2019-2020 Catalog 
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2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHED 2119 - Rock Climbing II

Credit Hours: 1
Contact Hours - Lab: 3
Rock Climbing II is a continuation of Rock Climbing I, designed to teach advanced topics and techniques of rock climbing. CIP Code: (3601085123)
Prerequisite: PHED 1119  
Student Learning Outcomes
1 - Correctly and safely set up belay escape systems, a vertical z-drag and understand the works of this system. 2 - Correctly tie fifteen knots commonly used in rock climbing and explain their appropriate application. 3 - Demonstrate a working knowledge of rock climbing equipment, including nomenclature, use and care. 4 - Demonstrate a working knowledge of the YDS system used to rate climbs. 5 - Demonstrate knowledge of a healthy lifestyle: nutrition, weight loss, disease prevention, exercise prescription and other topics related to wellness. 6 - Identify and demonstrate basic rock climbing techniques and maneuvers and explain climbing history, safety climbing styles and techniques. 7 - Perform skills involved in ascending and descending a rope. 8 - Apply health related fitness to sport specific training.