Awareness Through Exercise I | St. Clair College
Course Code
Course Credit

Upon successful completion of this course the learner will be able to: Apply techniques of fitness assessment including body composition muscular strength and endurance cardio-respiratory abilities flexibility and power. Monitor and document changes in all aspects of fitness and wellness levels. Identify major muscle groups and apply exercises to increase their strength flexibility and power using a variety of equipment. Understand and apply different strength training principles including isometric eccentric and concentric contraction techniques using a variety of equipment. Understand and apply different stretching principles including active and reciprocal inhibition techniques. Recognize and apply different techniquest to enhance cardiovascular fitness. Establish personal fitness and wellness goals following the S.M.A.R.T. principles. Recognize barriers to achieving personal goals and implement strategies to overcome them. Understand the importance of a well-balanced fitness and health program to overall health and wellness. Apply basic motivational strategies for fitness and health promotion. Implement components of group fitness including the use of music choreography cueing and monitoring the physical execution of different exercises within a variety of class formats. Students will also perform fitness assessments demonstrate motivational and leadership strategies lead group fitness classes and prescribe exercise. Students will also be required to monitor and assess their own personal levels of fitness and wellness.