Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Weight Control and Exercise (2 cr)
E219 | 6535-6542 | Staff
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.
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.
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
Miller, Wayne C., The Non-Diet Diet: A Simple 100-Point Scoring System for
Weight Loss Without Counting Calories. Morton Publishing Company,
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
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!