Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
ANT308FITNESS APPLICATION IICompulsory362
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. Faik Vural, Asst.Prof.Dr. Emine Kutlay, Okt. 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,
88. Screening of risk factors of health-related physical fitness,
99. Planning of exercise prescription each ages and special cases.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Defining health-related physical fitness, components of health-related physical fitness, the important of measuring health-related physical fitness, fundamental principles of assessment, rational for pre assessment screening, risk factor assessment, body composition, muscular fitness, flexibility. Basic principles for exercise prescription (for cardiorespiratory fitness, weight loss, muscular strength, older adult, heart disease, diabetes mellitus, and other special cases)
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
0Defining health-related physical fitness, components of health-related physical fitness, the important of measuring health-related physical fitness, fundamental principles of assessment, the physical fitness professional
1Rational for pre assessment screening, informed consent, screening procedures, other health issues to consider
2Risk factor assessment, resting blood pressure, blood tests, obesity, physical activity, other diseases and conditions, Laboratory activities
3Body compositionLaboratory activities
4Muscular fitnessLaboratory activities
5Flexibility Laboratory activities
6Cardiorespiratory fitness- submaxsimal and maxsimal exercise testingLaboratory activities
7Exam
8Basic principles for exercise prescription, for cardiorespiratory fitness, researching some papers in this subject
9Exercise prescription for weight loss, researching some papers in this subject
10Exercise prescription for flexibility and muscular strength, researching some papers in this subject
11Exercise prescription for the older adult, researching some papers in this subject
12Exercise prescription for heart disease, researching some papers in this subject
13Exercise prescription for diabetes mellitus, researching some papers in this subject
14Exercise prescription for other special cases and researching some papers in this subject
15Final 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
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14228
Practice14114
Team/Group Work616
Criticising Paper326
Self Study818
Individual Study for Mid term Examination515
Individual Study for Final Examination515
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)74
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO1   43    2 
LO2     54  3 
LO3   4   5   
LO4     25   4
LO522    4   4
LO63       5  
LO7 3       5 
LO8    5    2 
LO9    355    
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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