RLS411 - Fitness and Wellness

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Subject Title
Fitness and Wellness

Subject Description
RLS 411 is a Course of study which is designed to be both theoretical and practical, combining traditional classroom activity and practical application of concepts of fitness and wellness. Students participate in lectures and practical activities in and out of classroom that includes material that identifies the physiological and functional anatomy of the human body as well as the adaptations that occur during physical activity and exercise. The Course also includes preparing the student with the knowledge, skill and expertise required to conduct and interpret physical fitness evaluations. Finally, the concept of lifestyle and wellness are explored so the student can include physical activity and exercise within the context of personal health promotion.

Credit Status
One

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Identify and explain each of the components of physical fitness.
2. Define, explain and describe the terms used in fitness and wellness contexts.
3. Identify each of the anatomical systems that support physical activity and explain the functional significance of these systems.
4. Conduct objective, reliable, valid and feasible tests of physical fitness.
5. Self-evaluate physical fitness.
6. Conduct acceptable screening processes and prescribe exercise safely and effectively for a ?well? population using the Principles of Training.
7. Explain and apply the wellness continuum to self and others.

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