Montgomery College 2024-2025 Catalog 
    Jul 22, 2024  
Montgomery College 2024-2025 Catalog
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HLTH 125 - Personalized Health Fitness


An introduction to basic nutrition, exercise science and wellness principles which contribute to a healthy lifestyle. Students will demonstrate and understanding of how these scientific principles contribute to the prevention and management of disease. Through this course, students will learn the basic anatomy and applied physiology necessary to develop and implement an individualized fitness and wellness plan to achieve a healthier lifestyle. Assessment and class activities will allow students to collect and analyze data, evaluate results and apply skills in a practical setting. Assessment Level(s): ENGL 101 /ENGL 011 . Three hours each week.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

  • Identify and explain principles of exercise physiology.
  • Apply and evaluate scientific principles of physical activity.
  • Assess various components of exercise physiology and apply the data assessed to design a personalized fitness program.
  • Define and examine the dimensions of wellness and their relationship to a  healthy lifestyle for both the individual and society.
  • Apply behavioral change strategies to develop a wellness lifestyle management plan.
  • Describe and analyze the physiological aspects of stress and explain various acceptable ways of coping with stress.
  • Define the benefits of a physically active lifestyle and achieving optimal well-being and analyze the role of physical activity in health, wellness, and quality of life.

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