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HPE 117 - Fitness Walking

Credits: 1
2 Activity Hours

The course is designed to give students a positive experience with guidelines for developing various levels of intensity in a wholesome environment. Walking and proper nutritional habits provide a lifetime fitness combination that includes cardiovascular development and weight control.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Identify the importance of regular participation.
  2. Recognize that walking is an inexpensive individual or group activity that can be incorporated into anyone’s lifestyle.
  3. Demonstrate techniques to reduce stress and increase self-esteem.
  4. Establish goals related to health.
  5. Develop a personal agenda for fitness walking.
Listed Topics
  1. Proper exercise on a regular basis will improve bodily functions
  2. Encourage students to exercise throughout a lifetime
  3. Create habits for success in all phases of life
  4. Maintain cardiovascular development
  5. Weight Management
  6. Encourage nutritional eating
  7. Body fat evaluation
  8. Workout routines and interval walking
  9. Fitness Evaluation: 1 mile, 12 minute test, body weight, body fat evaluation
Reference Materials
Pertinent handouts and or text as designated by instructor.
Approved By: Sutin, Stewart Date Approved: 04/13/2007

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