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2017-2018 Course Catalog 
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HLTH 1002 - Sleep, Eat, Exercise

Credits: 1
Hours/Week: Lecture 1Lab None
Course Description: Looking for more energy and healthier habits? Discover how to create a healthy lifestyle balance in this course designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to live a balanced life in college. This lecture course covers basic concepts in nutrition, sleep, and physical activity incorporating a variety of techniques to promote self-awareness and reflection, goal-setting, and action towards wellness.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): None
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Characteristics of credible and reliable health information
  2. Barriers to health and wellness
  3. Definition of stress
  4. Stress management
  5. Time management
  6. Components of fitness
  7. Physical activity guidelines
  8. Safe and effective exercise
  9. Goal setting
  10. Health and wellness
  11. Risk factors for disease
  12. Achieving good sleep
  13. Food Skills
  14. Importance of sleep
  15. Nutrition fundamentals
  16. Personal action plan
  17. Sleep disorders

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. assess current time management, eating, sleeping and exercising patterns.
  2. describe healthy ways to manage stress.
  3. identify the recommendations for sleep, physical activity and nutrition.
  4. outline practical strategies for achieving healthy sleep, activity, and nutrition habits and managing stress within the life of a college student.
  5. recognize the short and long term benefits and consequences related to sleep, nutrition, and activity.
  6. assess how they spend their time as well as their current eating, sleeping, and exercising patterns.
  7. assess their own readiness to change physical activity, nutrition, and sleep patterns.
  8. develop a personal action plan for working toward improved physical activity, nutrition, and sleep.
  9. evaluate their perceptions of what is healthy and the factors that influence their ability to be healthy.
  10. identify key barriers that prevent them from meeting physical activity, nutrition, and sleep recommendations and managing stress in healthy ways.
  11. outline realistic personal health goals.

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