Course Outline for Physical Education 1
STRETCH, STRENGTHEN / RELAXATION
PHED 1SSR –Stretch, Strengthen / Relaxation 0.5 unit
This course is designed to present to the student a selection of stretching and strengthening exercises that will promote strength, flexibility, balance, and coordination in a relaxing atmosphere. Through consistent practice, the student will improve in strength, will become aware of improved breathing patterns and methods of relaxation. The class will meet 2 hours per week.
Expected Outcomes for the Students:
Upon completion of the course the student will be able to:
perceive improved flexibility, strength, and relaxation;
demonstrate improved balance;
practice relaxation techniques with confidence.
Selected exercises to promote flexibility, strength, and stress reduction.
Techniques of relaxation.
Techniques to increase relaxation and flexibility.
Methods of Presentation:
Verbal explanation and demonstration.
Assignments and Methods of Evaluating Student Progress:
Class attendance and participation, demonstrated proficiency of exercise movements.
Special Student Material:
Appropriate physical education attire.
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