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Scott Dameron

Wellness Center Director

Office G106

538-4324

 

 

Courses Offered

PED 110 Fit and Well for Life

PED 110          Fit and Well for Life

Prerequisites:  None

Corequisites:   None

This course is designed to investigate and apply the basic concepts and principles of lifetime physical fitness and other health-related factors.  Emphasis is placed on wellness through the study of nutrition, weight control, stress management, and exercise/fitness.  Upon completion, students should be able to plan a personal lifetime fitness program based on individual needs, abilities, and interests.

 

PED 111 Physical Fitness I

 

PED 111          Physical Fitness I

Prerequisites:  None

Corequisites:   None

This course provides an individualized approach to physical fitness utilizing the five major components.  Emphasis is placed on the scientific basis for setting up and engaging in personalized physical fitness programs.  Upon completion, students should be able to set up and implement an individualized physical fitness program.

 

PED 117 Weight Training I

PED 117          Weight Training I

Prerequisites:  None

Corequisites:   None

This course introduces the basics of weight training.  Emphasis is placed on developing muscular strength, muscular endurance, and muscle tone.  Upon completion, students should be able to establish and implement a personal weight training program.

 

PED 121 Walk, Jog, Run:

PED 121          Walk, Jog, Run

Prerequisites:  None

Corequisites:   None

This course covers the basic concepts involved in safely and effectively improving cardiovascular fitness.  Emphasis is placed on walking, jogging, or running as a means of achieving fitness.  Upon completion, students should be able to understand and appreciate the benefits derived from these activities.

 

PED 130 Tennis-Beginning:

PED 130          Tennis-Beginning

Prerequisites:  None

Corequisites:   None

This course emphasizes the fundamentals of tennis.  Topics include basic strokes, rules, etiquette, and court play.  Upon completion, students should be able to play recreational tennis.

 

HEA 110 Personal Health/Wellness:

HEA 110          Personal Health/Wellness

Prerequisites:  ENG 095, ENG 095A

Corequisites:   None

This course provides an introduction to basic personal health and wellness.  Emphasis is placed on current health issues such as nutrition, mental health, and fitness.  Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the factors necessary to the maintenance of health and wellness.