Aerobic Super Circuit Lab (PE 630)
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Mondays & Wednesdays 1:30-3:35p.m.
Section # 2224(Spring 2012)
Location: Women's PE Bldg. Rm.109
Course Objectives:

This 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 training of muscles. Health issues will be covered that include diet, nutrition, injury prevention and life-style through directed readings.

SLO: Students demonstrates correct form and technique with 12 weight training 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.,  Fridays 12:15-12:30p.m.
Messages: (323)953-4000 X2865
E-mail: ecklerp@lacitycollege.edu

Website: www.phylliseckler.info

Prerequisites: none
Requirements:
Required textbook from bookstore: Health
ISBN 1-2562-6038-X (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 assignments
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.

NO CLASSES:

Mon. April 9 Spring Break

 

Mon. May 28 Memorial Day

Grading:
 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.

Final 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).

2.Effort 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

4.Written final exam based on in-class discussions and assignments is out of 10 points.

Final Exam Date: Wed. May 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

Extra Credit:
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 Supersize Me and submit a review (outline available online or from the teacher) of it for two of the three makeups (max. of 10 points)

Point System:
90-100 A
80-89 B
70-79 C
60-69 D
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. 

Attire:
Students 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 recommended.

 ALL LATECOMERS MUST CHECK-IN WITH TEACHER IN ORDER TO OBTAIN PARTIAL CREDIT FOR ATTENDANCE.

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.
 
Excused 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.

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