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.

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

1. Evaluate each of the key components of physical fitness.
2. Explain critical terms and concepts used in fitness and wellness contexts.
3. Identify each of the anatomical systems that support physical activity.
4. Explain the functional significance of the anatomical systems involved with physical activity.
4. Conduct objective, reliable, valid and feasible tests of physical fitness.
5. Assess types and forms of physical fitness.
6. Conduct screening processes for fitness training and assessments.
7. Prescribe forms of exercise that work safely and effectively for the general population based on the principles of training.
8. Apply the wellness continuum to self and others.

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