HEED 1340. HEALTHY LIFESTYLES. 3 Hours.
This course will present theoretical content related to a healthy lifestyle. Students will apply these concepts in laboratory sessions where they evaluate current health habits and develop a nutrition, exercise, and stress management plan to promote a healthy lifestyle. The laboratory section will also provide instruction with regards to proper technique and form for resistance training, flexibility and aerobic conditioning. Lifestyle related diseases and addictions such as cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, substance abuse, sexually transmitted diseases and achievement and maintenance of optimal body composition will also be addressed. These problems will be discussed relative to social, cultural and ethnic concerns.