Jan 16, 2022
LW 223W - Wellness in Technical TradesCredits: 2
Instructional Contact Hours: 3
Correlates positive lifestyle habits and wellbeing. Covers a wide variety of wellness topics and disease prevention. Applies concepts through participation in aerobic conditioning, resistance training, diet analysis, CPR, AED, & First Aid Training and health assessments. Successful completion of LW 223W meets the Wellness graduation requirement and is highly recommended for all Technical Trades programs.
Prerequisite(s): READING LEVEL 2
Lecture Hours: 20 Lab Hours: 25
Meets MTA Requirement: None
Outcomes and Objectives
- Demonstrate an understanding of various chronic diseases.
- Identify risk factors for various chronic diseases most impacted by lifestyle choices.
- Define various chronic diseases most impacted by lifestyle choices.
- Identify lifestyle changes to decrease risk for chronic diseases most impacted by lifestyle choices.
- Critically analyze a person's risk for disease.
- Identify populations at greatest risks for chronic disease.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the health-related components of fitness.
- Identify activities and criteria that meet the FITT principle for each component.
- Explore how the FITT principles of the five health-related components of fitness can impact student’s overall wellness.
- Describe how the health-related components of fitness impact chronic disease risk.
- Describe how the health-related components of fitness impact stress management.
- Demonstrate an understanding of healthy nutrition.
- List all macronutrients along with their caloric values, healthy food sources, relationship to healthy diet, and roles in the body.
- Calculate percentage of macronutrients in food sources.
- Explain the importance of micronutrients and their role in a healthy diet.
- Demonstrate an ability to think critically about nutritional claims and differentiate myth from fact.
- Critically analyze a diet and explain the strengths and weaknesses of it in comparison to healthy standards.
- Calculate energy in foods based on information presented on food labels.
- Demonstrate an ability to make changes to a diet in order to more closely align in with healthy standards.
- Describe how nutrition impacts stress management.
- Demonstrate knowledge of major muscle groups.
- Identify the location of the major muscles groups.
- Give examples of exercises to strengthen the major muscle groups.
- Demonstrate an understanding of heart rate training.
- Demonstrate how to take, monitor, and calculate resting heart rates, exercise heart rates, and training zones.
- Explain how the training zones impact cardiovascular training principles.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the dimensions of wellness.
- Identify and define the dimensions of wellness.
- Explain, with examples from their lives, what contributes to or detracts from the various dimensions of wellness.
- Explain how the dimensions of wellness impact each other.
- Demonstrate various fitness exercises using safe and proper technique.
- Describe the importance of a warm-up and cool-down.
- Explain first aid procedures for life-threatening emergencies.
- Describe general principles for providing first aid.
- Identify ways to protect oneself and prevent disease transmission.
- Recognize signs and symptoms that require emergency action.
- Demonstrate the steps to take when basic life support is needed.
- Demonstrate CPR for infant, child, and adult.
- Demonstrate how to use an AED safely.
- Demonstrate how to respond to respiratory distress and choking.
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