Water Fitness

The American College of Greece

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Water Fitness

  • Host University

    The American College of Greece

  • Location

    Athens, Greece

  • Area of Study

    Physical Education

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • US Credits

    1
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    1
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    1
  • Overview

    DESCRIPTION: 
    A water exercise program aimed at improving several fitness components and helping in the prevention of injuries. Graded on a P/F basis.

    RATIONALE: 
    Exercising in the water is perhaps one of the most physically soothing of workouts and is also very beneficial. In addition, aqua aerobics is almost an injury-free activity. In fact, students not able to exercise in the gym due to minor physical problems are usually able to exercise in the water.

    OBJECTIVES: 
    1. Learn basic anatomy.
    2. Increase aerobic and anaerobic fitness.
    3. Improve body alignment.
    4. Learn the basic exercises for aqua aerobics.
    5. Understand individual exercise and what muscle groups it affects.
    6. Increase strength, flexibility, coordination.

    LEARNING ACTIVITIES: 
    Lectures, discussions, and demonstrations of exercises.