*Health and Wellness

PEG 1002 Health and Wellness

Overview:

The purpose of this course is to critically examine wellness concepts within the context of a spiritual (distinctively Christian) dimension. From this perspective, students will be encouraged to adopt attitudes and make behavioral choices that support a lifestyle of healthy stewardship. Course content will be presented through student laboratory assessments, personal inventories, content exams, critical issues and a required exercise component.

As a part of this course, you will meet the following SNU General Education Learning Outcome that states “SNU students”


…are able to evaluate the assumptions, presuppositions, and arguments (both subtle and direct) embedded in expressions of thought and culture by individuals and society.(Critical Thinking/ Discernment)


…can construct rational arguments based on solid evidence acquired from appropriate sources and through the use of the best available methods and can communicate those arguments clearly and concisely using sound rhetorical strategies in both speech and writing. (Effective Communication)


…can evaluate developments in science, technology and health on the basis of elementary

principles, good scientific practices, and the proper interpretation of mathematical models

and statistics. (Science and Technology)


Course Materials

Get Fit Stay Well!  Third Edition by Hopson, Donatelle, and Littrell
Pearson is the publisher

ISBN:  13:  978-0-321-91184-1

Objectives, Activities, Points

 

SESSION ONE

OBJECTIVE

At the end of this unit you will be able to:

ACTIVITIES

POINTS POSSIBLE

Demonstrate an understanding of the SNU policy on Academic Integrity.(1.1) Student Statement of Academic Integrity0

Engage as a part of the community of an online class.

(1.2) Get Acquainted Forum

0

Student will assess and reflect their current level of wellness and identify which wellness areas to target for behavior changes.(1.3) Lab - How Well Are You?100
Student will identify risk factors for exercise and know at least two preventable behaviors to avoid cardiovascular disease.
(1.4) Lab - Assess Yourself

100

Student will discover what motivates individuals to initiate an exercise program. 
(1.5) Lab - Identify Your Physical Activity Motivations
100

Student will assess their current cardiovascular score/s. 

(1.6) Lab - Assessing Your Cardio-Respiratory Fitness

100
Students will identify, prioritize, and discuss reasons for not exercising.
(1.7) Forum - Exercise
100
Student will participate in meaningful exercise/activity for healthy behaviors
(1.8) Exercise/Activity Log
100
Students will identify current negative health behaviors and reflect on steps for possible positive change.(1.9) Critical Issue 1 - Lifestyle Behavior100
Students will demonstrate knowledge of personal wellness choices, understanding fitness principles, committing to fitness, and the cardiorespiratory system.
(1.10) Exam 1 - Chapters 1,2,3, & 4
100

Total possible points for Session One

800

 

SESSION TWO

OBJECTIVE

At the end of this unit you will be able to:

ACTIVITIES

POINTS POSSIBLE

(2.1) Assess your muscular endurance

Lab 5.2 Assess your muscular endurance Section II

100

(2.2) Assess your flexibility

Lab 6.1 Assess your flexibility

100

(2.3) Evaluate your posture
Lab 6.2 Evaluate your posture

100

(2.4) Analyze the the term "normal weight obesity)
Watch the video: Slim or Obese
0

(2.5) Understand the different between BMI, BIA, and Body Percent

Video response to Slim or Obese

100
(2.6) Calculate a personal BMI score
BMI score from Figure 7.2 
100
(2.7) Calculate a personal Waist-to-Hip Ratio
Lab 7.2 WHR score 
100
(2.8) Understand the issues of morality and personal weight control
Forum II - Moral Obligation
100
(2.9) Participate in an exercise/activity requirement
Exercise/activity course requirement
100
(2.10) Critically examine contemporary issues of government intervention in personal choices
Critical Issue II 
100
(2.11) Demonstrate knowledge regarding muscular strength/endurance, flexibility, and body composition issues. 
Exam II 
100

Total possible points for Session Two


SESSION THREE

OBJECTIVE

At the end of this unit you will be able to:

ACTIVITIES


POINTS POSSIBLE

Analyze current food group usage

(3.1) USDA Choose My Plate


100

Critically analyze caloric consumption and government involvement of personal choices

(3.2) View video You Are What You Eat


0

Analyze menu information and food/choice consumption motivation

(3.3) Questions to You Are What You Eat


100

Recount information regarding the drug Alli

(3.4) View video Diet Dream Drug


0

Describe diet shortcuts that consumers are willing to make

(3.5) Diet Dream Drug video questions


100

Critically analyze elements of dieting/exercising and moral obligations to health/wellness behaviors

(3.6) Read the article Does God Want You To Be Thin?


0

Discuss contemporary health/wellness theories and concepts with classmates 
(3.7) Forum III - Does God Want You To Be Thin?

100
Participate in an exercise health/wellness activity
(3.8) Exercise/Activity requirement

100
Research contributing factors to "globesity"
(3.9) Critical Issue III - Globesity

100
Develop an understanding of eating disorders
(3.10) Video - Orthorexia

0
Discuss societal positions on food consumption, body image, and the contributing factors to eating disorders
(3.11) Questions to video Orthorexia

100
Demonstrate knowledge of nutrition and weight management principles
(3.12) Exam III - Nutrition and Weight Management

100

Total



SESSION FOUR

OBJECTIVE

At the end of this unit you will be able to:

ACTIVITIES

POINTS POSSIBLE

Identify major stressors in your life
(4.1) Lab 10.1 How Stressed Are You?
100
Determine the positive and negative aspects of multitasking 
(4.2) Video Multitasking 
0
Analyze how stress influences your life
(4.3) Questions to video Multitasking
100
Understand your CVD risk
(4.4) Lab 11.1 Understanding your CVD
100
Know the factors that contribute to sudden cardiac death
(4.5) View the video Heart Disease and Sudden Death
0
List risk factors for CVD 
(4.6) Questions to Heart Disease video
100
Describe lifestyle behaviors that support healthy cholesterol
(4.7) Video Good Cholesterol
0
Describe the difference between HDL, LDL, and Triglycerides
(4.8) Questions over the video Good Cholesterol
100
Summarize past, current, and future health lifestyles; further analyze how to implement positive health behaviors 
(4.9) Health/Wellness Journey
100
Determine Diabetes risks
(4.10) Lab 12.1 Are You At Risk For Diabetes
100
Describe familial genetic factors 
(4.11) Video Diabetes
0
Research and discuss factors for the rise in Diabetes
(4.12) Critical Issue IV - Why the increase in Diabetes?
100
Participate in weekly exercise/activity
(4.13) Exercise/Activity requirement
100
List several common chronic diseases
(4.14) Forum IV - Which of the Common Chronic Diseases is the easiest control?
100
Demonstrate knowledge of health/wellness concepts regarding stress, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, and other chronic diseases. 
(4.15) Exam IV - Chapters 10, 11, and 12
100

Total


SESSION FIVE

OBJECTIVE

At the end of this unit you will be able to:

ACTIVITIES

POINTS POSSIBLE

Recognize cancer risk factors 
(5.1) Cancer risk analysis
0
List avenues of possible lifestyle behavior changes for reduction in cancer risks
(5.2) Cancer risk analysis questions
100
Reflect on personal risk factors of cancer
(5.3) Lab 13.1 Assessing your personal risk of cancer
100
Describe the seven general early warning signs of cancer
(5.4) CAUTION and ABCD
100
Observe real life scenarios of skin cancer 
(5.5) Video: Tanning Beds
0
Describe possible prevention for melanoma and skin cancer
(5.6) Questions on video: Tanning Beds
100
Understand and discuss the disease nature of addictions
(5.7) Forum V - Addictions and morality
100
Describe the health risks of second hand smoke, alcohol, and use of analgesics
(5.8) Questions over videos: Second Hand Smoke, Alcohol and Cancer, and OTC Painkillers
100
Participate in exercise/activity
(5.9) Exercise/Activity Requirement
100
Discuss society's views on alcohol and tobacco use
(5.10) Critical Issue V - Alcohol and Tobacco Public Scrutiny
100
Demonstrate knowledge on cancer and substance abuse
(5.11) Exam V - Chapters 13 and 14
100

Total

100

SESSION SIX

OBJECTIVE

At the end of this unit you will be able to:

ACTIVITIES

POINTS POSSIBLE

Explore the idea of a worldview on sexuality and morality
(6.1) Forum VI - Are sexually transmitted diseases a punishment for promiscuity?
100
Describe the importance of childhood immunizations
(6.2) Critical Issue VI - Childhood immunizations
100
Describe lifestyle scenarios of octogenarians
(6.3) Video: The Vitality Project
0
List immediate lifestyle changes and behavior/goals that support a long and healthy life
(6.4) Questions on The Vitality Project
100
Participate in an exercise/activity
(6.5) Exercise/Activity requirement
100
Demonstrate knowledge in sexually transmitted diseases and managing lifelong health/wellness
(6.6) Exam VI - Chapter 15 and 16
100

Total



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