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    Mar 28, 2020  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHED 1000 - Scientific Principles and Practices of Health-Related Fitness

3 hours (1;2;1*)

Comprehensive presentation of the scientific fundamentals of developing a healthy lifestyle, including the epidemiology of disease and mortality in the United States, effects of physical activity and fitness on health, proper nutrition, addictive behaviors, prevention and treatment of obesity, mental health related to healthy lifestyles, and musculoskeletal health and disease. Instructional modalities include lecture, physical activity experiences, computer-assisted instruction using instructor-developed software and Internet resources and assessment of health risks and fitness.

Prerequisite(s): None.

*This hour is independent study using assigned Internet sites to access health-related information and conduct individual health risk assessments.

Core Category: Component Area Option

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