Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Weight Control and Exercise (2 cr)
E219 | 6535-6542 | Staff


CLASS MEETS:
The class meets two 50 minute periods per week for exercise and activity.
The exercise sessions are self-designed according to proper principles of
exercise physiology.  Once a week the class meets for a lecture/discussion.
Several self-evaluation and introspection assignments are given throughout
the course. You must enroll in both lecture and lab sections.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Designed to help students realize the importance of healthy diet and
exercise behaviors in permanent weight control.  Behavior modification
techniques are used to help students achieve a healthy lifestyle that will
result in either a gradual reduction in body weight, and/or the
maintenance of a health body weight.

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
1. Exercise and Weight Control
2. Diet Composition and Body Weight
3. Nutritious Eating
4. Reading Food Labels
5. Emotional Eating
6. Anorexia & Bulimia
7. Psychology of Weight Control
8. Quacks & Myths in the Weight Loss Industry

TEXTBOOK:
Miller, Wayne C., The Non-Diet Diet:  A Simple 100-Point Scoring System for
Weight Loss Without Counting Calories.  Morton Publishing Company,
Englewood,
Colorado, 1991.

ATTENDANCE:
Students are allowed a maximum of three (3) absences.  Upon a fourth
absence, the student has three (3) options:
1)  receive a grade of F;
2)  officially withdraw from the class;
3)  follow an appeal procedure through your instructor and/or the Elective
Program
Coordinator.

GRADING:
This class is taken only as S/F.  You must score above 70% on the quizzes,
turn in weekly Non-Diet Diet score sheets, turn in all assignments, and
participate in testing sessions to receive a Satisfactory grade.  Only three
(3) unexcused absences are allowed!