LFA - Life Fitness Activities

LFA 1020 Individualized Skills Development Laboratory Cr. 1-2

Offered Fall, Winter.

Repeatable for 4 Credits

LFA 1030 Personal Fitness Sampler Cr. 2

Group exercise combination class that introduces five LFA courses offered in the program: Sculpt, Stretch and Tone; Cardio-Fit Kickboxing; Boot Camp Fitness; Weight Training and Fitness; and Step and Tone. Designed to promote a variety of cardio and resistance training formats. Offered Every Term.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Undergraduate level students.

Repeatable for 4 Credits

LFA 1100 Swimming: Elementary Cr. 2

Fundamental skills and knowledge in aquatics for beginners. Offered Every Term.

Repeatable for 4 Credits

LFA 1200 Theory and Practice of Aquatics: Water Safety Instructor Cr. 2

Instructional methods and techniques in aquatics, water safety and survival; swimming program development; pool and waterfront administration and management. Leads to Water Safety Instructor certification. Offered Winter.

LFA 1210 Pilates Matwork Cr. 2

Total body exercise program using a series of floor exercises to increase strength, flexibility, stamina and concentration. Exercises are selected based on core strengths and stabilization methods. Offered Every Term.

Repeatable for 4 Credits

LFA 1220 Cardio-Fit Kickboxing Cr. 2

Time-efficient workout that stimulates the cardiorespiratory and musculoskeletal systems. Structured routines for all fitness levels (basic, intermediate, advanced); utilizes only basic kickboxing techniques. Offered Every Term.

Repeatable for 4 Credits

LFA 1230 Sculpt, Stretch, and Tone Cr. 2

Total-body resistance exercise program using hand weights, ankle weights, rubber tubing, adjustable step, and other flexible sources of resistance. High-repetition exercises concentrating on proper technique, body alignment, muscular development, sound biomechanical principles. Offered Every Term.

Repeatable for 6 Credits

LFA 1240 Step and Tone Cr. 2

Cardiovascular and muscular endurance and strengthening program using the adjustable step, rubber tubing, and hand-held weights. Low-impact, high-intensity workout. Energy cost controlled by step height, music tempo, tubing tension, size of weights. Offered Every Term.

Repeatable for 4 Credits

LFA 1250 Zumba Cr. 2

Zumba is a fusion of Latin and International music and dance themes; the routines feature easy-to-follow aerobic/fitness interval training with rhythms that tone and sculpt the body. Offered Every Term.

Repeatable for 4 Credits

LFA 1260 Step Aerobics Cr. 2

Cardiovascular and muscular endurance program using the adjustable step; designed for a low-impact, high-intensity workout. Energy cost as controlled by step height, music, tempo, choreography. Offered Every Term.

Repeatable for 4 Credits

LFA 1280 Piloxing Cr. 2

Offered Every Term.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Undergraduate level students.

Repeatable for 4 Credits

LFA 1320 Boot Camp Fitness Cr. 2

Group physical training class that mixes traditional calisthenics and body weight exercises with cardiovascular interval training and strength conditioning. Designed to promote fat loss, camaraderie and team effort. Offered Every Term.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Undergraduate level students.

Repeatable for 6 Credits

LFA 1330 Floor Hockey Cr. 2

Analysis, development and practice of fundamental skills, team play, strategies and rules of Floor Hockey. Offered Fall, Winter.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Undergraduate level students.

Repeatable for 4 Credits

LFA 1340 Zero to a 5K Cr. 2

A personalized walking/jogging/running program designed to improve the level of cardio-respiratory condition of the participant, with the ultimate goal of completing a 5K (3.1 miles). Considerations include: nutrition, endurance, strength, proper form and various injury prevention guidelines. Offered Every Term.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Undergraduate level students.

Repeatable for 4 Credits

LFA 1350 Pocket Billiards: Beginning Cr. 2

Basic skills and technique; history, rules, equipment and game courtesy. Offered Fall, Winter.

Repeatable for 4 Credits

LFA 1410 Golf Cr. 2

Analysis and practice of fundamentals focused on development of correct form in the use of different clubs. Offered Every Term.

Repeatable for 4 Credits

LFA 1480 Yoga Cr. 2

Yoga physical exercises to shape and strengthen the human body. Psychosomatic influences used to develop resistance against stress and to train the body and mind to relax. Utilization of auto-suggestion to influence lifestyle. Offered Every Term.

Repeatable for 4 Credits

LFA 1520 Kickball/Dodgeball Cr. 2

Analysis, development and practice of fundamental skills, team play, strategies and rules of kickball and dodgeball. Offered Every Term.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Undergraduate level students.

Repeatable for 4 Credits

LFA 1530 Basketball: Fundamental Skills Cr. 2

Analysis and practice of fundamental skills, team play, and rules of basketball. Offered Every Term.

Repeatable for 4 Credits

LFA 1540 Basketball: Shooting Skills and Strategies Cr. 2

Analysis and practice of intermediate and advanced shot-making skills and game strategies. Offered Fall, Winter.

Repeatable for 4 Credits

LFA 1640 Weight Training and Fitness Cr. 2

Analysis and practice of sound weight training techniques; discussion of principles that underlie effective resistance exercise programs leading to improved personal fitness. Offered Every Term.

Repeatable for 4 Credits

LFA 1710 Fencing: Beginning Cr. 2

Analysis and practice of skills, rules, strategy, conduct of competitive means. Offered Fall, Winter.

Repeatable for 4 Credits

LFA 1780 Tai Chi Chuan: Beginning Cr. 2

An ancient Chinese exercise, Tai Chi is a series of postures and transitional movements, used to improve balance, strength, circulation, and relaxation. Offered Fall, Winter.

Repeatable for 4 Credits

LFA 1850 Soccer: Beginning Cr. 2

Fundamental playing skills and basic conditional and tactical aspects of the game of soccer. Rules of the game. Offered Every Term.

Repeatable for 4 Credits

LFA 1992 Volleyball: Beginning Cr. 2

Analysis and practice of skills, team play, strategy, rule interpretation. Offered Fall, Winter.

Repeatable for 4 Credits

LFA 2330 First Aid and CPR Cr. 3

Theory and practice of First Aid and CPR. Students can qualify for national certificates in First Aid and CPR. Offered Every Term.

Course Material Fees: $30

LFA 2560 Freshmen Quests Cr. 2

Designed for incoming freshmen to help facilitate the transition to college life, workload, and expectations. During trips, students will be introduced to many faculty/staff from various departments to learn the keys to achieving a successful college career. Offered Fall.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Undergraduate level students.

Course Material Fees: $75