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?

……老師教導我們以正確的姿勢使用不同健身器材,男女可按照自己的目標訂立操練的強度和時間……所以,女孩子不用怕,這科並不恐怖!上課的時候我们可以玩健身室裡的儀器,並有老師從旁指導,挺好玩的!

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Remarks:

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.