KIN 153: Walking/Jogging

Citrus College Course Outline of Record

Citrus College Course Outline of Record
Heading Value
Effective Term: Fall 2021
Credits: 1
Total Contact Hours: 36
Lecture Hours : 18
Lab Hours: 18
Hours Arranged: 0
Outside of Class Hours: 36
District General Education: E3. Kinesiology Activity
Transferable to CSU: Yes
Transferable to UC: Yes - Approved
Grading Method: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Catalog Course Description

A walking/jogging program that consists of activity alternately at a slow to moderate pace. This program is designed to build cardiorespiratory stamina and endurance, attack excessive weight, relieve pyschological tension, and enhance one's sense of well-being. 18 lecure hours, 18 lab hours.

Course Objectives

  • improve endurance, lessen fatigue, and improve recovery rates
  • execute a cardiovascular activity for a minimum of 20 to 60 minutes every other day
  • formulate and apply principles of weight control with relation to diet and exercise

Major Course Content

  1. Introduction
    1. Discuss the benefits to be gained from a regular exercise program
  2. Nutrition and Weight Management
    1. Effects of excessive weight
    2. Weight reduction/gain in relation to calorie intake and exercise
  3. Flexibility
    1. Effects of flexibility
    2. Guidelines for the development of flexibility
    3. Exercise to develop flexibility
  4. Exercise Prescription
    1. Outline of steps in formulating an exercise program
    2. Determining target heart rate for training
  5. Training Programs and Their Effects
    1. Explain types of training programs with regard to expected benefits
    2. Develop an individual training program for improving strength and cardiorespiratory endurance
    3. Physiological adaptations to endurance training

Lab Content

  1. Fitness Assessments
    1. Pre Testing
      1. 12 Minute Walk/Run
      2. Percent Body Fat & Body Mass Index
    2. Post Testing
      1. 1.5 Mile Walk/Run
      2. Percent Body Fat & Body Mass Index
  2. Warm-Up Activities
  3. Endurance Activities
    1. Walking
    2. Jogging
    3. Treadmill
    4. Interval Training
    5. Stadium Stairs
  4. Cool-Down Activities

Suggested Reading Other Than Required Textbook

Instructor Handouts

Examples of Required Writing Assignments

Personal Exercise Logs Internet Activities - Students must go onto internet and write essay responses to questions and tasks assigned relating to their personal fitness assessments.

Examples of Outside Assignments

Participate in area 5K or 10K race.

Instruction Type(s)

Lecture, Lab, Online Education Lecture, Online Education Lab