Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Weight Control and Exercise (2 cr)
E219 | 6336-6343 | Staff


SECTIONS 6338 and 6339 meet at NEW STUDENT RECREATIONAL SPORTS AND AQUATIC
CENTER

ABOVE SECTION GRADED S/F BASIS ONLY!

CLASS MEETING:
The class meets one 50 minute period two times a 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.  There is also a Lab for a 50 minute period two
times a week that
you must enroll in.

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 course;
3.  follow an appeal procedure through your instructor and/or the Elective
Program Coordinator.

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.

GRADING POLICY:
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!