1.Exercise in society
1.1 Define physical fitness.
1.2 Factors relating to hypo-kinetic conditions and sports injuries.
1.3 Role of exercise with respect to children, adolescents, adults, seniors, athletes and special populations.
1.4 Concepts of overload, stress, specificity and adaptation.
2.Components of physical fitness
2.1 Components of health-related fitness
2.2 Training processes associated with the development of health-related fitness.
2.3 Training effects associated with the development of health-related fitness.
2.4 Concepts of aerobic capacity and anaerobic capacity.
2.5 Training processes associated with the development of aerobic and anaerobic capacities.
2.6 Training effects associated with the development of aerobic and anaerobic capacities.
2.7 Components of skill-related fitness.
3.1 Warm-up phase and the cool-down phase.
3.2 Components and the effects of the warm-up and cool-down phases.
3.3 Warm-up and cool-down procedures.
3.4 Types of classic exercise programs.
3.5 Types of contemporary exercise programs.
3.6 Factors associated with the development of skill-related fitness.
4.Physical fitness assessment
4.1 Role of physical fitness assessment with respect to exercise programs.
4.2 Types of physical fitness assessment, to include; field tests, lab tests, and lab-like tests.
4.3 Purpose of physical fitness assessment.
4.4 Methods of physical fitness assessment.
5.Design and implementation of exercise programs
5.1 Factors associated with the design of exercise programs.
5.2 Factors associated with the monitoring and evaluation of exercise programs.
5.3 Factors associated with injury prevention.
5.4 Factors involved with the implementation of exercise programs.
5.5 Implement, monitor and evaluate a personal exercise program.
6.Variables associated with exercise
6.1 Exercise contraindications.
6.2 Neuromuscular effects of stress and relaxation.
6.3 Relationship of nutrition to exercise.
6.4 Effects associated with physical inactivity.
6.5 Musculoskeletal concepts associated with the care of the back.
6.6 Motivational factors involved in adhering to an exercise program.
6.7 Positive and negative effects of exercise on personal health.
6.8 Effects of exercise on growth and development.
6.9 Fitness and wellness from a life-long perspective.
2. Discussion groups (in class and online)
3. Guest presenters
4. Practical instruction and experience
5. Student presentations
Evaluation will be carried out in accordance with the Douglas College Evaluation Policy. The instructor will present a written course outline with specific evaluation criteria at the beginning of the semester. Evaluation will include the following:
|Labs and Assignments||5-30%|
|Fitness Leadership Project||5-30%|
|Personal Fitness Program||5-30%|
Upon completion of the course, the successful student will be able to:
- Discuss the role of exercise in society.
- Describe the components of health-related and skill-related fitness.
- Describe and demonstrate contemporary exercise programs.
- Describe and apply the principles of physical fitness assessment.
- Design and implement exercise programs.
- Describe and discuss the relationship of exercise with growth and development factors, health concepts, nutrition concepts and the prevention of exercise-related injuries.
Consult the Douglas College Bookstore for the latest required textbooks and materials. A list of recommended textbooks and materials is provided on the instructor's course outline, which is available to students at the beginning of each semester. A possible text for this course is:
Powers, 2019. Total Fitness and Wellness, 8th edition.
No prerequisite courses.
No corequisite courses.
No equivalent courses.
Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.
|Institution||Transfer Details||Effective Dates|
|Camosun College (CAMO)||CAMO SPEX 1XX (3)||2014/09/01 to -|
|Camosun College (CAMO)||DOUG SPSC 1103 (3) & DOUG SPSC 1105 (3) = CAMO SPEX 110 (3) & CAMO SPEX 1XX (3)||2014/09/01 to -|
|Langara College (LANG)||LANG KINS 1103 (3)||2013/09/01 to -|
|Langara College (LANG)||LANG HKIN 1103 (3)||2004/09/01 to 2013/08/31|
|Okanagan College (OC)||OC HKIN 103 (3)||2008/05/01 to -|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||SFU KIN 143 (3)||2004/09/01 to 2013/08/31|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||SFU BPK 143 (3)||2013/09/01 to -|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU KINE 143 (3)||2004/09/01 to 2010/12/31|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU PHED 1XX (3)||2004/09/01 to 2010/08/31|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU PHED 1XXX (3)||2010/09/01 to -|
|Trinity Western University (TWU)||TWU HKIN 1XX (3)||2018/01/01 to -|
|Trinity Western University (TWU)||TWU HKIN 191 (3)||2004/09/01 to 2016/12/31|
|University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO)||UBCO HMKN 100 (3)||2004/09/01 to -|
|University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV)||UBCV KIN 120 (3)||2004/09/01 to -|
|University of the Fraser Valley (UFV)||UFV KIN 103 (3)||2004/09/01 to -|
|University of Victoria (UVIC)||UVIC EPHE 1XX (1.5)||2008/05/01 to -|
|University of Victoria (UVIC)||UVIC PE 1XX (1.5)||2004/09/01 to 2008/04/30|
|Vancouver Island University (VIU)||VIU PHED 230 (3)||2004/09/01 to 2020/08/31|
|Vancouver Island University (VIU)||VIU KIN 230 (3)||2020/09/01 to -|