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PEM

PEM 1102   BASIC CONDITIONING

credits: 1  
This course is an instruction in principles of weight training and aerobic exercise. The emphasis is on muscular strength development and cardiovascular endurance. The course can be taken twice for credit. 32 contact hours.

PEM 1171   AEROBIC DANCE

credits: 1  
This course is a fitness activity that combines principles of dance, calisthenics and aerobics. This program is based on the principle of continuous movement. This course may be repeated for a total of 6 credits. 32 contact hours.

PEM 1177   PILATES PLUS

credits: 1  

This course covers three modalities of wellness: Pilates, kickboxing and resistance work. The main concentration will be on Pilates. The Pilates method emphasizes the core, building the abs, the lower back and buttocks to enhance muscle balance. Pilates improves coordination, joint mobility, balance, alignment and poor postural habits. The fitness principles of muscular strength, endurance, flexibility, cardiovascular endurance and body composition will be emphasized in each of these modalities. Additional assessment and management of nutritional habits will be emphasized. Each technique will be illustrated by the instructor at various levels of competency, i.e., beginners, intermediate and advanced. Music will be used to accompany the choreography of each modality as well as other fitness props. This course may be repeated for a total of 5 credits. 17 contact hours.

PEM 2131   WEIGHT TRAINING

credits: 2  

This course is an overview of the basic principles of weight training and conditioning. The primary emphasis is to increase skeletal muscular development. Cardiovascular endurance and general fitness improvement is also involved. The course may be repeated 3 times for a total of 6 credits. 47 contact hours.

PEM 2145   JOGGING AND DISTANCE WALKING

credits: 1  
This course is the study and practice of walking, jogging, running and its effects on body systems. Emphasis is on cardiopulmonary training; secondary emphasis is on general fitness. 32 contact hours.

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