BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

LEPP-100 - Physical Education Development - 3.00 Credits

LEPP-100 - Physical Education Development - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
This course addresses nutrition, stress management, physical aptitude through techniques such as weight training, anaerobic, aerobic and cardio-vascular capabilities by employing a variety of methods. A physical aptitude assessment (PAA) will take place every six weeks.
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  • Prerequisites : Program Admission
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Five years law enforcement experience.
    Office Hours: 1.5 per week
    Contact Hours: 45
    Student Evaluation
    Participation 30%, Monitoring Sheets 15%, Physical Abilities Requirement Examination 15%, Nutrition Exam 10%, Final Exam 30%. Grading procedures follow the NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to:
  • demonstrate a commitment to a healthy life style;

  • understand the effects of being physically fit as defined as “the ability to carry out daily tasks with vigor and alertness, without undue fatigue and with ample energy to enjoy leisure-time pursuits and to meet unforeseen emergencies”;

  • understand the benefits of maintaining training to increase cardiovascular fitness (aerobic endurance, stamina);

  • comprehend muscle strength and mass, and improve muscular strength;

  • define the difference between a muscle’s ability to maintain a submaximal force or repeatedly apply a submaximal force; and

  • understand the dynamic in flexibility.
  • Text and Materials: Corbin & Lindsey. Fitness For Life, Latest Edition. Human Kinetics Canada.
    Other Resources:
  • Adam F. Szczawinski and George Hardy. Guide to Common Edible Plants of British Columbia. BC Provincial Museum, Handbook 20. 1962.

  • Handouts.
  • Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
    Other Information: Students are required to dress appropriately for each class. Appropriate clothing includes shorts, T-shirts, gym shoes, or reasonable replacements of the above clothes (wind pants, sweat shirts, etc.). All students are responsible for acquiring a pass to a gym approved by the instructor.

    At the conclusion of each ‘hands-on-learning’ exercise a test will be administered and recorded by the instructor. The physical abilities test will be consistently administered to ensure that the students are building up their physical endurance and are mentally capable to handle outdoor activities. A student must pass all tests in order to move on to Term 2. Retests of sections can be accomplished at a later dateNote: In this program a student has 1 option to re-write an exam and/or take a physical fitness test. If the second test is unsuccessful the student may be required to withdraw from the program. Spring term contents will be changed according to the direction of the PED Instructor.