Nov 19, 2019  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20
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EXPH 1001 - Lifetime Fitness


This course presents the risks of sedentary behavior and the benefits of regular physical activity (fitness) to long-term health and wellness. Additionally, the course presents the fundamental recommendations to promote long-term health benefits and wellness. This course includes basic anatomy and physiology to provide an “owner’s manual” understanding of how the human body responds and adapts to sedentary and physical activity stressors. This course also includes a basic introduction of the roles of stress and diet in the promotion of fitness and wellness.

Requisites: Non-Exercise Physiology (BS8122) and Non-Pre-Exercise Physiology (ND8839) majors
Credit Hours: 2
General Education Code: 2AS
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 2.0 lecture, 0.3 laboratory
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to design a personal fitness program including each component of fitness.
  • Students will be able to describe the basic anatomy and physiology of how the body systems respond to the chronic stresses of exercise.
  • Students will be able to explain the basic anatomy and physiology of how the body systems respond to the acute stresses of exercise.
  • Students will be able to delineate the basic concepts and facts of physical fitness.
  • Students will be able to describe the basic concepts and facts of sedentary behavior and the benefits of regular physical activity.
  • Students will be able to describe the basic concepts and facts of the recommendations for attaining and maintaining physical fitness.
  • Students will be able to perform basic calculations to help estimate certain aspects of fitness.



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