ESS 101j Joggling
Jogging, Juggling, Joggling, and all that Jazz: An introduction to the aerobic fitness exercises of jogging, running, and joggling. Designed for the non-runner or beginning runner.
Measurable Student Learning Outcomes. By the end of the course students will...
- Participate regularly in physical activity.
- Attend class regularly where this is defined by the parameters of the college attendance policy. Allowed: Four absences. If well enough to attend school but not well enough to jog, or injured, student can attend but not jog.
- Learn skills necessary to perform a variety of physical activities.
- [Core] be able to jog for twenty minutes
- [Core] be able to juggle for ten minutes. This outcome may be completed by juggling for ten minutes during jogging.
- [Core] be able to joggle the indoor length of the gym
- [Core] be able to perform a inside cascade juggling pattern
- [Peripheral] be able to perform a 180° joggle turn with a radius of roughly three meters.
- [Peripheral] be able to joggle a lap of the sports center, a closed circuit that is roughly 300 meters in length.
- [Peripheral] be able to perform a shower juggling pattern
- [Peripheral] be able to perform a bounce juggle
- [Peripheral] be able to jog on a road
- [Peripheral] be able to jog on a trail
- [Optional] be able to run for twenty minutes
- [Optional] be able to run and juggle
- [Optional] be able to joggle for twenty minutes
- [Optional] be able to run while looking past or beyond their balls
- [Optional] If a day of sufficiently strong wind occurs
that is not inclement: students will be able to correctly
answer questions as to which leg of a closed loop joggle
they are on such as windward, leeward, upwind, downwind,
If a day occurs when a strong wind is hitting a building
at roughly 135 degrees to a sharp corner such that an Bernoulli effect (airfoil) occurs and is experienced by the jogglers,
the opportunity will be taken to demonstrate the effect
with a paper airfoil.
- Determine baseline measures of personal
- [Core] have measured their resting heart rate
- [Core] have measured blood pressure
- [Core] have measured their jogging heart rate
- [Peripheral] have measured their body fat
- [Peripheral] have measured their foot size (men's|women's)
- Identify common injuries and preventative measures.
- [Core] be able to identify their foot pronation and arch type and the appropriate shoe structure for their foot type in an oral question and answer format
- [Core] be able to orally recite the words from the acronym RICE: rest ice compress elevate.
- [Peripheral] be able to identify the symptoms of common running injuries, preventative measures, and basic treatment in an oral question and answer format
- Value physical activity and its contribution to a healthful lifestyle
Students will have an opportunity to experience the joys of
aerobic exercise: the feelings of strength, energy, and stress
Conditions and definitions
- Core refers to an outcome that must be attained in order to pass the course.
- Peripheral refers to an outcome that ought to attained but
non-attainment will not cause the student to fail the course.
- Optional refers to an outcome whose coverage is optional. Conditions may or may not allow the outcome to be accomplished.
- Jog refers to a pace comfortable for the student. That pace may well be below a true running pace.
- Joggle refers to jogging and juggling, not specifically running and juggling.
- Performance of basic juggling patterns must be more than a single cycle "flash"; the student should be able to perform a visibly stable pattern consisting of more than a single cycle.
- Drops occur in joggling, thus all joggles presuppose a reasonable number of drops. This is left to the judgement of the instructor as to the nature of "reasonable".
- Identifications are oral. There are no written quizzes, tests, midterms, or final examinations.
Required course materials
- Three tennis balls
- Appropriate attire
Recommended course materials
Methods of instruction
- No credit by evaluation. Course is participatory
- Grading will be pass/fail based on accomplishment of the above stated student learning objectives.
- As per specific outcome above.
Appendix A: Course Details
- STOP exercising if you experience any of the following symptoms:
- Severe breathlessness
- Extreme chest pain
- Light headedness
- NOTIFY the instructor immediately. Do NOT isolate yourself by seeking privacy.
Typical daily structure
- 15 minute change into joggling clothes
- [Optional 10 minute information presentation]
- 5 minute warm up walk
- 5 minute stretch
- 25-35 minutes of jogging/joggling (late in course)
- 10 minutes of juggling
- 20 minute change out of joggling clothes
Sample Term Schedule
|Week||Jog (min)||Walk (min)||Repeat (times)||Total time||Juggle|
|1||0||20||1||20||1 ball toss|
|2||1||2||7||21||2 ball toss |
|3||1||1||10||20||3 ball cascade |
|4||2||1||7||21||3 ball cascade |
|5||3||1||5||20||3 ball cascade |
|6||4||1||4||20||3 ball shower |
|7||6||1||3||21||3 ball bounce |
|8||9||1||2||20||Straight line joggle |
||Then jog 8 min
||Joggle turns |
||Then jog 6 min
||Joggle 180° turn
|11||20||Jump for joy||Jump again!||20
||Joggle mini-lap post-run
||Optional joggle during laps
Appendix C: Release Form Language
As per College policy or as follows in the absence of such policy language:
I, _____________, wish to participate in the following College of Micronesia-FSM course or program, PE 101j Joggling, as a student. I agree to abide by all safety rules and regulations in effect during this course or program.
Please check one of the following:
___ At the current time I am in good health, I am not aware of any diseases, illnesses, or physical conditions, and have not been advised by a doctor or other medical practitioner that I have any diseases, illnesses or physical conditions, that may affect my participation in or completion of the above-described program.
____ I have the following medical conditions that may affect my ability to participate in or complete the above-described program.
I wish to participate in the above-described course or program at the College of Micronesia -FSM, and agree that the College of Micronesia-FSM, and their employees are not responsible for my participation in this program, or for any injuries that may occur during my participation in this program, or by the utilization of their equipment.
Further, the instructor of this course or program in the event that he or she believes, with or without medical evidence, that I may not participate in this course or program, or that I have physical limitations that may prevent me from participating in this course or program, has absolute discretion, and may terminate my continued participation in the course or program, at any time, with or without a valid reason. However, this discretion is not an obligation of the
College of Micronesia-FSM, or its employees, nor a duty, and any failure to prevent participation on my behalf, or to limit the amount of activities involved in the course or program on my behalf, does not give rise to a renunciation of or exception to this knowing and voluntary waiver.
As I result, I agree, and voluntarily assume all responsibility for my own safety and well-being, while participating in the course or program, and agree to waive any claims for liability, injury, or other damages as a result of injury or death, against the College of Micronesia-FSM or their employees. I enter into this waiver knowingly and in advance of my participation in the course or program. By signing this waiver I will forever release any future claims against the College of Micronesia-FSM and their employees, arising out of any accident, injuries, death or other damages, on behalf of myself or my heirs or dependents, due to any accident, or other mishap, including acts of god, that may arise upon my participation in the course or program.
Dated: ____________ _________________________