101 FIRST AID
1 Unit
Health 101 covers prevention and cause of accidents or sudden illness. It meets the requirements of the American Red Cross for certification in Community First Aid and CPR.
Lecture and skill practice 2 hours. (8 weeks)
Prerequisite: None. Note: Recommended for physical education majors.
Transfer credit: CSU, UC, USC

102 STANDARD FIRST AID AND CPR
3 Units
Health 102 covers the prevention and care of accidents or student illnesses. It meets the requirements of the American Red Cross for certification in Community First Aid and CPR. Lecture and skill practice 3 hours. Prerequisite: None. Note: Health 102 allows only 1 unit of credit for students who have completed Health 101 or Health 107 and no credit for those who have completed both Health 101 and Health 107.
Transfer credit: CSU, UC, USC

104 HEALTH EDUCATION
3 Units
Health 104 covers current issues in health and their effect upon the quality of human life. The course emphasizes the holistic approach to health and wellness and explores the latest concepts in nutrition, disease prevention, mental health and stress management, sexual relationships and lifestyles, drug use and abuse, and consumer and environmental health issues. Instruction focuses on individual responsibility for wellness, cultural diversity, and effective interpersonal communication. Lecture 3 hours.
Note: No credit allowed for students who have completed Health 106 or Psychology

106 WOMEN’S HEALTH EDUCATION
3 Units
Health 106 explores the various dimensions of health as they relate to women. Topics explored include disease development, fitness and nutrition, substance abuse, reproductive health, and age-associated changes. A preventive care approach is taken for promotion of lifetime wellness and enhanced quality of life. Lecture 3 hours. Prerequisite: None.
Note: No credit allowed for students who have completed Health 104 or Psychology 111.
Transfer credit: CSU, UC, USC

110 PREVENTION AND CARE OF ATHLETIC INJURIES
2 Units
Health 110 is a course of in-depth examination of selected topics in sports medicine. The course provides a thorough knowledge of the prevention and care of injuries commonly occurring during physical activity. Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 1 hour.
Prerequisite: None.
Transfer credit: CSU, UC, USC

111 EXERCISE PSYCHOLOGY
(Formerly titled P.E. 111)
2 Units
Health 111 explores cognitive behavior modification techniques that may be used to promote the adoption of and adherence to a regular exercise routine. Theoretical methods are studied and applied to practical exercise programming situations. Factors directly affecting the decision to perform exercise, including external barriers and reinforcements and behavioral tendencies, are investigated.
Lecture 2 hours. Prerequisite: None.


116 CAREERS FOR FITNESS LEADERS
(Formerly titled P.E. 116)
1 Unit
Health 116 explores the employment and career opportunities available in the health/fitness industry. It teaches students tactics by which to promote themselves as fitness leaders in various sectors of the industry.
Lecture 1 hour. Prerequisite: None.

117 APPLIED EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY
(Formerly titled P.E. 112 & 113)
4 Units
Health 117 examines how physiological functions of the human body change during exercise. Topics of discussion include cardio respiratory changes, training effect of the musculoskeletal system, energy production, fitness assessment, and the effect of ergogenic aids on exercise performance. All
topics are discussed as they relate to practical exercise training. Hands-on laboratory exercises and assessments demonstrate how aspects of exercise physiology should be integrated into practical trainer/client work. Lecture 3 hours, laboratory 3 hours. Recommended

118 TECHNIQUES FOR TEACHING GROUP AND PERSONAL FITNESS
(Formerly titled P.E. 114 & 115)
4 Units
Health 118 provides students with an opportunity to learn to teach group fitness classes applying safe and effective instructional techniques and principles. Techniques include sequencing of exercise, proper execution of exercise, error correction, and clear communication in the classroom setting. Students are also given the opportunity to apply these techniques to personalized training situations.
Lecture 3 hours, laboratory 3 hours.
Recommended preparation: Health 117.

128 NUTRITION FOR PHYSICAL FITNESS AND DISEASE PREVENTION
3 Units
Health 128 examines the relationship between nutrition, physical fitness and disease risk in various populations. The impact of food choices on body physiology is explored as it pertains to disease risk and exercise performance. The process of metabolism as a means toward energy production for
physical activity and weight managements discussed. Other topics covered include specifics of nutrition labeling, eating disorders, body composition, fitness guidelines, and ergogenic aids.
Lecture 3 hours.

Recommended preparation: Biology 115 or equivalent.
Transfer credit: CSU, UC, USC

 

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