The Health courses focus on the principal areas essential to understanding critical life management skills necessary to make sound decisions and take positive actions for healthy and effective living. Students will learn human growth and development through adulthood, positive emotional development, including suicide and violence prevention, communication, interpersonal, and coping skills, responsible decision-making and planning, nutrition and physical activity, tobacco, alcohol, and other drug use and abuse, consumer knowledge, health-related community resources, safety education, including one-rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), first aid for obstructed airway, and injury prevention, disease prevention and control, including HIV/AIDS and other STDs, family life education, including human sexuality, sexual abstinence, and pregnancy prevention, personal health and individual wellness planning, health advocacy skills.
Students will acquire knowledge of (a) physical fitness concepts (b) understand the influence of lifestyle on health and fitness, and (c) begin to develop an optimal level of fitness. The content should include, but not be limited to, the following:- safety practices- technology applications- assessment of health-related fitness- components of physical fitness- health problems associated with inadequate fitness levels psychological values of physical fitness, including stress management- evaluation of physical activities in terms of fitness value- fitness program design- biomechanical and physiological principles and their application to maintaining and improving health-related physical fitness- nutrition- consumer issues- benefits derived from participation in physical activity.
The purpose of this course is to (a) acquire knowledge of physical fitness concepts (b) understand the influence of lifestyle on health and fitness, and (c) begin to develop an optimal level of fitness.Read More
The Health focuses on the principal areas essential to understanding critical life management skills necessary to make sound decisions and take positive actions for healthy and effective living.Read More