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HPE 407. Advanced Fitness and Conditioning

Credits: 3
Department: Health and Physical Education
Description: Basic principles and functions of the human body with applied fundamentals of fitness and wellness as they relate to behavior, physiological function and physical activity. Majors only.
Prerequisites: HPE 310
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Identify instructional practices, approaches, and methods and match materials, both print and digital, to the cognitive levels of all readers, guided by an evidence-based rationale, which support the developmental, cultural, and linguistic differences of readers.
2. Examine Chronic diseases as influenced by behavior, environment, society, and nutrition.
3. Analyze and synthesize concepts related to health promotion including behaviors that foster and those that hinder well-being.
4. Analyze and synthesize concepts related to disease prevention including behaviors that foster and those that hinder well-being.
5. Analyze and synthesize health-enhancing behaviors that reduce health risks including: a. The importance of individual responsibility for health; b. Strategies to reduce and prevent stress-related health problems.
6. Analyze and synthesize how to use goal-setting and decision-making skills to enhance health including: a. The components of and processes for the development and implementation of personal health plans. b. Applying decision-making and goal-setting processes to personal health choices. c. The components of and processes for the development and implementation of personal health plans.
7. Analyze and synthesize benefits and implications of, and how to, promote lifelong physical recreation.
8. Identify developmentally appropriate health enhancing physical fitness activities for PK-12 students.
9. Describe the fitness physical education curriculum model and analyze its usefulness in the PK-12 curriculum.
10. Analyze and synthesize, through application, skills necessary to perform varied physical activities including: a. Conditioning exercises. b. Strength training.






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