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Health and Fitness (MS)

Health and Fitness (MS)

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Course Description\nWhat does it mean to be healthy? What are the steps for creating or improving a healthy lifestyle? This course helps students take charge of their own well-being by providing up-to-date information about physical activity, nutrition, and overall health. Students learn the importance of setting goals, recognizing peer pressure, making good decisions, and resolving conflicts. Students also learn about the benefits of exercise and physical activity, and how to avoid unhealthy behaviors. Activities are designed to help students understand nutrition, analyze food labels, and develop an appropriate exercise plan. Students learn how physical activity affects different body systems and about key exercise concepts including cross-training, overload, and flexibility. Students become more familiar with the systems of their bodies, learn about common ailments, and examine the importance of self-esteem and emotional well-being in promoting overall health.\n\nCourse Breakdown\n\n Healthy lifestyle\n Making good decisions and behavioral choices\n Avoiding violence and abuse\n Defining wellness and its components\n Exercise, fitness, and their relationship to wellness\n The nutritional aspect of wellness\n Important chemicals and nutrients\n Guidelines for developing a healthy diet Designing proper exercise programs\n The interaction between the cardiovascular and the respiratory systems\n Aerobic, interval, and cross-training\n Exercise principles\n Developing strength and flexibility\n Reaching and maintaining a healthy weight\n Body systems\n Causes of, treatments for, and ways to prevent diseases and conditions that attack body systems\n Wellness from adolescence to adulthood and old age\n\nCourse Goals\nDescribe products, services, and policies that help a person maintain a healthy lifestyle. Examine the causes and treatments of various hereditary diseases, autoimmune disorders, cancers, and lifestyle diseases.

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