Jan 30, 2023  

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LWA 206C - Occupational Wellness 3

Credits: 0.5
Continues wellness concepts, behavioral patterns, and activities that can be incorporated into the lifestyles of those working in a wide variety of occupation settings. Credit may be earned in LW 206C or LWA 206C but not in both.

Prerequisite(s): Admission to restricted enrollment programs.
Corequisite(s): None
Lecture Hours: 0 Lab Hours: 15
Meets MTA Requirement: None
Pass/NoCredit: Yes

Outcomes and Objectives
  1. Continue working toward fitness goals.
    1. List and describe the benefits and significance of participation in a lifetime fitness and developed occupational wellness program.
    2. List and describe the five components of physical fitness as well as assessment tests and exercises that can be done to measure and improve all five components.
    3. Define and describe the importance and role of warm-up and cool-down as they relate to activity.
    4. Describe and apply the FIT principle.
    5. Demonstrate how to take, monitor, and calculate personal target heart rates to attain a cardiovascular training effect.
    6. Define and discuss the relationship between stroke volume, cardiac output, and heart rate as they relate to cardio respiratory benefits and exercise activities.
    7. Define and differentiate between aerobic and anaerobic activities.
    8. Define heart disease and describe risk factors associated with it.
    9. Describe how flexibility serves to prevent muscular and joint problems.
    10. Demonstrate and describe various movements/exercises that health professionals can incorporate into their occupation to prevent injuries as well as muscle and joint overuse conditions.
    11. Define and differentiate between static and ballistic stretching.
  2. Continue good nutrition and stress reduction.
    1. Analyze nutritional data and calculate percentage values based on serving sizes and recommended daily values.
    2. List recommended nutritional requirements based on Food Guide Pyramid.
    3. Define and describe all fats (saturated, polyunsaturated, monounsaturated, trans-fats); list sources of each.
    4. Describe the role activity plays in successful weight management.
    5. Define cancer and diabetes. Describe risk factor associated with various types of these diseases.
    6. Define stress, list symptoms of it, and describe various methods of stress reduction.
    7. Recognize various wellness myths as they relate to us ?the consumer.?
    8. Demonstrate and incorporate various physical activities and exercises into his/her clinical experience.
    9. Identify and define occupational wellness terminology.

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