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North Idaho Stem Charter Academy · P.E., Dance, & Resort/Recreation Management · Military Science

Strength Training

  • Fall 2022
  • Section 701
  • 1 Credits
  • 09/06/2022 to 01/06/2023
  • Modified 10/12/2022

Contact Information

Instructor: Brett Hatrock

Email: [email protected]

Office: STEM Room 11

Phone: 208-687-8002

Meeting Times

This is a face to face, activity class.

Meeting Time: Monday-Thursday 3:05-4:00 pm

Meeting Place: Peak Fitness Hayden


This course teaches the lifetime fitness activity of weight training. The course will familiarize students with weight training equipment, teach proper training principles and mechanics, and help students develop a personalized training program.  Weight training has been shown to improve metabolism, cardiovascular fitness, body composition, muscular strength/endurance, flexibility, and emotional wellbeing. This course may be repeated for a total of four credits. Only one credit may be applied toward the Wellness requirements of GEM 7.


Athletic shoes, socks, and workout attire.  No sandals or boots.  Plain single colored shirts only.  Dress to participate in the activity.  If you are not dressed appropriately, you will lose your daily preparedness points for the day.


Outcome Assessment:
Attendance in physical activity courses is based upon departmental attendance policy

  • The student will become familiar with and able to demonstrate the 4 essential periods of aerobic exercise.
  • The student will become familiar with and evaluated on proper training principles and lifting mechanics.
  • The student will develop a personalized training program to reach their fitness goals.
  • The student will become familiar with and able to assess individual fitness level.
  • The student will be able to demonstrate basic safety principles.


Course grading will be based on: 

Daily Participation 60%

Daily Preparedness (Dressing Down) 25%

Semester Training Log Book 15%

Grading Scale:

100-90%  A

89-80%  B

79-70%  C

60-69%  D

59-Below  F

*Attendance/Participation: 3 pts. per day

   Student must be present and participate the entire duration of class to receive attendance/participation points.

*Preparedness/Attire: 3 pts. per day

   Student must dress down in appropriate gym clothing/shoes to receive the daily preparedness points.  IE shorts/sweats, tshirt, athletic footwear.

*Semester Training Log Book:  Students will enter daily activities and track progress in provided log book for the entire semester.  Log book will be checked regularly for activity and turned in at end of semester.




Strength Training:  PE 110R will take place 09/06/2022 to 11/03/2022

Division Policies

Departmental Attendance Policy for all Physical Education and Resort Recreation Management Activity Classes:

1. A grade of “F” will be given to the student in any PE or RRM activity course in which the student is absent for 20% of the scheduled class meetings(e.g., for a class that meets a total of 30 times, an “F” will be assigned after the 6th absence. For a class that meets a total of 20 times, an “F” will be assigned after the 4th absence. For a class that meets a total of 15 times, an “F” will be assigned after the 3rd absence, etc.).

2. Any students absent as an “official representative” of or an “official participant” for the College MUST make arrangements for make-up work prior to the anticipated absence. Written documentation on letterhead stationary from faculty sponsor is required prior to the absence.

3. Points are earned for each day’s attendance. (Points may be deducted for every tardy.)

Institutional Policies

Academic Dishonesty 
Violations of academic integrity involve using or attempting to use any method that enables an individual to misrepresent the quality or integrity of his or her work at North Idaho College. These violations include the following:

  • Cheating: using or attempting to use unauthorized materials, information, or study in any academic exercise.
  • Fabrication: falsifying or inventing any information or citation in an academic exercise.
  • Plagiarism: knowingly representing the words or ideas of another as one’s own in an academic exercise.
  • Violation of Intellectual Property: stealing, altering, or destroying the academic work of other members of the community or the educational resources, materials, or official documents of the college.
  • Facilitating Academic Dishonesty: knowingly helping another to attempt to violate any provisions of this policy.”

Violations of academic integrity may result in failure of an assignment, failure of the course, or more serious sanctions.

“For a complete explanation of the North Idaho College Statement on Academic Honesty & Academic Integrity please refer to Policy 5.06 & Procedure 5.06.01: 

Student Code of Conduct
The Student Code of Conduct applies to any student enrolled at North Idaho College.  This includes, but is not limited to, face-to-face classes and Internet classes.

NIC shall maintain a Student Code of Conduct that specifically addresses prohibited behavior and assures due process for alleged violations. The Code of Conduct shall make clear possible sanctions for such actions. Policy Manual (See 5.06)

Disability Support Services and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Section 504/508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, North Idaho College provides accommodations to eligible students who experience barriers in the educational setting due to learning, emotional / mental, physical, visual, or hearing disabilities. Instructors will provide accommodations to students only after having received a Letter of Accommodation from Disability Support Services (DSS).

If a student would like to request accommodations, he or she must contact DSS so that a Letter of Accommodation may be sent to the instructor. Students requesting accommodations should contact DSS as early in the semester as possible to avoid delay of accommodation due to student load.  Accommodations are not retroactive. DSS provides academic accommodations, access, assistance and services at NIC and at the North Idaho Consortium of Higher Education campus.

Disability Support Services Website
(208) 769-5947

Please check the NIC Calendar for the last day students can withdraw from courses.

Instructor-Initiated Withdrawal: An instructor has the right to withdraw a student for academic reasons. For more information, see the Instructor-Initiated Withdrawal Procedure.

Financial Aid Satisfactory Progress (SAP):Federal Regulations require North Idaho College to establish Satisfactory Academic Progress standards (SAP) for all financial aid recipients. The purpose of SAP standards are meant to ensure that students and academic institutions are held accountable to the taxpayer-funded federal student aid programs while students complete their academic goals in a timely manner. This process monitors student performance in all terms of enrollment, including terms in which the student did not receive financial aid. For more information, see the Financial Aid Satisfactory Progress website.

For more information on withdrawals, see the NIC Student Accounts website.

Title IX
North Idaho College seeks to provide an environment that is free of bias, discrimination, and harassment.  If you have been the victim of sexual harassment/misconduct/assault we encourage you to report this.   If you report this to any college employee, (except for a licensed counselor or health care professional) she or he must notify our college's Title IX coordinator about the basic facts of the incident (you may choose whether you or anyone involved is identified by name).  For more information about your options at NIC, please go to: or call (208) 676-7156

Removal From Class For Non-Attendance 
Attendance is based on your participation in this class. Failure to attend will result in your being removed from this class and may result in your financial aid award being reduced. You are responsible for confirming the accuracy of your attendance record.

Your safety, health, well-being, and that of our faculty and staff are our primary concerns. Everyone is expected to abide by college measures to mitigate the risk of spreading COVID. Circumstances can change rapidly, which may require a change in the delivery method of courses, for example a move from face-to-face to hybrid or online. Continue to visit the North Idaho College COVID-19 webpage for the latest information.

Students experiencing symptoms related to COVID-19 or that have tested positive for COVID-19 should not attend class and should call Rapid-Trace to self-report: (813) 699-3551. If you were in close contact with a COVID-19 positive case, please call Rapid-Trace to self-report. Rapid-Trace will confidentially notify NIC on your behalf and assist with information and resources for effective self-quarantine, if applicable.  

Students in healthcare programs experiencing symptoms related to Covid-19 should not attend class and contact the Healthcare Programs Student COVID Response Team [email protected] for further guidance.

Students enrolled in programs associated with healthcare may have different requirements for masking in the lab and clinical settings.

COVID-19 Absences

As with any absence from class, students will need to communicate with professors directly to establish a plan for keeping pace with course material and submission of assignments during a quarantine period.

COVID-19 Student Resources

This is a challenging time to meet your academic goals. Please use the Student Resources for information and resources on basic needs such as housing, food, financial aid, and medical and mental health.

Please also visit the Access to Computers, Internet & E-Learning Support webpage for information on the technology and resources you will need to be successful. 

For general questions about technology, contact the IT Help Desk at [email protected] or 208.769.3280.

NIC leadership will continue to monitor CDC recommendations, engage in weekly discussions with Panhandle Health District, and track local indicators for changes in conditions that may lead to greater risk.