Jun 06, 2023
HEA 114 - Components of Personal Fitness and Wellness 3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
This course meets the Health/Fitness/Wellness General Education Requirement.
Emphasizes classroom knowledge in four areas of personal fitness and wellness. Topics include nutrition, dieting and weight control, physical fitness and stress management.
Note: Credit is not given for both HEA 114 and HEA 100 .
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Explain the Healthy People 2010 Initiative
- Analyze personal lifestyle
- Record necessary changes
- Develop plan to change
- Identify the positive changes that take place in the body as a result of regular exercise.
- Record the physiological changes that occur in the body as a result of regular exercise.
- Identify hypokinetic diseases associated with sedentary lifestyle
- Conducts online research of hypokinetic diseases
- Record the preventive measures that can be taken to avoid hypokinetic disease
- Identify the health related components of physical fitness
- Demonstrates methods of exercise for each component of fitness.
- Record personal fitness goals for each component of fitness.
- Discuss the relationship between cardiovascular endurance and oxygen consumption.
- Trace the blood pathways through the heart and lungs
- Describe carbon dioxide and oxygen exchange in the muscles
- Design a personal exercise program to develop strength and muscular endurance.
- Demonstrate how to overload a muscle and apply Progression Principle.
- Recognize the importance of muscular strength and endurance.
- Design a personal exercise program to develop aerobic fitness.
- Record the difference between aerobic and anaerobic activity
- Discuss the importance of target and maximum heart
- Design a personal exercise program to develop flexibility.
- Recognize and identify ballistic, static and PNF stretching.
- Recognize factors limiting flexibility
- Identify the major categories of macro nutrients
- Design a personal diet plan.
- Analyzes strengths and weakness in personal diet plan.
- Explain the importance of exercise in a weight loss program
- Compile negative factors associated with obesity and being overweight.
- Design a program for weight loss.
- Identify personal stressor
- Examines physiological and psychological effects of stress.
- Discuss the role of exercise and stress management
- Discuss lifestyle behaviors that contribute to the development of cardiovascular disease.
- Identify the diseases that affect the cardiovascular system.
- Recognizes major risk factors associated with cardiovascular diseases.
- Document lifestyle changes needed to lower the risk of cardiovascular diseases.
Core 1 Communication Core 2 Technology Fluency Core 3 Information Literacy Core 4 Personal Wellness Core 5 Self Management Core 7 Quantitative Reasoning Core 8 Social and Civic Responsibility Core 9 Global Perspective