OLS 168 Walking and Jogging • 1 Cr.

Description

Walking and Jogging promotes fitness through walking, jogging, or a combination of both. Students will create a fitness program to strengthen the heart, tone muscles, and improve walking performance. Students will keep a journal tracking individual exercise plans and incorporates elements of physical and emotional well-being. Students will learn coping strategies that help with executive function deficits, ADHD, autism, and other learning differences. Prerequisite: Acceptance to the program.

Outcomes

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate elements of walking that include physical and mental components.
  • Compare benefits of exercise that affect personal health, appearance, and fitness.
  • Apply proper technique and personal safety during walking and jogging.
  • Plan and organize a weekly exercise schedule that includes walking/jogging
  • Explain how a planned program increases physical fitness and long-term health.
  • Reflect on exercise data gathered throughout the quarter.
  • Create an exercise plan for lifelong fitness.

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