BYU Independent Study - Online Courses



Paper Course

$ 163.00

Instructor: Christina Metz Shakespear
Credits: 0.50

Course Currently Unavailable


Students will learn correct techniques for weight training and flexibility, guidelines for cardiovascular exercise, and methods for diet improvement, along with proper dance and step aerobics techniques. Students must engage in a 12-week fitness program to receive credit.

Course Content:

1. The Importance of Physical Fitness
2. Body Awareness
3. Aerobic Activities
4. Exercise: Cardiovascular Training
5. Strength Training
6. Flexibility
7. Safety and Injury Prevention
8. Nutrition
9. Tracking Your Progress
10. Practice Final Exam

Paper Courses:

Assignments for this course can be submitted online or by mail, email, or fax. If you do not have reliable internet access the optional course packet includes bubble sheets to be mailed.


Students must furnish their own aerobics equipment and have access to a DVD player. An optional step aerobics DVD is available for use with this class and can be requested through the BYU Independent Study office. Before beginning any exercise program, consult with your doctor. Participants and their legal guardians assume all responsibility and risk associated with any participation in any exercise program or related activities.
Required Materials Cost
   Aerob 045 - Hooked on Aerobics     Included in tuition
   Printed Course Packet     Included in tuition
Optional Materials Cost
   Aerob 045 - DVD Step Aerobics (optional)    $ 8.00