teacher) of it for two of the three makeups
(max. of 10 points)
Below 60 F
You may wish to you choose to be graded on a credit/no
credit basis. Obtain the credit/no credit form from
Admissions and turn it in to Admissions before the deadline.
A grade of “C” or better earns Credit (CR) and 1 unit. A grade of
“D” or “F” will be assigned a No-Credit (NCR) grade and earns no
unit. This is listed on a student’s transcript.
must wear workout pants, gym shorts, sweatpants, and T-shirts with
short sleeves. NO tank tops or sports bras,
Sturdy aerobic shoes are
necessary. No other shoes will be allowed
Long hair must be tied back
NO LOOSE JEWELRY(i.e.bracelets, drop earrings or necklaces).
NO CHEWING GUM IN CLASS
A towel and cold water in a sport top plastic bottle are
MUST CHECK-IN WITH TEACHER IN ORDER TO OBTAIN PARTIAL CREDIT FOR
Students with a
verified disability who may need a reasonable accommodation(s) for
this class are encouraged to notify the instructor and contact the
Office for Special Services (CH 109, 323-953-4000 X2270) as soon as
possible. All information will remain confidential.
Academic Dishonesty. Violations of Academic Integrity include, but
are not limited to, the following actions: cheating on an exam,
plagiarism, working together on an assignment, paper or project
when the instructor has specifically stated students should not do
so, submitting the same term paper to more than one instructor, or
allowing another individual to assume one’s identity for the
purpose of enhancing one’s grade.
absences for classes missed must be accompanied by a note from a doctor, hospital,
jury duty receipt, or funeral program. An e-mail or phone call to
the instructor must be delivered as well. No excused absences will
be accepted for the final exam or strength-training assessment.
Copyright ©2012 by Phyllis Eckler