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PHED-101 - Lifetime Fitness & Wellness
Lifetime Fitness and Wellness introduces the student to the fundamental relationship between physical fitness and a healthy lifestyle. The theoretical components of fitness, principles of training, individual pre/post assessments and prescription exercise programs are examined. Varied physical activity media are introduced to give the student practical experiences with the ultimate goal of self-directed lifetime wellness. Prerequisite: eligibility for ENGL-101. Three hours lecture each week. Three credits. Three billable hours. GENERAL EDUCATION
Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
Physical Education, Gen Ed Institution Requirement, General Education Elective
Subject:
Physical Education*
Prerequisites:
Please see course description for all prerequisites.
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3
Course Objectives: 1. Explain the wellness dimensions. (PG3, GE1, GE7) 2. Design an exercise program based on personal fitness data. (PG2, GE3, GE7) 3. Apply principles of exercise training including specificity and progressive overload. (PG1, GE2, GE7) 4. Assess nutritional guidelines for exercise performance. (PG2, GE2, GE3, GE7) 5. Recognize the importance of weight management on wellness. (PG3, GE1, GE7) 6. Discuss the relationship between exercise and stress management. (PG3, GE7) 7. Identify risk factors for chronic disease.(PG3, GE1, GE7) 8. Evaluate a wellness event and its impact on health. (PG3, PG5, GE1, GE3, GE7) 9. Write a research-based paper on a physical fitness-related topic following APA documentation style. (PG4, GE1, GE4, GE5, GE7) 10. Develop a behavior modification plan with a SMART goal. (PG1, GE3, GE7) ior Analysis Paper)
PHED-101
Lifetime Fitness & Wellness
Course: PHED-101 - Lifetime Fitness & Wellness

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