Personal and Community Health Problems
Course Description:A course designed to prepare the student for solving personal and community health problems through an understanding of health rules and habits. Emphasis is given to understanding and implementing the principles of maintaining and improving individual and community health for effective daily living (College transfer course which counts toward the Associate in Arts degree and transfer to the State University System).
Dr. Steven Givens
Required textbooks/ course materials:
Health and Wellness for Life, 10th Edition, Human Kinetic, IBSN: 9780736068505
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 learning outcomes:
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Identify and locate govt. (FDA) healthy eating guidelines.
Identify and locate CDC statistics related to morbidity and mortality.
Identify principles of cardiorespiratory, muscular, and flexibility fitness.
Identify risk factors related to chronic disease for different age/ethnicity/gender populations.
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Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:
Lecture is the primary method of instruction. Lectures are enhanced by board illustrations, concept maps, and/or power point presentations. Additional teaching strategies may include: use of inquiry, critical thinking, class discussions and/or oral presentations.
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