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Cheyrl Grayson: Courses: PHED 1030
 

PHED 1030
Health and Wellness Concepts

 
INSTRUCTOR: Cheryl Grayson
  Gym - 112
   Office #: 272-4540
  E-mail: cgrayson@em.daltonstate.edu

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

A course designed to teach the student to be responsible for one= s own health and fitness by providing information and strategies that can be adopted. The lecture/laboratory activities will cover the following topics: wellness assessment self-managed behavior, cardiorespiratory fitness, muscular strength, flexibility, endurance, nutrition, weight control, hypertension, stress management, and sexually transmitted diseases.

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

To enable the student through lecture, textbook research and laboratory activities to assess and carry out lifestyle strategies for achieving optimal fitness and health.

TEXT:

ACore Concepts in Health@ Insel, Roth, Rollins, Peterson, Mayfield

2000 Update - 8th Ed.

ATTENDANCE POLICY:

Classes that meet 3 times per week OR Classes that meet 2 times per week

5 absences = F (non-passing grade) 4 absences = F (non-passing grade)

Student is responsible for obtaining and completing any assignment made during an absence. If student is absent when a written exam is administered, a make-up will be conducted only at the discretion of the instructor. Ten points will be deducted from all make-up exams.

EVALUATIONS:

7 Written Quizzes on chapters. 1 per chapter = 10% each = 70%

Labs/Worksheet Assignments - 30%

Students with disabilities or special needs of any type should contact Disability Support Services in the Ace Center to request reasonable accommodations for academic programs and other activities of Dalton State College. Students must personally register with Disability Support Services by providing adequate documentation to verify the disability and/or need. A minimum of five to ten business days is needed for approved accommodations to be arranged. The ACE Center is located on the lower level of Pope Student Center.