Description: Gain basic aquatic skills and swimming strokes. Learn skills and concepts needed to stay safe in and around water and to help in an aquatic emergency
Description: Gain the basic knowledge to increase overall athleticism. Skills and concepts to perform multiple athletic skill tests, new ways to train and implementation into personal fitness programs.
Description: Introduction to a variety of aerobic fitness components. Experience different formats and equipment used to enhance cardiovascular health.
Prerequisites: FITN 100 and basic swimming ability
Transportation, hotel, food, and skills evaluation/refresher course (if needed) are NOT covered under the course fee.
Description: Combined with or after taking SCUBA I. Requires participation in a two-hour orientation and mandatory off-site weekend activity consisting of two seven-hour sessions and four open water dives. Takes place at an off-site location.
Prerequisites: FITN 100E; Medical Clearance, Basic Swimming
Description: Experiential requirements for Open Water Diver Scuba Diving International (SDI) certification.
Description: Focuses on building an aerobic base, how to monitor intensity, and high intensity interval training drills.
Participants must be comfortable in chest-deep water, able to put their face in the water, and able to perform strokes that can be recognized as front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, each for 15 yards.
Description: Gain proficiency with basic aquatic skills and the six basic swimming strokes. Learn skills and concepts needed to stay safe in and around water and help in an aquatic emergency.
Description: Theoretical and practical knowledge in group exercise leadership in preparation for a national certification exam. Guidelines for fitness level identification; sensitivity to individual needs and interests; and awareness of safe exercise methods.
Participants must be able to swim front crawl, back crawl, and breaststroke at the level of performance described in the American Red Cross Level 4 Stroke Performance Chart each for 25 yards.
Description: Helps refine breaststroke, front crawl, and back crawl strokes and turns, and build endurance. Learn skills and concepts needed to stay safe in and around water.
Description: Provides the skills and tools to teach swim lessons to participants of all ages and abilities.
Description: Development of proper yoga postures and performance of basic yoga poses. Philosophy and history behind the practice of yoga.
Description: Basics of fatigue management and different recovery strategies to further optimize training towards fitness goals. Hands on experience utilizing recovery modalities alongside proper exercise programming.
Description: Development of advanced yoga postures building on basic poses to expand knowledge and skills in yoga practice.
Description: Education, leadership and experiential preparation for working in wellness programming and outreach.
This course is a prerequisite for: FITN 151B
Prerequisites: FITN 151A
Description: Students will be mentored to plan, market, implement, and evaluate two UNL Wellness Programs/Projects/Activities during the spring semester.
Description: Recognize and give basic care for injuries, sudden illnesses, breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults, children, and infants. Coronary Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) for victims of sudden cardiac arrest until advanced medical personnel arrive and take over.
Description: Training and examination to become a certified instructor to teach First Aid, Standard First Aid (SFA), Coronary Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) programs. First Aid, SFA, SFA with AED, adult CPR, adult CPR and/or AED, child CPR, infant CPR, infant and child CPR, AED essentials, and injury-control.
Description: Weight training techniques and group exercise formats for improving muscular strength and endurance and aerobic capacity.
Description: Theoretical knowledge and practical skills related to the field of personal training.