PEM: PE Act/Land Performance

Courses

Credit(s)ContactLab

PEM 1121C. YOGA.

202

YOGA Students will learn the fundamentals of a complete yoga practice by studying postures, breathing exercises, history, and principles of the yoga method. This course will provide yoga skills to assist in improving overall health and wellness.

PEM 1131C. STRENGTH TRAINING I.

201

STRENGTH TRAINING I This course offers instruction and practice in proper weight training techniques on a variety of equipment. Students will learn to design and implement a safe and effective weight training program tailored to their own fitness goals based on application of exercise science principles and methods. (Special Fee: $18.00).

PEM 1132C. STRENGTH TRAINING II.

201

STRENGTH TRAINING II Prerequisite: PEM 1131C or department approval. This course reviews and offers advanced instruction and practice in proper weight training techniques on a variety of equipment for continued improvement. Students will design and implement a safe and effective weight training program tailored to their own fitness goals based on application of exercise science principles and methods. (Special Fee: $18.00).

PEM 1171. DANCE AEROBICS.

202

DANCE AEROBICS Program of physical fitness based on popular aerobic exercises choreographed tot music. Individual exercise programs designed for people of all ages.

PEM 1173. HIP HOP DANCE I.

220

HIP HOP DANCE I Hip Hop Dance is a form of art that allows one to express feelings and emotions. The hip hop dance class is designed to develop the student's body and special awareness and improve their coordination, balance, flexibility, concentration, endurance, and rhythm skills.

PEM 1174. HIP HOP DANCE II.

220

HIP HOP DANCE II Prerequisite: PEM 1173 Students will review the fundamental hip hop dance skills and will focus on choreography. Participants will learn proper techniques of executing specific steps (position, timing and style), how to memorize dance combinations, and proper stretching techniques. The course will improve eye-foot coordination, eye- hand coordination, agility, concentration, balance, and flexibility.

PEM 1176C. KICKBOXING.

202

KICKBOXING Designed to improve cardiovascular endurance, coordination, balance, concentration, agility, and muscle tone. (Special Fee: $10.00).

PEM 1405. SELF DEFENSE FOR WOMEN.

220

SELF DEFENSE FOR WOMEN Practical self-defense techniques designed for women. Techniques do not require strength but rely on dynamics of motion. Designed to increase awareness of danger and develop protective responses. Develops self-confidence and self-esteem.

PEM 1441. KARATE I.

220

KARATE I Application and understanding of learned techniques in "Empty Hand Way" (Karate Do). Emphasizes basic movement skills, safety regulations, rules and basic oriental terminology related to sport.

PEM 2104C. PERSONAL FITNESS AND WELLNESS.

313

PERSONAL FITNESS AND WELLNESS This course will assist the student in implementing a personal fitness program based on exercise science principles and methods. Students will perform workouts each class in the fitness center to improve the health-related components of physical fitness: cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility and body composition. Students will also develop an awareness that a positive healthy lifestyle can enhance quality of life and decrease risk of disease. Wellness topics covered include: nutrition, stress management, weight management and disease prevention.

PEM 2163C. ZUMBA FITNESS.

222

ZUMBA FITNESS An exercise class designed around dancing to a blend of Latin and international rhythms, with a goal that everyone can follow. Utilizes interval training that alternates fast and slow rhythms for an effective cardiovascular workout while also exercising the primary muscle groups. Dancing experience is not required. Intended benefits include improved coordination, flexibility, concentration and endurance, as well as a total body workout.

PEM 2442. KARATE II.

220

KARATE II Prerequisite: Departmental approval For students who wish to attain skills in various forms of kata while performing fundamentals of Karate Do in complex patterns of simulated defensive situations.