Leadership II - Healthy Active Living for Adults

Leadership II - Healthy Active Living for Adults - FIT153
Credits:
4
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The student will gain an understanding of adult human behaviour as it relates to initiating and adhering to healthy lifestyle changes. Several phases of adulthood will be defined and analyzed with special emphasis being placed on the role that healthy active living can play on improving the well-being of adults as they age. The role of supportive family and workplace environments will be explored as necessary components of a healthy active lifestyle for the adult. Through study and practical experience, the student will learn effective leadership techniques to design, conduct, and evaluate various purposeful physical activity sessions and active living presentations for adults. Students will investigate and participate in a variety of community active living leadership opportunities within private and community fitness facilities.