Applied Health Science
PREREQUISITES: None
INSTRUCTOR: Noy Kay, HPER 116F, (812) 855-2156
E-MAIL: nnakornk@indiana.edu
REQUIRED TEXTS:
Edlin G., Golanty, E. and McCormak, Brown K. (1996). Essentials for Health and Wellness. Jones and Bartlett.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
The purpose of this course is to examine the fundamentals of health promotion. Students will have the unique opportunity to explore concepts of personal health from both theoretical and practical perspectives which have a direct effect on the quality of life.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITY:
1. Attend class.
2. Be prepared to participate; we learn from each other.
3. Do college level work.
4. Complete all class assignments.
5. Be flexible.
6. Do not disrupt others.
7. Relax and have fun.

COURSE EVALUATION:
1. Two exams at 100 points each 200 points
(Final exam is not accumulative)
2. Reaction to guest speakers 50 points
3. Other activities assigned in class 15 points
4. Attendance 20 points
(Two absences are permissible without penalty)

BRIEF COURSE OUTLINE:
Students will have an opportunity to discuss the fundamentals of the following topics: Introduction to Health, Health Care in the U.S. and Canada, Mental and Emotional Health, Stress and Stress Management, Alternative Medicine, Physical Fitness, Nutrition and Weight Control, Cardiovascular Diseases, Stroke, Heart Diseases, Cancer, Environmental Health, Death and Dying. Several guest speakers will be invited for the following topics: Impact of Drinking and Driving, Sexuality, Pregnancy, Contraception, etc .