PHED 1063

Credit Hours


Course Title






Catalog Description

This course is designed to aid the students the development and maintenance of cardiorespiratory endurance through the use of walking/jogging.  The use of these activities provides a safe and expedient mode of developing fitness and enhancing overall health. 


Jogging and Walking for Health and Fitness by Frank Rosato, Morton Publishing Company (newest edition)

Expected Educational Results

After completing this course, students will be able to:

1. Assess for cardiorespiratory endurance, flexibility, muscular endurance, muscular strength, and body

2. Demonstrate the proper stretching techniques for walking/jogging.
3. Explain terminology, training principles, and safety precautions
4. Identify the proper progression of exercise.
5. Discuss the role of jogging in a well-rounded physical fitness program.
6. Plan and execute a correct and appropriate walking/jogging program.
7. Improve their cardiorespiratory fitness level

General Education Outcomes

I. This course addresses General Education Outcome number nine “to apply the basic concepts and health and

   wellness and utilize activities to promote health and fitness.”

Course Content

1. Safety
2. Proper stretching techniques
3. Supplemental activities and related fitness components
4. Pre-and Post- Testing for cardiorespiratory endurance, flexibility, muscular      endurance, muscular strength,

    and body composition
5. Determining target heart rate
6. Terminology
7. Proper progression of exercise
8. Maintain progress charts
9. Cardiorespiratory Activities