Jun 16, 2024  
2021-2022 Catalog 
2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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P E 165 - Exercise and Health

Credits: 3
Focuses on cardiorespiratory fitness, resistance training and disease prevention education. Lecture and lab activities include safe and effective activity principles, benefits of physical activity, and prevention of disease, including cardiovascular disease, cancer, osteoporosis, diabetes, and stroke.

Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

  1. Make wise choices regarding physical activity and disease prevention.
  2. Develop programs and participate in safe and effective aerobic activity suitable to their individual goals and the course purpose.
  3. Maintain or improve cardiorespiratory endurance and body composition.
  4. Demonstrate an enhanced awareness of disease prevention and recognize the role that personal responsibility plays in adopting behaviors and making choices that impact personal well-being.

Program Outcomes
  1. Participate in academic and physical activities that address various goals of Healthy People 2020.  Goals include physical activity, nutrition and weight status, diabetes, heart disease and stroke, and cancer
  2. Apply training principles or rules of the sport in fitness- and skill-related classes. 
  3. Identify and/or practice lifetime health and fitness skills that reduce risk of chronic disease and improve or maintain fitness and skill. 

College-wide Outcomes
  • Responsibility - Responsibility encompasses those behaviors and dispositions necessary for students to be effective members of a community. This outcome is designed to help students recognize the value of a commitment to those responsibilities which will enable them to work successfully individually and with others.

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