ESS-200 Fundamentals of Wellness

GENERAL INFORMATION:

Course No. and Title: ESS 200 Fundamentals of Wellness and Physical Fitness

Campus: National, CTEC, Chuuk, Kosrae, Yap

Initiator: Strick Lloyd Yamada, Joseph Felix, Jr., Maria Dison

Date: April 2018

Course description: This course is designed to provide the student with skills and knowledge necessary to make informed choices concerning personal health and physical fitness and the overall management of personal health and lifestyle habits to achieve the highest potential for well-being. Emphasis will be placed on the importance and lifetime benefits provided through participation in physical activity. The course also covers ways to assess various components of wellness, as well as behavior modification techniques. Student will design developmentally appropriate activities and evaluate effectiveness of these activities on overall health and physical fitness.

COURSE HOURS/CREDITS:

Hours per Week

No. Of Weeks

Total Hours

Semester Credits

Lecture

3

x

16

x

48

=

3

Laboratory

x

x

=

Workshop

Total Semester

Credits

3












PURPOSE OF COURSE:

[X] Degree requirement (AA, AS, & BS)

[ ] Degree elective

[ ] Certificate

[ ] Other:

PREREQUISITES: None

PSLOS OF OTHER PROGRAMS THIS COURSE MEETS:

PSLO#

Program

PSLO 1a. Teach and create learning experiences that make the central concepts, tools of enquiry, and structures of the discipline(s) he or she teaches meaningful for students.

Baccalaureate of Science in Elementary Education

PSLO 1d. Use a variety of instructional strategies to encourage students' development of critical thinking, problem solving, and performance skills.

1) INSTITUTIONAL STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

[X]

1. Effective oral communication: capacity to deliver prepared, purposeful presentations designed to increase knowledge, to foster understanding, or to promote change in the listeners' attitudes, values, beliefs, or behaviors.

[X]

2. Effective written communication: development and expression of ideas in writing through work in many genres and styles, utilizing different writing technologies, and mixing texts, data, and images through iterative experiences across the curriculum.

[X]

3. Critical thinking: a habit of mind characterized by the comprehensive exploration of issues, ideas, artifacts, and events before accepting or formulating an opinion or conclusion.

[X]

4. Problem solving: capacity to design, evaluate, and implement a strategy to answer an open-ended question or achieve a desired goal.

[ ]

5. Intercultural knowledge and competence: a set of cognitive, affective, and behavioral skills and characteristics that support effective and appropriate interaction in a variety of cultural contexts.

[X]

6. Information literacy: the ability to know when there is a need for information, to be able to identify, locate, evaluate, and effectively and responsibly use and share that information for the problem at hand.

[X]

7. Foundations and skills for life-long learning : purposeful learning activity, undertaken on an ongoing basis with the aim of improving knowledge, skills, and competence.

[ ]

8. Quantitative Reasoning: ability to reason and solve quantitative problems from a wide array of authentic contexts and everyday life situations; comprehends and can create sophisticated arguments supported by quantitative evidence and can clearly communicate those arguments in a variety of formats.

2) PROGRAM STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (PSLOs): The student will be able to:

  1. Determine healthy lifestyles by describing the value of physical activity to a healthful lifestyle and participating in regular physical activity for at least one semester.
  2. Demonstrate professionalism, interpersonal skills, teamwork, leadership and decision making skills.

3) COURSE STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (CSLOs) (General): The student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a working knowledge of the importance of physical fitness and wellness to overall health, disease prevention, and athletic performance.
  2. Demonstrate the physical skills necessary to perform a variety of physical activities.
  3. Design and implement age appropriate exercise regimes to improve health, physical fitness, and athletic performance.
  4. Analyze the relationship between physical activity and inactivity on health and fitness.

4) COURSE STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (CSLOs) (Specific): The student will be able to:

CSLO (General) 1: Demonstrate working knowledge of the importance of physical fitness and wellness to overall health, disease prevention, and athletic performance.

1. Student Learning Outcomes (specific)

2. ISLO

3. PSLO

4.

Assessment Strategies

1.1 Summarize the health-related components of physical fitness – cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength and endurance, muscular flexibility, and body composition, as they relate to overall wellbeing, disease prevention, and athletic performance.

2, 6

1

Student summarizes in writing the components of physical fitness as they relate to overall wellbeing, disease prevention, and athletic performance. Written summary is scored using a rubric.

1.2 Design and implement a personal fitness program that incorporates the basic components of wellness and physical fitness and realistic wellness goals.

2, 3

2

Student develops in writing and implements a personal fitness plan that incorporates the basic components of wellness and physical fitness and realistic wellness goals. Written plan are scored using a rubric and performance.

1.3 Describe and present the important role regular medical check-ups play in lifetime fitness and wellness.

1, 2

1

Through descriptive essay and presentation student describes the important role regular medical check-ups play in lifetime fitness and wellness. Essay and presentation are scored using rubrics.

CSLO (General) 2. Demonstrate the physical skills necessary to perform a variety of physical activities.

Student Learning Outcomes (specific)

5.

ISLO

PSLO

Assessment Strategies

2.1 Implement the different fitness tests for body composition, cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, power, agility, balance, coordination, speed, and reaction time.

7

1, 2

Student completes pre-test and develops a personal fitness profile.

Student portfolio is used for assessment.

Performance is scored using a rubric.

2.2 Demonstrate the loco motor and non-loco motor movements.

7

1

Student demonstrates the loco motor and non-loco motor movements through participation in practical exercises. Performance is scored using a rubric.

2.3 Demonstrate the motor skills in sports activities, rhythmic activities, gymnastics skills and recreational activities.

7

1

Student demonstrates motor skills in sports activities, rhythmic activities, gymnastics skills and recreational activities through participation in practical exercises. Performance is scored using a rubric

2.4 Demonstrate interpersonal skills while participating in physical fitness activities.

7*

1, 2

Student demonstrates interpersonal skills while participating in physical activities related to the personal fitness program developed in SLO 1.2 and as planned for the class. Performance is scored using a rubric.

CSLO (General) 3. Design and implement age appropriate exercise regimes to improve health, physical fitness, and athletic performance.

Student Learning Outcomes (specific)

ISLO

PSLO

Assessment Strategies

3.1 Model the importance of physically active life styles to health.

7

2

Student role-play physical activities for a healthy lifestyle.

Performance is scored using a rubric.

3.2 Design and implement training programs for interdisciplinary teaching of health and PE.

2, 6

1, 2

Student develops and implement in writing training programs for interdisciplinary teaching of health and PE. Writing and performance are scored with a rubric.

3.3 Design and implement appropriate developmental PE activity.

2, 6

1, 2

Student develops in writing and implement developmental appropriate PE activity. Writing and performance along with student's professionalism are scored with a rubric.

CSLO (General) 4. Analyze the relationship between physical activity and inactivity on health and fitness.

Student Learning Outcomes (specific)

ISLO

PSLO

Assessment Strategies

4.1 Compare and contrast current and past lifestyle changes in the FSM associated with the increased incidence of non-communicable diseases such as cardiovascular disease, cancer, and type II diabetes.

1,2

1

Through a written report and presentation, student compares and contrasts lifestyle changes in the FSM associated with the increased incidence of non-communicable diseases such as cardiovascular disease, cancer, and type II diabetes.

Report and presentation are scored by a rubric.

4.2 Evaluate and describe the impacts of physical activity and inactivity on health and fitness.

3, 4

1

Student evaluates the impacts of physical activity and inactivity on health and fitness and present results. Written report and presentation are scored with a rubric.

5) COURSE CONTENT:

  1. Factors of physical fitness and skill related components of fitness
  2. The importance of physical fitness and wellness to overall health, disease prevention, and athletic performance.
  3. Demonstrating physical skills necessary to perform a variety of physical activities.
  4. Designing and demonstrating exercise regimes appropriate to improve health, physical fitness, and athletic performance.
  5. Knowledge and prevention of diseases and contributing factors.
  6. Managing personal health and lifestyle habits to achieve the highest potential for wellbeing.

6) METHOD(S) OF INSTRUCTION:

[X] Lecture [X] Cooperative learning groups

[ ] Laboratory [X] In-class exercises

[X] Audiovisual [X] Demonstrations

[ ] Other:

7) REQUIRED TEXT(S) AND COURSE MATERIALS:

Hoeger, WWK and Hoeger, SA. (2016) Fitness and Wellness. Wadsworth, Inc. (or most recent edition).

Bottled water and appropriate attire (loose-fitting, comfortable clothing that allows full range of motion around all of the joints of the body) on fitness assessment days

8) REFERENCE MATERIALS: As provided by Instructor

9) INSTRUCTIONAL COSTS: None

10) EVALUATION: Summative evaluation will be a comprehensive exam at the end of the semester.

11) CREDIT BY EXAMINATION: None

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