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P E 171 - Fitness and Nutrition Concepts

2 Credits
Introduction to fitness and wellness; including cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, special considerations in exercise, exercise psychology, basic nutrition, body composition and weight control.  

Fees

Quarters Typically Offered

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Designed to Serve All students
Active Date 20170622T08:40:09

Grading Basis Decimal Grade
Class Limit 25
Contact Hours: Lecture 22 Lab 0 Field Studies 0 Clinical 0 Independent Studies 0
Total Contact Hours 22
Degree Distributions:
AA
  • Physical Education

PE Theory Course Yes

Course Outline
  • INTRODUCTION TO FITNESS AND WELLNESS
  • CARDIORESPIRATORY ENDURANCE
  • MUSCULAR STRENGTH AND ENDURANCE
  • FLEXIBILITY
  • SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS IN EXERCISE
  • BASIC NUTRITION
  • BODY COMPOSITION AND WEIGHT CONTROL
  • CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE AND EXERCISE 


Student Learning Outcomes
Define the five components of fitness and identify the benefits associated with each.

Demonstrate safe and effective techniques for improving fitness levels in each of the components of fitness.

Identify the effects of injury, environmental conditions, and ergogenic aids on physical performance and health.

Apply the basic principles of exercise psychology including goal setting and motivational techniques to increase adherence to exercise.

Identify the six main nutrients, analyze personal intake of each nutrient, and recognize healthy dietary choices that will improve health and fitness.

Evaluate weight loss techniques and recognize their effectiveness for maintaining a healthy body composition.



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