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Cheyrl Grayson: Courses: PHED 1100

PHED 1100
Fitness Circuit Training
INSTRUCTOR: Cheryl Grayson
  Gym - 112
   Office #: 272-4540


Fitness Circuit Training

The primary purpose of this course is to acquaint you, the student, with the basic knowledge and understanding pertaining to why participation in physical activity contributes to optimal living.

This course will not only give you the physical aspect of conditioning but also the knowledge behind the program of conditioning which is being used.

Course Objectives:

(1.) Identify the basic components of a fitness program.

(2.) Understand the importance of a commitment to a lifetime fitness activity.

(3.) Improve cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, and body composition.

(4.) Develop knowledge of the relationship between fitness development and improvements in general health and wellness.

Description of Circuit Training:

The student will alternate aerobic (brisk) walking with numerous sets of calisthenic-muscular conditioning and flexibility exercises.


Assigned Reading - handouts

Appropriate Exercise attire (Walking/Running shoes; loose fitting exercise clothing).

NO Street Clothes (jeans, boots, sandals, etc.)

Attendance Policy:

Classes that meet 3 times per week OR Classes that meet 2 times per week

5 absences = F (non-passing grade) 4 absences = F (non-passing grade)

An absence on an exam day will result in a loss of 10 points from exam.


Skill - Students will be graded on participation and completion of the fitness circuit training program (within a 45 minute time frame) (50%).

Grade Composition:

50% Written Evaluation - A Mid-Term and Final Exam will be administered and cover

material from the assigned text, handouts, lectures and videos.

25% Skill Evaluation (skill test, drills, tournaments)

25% Attendance and Participation

100 points (-5 points for each day missed)

100 points (0-5 points for daily participation)

Students with disabilities or special needs of any type should contact Disability Support Services in the Ace Center to request reasonable accommodations for academic programs and other activities of Dalton State College. Students must personally register with Disability Support Services by providing adequate documentation to verify the disability and/or need. A minimum of five to ten business days is needed for approved accommodations to be arranged. The ACE Center is located on the lower level of Pope Student Center.