PE 105. Introduction to Fitness Instruction.This course introduces the concepts behind personal training and group fitness instruction. Students learn human anatomy and physiology as they pertain to exercise and learn to apply those principles in prescribing exercise sessions and programs for the general population. The course focuses on proper exercise form and technique. Students work in a lab setting with partners in the class to get a real-life experience in fitness instruction. They are required to participate in activities of the Davis Fitness Center, Andrews Cardio Room, and Merrill Gymnasium. Enrollment limited to 12. Normally offered every semester. Staff.
This course is referenced by the following General Education Concentrations
PE 250. Ethics and Human Rights in Sports.Sports play a major role in most cultures. Issues pertaining to sports and culture—and the ethical choices made surrounding these issues—can have a significant impact in the lives of people everywhere. This course examines some of the philosophical, political, economic, sociological, religious, and legal issues associated with sports. Topics include corporate ethics and sports, gender issues, racism and sports, ethical decision making, and specific sports-related human rights issues. Designed for first- and second-year students. Open to first-year students. Enrollment limited to 15. Normally offered every year. G. Purgavie.
Short Term Courses