The course will examine concepts relating to the development and maintenance of health, physical fitness, and general wellness. Topics include benefits of exercise/physical activity, exercise/physical activity guidelines, overcoming exercise barriers as well as exercise prescription in areas such as cardio-respiratory conditioning, resistance exercise, flexibility training, lifestyle management issues (e.g., diabetes, smoking, overweight, obesity) and the negative effects of sedentary behaviours - with benefits and the consequences of those actions used to direct decision-making.
Hinweis: Die Veranstaltung wird in größen teilen in englischer Sprache gehalten
1. Demonstrate understanding of components of health, physical fitness.
2. Explain the benefits and specific aspects of how regular physical activity and exercise are vital for optimal health and
contribute to physical fitness.
3. Recognize risk factors affecting an individual's health (e.g., sedentary behaviour, smoking, poor diet, genetics).
4. Develop a physical activity and exercise programs to meet specific needs and contexts of different population groups.