Course Information SYLLABUS HIGHLIGHTS Fit and Well book Attendance Participation Tardiness / Excused and Unexcused Absences Test procedures Final exam schedule Introduction to Text Book Pg. XVI Instructor Web Pages: http://staff.harrisonburg.k12.va.us/~awheeler/ http://staff.harrisonburg.k12.va.us/~prath/
Coming Up Next Time… Read—Chapter 1 –Be familiar with Key Terms Complete Lab 1.2 Handout –DO NOT Write In the Textbook!!! “SMART” Goals –Brainstorm 1 aspect of each of the 6 Dimensions of Wellness that you want to improve. –Draft a SMART goal for each of those areas.
Course Topics Health, wellness, fitness, healthy lifestyles Components of fitness and wellness Cardiovascular disease, cancer, and diabetes Goal setting and program planning Self-management skills Substance use and abuse Nutrition Stress Becoming an informed consumer
Goals of the Course This course is for ALL fitness levels and abilities. To learn about oneself intellectually, emotionally, and physically and to consider the connections between values and behavior. To explore how individuals develop and function in the social, psychological, emotional, physical, and spiritual dimensions. To plan for a lifetime of fitness, wellness, and physical activity.
Learning Objectives A.Differentiate between skill-related and health-related fitness. Be able to provide examples of each. B.Identify the major health problems in the United States today, and discuss their causes. C.Describe how much physical activity is recommended for developing health and fitness. D.Be able to write a SMART goal and identify each component of a SMART goal.
Goal Setting (pgs. 17 - 20) S pecific : detailed behavior to achieve M easurable : must assess progress A ttainable/alterable : make adjustments as needed R ealistic : consider heredity, time, etc… T ime-based : set a date for achievement Always state goals in a positive way Try to choose performance-oriented goals