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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
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PHED 101 - Lifetime Fitness & Wellness

Number of Credits: 3
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 (All Terms)

GENERAL EDUCATION Category: General Education Elective

Pre-requisite(s): eligibility for ENGL 101 .
Course Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  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)

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