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PEH 110 Lifetime Fitness and Wellness
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2010
SUN#: None
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F

Description: An introduction to a complete and personalized, lifetime fitness and wellness program with thorough discussion on lifestyle management, wellness and components of physical fitness and mental health.

Prerequisites: None


Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Knowledge level) Describe the dimensions of wellness.
2. (Knowledge level) Identify the major health problems in the US today and discuss the causes.
3. (Knowledge level) Describe the behaviors that are part of a fit and well lifestyle.
4. (Comprehension level) Explain the steps in creating a behavior management plan to change a wellness-related behavior.
5. (Knowledge/comprehension level) Identify the components of physical fitness and describe how each component affects wellness.
6. (Comprehension level) Describe the effects of supplements and drugs that are marketed to active people and athletes.
7. (Application/comprehension level) Demonstrate how body composition and body fat distribution are measured/assessed, and discuss how to determine recommended body weight and body fat distribution.
8. (Comprehension level) Discuss recommendations and goals for healthy eating and healthy weight management.
9. (Knowledge level) Identify the techniques for preventing and managing stress, reducing cardiovascular risk/disease, reducing cancer risk/disease, and preventing sexually transmitted disease.
10. (Comprehension level) Discuss the concepts of addictive behavior, substance abuse, and substance dependence.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
The level indicated by the standards outlined in Healthy People 2010: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. http://www.healthypeople.gov/Implementation/slides/HP_Steps_03262004_files/frame.htm