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ES 010

Cardiovascular Fitness & Nutrition

 

Instructor:  Linda Dillard

 

Meeting Days

Open Entry/Open Exit

Meeting Time:

Open Entry/Open Exit

Class Location

Bldg. D, Room 203

Semester, Year:

Fall,  2011

           

 

 

 

Email Address:

linda.dillard@gcccd.edu

Phone:

619-660-4502

 

Required Text:

 

None

 

Fitness Center Hours

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

 

6:00 am – 7:00 pm

 

6:00 am – 7:00 pm

 

6:00 am – 7:00 pm

 

6:00 am – 7:00 pm

 

6:00 am – 12:00 pm,

Closed

 

Closed

 

Course Description

 

ES – 010 is a Fitness Center course designed to teach the benefits of cardiovascular exercise, heart-healthy nutrition guidelines, and provide opportunities for students to analyze their eating habits.  Format is open entry/exit, computer login.  Attendance of 24 hours is required for .5 unit, and attendance of 48 hours is required for 1.0 unit.  Workouts and consultation with an instructor, as well as written and computer assignments are required.  Each student will be assessed in the areas of fitness and diet.

 

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:

 

1.       Describe components necessary for exercise to be considered cardiovascular.

2.       Define personal cardiovascular fitness and nutrition goals.

3.       Develop and participate in exercise to promote cardiovascular fitness.

4.       Examine nutritional facts and labels and correctly identify the nutritional content of foods.

5.       Evaluate their current diet to determine appropriate nutritional content to meet personal needs/goals.

 

Course Policies

 

Attendance/Hours

 

Since ES010 is an open entry/open exit course, you are free to schedule your time in the Fitness Center in any way that fits into the days/times that the Fitness Center is open and that fits into your busy schedule.  It is strongly recommended that you manage your time so that you can split your weekly Fitness Center visits into three visits or more per week.

 

All students are limited to logging no more than 2 hours in the Fitness Center per day.

 

Course Grading

 

This course is graded Pass (P) or No Pass (NP).  Receiving credit for this course will be based on completion of all of the course requirements. The written assignment and the cardio log combined are worth 50% of your grade.  Both assignments must be completed to receive credit in the class!

 

ž      Completion of Orientation (first-time students only - 1 hour of credit awarded).

ž      48 Fitness Center lab work hours if enrolled in 1.0 unit.  (50% of grade) 100 pts.

ž      24 Fitness Center lab work hours if enrolled in 0.5 units.  (50% of grade) 100 pts.

ž      Maintaining Cardio Exercise Log.  Cardio Log is available in the Fitness Center, and on Blackboard.  (See description below) 50 pts.

ž      Complete the Written Assignment.  (See description below) 50 pts.

 

·         Written Assignment

 

In order to receive credit in the class each student must complete a dietary analysis from a designated website, and write a summary.  Assignment information will be available in the Fitness Center TBA.   This assignment is due TBA.

 

·         Cardio Log

 

Students will maintain a Cardio Log for the length of the semester.  Each visit to the Fitness Center, you will be recording your working heart rate.  The purpose of this assignment is to make sure student is working within their own Target Heart Rate.  The Cardio Log is due December 10, 2011.

 

ALL STUDENTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR KNOWING ALL FITNESS CENTER POLICIES.  PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU PICK UP THE “FITNESS CENTER POLICIES” HANDOUT FROM THE FITNESS CENTER.

 

Academic Misconduct

 

Students are expected to do their own original work (no cut & paste or sharing answers)  within the confines of the course objectives and evaluation procedures.  Any deviation from these expectations is considered a violation of the Academic Policies at Cuyamaca College.  It is your responsibility to read and make sure you understand these policies; in particular, the sections entitled “Academic Honesty” and “Academic Honest/Dishonest Policies” in the Cuyamaca College Catalog.

 

Important Dates:

·     Labor Day (Fitness Center Closed)                                                  Sept. 5, 2011

 

Note:  The instructor reserves the right to alter or change class at her discretion. I will make every attempt to notify the class in advance of any proposed changes.