SRJC Course Outlines

8/15/2020 6:00:29 AMKINES 53 Course Outline as of Fall 2021

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  KINES 53Title:  PRINCIPLES HLTH WELLNESS  
Full Title:  Principles of Health and Wellness
Last Reviewed:4/27/2020

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  PHYED 53

Catalog Description:
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This course focuses on health and wellness concepts important in making informed choices about one's physical, mental, and emotional well-being. A personal approach to health and wellness will be explored through personal reflection, critical thinking, and practical application of behavior change strategies to improve personal health. Accurate, reliable, and current information will be provided on key topics such as fitness, weight management, nutrition, stress management, sleep, substance use and abuse, prevention of diseases, sexual health, relationships, personal safety, and environmental concerns while also addressing issues related to mind-body health, research, diversity, and consumer health.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Course Eligibility for ENGL 100 OR ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
This course focuses on health and wellness concepts important in making informed choices about one's physical, mental, and emotional well-being. A personal approach to health and wellness will be explored through personal reflection, critical thinking, and practical application of behavior change strategies to improve personal health. Accurate, reliable, and current information will be provided on key topics such as fitness, weight management, nutrition, stress management, sleep, substance use and abuse, prevention of diseases, sexual health, relationships, personal safety, and environmental concerns while also addressing issues related to mind-body health, research, diversity, and consumer health.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Course Eligibility for ENGL 100 OR ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 ELifelong Learning and Self DevelopmentSpring 2011
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Spring 2011Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1. Anaylze diet and compare to components of healthy eating and current nutritional guidelines.
2. Analyze personal health and develop a behavior change plan to improve one's health and wellness.
 

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Students will be able to:
1.   Identify and describe the dimensions of wellness and effective behavior change strategies.
2.   Analyze stressors, stress management strategies, and the effect of stress on physical and mental health.
3.   Describe psychological approaches to face life's challenges, common psychological disorders, and treatment.
4.   Explain health-related benefits of sleep, consequences of disrupted sleep, and good sleep habit strategies.
5.   Describe effective methods of communication and the role communication plays in heatlhy relationships.
6.   Explain concepts of human sexuality and the stages of pregnancy and childbirth.
7.   List contraceptive choice,  their effectiveness, and the facts, methods, laws, and debate on abortion.
8.   Explain factors that contribute to drug, alcohol, and tobacco use, misuse, and addiction.
9.   List the components of a healthy diet and current nutritional guidelines.
10. Describe the benefits of exercise and assess one's current physical fitness level.
11. Discuss lifestyle factors associated with successful weight management and the relationship to body image and eating disorders.
12. Explain the risk factors and causes for cardiovascular disease and cancer, detection, diagnosis, prevention and treatment methods.
13. Identify major types of pathogens, the diseases they cause, and treatments.
14. Evaluate the relationships between environmental issues and the future health and well-being of the individual and society.
15. Explore options in conventional and complementary medicine including discerning between evidence-based and sham practices or products.
16. Describe factors contributing to violence, intentional and unintential injuries and how to best protect yourself.
17. List the strategies for healthy aging and the issues and challenges facing older adults.

Topics and Scope
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I. Health Promotion and Goals
    A. Dimensions of wellness
    B. Health disparities
     C. Influences of personal behaviors, environment, family history, and access to health care
    D. Behavior change strategies and motivation
 
II. Stress Management
    A. Definition and causes of stress
    B. Physical, cognitive, and psychological responses to stressors
    C. Men, women, and stress
     D. Stress management and coping strategies and techniques
 
III. Psychological Health
    A. Positive psychology
    B. Healthy self-esteem
    C. Defense mechanisms
    D. Psychological disorders
    E. Treatment and models of therapeutic change
    F.  Getting help
 
IV. Sleep
     A.  Sleep biology and changes across the lifespan
     B.  Relationship to health and good sleep habits
     C.  Sleep disorders
 
V. Intimate Relationships and Communication
    A. Developing interpersonal relationships
    B. Effective communication
     C. Pairing, singlehood, marriage, and family life
 
VI. Sexuality, Pregnancy, and Childbirth
    A. Sexual anatomy
    B. Gender roles, sexual orientation, and sexual behavior
    C. Fertility and infertility
    D. Pregnancy, fetal development, and prenatal care
    E. Complications of pregnancy
    F. Childbirth
 
VII. Contraception and Abortion
    A. How contraceptives work
    B. Short-acting and long-acting reversible contraception
    C. Emergency contraception
    D. Permanent contraception
    E. Abortion history, laws, methods, and statistics
    F. Abortion legal restrictions and public debate
 
VIII. Drug Use and Addiction
    A. Addiction
    B. Risks associated with use and misuse
    C. Physical, Psychological, and Cognitive factors on the body
    D. Types of psychoactive drugs
    E. Preventing drug related problems
 
IX. Alcohol and Tobacco
    A. Alcohol content in beverages, metabolism, absorption, and excretion
    B. Alcohol intake levels and blood alcohol concentration
    C. Alcohol immediate and long-term effects
    D. Why people use tobacco
    E. Health hazards of tobacco use
    F. E-cigarettes
    G. Regulation and smoking cessation strategies and options
 
X. Nutrition
    A. Components of a healthy diet
    B. Nutritional guidelines and planning
    C. Food labels
     D. Dietary supplements
    E. Organic foods
     F. Additives and food biotechnology
    G. Food allergies and intolerances
    H. Food safety and foodborne illnesses
 
XI. Exercise
    A. Benefits
    B. Components of physical fitness and an active lifestyle
    C. Exercise program design
    D. Getting started and staying on track
 
XII. Weight Management
    A. Evaluating body composition and impact on wellness
    B. Factors contributing to excess body fat
    C. Healthy lifestyle changes for successful weight management
    D. Approaches to weight loss
    E. Body image and eating disorders
 
XIII. Cardiovascular Health and Cancer
   A.  Major forms of cardiovascular disease
   B. Risk factors and prevention for cardiovascular disease
   C. Cancer facts and causes
   D. Detecting, diagnosing, and treating cancer
   E. Common types of cancer
 
XIV. Immunity and Infection
    A. Our body's defense system
   B. Spread of disease
   C. Pathogens, diseases, and treatments
   D. Immune system
   E. Major STIs, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention
 
XV. Environmental Health
   A. Environmental impacts of energy use and production
   B. Air, water, chemical, radiation, noise and solid waste pollution
   C. Climate change
 
XVI. Conventional and Complementary Medicine
   A. Self-care and professional care
   B. Conventional medicine
   C. Integrative medicine
   D. Health care
 
XVII. Personal Safety
  A. Violence
  B. Intentional and unintentional injuries
  C. Emergency care
 
XVIII. Aging
   A. Social, physical, and psychological changes
   B. Issues and challenges facing older adults
   C. Healthy strategies

Assignments:
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1.   Read an average of 20-30 pages per week
2.   Personal health behavior change project
3.   Personal health summary
4.   Computer nutritonal analysis
5.   Video or article reviews and discussions
6.   Physical fitness testing
7.   Wellness worksheets
8.   Health product review
9.   Psychoactive drug research
10. Quizzes and/or Exams

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
20 - 40%
Behavior Change Project, Written Assignments or wellness worksheets, Video, Article, or Product Reviews, Drug Research, Personal Health Summary, physical fitness testing results
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
5 - 20%
Nutritional Analysis Project
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
40 - 60%
Quizzes and/or Exams
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 20%
Attendance and Participation, Discussions


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Core Concepts in Health. 16th ed. Brief. Insel, Paul and Roth, Walton. McGraw Hill. 2020
Instructor prepared materials

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