Faculty Syllabus - IWS2.collin.edu




Course Information

Course Number: PHED 1338

Course Title: Concepts of Physical fitness and Wellness

Course Description: Introduces basic concepts of fitness, nutrition, health promotion, and disease prevention. Gain knowledge to make intelligent choices that contribute to a healthy lifestyle. Incorporates both lecture and physical activity laboratories. Lab required.

Course Credit Hours: 3

Lecture Hours:

Lab Hours:



Student Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:

1. Evaluate the personal and social responsibilities of living a healthy lifestyle.

2. Describe the benefits of sport and fitness related skills in promotion of a healthy lifestyle.

3. Examine nutritional habits and the implications for sport performance, physical fitness and wellness. (Empirical and Quantitative Skills)

4. Compare and contrast active and sedentary lifestyles in relation to health/wellness of the individual and society. (Social Responsibility;

Communication Skills)

5. Demonstrate the biomechanics of fundamental movements and skills.

6. Develop the kinesthetic sense in the process of acquiring movement skills.

7. Demonstrate knowledge of the basic scientific principles of exercise, and apply the principles to physical activity.

8. Summarize the scientific evidence that exists supporting the value of physical fitness, sound nutritional practices, stress management, and regular exercise. (Critical Thinking)

9. Support the relationship between lifestyle choices, and chronic diseases by describing the relationship with respect to specific health/wellness topics such as heart disease, cancer, obesity, diabetes, and sexually transmitted diseases and its impact on the individual and the society. (Social

Responsibility; Communication Skills)

10. Evaluate the relationship between lifestyle choices, and chronic disease by describing the relationship with respect to specific health/wellness topics such as heart disease, cancer, obesity, diabetes, and sexually transmitted diseases. (Critical Thinking)

Withdrawal Policy: See the current Collin Registration Guide for last day to withdraw.

Collin College Academic Policies: See the current Collin Student Handbook

Americans with Disabilities Act Statement: Collin College will adhere to all applicable

federal, state and local laws, regulations and guidelines with respect to providing reasonable accommodations as required to afford equal educational opportunity. It is the student’s responsibility to contact the ACCESS office, SCC-D140 or

972.881.5898 (V/TTD: 972.881.5950) to arrange for appropriate accommodations.

See the current Collin Student Handbook for additional information.

Instructor’s Name: Susan Evans

Office Number: E106

Office Hours: Monday – Thursday 2:15PM-3:30PM, Tues /Thurs: 11:15AM – 12:15PM

Phone Number: 972-548-6552

Email: sevans@collin.edu

Class Information: Concepts of Physical Education and Wellness

Section Number: PHED 1338 C04

Meeting Times: Tuesday and Thursday 1:00pm

– 2:15pm

Meeting Location: CPC E104

Course Resources: Hoeger and Hoeger: Fitness and Wellness , Wadsworth Publishing, 10 th ed,


Airhart, T., Practical Applications and Assessments for Fitness and Wellness, A lab Manual.

Kendall-Hunt Publishing 2011.

Supplies: Clothing appropriate for a variety of exercises may include t-shirts, and/or sweats - no blue jeans or khakis. Footwear designed for aerobic conditioning activities, and a towel. Improper attire may result in the student not being permitted to participate due to safety and/or hygiene concerns. Transportation to off campus sites for class activities Scott Johnson Middle School, Craig Ranch, Town Lake in McKinney

Attendance Policy: Attendance credit in lab class will only be given when the student participates in the activity. Only exception will be for medically documented illness, injury, or existing condition. Please discuss this with the instructor and make note when completing the

Student Medical History Questionnaire.

2 absences

3 absences

4 absences

5 absences

30/30 points for full participation

25/30 points for full participation

20/30 points for full participation

10/30 points for full participation

6 absences Automatic failure of the class

2 make-ups will be permitted at a designated time or a designated assignment.

Tardiness - Arriving 10 minutes or more after the start of the class will result in a

1-point deduction from the final attendance grade each time it occurs.

The last day to withdraw is: October 18 th

, 2013

Method of Evaluation :




Attendance and Participation

Completion of 25 of 28 labs





Individual fitness program

2 day Nutritional Analysis


Final Exam


90 – 100

82 - 89.5

74 - 81.5

65 - 73.5

0 - 64.5

Course Calendar






Week One

Week Two

Week Three

Behavior Modification and Goal Setting

Chapter 2 Assessment of Physical Activity

Labs 3, 4, and 5

30 points

25 points

5 points

10 points

15 points

15 points

Tentative Course Calendar

Chapter 1 Introduction to Physical Fitness and Wellness

Dimensions of Wellness

Labs 1 and 2

Chapter 2 Assessment of Physical Fitness Cont.

Lab 6 and 7, Activity (Scott Johnson Middle school track for testing and activity, Instructor will verify)

Week Four

Week Five

Week Six

Week Seven

Week Eight

Chapter 3 Exercise Prescription and skilled related fitness

Labs 8 and 13, Activity

Chapter 3 continued

Labs 15 and 16

Chapter 3 continued.

Labs10, 11, and 12

Chapter 4 Muscular Endurance and Strength

Lab 9 and 14, Activity weight room

Chapter 4 continued

Lab 17



Week Nine

Week Ten

Week 11

Week 12

Week 13

Week 14

Week 15

Week 16

Last day to withdrawal is October18th, 2013

Chapter 5 Nutrition

Labs 18 and 19

Nutritional Analysis assigned (lab 20)

Chapter 6 Weight Management

Lab 23, Protein Requirement handout and Activity

Chapter 6 continued

Labs 21 and 25, Activity

Chapter 7 Stress Management

Labs 26, 27 and 28, Activity

Chapter 8 A Healthy Lifestyle Approach.

Heart Disease and Diabetes,

Labs 29, Activity

Cancer and STDs

Labs 30 and 31, Activity

Addictive Behavior

Lab 32

Final Exam: Tuesday, December 10 th 2013, 1:00 PM – 3:00PM