AT 160 Syllabus F08

AT 160 Syllabus F08 - Chapman University COURSE...

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Chapman University COURSE SYLLABUS/OUTLINE AT 160 – Health Education Fall 2008 Tuesday/Thursday 10-11:15 am Argyros Forum - 211 Ky E. Kugler, EdD, ATC (kekugler@chapman.edu) Office: Reeves Hall - 209 714-997-6642 * Please email to make an appointment Catalog Description: Prerequisite: None. Students survey personal and community health problems, particularly as they relate to student life. 3 credits. Course Restrictions: None. Textbook: Halles, Dianne, An Invitation to Health 2009-2010 Edition, Belmont, CA, Wadsworth Cengage Learning. Course Objectives: 1. To develop the students’ baseline knowledge of current health issues. 2. To acquaint the students with a variety of options and possible outcomes of their personal health decisions. 3. To develop the students’ understanding of how their decisions affect their personal issues. 4. To develop the ability of each student to make informed choices about their personal health care. Major study units : Emotional health, stress - Explain the stress-response model and the psychological and emotional responses to trauma and forced inactivity - Describe the basic principles of general personality traits, associated trait anxiety, locus of control, and patient and social environment interactions - Identify the symptoms and clinical signs of common eating disorders and the psychological and sociocultural factors associated with these disorders. - Identify and describe the sociological, biological and psychological influences toward substance abuse, addictive personality traits, the commonly abused substances, the signs and symptoms associated with the abuse of these substances, and their impact on an individual’s health and physical performance - Describe the basic signs and symptoms of mental disorders (psychoses), emotional disorders (neuroses, depression), or personal/social conflict (family
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problems, academic or emotional stress, personal assault or abuse, sexual assault, sexual harassment), the contemporary personal, school, and community health service agencies, such as community-based psychological and social support services that treat these conditions and the appropriate referral procedures for accessing these health service agencies - Explain the potential need for psychosocial intervention and referral when dealing with populations requiring special consideration (to include but not limited to those with exercise-induced asthma, diabetes, seizure disorders, drug allergies and interactions, unilateral organs, physical and/or mental disability) - Describe disordered eating and eating disorders (i.e., signs, symptoms, physical and psychological consequences, referral systems) Nutrition, fitness, weight loss - Describe the USDA’s “My Pyramid” and explain how this can be used in
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This note was uploaded on 02/02/2012 for the course ATH 160 taught by Professor Nickson during the Fall '08 term at Chapman University .

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