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Viewing: LSPA 1052 : Cross Training

Last approved: Thu, 15 Oct 2015 09:17:46 GMT

Last edit: Tue, 21 Jul 2015 13:31:38 GMT

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Milken Institute School of Public Health
Exercise and Nutrition Sciences (EXNS)
Cross Training
Cross Training
Fall 2015
Course Type
Basic Activity
Default Grading Method
Pass/No Pass (Fail)




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Instruction in and practical application of general fitness principles and techniques. Focus on improving overall fitness through activities that cover the five components of physical fitness—cardio-respiratory endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, and body composition. The components of fitness are met through structured, individually paced aerobic activities as well as strength and endurance conditioning exercises. A variety of health and wellness issues are also addressed.
1. Explain and perform the fitness requirements associated with physical activity including cardio-respiratory and cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and endurance, muscular flexibility, and body composition. 2. Perform fitness activities through in-class and out-of-class activities. 3. Discuss and explain how adopting healthy lifestyle practices will lead to lifelong wellness. 4. Identify and explain how the body responds during physical activity through cardio-respiratory exercise, muscular strength, and muscular endurance activities. 5. Explain how forms of exercise and fitness principles affect the intensity of an individual’s workout.

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Key: 9905