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Kingsborough Community College/CUNY
Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation
HE 14: Critical Issues in Personal Health
*Hybrid Course Syllabus

INSTRUCTOR: Gina Kranwinkel OFFICE: G111 PHONE: 718-368-5696 OFFICE HOURS: Mondays 3:30-4:30pm EMAIL ADDRESS: gina.kranwinkel@kbcc.cuny.edu

*This is a hybrid course, students are expected to know Blackboard, Word and email (including attachments); have access to the internet; and spend significant time doing online assignments. If you need help meeting these expectations, please visit the Kingsborough Hybrid/Online Resource Page at: http://www.kbcc.cuny.edu/classschedule/Pages/online_resource.aspx and the Blackboard Tutorial: http://www.kbcc.cuny.edu/bb/Pages/default.aspx

REQUIRED TEXT: Sparling, Phillip B. and Redican, Kerry J. (2011). i Health an Interactive Framework (11th Edition). New York : McGraw-Hill, Inc.

Purpose of the Course: The purpose of this course is for students to develop knowledge and understanding in health so that they may make healthy lifestyle choices. Students will demonstrate knowledge in current health issues, related research, and applicability of this knowledge in achieving wellness. Methods used to learn content in the health course include lectures, discussions, readings, handouts and power point presentations. Also included are online quizzes, blackboard discussions and assignments. Students will spend two hours in class and two hours on Blackboard per week.

Course Objectives:
1. Students will be able to appraise sources of stress, analyze the negative effects of stress, and apply coping strategies. 1. Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge in designing a general fitness program inclusive of aerobic and weight training activities for a healthy lifestyle. 1. Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge in designing a nutritional plan that meets their needs, prevents heart disease,...
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