Aug 23, 2019  
2018-2019 Catalog 
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHED 1164 - Introduction to Physical Fitness & Wellness

1 Credits (1 hrs. lec., 2 hrs. lab.) This course will provide an overview of the lifestyle necessary for fitness and health. Students will participate in physical activities and assess their fitness status. Students will be introduced to proper nutrition, weight management, cardiovascular health, flexibility, and strength training. (3105015223) Prerequisite: College Level Readiness in Reading AND Writing or Corequisite; ENGL 1301  
Course Outcomes
1 - Describe how the components of physical fitness impact health and wellness.
2 - Explain the influence of personal behaviors and personal responsibilities on the development, treatment, and prevention of hypokinetic diseases, infectious diseases, stress, and addiction.
3 - Analyze the relationship between physical activity, inactivity, and nutrition on weight and body composition.
4 - Plan, implement, and evaluate a personal fitness program.
5 - Develop an appreciation and positive attitude for a healthy lifestyle and the effects of global trends on physical activity.