Syll Spr09 - HPS 1040 Section L Health Concepts &...

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HPS 1040 Section L Health Concepts & Strategies Spring 2009 Instructor: Linda Rosskopf Office: Rm 103 SST Weber Building 1 (located on Ferst Dr. between Einstein Bagels and Tech Tower, satellite dish in front of building. My office is downstairs) Phone: 404-894-6273 E-mail: linda.rosskopf@ap.gatech.edu Office hours: by appointment. I am here daily. Email or call for appointment. Same day appointments are usually available. TA: Shikhar Vohra Email: svohra3@gatech.edu Office hours: by appointment Class meets: M/W 1:05 – 1:55 Architecture Auditorium Text: Select Chapters from Core Concepts in Health for Georgia Tech , 10 th ed. update, 2008, Course Objectives : 1. To understand the concept and dimensions of wellness and the scientific basis upon which health guidelines are founded. 2. To understand the personal responsibility required for good health and well being. 3. To identify and understand select mental and physical health issues affecting college-age students. 4. To understand the relationship between diet, exercise and weight management in achieving wellness. 5. To identify select chronic diseases, learn appropriate steps to help prevent their occurrence and to understand treatment. 6. To understand the value of a healthy lifestyle and appreciate the application of wellness principles now and throughout your life. Grading: 2 in-class quizzes, together worth 15% of your final grade. Dates on Class Schedule. 3 in-class tests— together worth 81% of final grade. Dates on Class Schedule. BUZZ cards are required at all tests. Personality surveys (4) worth 1% of your final grade: See Psychological Surveys on T-Square course homepage. (due IN CLASS Feb. 11) Sexual Violence project worth 2% of final grade (due Mar. 4) Immune worksheet worth 1% of final grade (due Apr. 13)
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Syll Spr09 - HPS 1040 Section L Health Concepts &...

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