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FITN 118 Beginning Fitness Center

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Course Description

Continuation of FITN 117. FITN 118 is the second installment of a series of courses that promotes participation in physical activity while in a fitness setting, fostering lifelong health and wellness. Examines the importance of strength and cardiovascular training to maintain healthy body composition. The course examines various modes of strength training, including free-weight exercises, workout organization, types of strength training, aerobic versus anaerobic training, basic exercise physiology, fitness assessment, and goal setting.

Units: 1
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
Prerequisites: FITN 117
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements:Area E2; Physical Education
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area E2), UC*