Physical Education – Aerobic Conditioning and Weight Training I
Upon completion of Aerobic Conditioning and Weight Training 1, students will meet the following outcomes.
Motor Skills and Movement Patterns
- Demonstrates an understanding of overload, progression, specificity, aerobic and anaerobic
- Identifies differences in circuit, high intensity training, and multi-set weight training.
- Compares and contrast pre/post test results on fitnessgram to determine goal attainment.
- Analyzes fitnessgram data to identify areas that need improvement (healthy fitness zone).
Concepts and Strategies
- Independently calculates target heart rate.
- Identifies major muscles and bones in the human body.
- Identifies prime movers of all weight-training exercises.
- Applies principle of overload to increase intensity of weight training and aerobics activities (F.I.T. principle).
Physical Activity and Fitness
- Independently demonstrates an understanding of cardiovascular risk factors.
- Describes how the cardiovascular system works together (heart, lungs, blood, and blood vessels).
- Demonstrates an understanding of characteristics of an aerobic workout (duration and intensity).
- Records daily workouts (exercise, weight, sets, reps) in a logbook or journal.
Personal and Social Behavior
- Models proper spotting and lifting techniques for all exercises.
- Applies class specific weight room safety rules to each workout.
- Applies personal modifications to safety rules to each workout.
- Carry out’s all daily weight room procedures and safety rules.
- Provides constructive feedback and positive encouragement while performing weight training and aerobic activities.
Recognizes Value of Physical Activity
- Demonstrates an understanding of body composition and identify healthy fitness zone levels.
- Identifies differences between healthy weight management strategies vs. unhealthy weight management strategies.
- Shows an understanding of proper lifting form, spotting techniques, and weight room safety rules while performing weight training and aerobic activities.
- Reflects on the personal benefits of regular participation in aerobics activities.
- Summarizes the effect of increased levels of fitness on the student’s life.
- In small groups, designs and leads an aerobic exercise routine to the class including individual modifications.