May 16, 2022
LW 223W - Wellness in Technical TradesCredits: 2
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 the ability to access, analyze, and use information learned in Lifelong Wellness.
- Identify the appropriate mode, frequency, intensity, and duration for enhancing all five health-related components of fitness.
- Evaluate current diet and recommend changes to improve overall health and nutrition.
- Calculate energy in foods and complete diets.
- Calculate energy needs for positive, negative, and energy balance.
- Access information using a variety of technology and library resources.
- List and describe the physiological benefits of a fitness program.
- Identify and present specific muscles and their locations. List stengthening exercises as well as flexibility exerecises for each muscle.
- Assimilate information from various situations and interpret, question, reason and evaluate impact on outcomes.
- Differentiate between injuries cused by overuse and those caused by accidents.
- Identify the people who can safely begin an exercise program and those who should consult their doctor and be tested first.
- Identify the specific factors and conditions that may increase a person's risk of injury during exercise.
- Outline the unique contributions of exercise in a fat reduction program.
- Recognize various myths associated with fitness products and information.
- Practice values and civic principles related to wellness, and understand and apply the principles of diversity in health and wellness.
- Identify and explain population prevalence for cardiovascular diseases, cancer, diabetes, and osteoporosis.
- Compare and contrast various chronic diseases in the U.S., and in other countries and states.
- Successfully read, analyze, and organize information by articulating in writing effective responses that promote learning.
- Identify, summarize, and derive meaning from a reading.
- Organize, interpret, and draw conclusions from a reading.
- Write effective introductions and conclusions.
- Define and identify risk factors for cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, and osteoporosis.
- Define and explain the concept of addiction.
- Explain the physiological and behavioral effects of alcohol, tobacco, caffeine, marijuana, cocaine, and methamphetamine.
- Define health and wellness and explain how they differ.
- Identify, define, and reflect upon the six dimensions of wellness.
- Discuss the importance of warm-up and cool-down.
- Outline benefits of training for muscular fitness.
- Define the functions of nutrients in our foods.
- Describe the MyPyramid/MyPlate plan for a balanced diet
- Define and distinguish between self-concept, self-esteem, self-efficacy, and locus of control, indicating the importance of each individual psychosocial health.
- Discuss the basic physiological changes caused by the stress response.
- Describe eustress and its impact on health and well-being.
- Identify and explain the role of selected stress buffers in reducing risk for stress and/or controlling potential harmful effects of chronic stress.
- Demonstrate the concepts and components of Fitness and Wellness
- Demonstrate how to take, monitor and calculate personal heart rates and estimated oxygen consumption.
- Demonstrate various fitness exercises using safe and effective technique
- Maintain daily class records of the developing fitness program.
- Demonstrate fitness assessment tests that are used to measure the components of fitness.
- Demonstrate low-back strengthening and flexibility exercises applying safe techniques with modifications when appropriate.
- Demonstrate the correct techniques of CPR for adult
- Demonstrate mouth-to-mouth rescue breathing for an adult
- Demonstrate mouth-to-mask rescue breathing for adult 6I. Demonstrate the complete sequence for 1-rescuer CPR
- Demonstrate the complete sequence for 2-rescuer CPR
- Demonstrate the proper placement of the AED electrode pads
- Demonstrate how to relieve choking in the responsive person
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