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Fall 2021

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PED144 - Hiking, Walking & Backpacking

Credits: 2

Catalog Description: Introduces students to the lifetime benefits of hiking, backpacking and walking for Fitness. Focuses on creative exercise programs that fit the individual's needs, interests, abilities and goals. Includes a variety of workout formats and locales.

Lecture: 1 hrs.

Lab: 2 hrs.

Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):
Upon the successful completion of this course, a student will be able to:
1. Define the five components of Health Related Fitness.
2. Identify the basic safety precautions to take when hiking, walking or backpacking.
3. Explain the health benefits of hiking, walking or backpacking.
4. Describe the Six Steps to Survival while hiking, walking or backpacking out in nature.

Effective Term: Fall 2019