HHPA 183 : Water Aerobics

Transcript title

Water Aerobics

Credits

1

Grade mode

Standard letter grades

Contact hours total

30

Other hours

30

Description

Introduces water aerobics which improves cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and flexibility in a low-impact environment.

Learning outcomes

1. Explain the relationship between human behavior and health.
2. Engage regularly in skills development, safety practices, and fundamentals of swimming to develop overall physical fitness and enhance sport activities.
3. Identify the unique properties of water.
4. Improve cardiovascular fitness with minimal stress to the joints.
5. Demonstrate proper usage of various water resistive equipment through buoyancy.

Content outline

Intro to Water Aerobics
Dry land orientation
Water Exercise drills
Heart rate worksheet
Water resistive equipment utilization

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

  • Foundational Skills/Health

Outside of
expected

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