Physical Education I (Paramedics) | St. Clair College
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Designed as a job related course specific to the demands of becoming a paramedic, essential elements of health, phyisical fitness, and paramedic ergonomics are explored. While studying related concepts of cardiovascular fitness, muscle strength, endurance and flexibility, students will engage in exercise programs developed in response to personalized assessment and goal setting. Students are encouraged to establish their own goals and plan for their future fitness needs related to the paramedic field. The practical component of this course will therefore have an emphasis on lifting techniques and preventive back care exercises.