Fnes 30 (fitness through diet) (queens college) 2012 fall term

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Fnes 30 (fitness through diet) (queens college) 2012 fall term

  1. 1. Queens College Department of Family, Nutrition and Exercise Sciences Fall 2012 FNES 30: Fitness, Diet, & Weight Control INSTRUCTOR INFORMATION: Ms. J. Garelle M.S.E.D, Office: 203 -Office hours by appointment only, Phone: 718-997-2710, Email: Judy.Garelle@qc.cuny.edu A. COURSE DESCRIPTION The purpose of this course is to introduce the student to the concepts of physical fitness as it relates to overall health. Principles of exercise, cardio respiratory fitness, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, and body composition will be discussed. Topics related to health & wellness, risk factors and cardiovascular disease, stress and how to evaluate internet fitness source materials will be covered. The course allows for an opportunity for practical experiences in diet analysis, fitness assessments and in the development of individualized exercise programs. B. REQUIRED PURCHASES: TEXTBOOK(S) AND SUPPLIES Required Text: Principles and Labs for Fitness and Wellness. Werner W.K. Hoeger and Sharon A. Hoeger ,11 th edition, Wadsworth and Thompson Learning Inc. C. COURSE TOPICS/UNITS/READINGS AND DATES (listed sequentially) WEEKLY TENTATIVE SCHEDULE Physical Fitness and Wellness Chapter 1 Differences between health and wellness Physical activity and exercise Setting the standards for the nation Components of physical fitness Benefits of an active lifestyle Behavior Modification Chapter 2 Barriers to change Motivation/Locus of Control Changing behavior & the process of change Effective goal writing Cardiovascular Disease Chapter 11 What is it? How and when does it start? Risk Factors & solutions Nutrition Chapter 3 Carbohydrates, Lipids, Proteins Vitamins and minerals Dietary Guidelines/Achieving the balance Food labeling Special populations Projects I & II are due in class one week before the MIDTERM EXAM!
  2. 2. Body Composition and Assessment Chapter 4 Essential and storage fat Assessment tools Determining recommended body weight Principles of Weight Management Chapter 5 Trends Causes of obesity Safe weight loss Diets Eating disorders Cardio respiratory Assessment and Prescription Chapter 6 Anaerobic and aerobic systems Maximal oxygen uptake Assessment of aerobic power Guidelines for exercise prescription Benefits Principles of Muscular Strength & Endurance Assessment & Prescription Chapter 7 Importance of resistive training Changes in metabolism and body composition Assessment tools Principles of conditioning Techniques and programming Principles of Muscular Flexibility Chapter 8 Joint Structure Factors affecting flexibility Importance of a implementing a flexibility program Training principles Assessment Stress management Chapter 10 Stress and stressors Stress model Managing stress Time management D. ASSIGNMENTS, DUE DATES AND GRADING PLAN The methods of instruction that will be used are power point, lecture, discussion, and laboratory experiences. The grade will be determined as follows: Exams: Midterm (20%), (Chapters 1, 11, 2, 3) usually the 7th or 8th week of school Final (20%), (Chapters 4, 5, 6, 7, 8) during finals week (10%) Research Paper- See Guidelines on Blackboard Personal Profile: Project I (10%) Personal Assessment, Labs and Evaluation Project II (20%) Dietary Analysis Project III (10%) Chapter 4-10 Assessments, Labs and Evaluation Quizzes (10%) Weekly or as needed- attendance mandatory Projects and assignments are due on the due dates. ASSIGNMENTS MUST BE NEED! GRADES WILL BE LOWERED BY 2 POINTS FOR EVERY DAY THE PROJECT or ASSIGMNMENT IS HANDED IN LATE.
  3. 3. Attendance Policy: Students are encouraged to attend and participate in all classes. Students may not be permitted to make up work missed due to unexcused absences (pop quiz, lab, etc.). Make-up of tests or labs missed due to excused absences must be arranged with the instructor. E. CUNY POLICY ON ACADEMIC INTEGRITY Academic Dishonesty is prohibited in The City University of New York and is punishable by penalties, including failing grades, suspension, and expulsion as provided at: http://qcpages.qc.cuny.edu/provost/policies/index.html F. ADA Statement Students with disabilities needing academic accommodation should: (1) register with and provide documentation to the Special Services Office, Kiely 171; (2) bring a letter to the instructor indicating the need for accommodation and what type. This should be done during the first week of class. For more information about services available to Queens Students contact: Pratik Patel, Special Services Office; 171 Kiely Hall; 718-997-5870 (8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.).

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