Oct 06, 2022  
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HE 275 - Lifetime Health and Fitness

3 Credit(s)

Explore current evidence-based fitness research and its relationship to achieving positive health outcomes. Develop and understanding of how optimal fitness including; cardiorespiratory, strength training, weight management and healthy diet contributes to the prevention of stress and chronic disease.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  1. Describe how the foundations of physical activity relate to optimal health
  2. Present safe and realistic guidelines in achieving and maintaining healthy weight and body composition
  3. Recognize the relationship between optimal fitness and overall well-being
  4. Explain how regular physical activity, good nutrition and healthy sleep habits decrease stress and prevent chronic diseases
  5. Explain the interacting dimensions of environmental, physical, mental, emotional, social, intellectual and occupational health and how they can affect lifetime health and fitness outcomes
  6. Utilize independent critical thinking skills when analyzing evidence and non-evidence based fitness lifestyle health information

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