HLP1081

Concepts of Life Fitness

Course Code: HLP1081

Credit Hours: 3

Effective beginning: Fall 2020

 

Course Description:
A basic course designed to acquaint students with the principles, concepts and values of physical fitness, proper nutrition, and stress management; and the dangers attached to negative lifestyle behaviors. Students will learn to evaluate their fitness, nutrition and stress levels, identify their areas of interest, and design personal exercise prescriptions. Students will participate in a number of health and fitness assessments and will be instructed on the proper use of strength and cardiovascular training equipment.

Course Details

Instructors:

Dr. Steve Givens
givenss@chipola.edu

 

 

Required textbooks/ course materials:

Fitness & Health, 7th edition, 2013. Human Kinetics, ISBN: 9780736099370

 

Assignment/course outline:

See your Instructor First Day Handout for individual instructor assignment schedule.

 

Discipline-level learning outcomes:

REC 1:  Prepare individuals and groups to participate in a variety of sports.

REC 2:  Demonstrate the ability to officiate various sport activities.

REC 3:  Organize large group activities for a variety of sports.

REC 4:  Lead group activities in a social setting.

REC 5:  Recognize diverse needs of special populations.

REC 6:  Describe various aspects of outdoor recreation, education, and conservation.

REC 7:  Demonstrate employability skills.

REC 8:  Provide care for and demonstrate prevention of athletic injuries.

REC 9:  Understand foundations of sport fitness and exercise physiology.

 

Course-level student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods

Identify and locate various internet sites related to specific fitness training techniques

Identify physiological and psychological benefits of fitness activities

Identify principles of safety related to various fitness activities

Design fitness program for a specific population

Identify specific benefits of engaging in fitness activities as a member of a group

Identify specific benefits of recording progressions of fitness activity

Identify specific modifications of fitness activities for special populations

Identify specific heat related illnesses related to fitness activity

Identify hydration recommendations for persons engaging in fitness activities

Identify specific muscle groups and organs affected by fitness activities

Identify exercise that affects specific groups

Identify major muscle groups and their functions

Identify scientific principles of cardiorespiratory, muscular, and flexibility fitness

Identify specific exercises that affect muscle group function

Identify various methods to assess cardiorespiratory, muscle, and flexibility fitness body composition

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Wirttten Project/Class Presentation, Tests

 

 

 

 

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