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KIN 100 Fitness for Life (2 credits)

Course Description

This course will assist students in developing an understanding of human flourishing founded on biblical principles and scientific evidence in the areas of sleep, stress and time management, nutrition, and various aspects of physical fitness. Students will engage in various assignments and physical activities related to these areas with the purpose of providing the abilities to make healthy lifestyle and behavior choices.

Learning Results

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will:
• Philosophically and biblically justify his/her position concerning the importance of and need for physical fitness.
• Define fundamental concepts of physical fitness, nutrition, and wellness.
• Implement the practice of physical fitness on a regular, weekly basis to improve overall health and fitness.
• Adjust nutritional intake to create positive health and control weight.
• Better control stress through managing sleep, time, relationships and health.

Textbooks

Learning Documentation

This course consists of textbook readings and quizzes, a weekly exercise log, fitness testing, three papers, and three exams.

PLEASE NOTE:  THIS COURSE REQUIRES A MINIMUM OF 10 WEEKS TO COMPLETE SUCCESSFULLY.

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