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Syllabus 

Course Objectives

    Wellness program definition:  a program to improve the quality of life by making available different options in relation to developing, maintaining, and enhancing fitness levels.

Primary goal:  to promote good physical, social and emotional health through good habits and through a regular fitness program.

Participant Objectives:

A.     The members will participate in a screening to assist in determining current health fitness.

B.     The members will continually identify health habits based on information presented throughout the school year.

C.     The members will set personal goals in relation to diet, nutrition, fitness, and stress management.

D.     The members will participate in wellness/fitness activities.

E.     The members will increase social interaction and mutual support as a result of participation through various activities.

Methods of Instruction

     The classroom portion of class will involve lecture, projects, written assignments, handouts, reports and group activities.  The fitness portion of the course will involve fitness in individual sports instruction, team sports instruction, and a carry over of the lessons from the classroom.

Instructional Materials

     Materials to be used will include individual sports equipment and various team sports equipment.  We also will be using handouts, films, bio-electrical impedance scales, etc..  There will be a $5.00 fee to cover equipment costs.

Evaluation

40% of grade comes from physical fitness activities, 20% of the grade comes from classroom work and homework, 20% of the grade comes from tests. and 20% of the grade comes from the final exam.

Student Materials

Students will need a 3 ring binder for the classroom portion.  Students will need tennis shoes, shorts or sweatpants, and a t-shirt for the gym portion of class.