Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
ANT309FITNESS APPLICATION ICompulsory353
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The purpose of the course is to introduce and improve specific-evidence-based methods and techniques for physical activity interventions in public health, to conceive of requirements for safe and effective physical activity for all people and to create sensitive health professionals
Name of Lecturer(s)
Asst.Prof.Dr. Emine KUTLAY, Lecturer Ramazan Aydınoğlu
Learning Outcomes
11. Enhancing quality of life, creating a healthy emotional/physical environment,
22. Thinking about the foundations of physical activity,
33. Developing of concept about fitness in all populations,
44. Establishing of every age properties and its’ needs on sports performance,
55. Conceiving of different fitness methods practices at before, during and after various exercises and its’ applications
66. Following of courses/seminar International health organizations and its’ advance information
77. Following and to benefit from all approach, high-technology
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
CD/DVD player, step, stability balls, soft ball, stationary indoor cycle bisiklet, bosu, elastik bants and tubes, mats, body bar, gliding, foam roller, rope, different kind of material for water exercises, polar
Course Contents
Enhancing quality of life, creating a healthy emotional environment, Introduction of several basic principles for increasing physical activity in any population, health related components of fitness, health screening and risk classification, principles of assessment, effectively measuring physical activity, sedanter life and chronic diseases, planning and evaluating physical activity programs, designing exercise programs, following and assessing of health and fitness appraisal methods and norms
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Enhancing quality of life, thinking about the foundations of physical activity, creating a healthy emotional/physical environment, building on introductory material by addressing physical activity recommendations, definition of termsUsing the rhythm&music. Fundamental choreography, basic moves, building basic combinations
2Introduction of several basic principles for increasing physical activity in any population, health related components of fitness, pre-class preparation, muscle balance, balancing strength and flexibility, range of motion,Safe and effective exercise, breath in exercises, Group exercises
3Health screening and risk classification taking background information Warm-up and stretching principles, Group exercises (Foam roller)
4Physical activity, health and chronic diseaseLow and high impact exercises Aerobic &Dance, (Step exercises)
5Principles of assessment, effectively measuring physical activityMuscular conditioning and flexibility training, elastic resistance (Stability ball exercises )
6Planning and evaluating physical activity programsSoft ball exercises
7Designing cardiorespiratory exercise programs, aerobic training methods and modes, personalized exercises programs, review materialStationary indoor cycling
8Exam
9Assessing muscular fitness, sources for equipment and review materialElastic resistance exercises (Bosu)
10Designing resistance training programs, muscular soreness, review materialElastic bands and tubes
11Assessing body composition, sources for equipment and review material Pilates (mat work)
12Designing weight management and body composition programs, review materialWater exercises
13Assessing flexibility, sources for equipment and review material Body bar, gliding
14Designing programs for flexibility and body balance, low back care, review materialYoga, Thi chi
15Health and fitness appraisal methods and normsAdventure entertaining activities
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
• Heyward VH (2006), Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription, Fifth Edition, Human Kinetics • Randsdell LB, Dinger MK, Huberty J, Miller KH ((2009), Developing effective Physical Activity Programs, Human Kinetics • Kennedy-Armbruster C, Yoke MM (2009), Methods of Group Exercise Instruction, Second Edition, Human Kinetics • Swain DP, Leutholtz BC (2007) Exercise Prescription, Second Edition, Human Kinetics • ACSM’s Health-related Physical Fitness Assessment Manual (2010), Third Edition
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Sınavı1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14228
Practice14228
Team/Group Work14114
Self Study20120
Performance14228
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)120
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO13225       
LO2     55   2
LO33      44  
LO4    455   3
LO5 3   55  34
LO6  5     4  
LO7 4       5 
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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