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Course Code: SPHS520 Course ID: 4722 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course appraises contemporary topics, concepts, principles, and theories affecting health and wellness dimensions relative to our culture and global population. Topics include disease treatment and prevention, nutrition, exercise and fitness, stress management, personal safety, and special populations. Students will explore current issues impacting personal health and wellness across society and generate strategies designed for improving quality of life and developing a healthy lifestyle for a widespread population. (Prerequisites: SPHS501 and SPHS503)

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
08/31/2021 - 02/04/2022 02/07/2022 - 04/03/2022 February Winter 2022 Session I 8 Week session
11/30/2021 - 04/29/2022 05/02/2022 - 06/26/2022 May Spring 2022 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

1. Assess risk factors associated with disease and general health and wellness.

2. Appraise the impact of exercise assessments.

3. Assess nutritional habits and their impact on a healthy lifestyle.

4. Produce strategies to reduce stress and encourage positive lifestyle change.

5. Analyze physical and emotional health and wellness concerns of specific populations.

6. Design a plan to assess the fitness, sport, and health industry, current trends and practices, and their relationship to health and wellness management.

After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

1. Assess risk factors associated with disease and general health and wellness.

2. Appraise the impact of exercise assessments.

3. Assess nutritional habits and their impact on a healthy lifestyle.

4. Produce strategies to reduce stress and encourage positive lifestyle change.

5. Analyze physical and emotional health and wellness concerns of specific populations.

6. Design a plan to assess the fitness, sport, and health industry, current trends and practices, and their relationship to health and wellness management.

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
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Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.