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    Jun 16, 2024  
Catalog 2023-2024 
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WFS-1701 - Personal Health and Fitness* (B) (3)


Reading Placement; or RDG-0800; or take one of the following: IRW-0900A ; IRW-0900B ; IRW-0900C   

This course emphasizes areas of personal wellness and fitness in a classroom environment. Topics include personal fitness assessments; components of fitness including cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, and body composition; personal nutrition; and lifetime wellness. Evolving current topics such as cancer, stress reduction, addictions, supplements, exercise prescription options, and weight management are integrated to enable the student to understand the effects of lifestyle choices on health, disease risk, and premature death.  This course satisfies the General Education Social/Behavioral Science requirement.

List Course Outcomes (consistent for all sections)
CO1 - Describe the principles of health, wellness, and fitness.   

CO2 - Assess your personal wellness status 

CO3 - Develop a personalized fitness program to address healthy lifestyle behaviors and deficiencies. 

CO4 - Discuss key health challenges, causes, and risk factors. 

CO5 - Describe essential nutrients for being healthy and meeting energy needs. 

CO6 - Explore lifestyle factors which have an impact on longevity (i.e., heredity, coronary heart disease, etc.). 

CO7 - Describe and discuss a health or nutrition related topic. 

Course Fee: $35

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