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Bryan · Kinesiology · Kinesiology and Health - PHED


Ab/Glute Conditioning
PHED-1101

  • Spring 2016
  • Section SECTION_303 CRN-23447
  • 1 Credits
  • 01/19/2016 to 05/12/2016
  • Modified 01/18/2016

Meeting Times


Tuesday, Thursday 9:10 AM - 10:25 AM

Pure Energy Dance Productions

1865 Briarcrest Dr, Bryan, TX 77802

Contact Information


Pamela O'Connor

[email protected]

Office hours: Directly before or after class or by Appointment

Description


A fitness course emphasizing total body conditioning (concentrating on abdominal and gluteal muscle groups), proper technique, and overall physical and mental fitness.

Requisites

None

Core Curriculum Statement


Through the Texas Core Curriculum, students will gain a foundation of knowledge in human cultures and the physical and natural world, develop principles of personal and social responsibility for living in a diverse world, and advance intellectual and practical skills that are essential for all learning. For details relating to this core course, please see:

http://www.blinn.edu/academics/core_curriculum.html

Outcomes


1. Demonstrate safe and proper techniques for various aerobic and anaerobic exercises.

2. Identify the key components of a physical fitness conditioning program.

3. Design an individualized and personalized physical fitness program to maintain or improve overall fitness.

4. Measure the key components of physical fitness through select criteria in each area.

5. Explain proper dietary guidelines set by the USDA Food Guide Pyramid.

Materials


 

Appropriate workout apparel/gear, water and towel.

Course Requirements


WRITTEN ASSIGNMENTS

Three written assignments will be administered during the course of the semester covering material from the lectures. Each written assignment is worth ten points and is due on the date listed on eCampus. Late work will not be accepted

Written assignments will include:

Personalized Fitness Program

Design a workout program specifically for your test results and to improve current fitness level. It must contain specific exercises that cover the key components of fitness.

Nutritional Analysis

Students will examine and evaluate the nutritional content of a meal and choose options to make it healthier and more nutritional.

Written assignments/worksheets covering material discussed in class.

PHYSICAL/SKILL EXAMS

Cardiovascular, flexibility, muscular strength and endurance physical testing will be done throughout the semester. Grades will be based on national standard times (for age and sex) for these physical exams. Each exam will be worth twenty points. Missed physical exams (unless due to a Blinn excused absence) may not be made up.

Routines: At the end of the semester, students will demonstrate a training method or exercise they will teach to the class.  It has to be an exercise or method that has not been already performed in class. Students are to know how to perform, teach and explain muscle groups associated with the chosen exercise.

WRITTEN EXAMS

Two written exams will be administered during the semester covering material from the text. Each exam is worth twenty points, for a total of forty points.

 COMPREHENSIVE FINAL EXAM

A comprehensive final exam, consisting of forty multiple choice questions, will be given at the end of the semester (see Blinn website for date) worth eighty points. This exam will be given at Blinn’s Physical Fitness Building during the scheduled time. Refer to the Blinn calendar for specific time and dates. 

PARTICIPATION

A student can earn three participation points per class period (25 class periods); however, the student must complete the following to receive the three points.

1.    Sign-in during the first two minutes of class. After 2 minutes, student is tardy. After            five minutes, student is considered absent.

2.     Participate fully during the entire class period.

3.     Students may not sign-in and leave or leave early—no credit will be earned.

4.     All students will train on days when exams are scheduled

5.     Students must be dressed in proper workout attire and footwear and be of sound body and mind in order to participate.

*For students missing two or less classes through the semester (excused or unexcused), three points will be added to participation.

Access to a computer is essential for eCampus and communication.  Computer access on the Bryan campus is in the Library and the Open Computer Lab in the Health building.  The student’s responsibility is to complete the assignment by the date listed on the schedule.  Access to a computer with an internet connection is a requirement.  There are computers on campus that are available for you to use.  If you choose to use your computer at home, extensions will not be given due to computer problems.  You must make sure you work out the “bugs” by contacting “Support” to ensure your computer is working properly.

 

Evaluation


Class Activities/Participation 15%  

Participate in discussion, polling, application activities, & fitness training. Students can earn up to 1 point per class for participation.  To receive the points, the student must show up on time, engage in the class, wear proper work out attire and stay the duration of the class.

Personalized Fitness Program Design 10%  

Design a workout program specifically for you.  It must contain specific exercises that cover the key components of fitness.

Nutritional Analysis 10%  

Students will examine and evaluate the nutritional content of a meal and choose options to make it healthier and more nutritional.

Training Principles 10%  

At the end of the semester, students will demonstrate a training method or exercise they will teach to the class.  It has to be an exercise or method that has not been already performed in class. Students are to know how to perform, teach and explain muscle groups associated with the chosen exercise.

Physicals 15%  

The students will be assessed on flexibility, muscular strength and endurance and cardiovascular fitness throughout the course.

Written Assessments 20%  

Two exams will be given throughout the course of the semester.  The exams will be given in class.  They will consist of material from handouts and lectures.

Questions cover the scientific method, the wellness continuum, behavior change strategies, scientific principles of fitness training, hypokinetic conditions, nutrition, weight management, complementary & alternative medicine and its impact on the human experience.

Questions primarily focus on scientific principles of human disease, reproduction, pregnancy, sexually transmitted infections and drug use on the human body and its influence on the human experience.  Additional questions cover key concepts from the semester.

FINAL EXAM 20%  

Comprehensive exam at the end of the semester.  Refer to the Blinn College calendar for specific date and time.

 

Criteria

Type Weight Topic Notes
Written Assignments 15%    
Written Exams 20%    
Final Exam 20%    
Physical Exams 15%    
Participation 30%    

Breakdown

Letter Grades

%

A

90 or above

B

80-89.99

C

70-79.99

D

60-69.99

F

< 60

Blinn College Policies


Blinn College policies on civility, class attendance; scholastic integrity; students with disabilities; final grade appeals; and electronic devices as stated in the Blinn College Faculty Handbook, Blinn College Catalog and specific technical program handbooks. All policies, guidelines and procedures in the Faculty Handbook, the Board Policy and Administrative Procedure Manuals are applicable to this course.

Civility Statement

Members of the Blinn College community, which includes faculty, staff and students, are expected to act honestly and responsibly in all aspects of campus life. Blinn College holds all members accountable for their actions and words. Therefore, all members should commit themselves to behave in a manner that recognizes personal respect and demonstrates concern for the personal dignity, rights, and freedoms of every member of the College community, including respect for College property and the physical and intellectual property of others.

      Civility Notification Statement. If a student is asked to leave the classroom because of uncivil behavior, the student may not return to that class until the student arranges a conference with the instructor; it is the student’s responsibility to arrange for this conference.

      This statement reflects step one in a possible four step process.  The Incivility Protocol is detailed in the Blinn College Administrative Procedure Manual.

Attendance Policy

The College District believes that class attendance is essential for student success; therefore, students are required to promptly and regularly attend all their classes. The faculty shall require students to regularly attend class and shall keep a record of attendance from the first day of classes and/or the first day the student’s name appears on the roster through final examinations. If a student has one week’s worth of unexcused absences during the semester, he or she will be sent an e-mail by the College District requiring the student to contact his or her instructor and schedule a conference immediately to discuss his or her attendance issues. Should the student accumulate two weeks’ worth of unexcused absences, he or she will be administratively withdrawn from class.

There are four forms of excused absences recognized by the institution:

  1. observance of religious holy days—The student should notify his or her instructor(s) not later than the 15th day of the semester concerning the specific date(s) that the student will be absent for any religious holy day(s);
  2. representing the College District at an official institutional function-If a student is asked by the College District to be an official representative of the College District at any function approved by the institution, the student shall be excused from any classes missed and must be allowed to complete all work without penalty for that absence(s) in a timely manner as directed by the faculty member;
  3. a high school student representing the independent school district at an official institutional function- If a high school student is asked by the independent school district to be an official representative of the school district at any function approved by the institution, the student shall be excused from any class missed and must be allowed to complete all work without penalty for the absence(s) in a timely manner as directed by the faculty member; and
  4. military service- If a student can prove he or she is serving on active duty to which he or she is called with the Armed Forces of the United States, the student shall be excused from attending classes and allowed to complete an assignment or take and examination from which the student is excused within a reasonable time after the absence.

Other absences may be excused at the discretion of the faculty member.  A student enrolled in a developmental course is subject to College District-mandated attendance policies. Failure to attend developmental classes shall result in removal from the course as defined by the College District. Board Policy FC (LOCAL)

It is the student’s responsibility to officially drop a class he or she is no longer attending.  More information on drop limits and withdrawing can be found in the Blinn College Catalog. The last day to drop with a Q is according to the Academic Calendar.

Scholastic Integrity

Blinn College does not tolerate cheating, plagiarism, or any other act of dishonesty with regard to the course in which you are enrolled.  The following text defines the faculty member’s responsibility with regard to the scholastic integrity expectation for this and all courses at Blinn College. In a case of scholastic dishonesty, it is critical that written documentation be maintained at each level throughout the process.

It is the responsibility of faculty members to maintain scholastic integrity at the College District by refusing to tolerate any form of scholastic dishonesty.  Adequate control of test materials, strict supervision during testing, and other preventive measures should be utilized, as necessary, to prevent cheating or plagiarism.  If there is compelling evidence that a student is involved in cheating or plagiarism, the instructor should assume responsibility and address the infraction.  Likewise, any student accused of scholastic dishonesty is entitled to due process to resolve the allegation as outlined in Blinn College Board Policy FLDB (Local).  The Scholastic Integrity Policy is located in the Blinn College Catalog.

Students with Disabilities

Non-Discrimination Statement

Blinn College does not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities in the recruitment and admission of students, the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, or the operation of any of its programs and activities, as specified by applicable federal laws and regulations. The designated coordinator for Blinn College’s compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act (ADAAA) is Patricia E. Moran, M.Ed., 902 College Avenue, Brenham, TX 77833, (979) 830-4157. Students should make arrangements for disability service directly with each campus on which they attend classes. Students enrolled on the Brenham, Schulenburg, and Sealy campuses should contact (979) 830-4157 for more information. Students on the Bryan Campus should contact (979) 209-7264.
The College’s facilities are accessible to students and visitors with disabilities. Designated parking spaces, ramps, handicapped restroom facilities, elevators, and assistance from College employees are readily available on all campuses. The College’s faculty and staff work closely with students with disabilities to meet their individual needs. 

Services for Students with Documented Disabilities

Students with documented disabilities must self-identify and provide current, appropriate documentation of the disability to the Office of Disability Services (ODS) prior to receiving services. Students are encouraged to contact this office as early as possible to initiate services. Direct services to students with disabilities are provided in the following areas:

• Assessment of needs and appropriate services

• Provision of classroom and testing accommodations

• Assistance in orientation and registration procedures

• Counseling on disability related issues

Information, education, referrals, and consultation about specific disabilities are available to interested parties on request. For answers to specific questions or to request an information packet, contact the Office of Disability Services on the specific campus you will be attending.

Bryan Campus: (979) 209-7251; Brenham, Sealy, Schulenburg Campuses: (979) 830-4157

Final Grade Appeal

If a student wishes to appeal a final grade in a course, Blinn College Board Policy FLDB (Local), Course Grade Complaints, outlines the timeline and steps for appeal.  This policy is located in the Blinn College Catalog.

Electronic Devices

Cellular telephones and beepers/pagers must be disengaged while the student is in the Blinn College Library or any classroom/lab, unless otherwise instructed. Any noncompliance with this policy shall be addressed in accordance with the Blinn College Administrative Procedure Manual- Incivility Protocol.

Course Policies


Administrative Withdrawal

Students wishing to appeal an administrative withdrawal should consult their instructor first.  Students that feel the need to pursue the appeal process further need to do the following.  To initiate an appeal, please follow the process detailed in steps 1 – 3.  It is the student’s responsibility to initiate each step of the appeals process.  Students have three class days from the date of notification to initiate, by @buc.blinn.edu e-mail, to The Division Chair, Dr. Shelly Peacock shelly.peacock@blinn.edu and complete the process.

  1. Prepare a letter of appeal.  This letter must include your name, student identification number, course number, section number, and a description of any extenuating circumstances along with the necessary documentation for all absences.
  2. Schedule an appointment with Dr. Adams to discuss the administrative withdrawal.  You must bring the letter of appeal to this meeting.
  3. If the appeal is approved, you will be reinstated immediately.  If denied, you will not be reinstated into the class.

 

Administrative Withdrawal

Students wishing to appeal an administrative withdrawal should consult their instructor first.  Students that feel the need to pursue the appeal process further need to do the following.  To initiate an appeal, please follow the process detailed in steps 1 – 3.  It is the student’s responsibility to initiate each step of the appeals process.  Students have three class days from the date of notification to initiate, by @buc.blinn.edu e-mail, to The Division Chair, Dr. Shelly Peacock:  [email protected] and complete the process.

  1. Prepare a letter of appeal.  This letter must include your name, student identification number, course number, section number, and a description of any extenuating circumstances along with the necessary documentation for all absences.
  2. Schedule an appointment with Dr. Adams to discuss the administrative withdrawal.  You must bring the letter of appeal to this meeting.
  3. If the appeal is approved, you will be reinstated immediately.  If denied, you will not be reinstated into the class.

 

Attendance & Participation

Attendance:  Upon completion of your games, balls must be returned to the ball racks, all paperwork completed including recording all scores (individual and team,) clean up around area and house shoes returned or daily participation points will not be received. Students are responsible for computing their own daily logs. Points will be deducted for incorrect scoring on the daily log.

Participation:  You earn 5 participation points for every class you attend and participate.

Type of Course

1st Email Notification (Notification is sent to your Blinn College email address)

2nd Email Notification

Administrative Withdrawal

Number of Absences

Week Equivalency

Number of Absences

Week Equivalency

MWF classes

3 classes missed

1 week

6 classes missed

2 weeks

MW or TR classes

2 classes missed

1 week

4 classes missed

2 weeks

Night classes

1 classes missed

1 week

2 classes missed

2 weeks

Blended classes

1 on-site class missed

1week

2 classes missed

2 weeks

On-line classes

Defined by instructor

1 week

Defined by instructor

2 weeks

 

 

Type of Course

Administrative Withdrawal

Number of Absences

Week Equivalency

Mini semester

2 classes missed

2 weeks

Summer Session

3 classes missed

2 weeks

10 week Session

6 classes missed

2 weeks

Accelerated Session

3 classes missed

2 weeks

 

Missed Assignments

If you miss any of the assignments you will be given a grade of “0” for that assignment.  I willNOT go back and reopen assignments.  Final Grades are calculated immediately following the Final Exam.  Assignments/Tests missed due to the official Blinn College excused absence policy are eligible for make-up.  Verification of these absences is mandatory.  Access to a computer with an internet connection is a requirement.  There are computers on campus that are available for you to use.  If you choose to use your computer at home, extensions will not be given due to computer problems.  You must make sure you work out the “bugs” by contacting “Support” to ensure your computer is working properly.

 

No Excused Absences

The only Excused Absences are 1 of the 4 listed above in the "Attendance Policy" section. Examples of unexcused absences include, but not limited to: illness, doctor appointments, hospitalization, personal business, court appearance, vehicle breakdowns, or other unrelated business is not excused.  Exams for another class, or other school related business is notexcused.

Students: you must report an absence to your instructor, using your Blinn College email account (@buc.blinn.edu) within 24 hours of the class period missed for consideration to be excused.  Your instructor will require official documentation to determine whether the absence is excused or unexcused.  Absences will not be excused at a later date if this procedure is not followed. Classes missed because you were Administratively Withdrawn from the class due to absences is not an excused absence.

 

Student E-Mail Account

Blinn College has a student e-mail account for every student.  It is the student’s responsibility to check this e-mail account daily for important information.  To find out how to access this e-mail account, go to http://www.blinn.edu/acadtech/studentemail/ This is where you will find step-by-step instructions on how to use your account.

 

Computer/eCampus Related Problems

If you experience eCampus problems you must submit a Help Desk Ticket.  Save the correspondence that you have with the Distance Education Department.  If the problem was Blinn’s fault (e.g. eCampus was down, etc.) then the assignment will be extended for you.  You must notify us of this problem and present to us the correspondence that you had with the Distance Education Department before the semester ends.  We will not be able to help you after the semester ends.

 

Computer Access

Computer access on the Bryan Campus is in The Library, The Learning Center (second floor of Library) and in the Open Computer Lab in the Health Building, room H-225B.  Click here to see a map of the Bryan Campus.

 

Extra Credit

There is no extra credit awarded.  There is no grade enhancement.

 

Food and Drinks

Instructors and students are not allowed to bring food and/or drinks in any Blinn College classroom/lab.

Exception: plastic or metal water bottles are allowed in all H&K activity classes.

Schedule


Week One

Meeting Details

LEC Minutes

Weekly Hours

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Introduction/Course syllabus

75

3

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Proper Form: Components of Fitness

75

Week Two

 

LEC

Weekly

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Pre- test Physicals

75

3

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Intervals

75

Week Three

 

LEC

Weekly

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

Strength Training

75

3

Thursday, February 04, 2016

Boot Camp/ Written Assignment 1 Due

75

Week Four

 

LEC

Weekly

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Flexibility and Strength Training

75

3

Thursday, February 11, 2016

EXAM 1   Run/Walk Training

75

Week Five

 

LEC

Weekly

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Physicals

75

3

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Boot Camp

75

Week Six

 

LEC

Weekly

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Core Workout

75

3

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Run/Walk Training

75

Week Seven

 

LEC

Weekly

Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Intervals

75

3

Thursday, March 03, 2016

Strength Training/Written Assignment 2 Due

75

Week Eight

 

LEC

Weekly

Tuesday, March 08, 2016

Core Workout

75

3

Thursday, March 10, 2016

EXAM 2 Boot Camp

75

SPRING BREAK

MON, MAR 14 - FRI, MAR 18

 

 

Week Nine

 

LEC

Weekly

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Core Workout

75

3

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Intervals

75

Week Ten

 

LEC

Weekly

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Strength Training/Written Assignment 3 Due

75

3

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Boot Camp

75

Week Eleven

 

LEC

Weekly

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

Run/Walk

75

3

Thursday, April 07, 2016

Flexibility and Strength Training

75

Week Twelve

 

LEC

Weekly

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Intervals

75

3

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Core Workout

75

Week Thirteen

 

LEC

Weekly

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Routines

75

3

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Routines

75

Week Fourteen

 

LEC

Weekly

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Games

75

3

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Games

75

Week Fifteen

 

LEC

Weekly

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Physicals

75

3

Thursday, May 05, 2016

Physicals

75

Week Sixteen - Finals Week

 

LEC

Weekly

Monday, May 09, 2016

 

 

3

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

FINAL EXAM TBA

 

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

 

 

Thursday, May 12, 2016

GRADES DUE

 

Friday, May 13, 2016

GRADUATION

 

 

Total Contact Hours

 

48