BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

HLTH-201 - Physical Health and Fitness - 3.00 Credits

HLTH-201 - Physical Health and Fitness - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
The aim of this course is to provide students with introductory knowledge regarding improvement in health and physical fitness for the enhancement of a healthy lifestyle and total well being. Students will examine the elements of muscular fitness, cardiovascular fitness, balance and flexibility as it relates to healthful living. Specifically, students will learn to develop personal exercise programs and understand the health implications of physical activity, physical fitness and nutrition. Furthermore, students will improve their current level of physical fitness.
Part of the:
  • UNIVERSITY TRANSFER Department
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • Aboriginal Leadership in the Justice System Certificate - Certificate Completion Plan
  • Law Enforcement Preparation Certificate - Year 1 Spring Term
  • Course offered:
  • Spring 2018 (January - April)
  • Spring 2019 (January - April)
  • Prerequisites : ENGL 060, MATH-059 , or English 12 and/or English 12 First Peoples, or equivalent and MATH 11 or equivalent or permission of instructor.
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Master Degree or Equivalent.
    Office Hours: 1..5 per week
    Contact Hours: 45
    Student Evaluation
    Procedure:
    Assignments 50-70%, Final 30-50%, Total 100%. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • describe how regular physical activity and good nutrition are vital for optimum health;
  • design safe and effective resistance exercise programs;
  • demonstrate how to correctly administer and interpret tests of personal levels of cardiovascular endurance, strength and flexibility;

  • identify risk factors affecting an individual’s ability to participate in an exercise program; and
  • identify appropriate nutritional plans for optimum health.
  • Text and Materials:
  • William Prentice. Principles of Athletic Training. Current Edition. Whitby, Ont McGraw-Hill.
  • Don Rainey and Murray Tinker. Foundations of Personal Fitness. Current Edition. Woodlands, CA. Glencoe/McGraw-Hill.
  • Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
    Other Information: Students are required to dress appropriately for each class. Appropriate clothing includes shorts, T-shirts, gym shoes, or reasonable replacements of the above clothes (wind pants, sweat shirts, etc.). All students are responsible for acquiring a pass to a gym approved by the instructor.
    Current Course Offerings:
     
    HLTH-201-01
    DaysTimeStart DateEnd Date
    W6:00PM - 9:00PM02 Jan 201816 Apr 2018
     
    HLTH-201-01
    DaysTimeStart DateEnd Date
    W6:00PM - 9:00PM02 Jan 201916 Apr 2019