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James Madison University
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Ghth 100 - Personal Wellness [C5w]
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GHTH 100 Personal Wellness GHTH 100 Personal Wellness Section 0005 0007 Dr Terri Prodoehl Email prodoert jmu edu Office HHS 3111 568 8704 Hours MWF 10 00 11 00 2 30 4 00 TTH 10 00 12 00 2 00 3 00 Course Meeting Section 0005 11 15 12 05 Section 0007 1 25 2 15 ISAT 159 Course Description Personal Wellness GHTH 100 is a course offered in Cluster Five Individual s in the Human Community of the General Education Program In the Cluster Five package students learn about themselves as individuals and as members of different communities Through studying the many variables that influence human behavior in contemporary society students gain an understanding of the relationship between the individual and a diverse community and develop a sense of responsibility for self and community Students explore how individuals develop and function in the social psychological emotional physical and spiritual dimensions Specifically Personal Wellness is one of the selections in the Wellness dimension of Cluster Five Courses in this area examine the dimensions of health and wellness An emphasis is placed on the factors that influence health and wellness particularly individual behaviors Students will participate in self assessments that provide information about their health and wellness behaviors and their overall health status In addition students will learn strategies that improve lifetime health and wellness This course includes a physical wellness component as a part of course requirements For more information about the General Education program see their web site at For some students this course fulfills the PE liberal studies requirement Course Objectives This course is designed to enable each student to 1 Understand the dimensions of wellness the various factors affecting each dimension and how dimensions are interrelated 2 Understand the relationship between personal behaviors and lifelong health and wellness 3 Recognize an individual s level of health and wellness and understand how these levels impact quality of life 4 Identify and implement strategies that improve an individual s wellness 5 Use reputable resources to evaluate current societal trends in health and social behavior 6 Communicate at an acceptable level about health needs 7 Be sensitive to personal health values held by others 8 Recognize and seek solutions for common health problems 9 Work with others to solve common health problems Course Contents 1 Taking Chare of Your Health 2 Stress The Constant Challenge 3 Psychological Health 4 Intimate Relationships and Communication 5 Sex and Your Body 6 Contraception 7 Pregnancy and Childbirth 8 The Use and Abuse of Psychoactive Drugs 9 The Responsible Use of Alcohol 10 Toward a Tobacco Free Society 12 Nutrition Basics 13 Exercise for Health and Fitness 14 Weight Management 15 Cardiovascular Health 16 Cancer 17 Immunity and Infection 18 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Performance Standards and Evaluation A B C D E Attendance and participation in class activities and discussions Reading of the text and other assigned materials Completion of three examinations Completion of written assignments Completion of out of class activities Wellness Passport Physical Wellness Assignment Point Values Point system Written Exams On line Activities TestWell pre post Physical Wellness Activity Wellness Passport 93 of total points A 90 92 99 A87 89 99 B 83 86 99 B 80 82 99 B77 79 99 C 73 76 99 C 70 72 99 C67 69 99 D 60 66 99 D 0 59 99 F 340 points 50 points 30 points 30 points 50 points Total 500 points 465 points 450 435 415 400 385 365 350 335 300 1 Exams There will be four tests 85 points each Each test requires a 2 pencil and your JAC number Missed tests may be made up without a penalty when prior notice for missing the test has been provided If prior notice is not given for missing the test documentation must be provided concerning the absence or you may not make up the exam 2 TestWell This assignment requires you to complete a personal health inventory at the beginning and again toward the end of the semester The inventory can be found in the course manual In addition you will answer questions found on blackboard based upon the results of the inventory Specific instructions for this assignment will be provided in class and on blackboard Be sure you follow the directions provided for your section 3 Wellness Passport This assignment provides you with a unique opportunity to experience health enhancing activities programs and services offered to all JMU students More information and specific instructions will be provided in class and in the course manual 4 Individual Physical Wellness Assignment This assignment will provide you with the opportunity to participate in a variety of health enhancing physical activity on a regular basis All students must complete this assignment Instructions will be given in class and the course manual Required Course Text and Materials 1 Insel P and Roth W 2005 Core Concepts in Health 10th Ed McGraw Hill Publishers 2 Course Manual 5th Ed with Testwell Inventory Passport Instructions Physical Wellness Instructions and Chapter Outlines McGraw Hill Custom Publishing 2005 3 http blackboard jmu edu Course documents info 4 http www healthsci jmu edu wellness Passport Assignment Website GHTH 100 Personal Wellness Section 0005 0007 Dr Terri Prodoehl Email prodoert jmu edu Office HHS 3111 568 8704 Hours MWF 10 00 11 00 2 30 4 00 TTH 10 00 12 00 2 00 3 00 Course Meeting Section 0005 11 15 12 15 Section 0007 1 15 2 25 ISAT 159 What you need to know for this course Required Course Text and Materials 1 Insel P and Roth W 2005 Core Concepts in Health 10th Ed McGraw Hill Publishers 2 Course Manual 5th Ed includes Testwell Inventory Passport Instructions Physical Wellness Instructions and Chapter Outlines McGraw Hill Custom Publishing 2005 3 http blackboard jmu edu Course documents syllabus policies calendar lecture notes assignment instructions grades announcements 4 http www healthsci jmu edu wellness Passport assignment website includes instructions and event calendar GHTH 100 Personal Wellness Section 0005 0007 Dr Terri Prodoehl Email prodoert jmu edu Office HHS 3111 568 8704 Hours MWF 10 00 11 00 2 30 4 00 TTH 10 00 12 00 2 00 3 00 Course Meeting Section 0005 11 15 12 15 Section 0007 1 15 2 25 ISAT 159 What you need to know for this course Required Course Text and Materials 4 Insel P and Roth W 2005 Core Concepts in Health 10th Ed McGraw Hill Publishers 5 Course Manual 5th Ed includes


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