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PAC 104 Police Officer Physical Training
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2011
SUN#: None
AGEC: (None)  
Credit Breakdown: 2 Lectures, 3 Labs
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F

Description: Advanced principles of aerobic exercise, strength development and flexibility, emphasizing methods for stress reduction, value of nutrition awareness, and development of individual exercise programs.

Prerequisites: Acceptance to CARLOTA

Corequisites: N/A

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Knowledge Level) Identify the basic guidelines of medical screening prior to beginning an exercise program.
2. (Evaluation Level) Determine and assess current health and physical fitness status and needs of each individual prior to beginning the conditioning programs.
3. (Comprehension Level) Discuss the role exercise plays in stress management.
4. (Comprehension Level) Discuss the importance and the relationship of good fitness to productivity, absenteeism and employee performance.
5. (Knowledge Level) Identify the role of exercise and its relationship to preventive medicine.
6. (Comprehension Level) Discuss the basic relationship of diet and nutrition as they relate to a conditioning program.
7. (Application Level) Define, discuss and implement the three phases of an exercise program - muscle strength, cardiovascular endurance and flexibility.
8. (Application Level) Define, discuss and implement the three phases of an exercise session - warm-up, exercise and cool down.
9. (Evaluation Level) Define, discuss, and assess training heart rate.
10. (Mathematical Behavior) Calculate and discuss the importance of maximum heart rate and time of duration which should be obtained during the conditioning program.
11. (Mathematical Behavior) Calculate and discuss maximum weight for age and height.
12. (Mathematical Behavior) Calculate and discuss body fat content.
13. (Application Level) Demonstrate the ability to obtain a qualifying score of 384 on the AZPOST POPAT.
14. (Knowledge Level) Identify the proper method of performing the three types of flexibility movements.
15. (Knowledge Level) Identify the definition of absolute strength and dynamic strength.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation