GENERAL COURSE OBJECTIVES:
- To acquaint the student with the potential health and physical fitness values that regular and vigorous muscular activity have on the life support systems of the body.
- To understand the health and muscular activity needs of a sedentary person in an automated society.
- To assist the student in his/her appreciation of the integral relationship between healthy living and the social, intellectual, and emotional dimensions of a well balanced life.
- To acquaint the student with efficient and proper techniques of conditioning which do not require considerable expense, equipment, facilities or time.
- To show the student how to avoid, correct, or cope with the health hazards associated with excessive stress, inactivity, improper physical activity, obesity, inadequate nutrition, and the abuse of harmful substances.
- To help the student assess and evaluate his/her current health status related to such wellness and fitness parameters as cardiorespiratory function, strength, flexibility, muscular endurance, nutrition, body composition, stress management and others.
The Webpage is designed to provide you basic information about the course and its procedures. In addition to this page, the left column will provide you with the following:
- Directions for signing up for and use of the Turning Point NXT Student Response Card (clicker)
- A page containing the generic lecture and internet quiz schedule which will lead to
- Directions for accessing, completing and submitting internet quiz assignments
- Specific lecture schedules for Tuesday, Wednesday and/or Thursday
- A generic copy of the course syllabus
- A data sheet for recording pre-post exercise testing scores
- An optional page, the Web Index, that contains numerous web resources for KIN 100 students.