This course is designed to familiarize students with knowledge, understanding, and values of health related fitness and its influence on the quality of life emphasizing the development and implementation of fitness programs. 

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Describe the elements of health related physical fitness, performance related physical fitness, inactivity, and hypokinetic diseases on health and wellness
  • Distinguish the influence of personal behavior and responsibility on the development, treatment, and prevention of infectious diseases, stress, and addictions.
  • Compare and contrast the relationships among physical activity, nutrition, and body composition.
  • Participate in physical fitness activities that will aid in assessing personal health related fitness
  • Design, implement, and evaluate fitness programs to promote societal lifetime physical fitness.

Grade Basis: L
Credit Hours: 3
Lecture hours: 48.0