GCPE1025
Fitness and Body Building

GCPE1025
Course Code Offering Department(s) Units & Hours
GCPE1025 PE (1,2,0)
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What is the course about?

GCPE1025 aims to acquaint students with the scientific bases and techniques in fitness training in the sports of body. It also provides students with an understanding of the principles of a healthy lifestyle and means to apply fundamental sports science knowledge to analyze and enhance the effects of fitness training. Upon completion of this course, students will learn the basic concepts and knowledge about the major components of health-related physical fitness, namely, cardiorespiratory endurance, flexibility. Muscular strength and endurance, and body composition, with the emphasis of practical experience in localized muscular training. Students will gain practical experience in a variety of muscular fitness training regimens including weight training machines, free weight, calisthenics, fitball, body bar, and thera-band exercises. Students will develop a sensible approach towards body building contest with the view of emphasizing on health related physical fitness.

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What do the students say about this course?

……想擁有令人羨慕的身型?但不想每年交上幾千元到健身會?那就要讀這個體育科啦!老師和同學們能一起拉筋,同學們從中學到不少使用健身器材的技巧。想鍛練健碩身材的你們,一定要選這科目呀!讀完後還可獲得健身室使用證!

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Notes for all GCPE courses

  • Students should take one PE course in Semester 1 and another in Semester 2.

Notes for all GE courses

  • You can take a maximum of 6 additional units of GE courses from any categories as electives.