Physical Education

Physical Education and Athletics Division  

Cross Training

 

This is a set of courses that emphasize training the entire body through a variety of modes.  You will find our courses -- Cross Training, Total Fitness, Cardiovascular Strength Training, Fit Camp and  Spin/Swim Fitness -- challenging and fun.



An introduction to the discipline of Physical Education including an historical examination of cross training. Cardiovascular fitness will be increased through circuit and interval training. Agility, speed, strength, and flexibility will be enhanced through the utilization of a variety of fitness equipment. Strength, cardiovascular, flexibility and body composition assessments will be included in course activities. Students will participate indoors as well as outdoors.

Introduction to the discipline of Physical Education through total fitness, including an historical and global examination of total fitness and conditioning. Students will improve fitness through a program of cardiovascular exercise, agility, speed, flexibility, and resistance training using both indoor and outdoor facilities. Fitness assessments will occur throughout the term.


An introduction to the discipline of Physical Education through cardiovascular and strength training. Includes rules, equipment, facilities, etiquette, safety and technique of cardiovascular and strength training. Includes a brief historical examination of how cardiovascular and strength training has changed due to the influence of individuals and their countries. Students will review and apply basic exercise physiology, nutrition, and flexibility concepts to improve their physical condition.

An introduction to the discipline of Physical Education through fit camp. An historical examination of fit camp for fitness which includes a look at the U.S. Military boot camp regimen. The student will strive for ultimate fitness through a program of cardiovascular exercise including circuit and intervals, balance, agility, speed, strength, and flexibility training both indoors and outdoors. Strength, cardiovascular fitness, flexibility and body composition assessments will occur throughout the term.

An introduction to physical education through a combination of indoor cycling and swimming. A brief historical look at indoor cycling and swimming will be included. The course is a fast paced course for competitive or noncompetitive students interested in health and fitness. Emphasis will be placed on cycling techniques, freestyle stroke refinements, nutrition, cardio-respiratory endurance, strength development, gender differences, and age related conditioning workouts.

 


Physical Education
Building: PE
Contact: Susan Ho
Phone: 408.864.8751
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Last Updated: 2/1/17