HESF 101 - Section 084 - Fitness and Wellness Syllabus (3).pdf

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NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITYDepartment of Health and Exercise StudiesFITNESS AND WELLNESSHESF 101Units (1)MW 11:45-1:35Instructor: Will DangEmail Address:[email protected]Office Number: 1173-H Wellness and Recreation CenterOffice Hours:MW 8:30-9:30, T-Th 10:30-11:30 or by appointmentDepartment Telephone: 515-3361Online Course Material via Moodle:Required Text:Focus on Fitness and Wellness. Hayden MCNeil. 7thEdition –(2018). ≈$25.35(ISBN: 9781533908452)E-Book Version:≈$25.00Additional Required Technology: Strava or Runkeeper or other pre-approvedGPS fitness app; video recording device (can be smart phone)Course Description:This course is designed to teach and apply the principlesof lifetime physical fitness, utilizing the five major components of cardio-respiratory endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility andbody composition.A variety of health and wellness issues are also addressed.The components of fitness will be met through structured individually pacedrunning activities that will take place at an indoor track, outdoor track, and/orcross country route.Muscular strength/endurance could take place in a weightroom or incorporated in a running activity.Health Information Statement:Physical activities in this class are consideredmoderate to vigorous and are considered limited contact. The NC StateDepartment of Health and Exercise Studies supports the development andimprovement of physical health, while doing so safely. If you have a knownmedical condition that could be adversely affected by participating in the typicalactivities of this class, please contact your usual physician for recommendationsabout how to participate safely or whether it is more appropriate to choose adifferent Health and Exercise Studies course. If your physician has provided youwith recommendations to modify participation in this class, please share thoserecommendations with the instructor within the first week of class, if possible. Ifyou are not certain whether you have a medical condition that puts you at risk forparticipation in this class or have a medical condition and cannot access yourusual physician in a timely manner for recommendations for safe participation,
consider making an appointment at Student Health to discuss your concerns(appointment number is 919.515.7107 or book on-line at healthweb.ncsu.edu).GER/GEP Objectives for Courses in the Category of Health and ExerciseStudies:Each course in the Health and Exercise Studies category of the GeneralEducation Requirements will provide instruction and guidance that help studentsto:learn the fundamentals of health-related fitness, encompassing cardio-respiratory and cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength andendurance, muscular flexibility and body composition; andapply knowledge of the fundamentals of health-related fitness towarddeveloping, maintaining, and sustaining an active and healthy lifestyle;and

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