Feb 19, 2020  
2019 - 2020 Cowley College Academic Catalog 
    
2019 - 2020 Cowley College Academic Catalog

HPR6325 LIFETIME FITNESS COURSE PROCEDURE


HPR6325 LIFETIME FITNESS

1 Credit Hour

Student Level:

This course is open to students on the college level in either Freshman or Sophomore year.

Catalog Description:

HPR6325 - Lifetime Fitness (1 hr.)

Designed to expose students to facts about and experiences in dealing with motor, physical, physiological, psychological, and nutritional aspects of the human being.  The responsibility to maintain fitness during a life span.

Course Classification:

Lecture

Prerequisites:

None

Controlling Purpose:

This course is designed to expose students to facts about and experiences in dealing with the motor, physiological, and nutritional aspects of the human being.  The responsibility is to maintain fitness during their life span.

Learner Outcomes:

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to identify the different lifetime activities, to help maintain physical fitness, nutritional facts, how to manage stress and how to assess various aspects of their own fitness/wellness.

Units Outcomes and Criterion Based Evaluation Key for Core Content:

The following outline defines the minimum core content, not including the final examination period.  Instructors may add other material as time allows.

UNIT 1:  Personal Skills and Time Management

Outcomes: Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to successfully…

  • Set priorities in which several tasks will be accomplished
  • Regular attendance and attend class on time
  • Emphasize the importance of time for oneself

UNIT 2: Speaking Skills

Outcomes: Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to successfully…

  • Participate in group and class communications
  • Participate in communications by participating in group activities

UNIT 3: Human Resource Management

Outcomes: Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to successfully…

  • Discuss how society affects our lifestyle
  • Discuss the positive and negative of adopting new technologies, how it affects our lifestyle

UNIT 4: Listening Skills

Outcomes: Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to successfully…

  • Demonstrate appropriate listening skills in able to obtain the knowledge through, discussion and participation

UNIT 5: Group Effectiveness Skills

Outcomes: Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to successfully…

  • Being able to work with a group through participation to reach a common goal

UNIT 6: Knowledge of Leftime Fitness

Outcomes: Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to successfully…

  • Obtain knowledge of the Health Components to keep our body in shape
  • Become aware of the skill components for our fitness
  • Become aware of what activities are good to maintain target heart rate
  • Be introduced to different activities one can do for life
  • Obtain knowledge of nutrition what is good to maintain good health
  • Become aware of the facts and principles of body weight control

Projects Required:

Textbook:

Contact Bookstore for current textbook.

Materials/Equipment Required:

Attendance Policy:

Students should adhere to the attendance policy outlined by the instructor in the course syllabus.

Grading Policy:

The grading policy will be outlined by the instructor in the course syllabus.

Maximum class size:

Based on classroom occupancy

Course Time Frame:

The U.S. Department of Education, Higher Learning Commission, and the Kansas Board of Regents define credit hour and have specific regulations that the college must follow when developing, teaching, and assessing the educational aspects of the college. A credit hour is an amount of work represented in intended learning outcomes and verified by evidence of student achievement that is an institutionally-established equivalency that reasonably approximates not less than one hour of classroom or direct faculty instruction and a minimum of two hours of out-of-class student work for approximately fifteen weeks for one semester hour of credit or an equivalent amount of work over a different amount of time. The number of semester hours of credit allowed for each distance education or blended hybrid courses shall be assigned by the college based on the amount of time needed to achieve the same course outcomes in a purely face-to-face format.

Refer to the following policies:

402.00 Academic Code of Conduct

263.00 Student Appeal of Course Grades

403.00 Student Code of Conduct

Disability Services Program:

Cowley College, in recognition of state and federal laws, will accommodate a student with a documented disability. If a student has a disability which may impact work in this class, which requires accommodations, contact the Disability Services Coordinator.