Physical Education

AEROB 045: Aerobics

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Students will learn correct techniques for weight training and flexibility, guidelines for cardiovascular exercise, and methods for diet improvement, along with proper dance and step aerobic techniques.

Students must engage in a 12-week fitness program to receive credit. 10 lessons, 10 assignment submissions (8 computer-graded [Speedback] assignments, 2 instructor-graded assignments); proctored computer-graded final exam.

Details:

  • Course Length: 1 Semester
  • Curriculum Provider: BYU Independent Study
  • Prerequisites: NONE
  • Required Materials:
    • Students must furnish their own aerobics equipment and have access to a DVD player. An optional step aerobics DVD is available for use with this class and can be requested through the BYU Independent Study Office. Before beginning any exercise program, consult with your doctor. Participants and their legal guardians assume all responsibility and risk associated with any participation in any exercise program or related activities.
    • Aerob 045 – Hooked on Aerobics
    • Aerob 045 – DVD Step Aerobics (optional) $8.00
    • Aerob 045 – Printed Course Readings $10.00
  • Cost of tuition is covered by Provo eSchool.

Syllabus:

  • The Importance of Physical Fitness
  • Body Awareness
  • Aerobic Activities
  • Exercise: Cardiovascular Training
  • Strength Training
  • Flexibility
  • Safety and Injury Prevention
  • Nutrition
  • Tracking Your Progress
  • Practice Final Exam

BOWL 041: Bowling

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At the conclusion of this course, students should attain an advanced-beginner skill level by learning the correct approach, delivery, and scoring techniques in bowling.

This is a fun but demanding course that will require you to follow directions carefully for all your lessons. Access to a bowling alley and appropriate equipment is required. Students must submit scorecards from 15 games to receive credit. Let’s go bowling! 6 lessons, 6 assignment submissions (5 computer-graded [Speedback] assignments, 1 instructor-graded assignment); proctored computer-graded final exam.

Details:

  • Course Length: 1 Semester
  • Curriculum Provider: BYU Independent Study
  • Prerequisites: NONE
  • Required Materials:
    • Printed Course Packet
    • Bowl 041 – DVD
  • Cost of tuition is covered by Provo eSchool.

Syllabus:

  1. A Good Beginning
  2. Aim Is Part of the Game
  3. Scoring
  4. Have I Got a Problem?
  5. The Bowler’s Lingo
  6. Your Official Scorecards

FIT 041: Fitness For Living

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This course is an individualized approach to physical fitness, including cardiovascular endurance, strength, and flexibility.

Students will need access to free weights or a universal weight machine to complete the course requirements. Students must engage in a 90 day exercise program, to be completed within 15-18 weeks, to receive credit. 5 lessons, 7 assignment submissions (5 computer-graded [Speedback] assignments, 2 instructor-graded assignments); proctored computer-graded final exam.

Details:

  • Course Length: 1 Semester
  • Curriculum Provider: BYU Independent Study
  • Prerequisites: NONE
  • Required Materials:
    • Printed Course Readings $10.00
  • Cost of tuition is covered by Provo eSchool.

Syllabus:

  • Assessing, Deciding, and Directing
  • With Every Beat of Your Heart: Cardiovascular Fitness
  • You Are What You Eat: Nutrition and Weight Control
  • Why Wait for Weights?: Strength Training
  • Stress or OpportUnities in Disguise?: Flexibility and Relaxation

FIT 049: Fitness for Sports and Recreation

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: This course is an overall fitness training and nutrition course designed for students who are involved in either competitive or recreational sports such as football, soccer, swimming, cheerleading, track, snowboarding, rock climbing, etc.

This fitness course is designed to help students achieve their maximum fitness level and increase strength and stamina to achieve peak competitive condition. Students will participate in several physical activities designed to increase fitness. Students must engage in a 13-week fitness program to receive credit. 6 lessons, 7 assignment submissions (4 computer-graded [Speedback] assignments, 3 instructor-graded assignments); proctored computer-graded final exam.

Details:

  • Course Length: 1 Semester
  • Curriculum Provider: BYU Independent Study
  • Prerequisites: NONE
  • Required Materials:
    • Fit 049 – Printed Course Readings $10.00
  • Cost of tuition is covered by Provo eSchool.

Syllabus:

  • Introduction & Cardiovascular Fitness
  • Muscle Strength, Weight Training, & Flexibility
  • Nutrition and Weight Control
  • Physical Fitness Activities: Weeks 1 – 4
  • Physical Fitness Activities: Weeks 5 – 8
  • hysical Fitness Activities: Weeks 9 – 12

GOLF 041: Golf

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This course includes instruction for proper golf grip, stance, backswing, downswing, follow-through, short game, putting, problem shots, proper club for fairway distance, rough, greens, sand traps, etc.

It also instructs in golf terminology, rules, and etiquette and requires 45 holes of golf over three to four months. Students must submit scorecards from 5 games to receive credit. 5 lessons, 6 assignment submissions (5 computer-graded [Speedback] assignments, 1 instructor-graded assignment); proctored computer-graded final exam

Details:

  • Course Length: 1 Semester
  • Curriculum Provider: BYU Independent Study
  • Prerequisites: NONE
  • Required Materials:
    • Golf 041 – Printed Course Readings $10.00
  • Cost of tuition is covered by Provo eSchool.

Syllabus:

  1. The Rules and Etiquette of Golf
  2. The Swing
  3. Putting with Confidence
  4. The Short Game
  5. Recovery Shots

JOG 041: Jogging

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JOG 41 provides guidance in becoming more physically fit and in setting up a long-term program to maintain fitness.

Students must engage in a fitness program for a minimum of 6 weeks to receive credit, jogging a minimum of 60 miles over at least 30 days to receive a passing grade. 8 lessons, 8 assignment submissions (6 computer-graded [Speedback] assignments, 2 instructor-graded assignments); proctored computer-graded final exam.

Details:

  • Course Length: 1 Semester
  • Curriculum Provider: BYU Independent Study
  • Prerequisites: NONE
  • Required Materials:
    • Jog 041 – Printed Course Readings $10.00
  • Cost of tuition is covered by Provo eSchool.

Syllabus:

  1. Joggers to Your Start: Before You Begin
  2. Get Set: Planning Your Jogging Program
  3. Does It Hurt?: Common Injuries and Prevention
  4. Go!: The Benefits of Jogging
  5. Faster and Stronger: Factors That Affect Training
  6. For As Long As It Takes: Continuing Activity
  7. There is No End
  8. Form Check: The Jogging Position

SWIM 043: Intermediate Swimming

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: This course on swimming encourages cardiovascular fitness through the four competitive strokes: freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly.

Students must engage in a fitness program for a minimum of 10 weeks to receive credit. 8 lessons, 8 assignment submissions (6 computer-graded [Speedback] assignments, 2 instructor-graded assignments); proctored computer-graded final exam.

Details:

  • Course Length: 1 Semester
  • Curriculum Provider: BYU Independent Study
  • Prerequisites: NONE
  • Required Materials:
    • Swim 043 – Printed Course Readings $10.00
  • Cost of tuition is covered by Provo eSchool.

Syllabus:

  1. Getting the Basics
  2. Putting Fun Into Swimming
  3. Freestyle
  4. Backstroke
  5. Breaststroke
  6. Butterfly Stroke
  7. Fit for Life
  8. Portfolio

TEN 041: Tennis

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TEN 041 teaches the forehand, backhand, lob, serve, and other skills necessary to play tennis; written and unwritten rules of the game; and singles and doubles strategy.

Access to appropriate equipment and a partner is required. Students must engage in a six-week fitness program to receive credit. 7 lessons, 8 assignment submissions (7 computer-graded [Speedback] assignments, 1 instructor-graded assignment); proctored computer-graded final exam.

Details:

  • Course Length: 1 Semester
  • Curriculum Provider: BYU Independent Study
  • Prerequisites: NONE
  • Required Materials:
    • Gould , Packet: Tennis Anyone?, Publ. BYU (Out of Print)( 2000, 9780767411639 ) $ 28.35
    • Ten 041 – Printed Course Readings $10.00
  • Cost of tuition is covered by Provo eSchool.

Syllabus:

  • Grooving the Forehand
  • Grooving the Backhand
  • The Serve
  • The Volley, Overhead, and Lob
  • The Written and Unwritten Rules of the Game
  • Singles and Doubles Strategy
  • Evaluating Your Own Skill

WALK 041: Walking Fitness

This walking course guides students to become physically fit while simultaneously helping them set up a long-term fitness program. Students must engage in a walking fitness program for a minimum of 45 days to receive credit. Walking is the base element for many other activities and is an excellent foundation for expanded conditioning programs.

Details:

  • Course Length: 1 Semester
  • Curriculum Provider: BYU Independent Study

WTRNG 041: Weight Training

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In this course, students learn the benefits of muscular fitness, proper weight training techniques, and how to set up their own personal weight training program.

. Students must engage in a fitness program for a minimum of 12 weeks to receive credit. 4 lessons, 6 assignment submissions (5 computer-graded [Speedback] assignments, 1 instructor-graded assignment); proctored computer-graded final exam.

Details:

  • Course Length: 1 Semester
  • Curriculum Provider: BYU Independent Study
  • Prerequisites: NONE
  • Required Materials:
    • Wtrng 041 – Printed Course Readings $10.00
  • Cost of tuition is covered by Provo eSchool.

Syllabus:

  1. Introduction to Weight Training
  2. Muscle Structure and Functions
  3. Weight Training Guidelines
  4. Common Questions Related to Weightlifting