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Fitness Lifestyle Design

Subject: Health / Physical Education

Course Description:

Club Web invites you to a "vacation of a lifetime." During your stay, you will learn healthy habits of body and mind that will lead to a healthier lifestyle. You will measure your beginning fitness level and nutrition knowledge, and will create an individual plan for achieving your individual goals.

Club Web combines the expertise of a professional fitness staff with natural surroundings perfect for fun and relaxation. Among the numerous activities available to you as our guest are golf, tennis, racquetball, biking, the health and fitness center, and the walking and jogging trail. You will leave Club Web having improved your flexibility, enhanced your cardiovascular fitness, and increased your strength and endurance.

The goal of this course is to help you experience the benefits of exercise, good diet and proper weight. We are quite sure that your "vacation of a lifetime" will last a lifetime.

Major Topics:

Segment 1:

  • Pacing Yourself
  • Exercise Safety
  • Components of Fitness/Healthy Lifestyle
  • Overcoming Excuses
  • Surgeon General’s Report
  • Benefits of Exercise
  • Medical History
  • Nutritional Habits
  • Activity Levels
  • BMI Measurement Tools
  • Fitness Testing
  • Stress Relief
  • Goal Setting
  • Sleep
  • Heart Rates
  • Parts of Fitness – Flexibility, Cardio respiratory, Muscular Endurance/Strength
  • Food Pyramid
  • Safe Exercise Equipment
  • Food Labels/Nutritional Claims
  • Nutrients
  • Calorie Counting
  • Serving Sizes
  • Workout Plan Designing
  • Athletes with Disabilities
  • Modifying Workout Plans
  • Meal Planning
  • Analyzing Workout Facilities/Trainers
  • Risks for Disease
  • Wellness Programs in the Workplace
  • Logging Workouts on a Weekly Basis
  • Participation in Team Sports/Group Activities

Participation Requirements:

Besides engaging students in challenging curriculum, INVS guides students to reflect on their learning and to evaluate their progress through a variety of assessments. Assessments can be in the form of self-checks, practice lessons, multiple choice questions, writing assignments, projects, research papers, essays, discussions, oral assessments, fitness testing, and weekly workouts. Instructors evaluate progress and provide interventions through the variety of assessments built into a course, as well as through contact with the student in other venues.

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Course Details

  • Course Code: 1501310
  • Course Credits: 1.0

Prerequisits:
None

Estimated Completion:
1 segment / 16-18 weeks