NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog 
    Dec 06, 2023  
NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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HLED 1270 - Personal Wellness

This course provides an introduction to wellness concepts. Students will have the opportunity to build a foundation of knowledge that will help them actively pursue a wellness lifestyle. The combination of this lecture course and an activity course provides a balance between the development of wellness concepts and physical activity. Students gain an understanding of the impact physical inactivity has on health. This course provides the information and experience that will enable students to make informed decisions about their personal health as it relates to quality of life and longevity.

Credits: 1

Instructional Method Lecture

Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of HLED 1270  Personal Wellness , the student will:

  1. demonstrate an understanding of current health issues and the importance of physical activity in a wellness lifestyle.
  2. demonstrate knowledge of health-related fitness components.
  3. assess health-related fitness components: cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, and body composition.
  4. demonstrate competency in developing a personal health-related fitness program.
  5. demonstrate a basic understanding of nutrition and healthy weight management.
  6. explore the dimensions of wellness and theory of behavior change.

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