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Fitness Outdoor Education Dance Team Sports Individual Sports 3 Credit Courses
Weight Training    Long Island Hiking Social Dance Volleyball Golf  Introduction To Physical Education
Fitness Walking  Rock Climbing Modern Dance and Composition  Basketball/Softball Tennis  
Jogging and Fitness  Backpacking Modern Jazz Dance Soccer Racquetball
Sports Conditioning Fitness Adventure   Team Sports and Conditioning Bowling  
Pilates        Badminton/Pickleball  
Lifetime Fitness          
Personal Lifetime Fitness          
Spinning          
Body Toning          
Yoga          
Aerobics          
Step Aerobics          
Cardio Kickboxing          
Total Fitness          
           
           
           

Fitness


PED113 Weight Training
Develops and maintains physical fitness through proper technique and progressions of weight training with use of supplementary apparatus.

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PED119 Fitness Walking
Develops aerobic fitness in students through analysis and practice of three levels of walking intensity. Preand post-fitness levels assessed. Self-monitoring of appropriate individualized intensity, frequency and duration of walking stressed utilizing a training journal in conjunction with class participation.

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PED121 Jogging And Fitness
Promotes full body fitness through jogging and other related exercises. Techniques of running style stressed along with discussion of physiological aspects of total body fitness. Students encouraged to design a sound individualized jogging program based on proper training techniques.

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PED124 Sports Conditioning
Special topics course in which each athlete’s session consists of a cardiovascular, muscle and flexibility workout program designed according to his/her assessment results and sport interest. Enhancement of one’s fitness for athletic participation in either a selected team or individual sport is focus of program.

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PED126 PILATES
This course will introduce the fundamentals of Pilates mat work. Class will be composed of Pilates exercises designed to achieve optimal strength and flexibility. The class characteristics consist of developing and conditioning the muscular body, promoting correct breathing and good posture, while enhancing mental concentration and focus.

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PED 130 Lifetime Fitness

This course will provide students of any  level of fitness or ability instruction about the roles that physical activity and lifestyle behaviors play in the well-being of the human body. The class will be interactive and  include individualized active participation and instruction on topics such as cardiovascular and muscle fitness, flexibility, back health, exercise related injuries, body composition, nutrition, and weight management.

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PED 131 Personal Lifetime Fitness

Prerequisite, PE30.  In this course, students  will apply to themselves the principles they learned in PE97.  Students will assess their current levels of fitness, set goals and design and implement a plan for personal improvement.  Students will establish a baseline of fitness levels at the beginning of the course and in collaboration with the professor, will devise and implement a fitness improvement or maintenance plan and determine the measurable outcomes by the courses completion.

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PED134 SPINNING
This course introduces basics of spinning (indoor stationary cycling). Provides individually paced, non-impact cardiovascular workout set to inspirational music in non-competitive environment good for all fitness levels.

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PED144 Body Toning
Improves overall fitness through use of exercises, resistance work and movement techniques which provide emphasis on toning, muscular endurance and flexibility. Nutrition and weight control activities included.

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PED147 Yoga
Develops total physical awareness through Hatha Yoga. Lectures and demonstrations on nutrition, meditation and relaxation included.

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PED160 Aerobics
Emphasizes improvement in cardiovascular endurance combining low- and high-impact moves and intensities through use of dance/locomotive patterns and a variety of other techniques.

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PED162 Step Aerobics
Improves cardiovascular endurance combining low-impact work with moderate- to high-intensity conditioning response through use of creative step patterns, multidirectional variations and transitions,and interval training.

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PED163 Cardio-Kickboxing
Improves cardiovascular endurance by combining low-impact workout with moderate- to high-intensity conditioning through use of basic boxing skills such as jabs, punches, upper cuts and tae kwon do kicks. Some high-impact, high-intensity interval segments included.

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PED172 TOTAL FITNESS
Special topics course providing “total” fitness experience through use of muscle training exercises, a variety of aerobic conditioning activities and stretching techniques. Training varies from day to day. Offered only during winter and summer day sessions.

OUTDOOR EDUCATION

PED115 Long Island Hiking
This course is designed to cover  basic skills needed for trail hiking at local parks. Emphasis on improving cardiovascular endurance and learning orienteering skills such as map reading, compass use, safety, etiquette and environmental awareness. Transportation to local parks and applicable fees provided by students as needed.

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PED125 Indoor Rock Climbing
Special topics course covering fundamentals of indoor rock climbing. Students of all skill levels can challenge themselves on selection of climbing walls simulating rock formations of various degrees of difficulty. Requires development of strength, mobility, flexibility, coordination and agility. A fee is paid directly to the facility per session. Transportation required.

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PED51 Backpacking
Techniques and fundamentals of backpack camping. Included are one-day field trip and weekend campout. Transportation required..

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PED295 Fitness Adventure
Adventure based activities focus on health-related fitness components including cardiovascular fitness, flexibility, body composition, and muscular strength and endurance. Activities include group and individual challenges, problem solving initiatives, belaying and climbing challenges. This ten-week course includes one off-campus class session and culminates with a six hour Saturday event at an off-campus high ropes course. Transportation and fee's will be provided by student.
 

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DANCE

PED33 Social Dance
Instruction in basic steps of modern ballroom dancing. Dances taught might include cha cha, swing, foxtrot, meringue, etc.

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PED149 Modern Dance And Composition
Techniques and principles of modern dance composition applying spatial, temporal, dynamic and dramatic elements of choreography.

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PED159 Modern Jazz Dance
Techniques of jazz dancing from its origins to contemporary stage dancing..
 

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SPORTS

PED112 Golf
Places heavy emphasis on basic fundamentals of grip, stance and swing as well as providing thorough understanding of the game, which is necessary for enjoyable participation.

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PED114 Beginning Tennis
Basic instruction includes forehand stroke, backhand stroke and serve. Provides basic understanding of game and rules.

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PED116 Soccer
Covers basic fundamentals of soccer as well as provides opportunity to develop high level of aerobic fitness through vigorous participation.

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PED117 Racquetball
Covers basic fundamentals of lifetime sport of racquetball essential for full participation and enjoyment. Fee paid directly to racquetball court for all games played. Transportation required.

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PED118 Basketball/Softball
Team sports in which students receive instruction in basic fundamentals as well as principles of team work essential for enjoyable competition

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PED295 Badminton/Pickleball
Covers basic fundamentals of the lifetime racquet sports of badminton and pickleball.  Both activities are easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast paced, competitive game for experienced players.

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PED128 Bowling
Fundamentals of bowling; history of courtesies, scoring, approach and delivery. Also covers advanced techniques including reading lanes, types of balls, drill patterns, advanced releases and bowling drills. Fee paid directly to bowling lanes for all games bowled. Transportation required.

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PED129 Volleyball
Develops basic skills of volleyball. Students learn correct method of passing, spiking and serving as well as rules, scoring and teamwork.

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PED145 Team Sports And Conditioning
For students who wish to improve their physical stamina through exercises, physical fitness testing, and participation in variety of team sports such as speedball, flag football, basketball, team handball and more.

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3 Credit Courses

PED 295B Introduction To Physical Education
Places heavy emphasis on basic fundamentals of grip, stance and swing as well as providing thorough understanding of the game, which is necessary for enjoyable participation.

 

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