HHPA 114 : Intermediate Mountain Biking

Transcript title

Intermediate Mountain Biking



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Designed to build upon fundamental mountain bike skills. Trail etiquette and basic nutrition will be reviewed. Introduces intermediate bike maintenance and advanced riding techniques. Rides will take place on local trails. Previous mountain biking experience is necessary.

Learning outcomes

1. Explain the relationship between human behavior and health.
2. Engage regularly in intermediate mountain biking skills development and safety practices.
3. Demonstrate intermediate mountain bike techniques (obstacle riding, speed control, steep descents).
4. Demonstrate and share our regional trail riding etiquette.
5. Demonstrate intermediate bicycle maintenance techniques.

Content outline

Intro to intermediate mountain biking
Tracking of rides
Bike maintenance
Riding competencies
Practice and endurance
Nutrition concepts

Required materials

Appropriate equipment will be highlighted and discussed in the first class. Equipment must be provided by the student.

Grading methods

This course will include attendance in the grading and may include written work, quizzes, journal projects and other assignments.

General education/Related instruction lists

  • Health

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