PHYE 158 C01
Training to Walk A Half Marathon Syllabus
Fall 2009 1 Credit
M 5:10- 6:00 pm
Instructor: Shelly Wright Office Hours: Click Here or See Me
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Filling out the evaluation should only take a few minutes. Your honest feedback is greatly appreciated!
Course Description: This course is designed to be a training program in preparation for a walking ½
marathon and has adaptations in place for a 5K or a 10K walk. It involves weekly goal setting incentive
and focuses on a variety of walking experiences for fun and cardiovascular improvement. It emphasizes
body mechanics and identifies concepts so the student may have a lifetime of walking enjoyment. The
course may involve opportunities to group walk in Twin Falls, Sun Valley and Boise. The class is
designed for all ages as well as all levels of fitness.
Student Learning Outcomes and Assessments:
Learning Outcome 1: Students will demonstrate appropriate safety practices.
Outcome Assessment: Students will demonstrate safety practices throughout weekly workouts.
Learning Outcome 2: Students will improve and/or maintain their cardiovascular fitness and
endurance throughout the semester.
Outcome Assessment: Students will journal their miles and times throughout the course of the class
on the log sheets provided by instructor.
Learning Outcome 3: Students will be prepared to walk a 5K, 10 K or a half- marathon.
Outcome Assessment: Students will participate in a 5K, 10K or ½ marathon successfully.
Policies and Procedures:
1. Participation in the training program at any level is success.
2. Complete and turn in the health history form first week of class. If anything on the health history
changes during the course of the semester, i.e.... pregnancy, medications, injuries etc., please notify
the instructor immediately.
3. Check out the itinerary. This will let you know if we need to come to class prepared to walk or
prepared to learn. Dress in comfortable shoes and clothes on work out days and bring a pen/pencil
and paper on classroom days.
4. Bring your Journal weekly. Each week we will log our workouts (distance, times, speed,
comments) on our journals and turn them in to instructor.
Hours of Class: Class time is 5:10- 6:00 pm unless stated differently on the itinerary.
Required Supplies: Good shoes and socks
Grading Practices: Pass/ No Pass