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CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY KIN 100 TOTAL FITNESS AND WELLNESS (General Syllabus 2013-2014) COURSE RATIONALE

KIN 100 Foundations of Wellness has been designed and implemented to assist students in attaining the Cornerstone University curriculum goals related to worldview development. Intended as an introductory college course, Total Fitness and Wellness was built on a strong foundation of both physiology and nutrition. The course provides clear, objective, researchbased information to college students during their first course in physical fitness and wellness opportunities.

COURSE DESCRIPTION
Good health is our most precious possession. Although we tend to appreciate it only in times of illness or injury, more of us are realizing that good health is not simply the absence of disease, but instead it is living a quality of life in the midst of lifestyle choices and challenges. The wellness lifestyle is a balanced, coordinated, and integrated living pattern involving several dimensions: physical, emotional, intellectual, spiritual, social, and environmental. Since life is stewardship rather than ownership, it is both appropriate and necessary for the Christian to be knowledgeable about the factors affecting wellness. Being a responsible caretaker of one’s life involves making choices that would facilitate a healthy lifestyle. The ultimate goal is to develop and practice a health-enhancing lifestyle that promotes holiness and wholeness for the glory of God and the furtherance of His Kingdom. This course was designed to create a unique, well-balanced physical fitness and wellness teaching that covers primary concepts of physical fitness and wellness as well as addressing other important issues such as behavior change, exercise-related injuries, exercise and the environment, and prevention of cardiovascular disease.

COURSE OBJECTIVES
PHYSICAL WELLNESS - The student will be able to:         Understand the wellness concept Outline the components of wellness Describe the health benefits of exercise Compare the goals of health-related fitness and sport performance conditioning programs Describe the components of health-related physical fitness Describe the Stages of Change model and the steps to making positive health behavior changes Outline the physiological effects of a warm-up and cool-down Explain the importance of individualizing the workout

Recognize the implications of being created as God’s image bearer. Jesus Christ. circulatory. and cocaine use Describe the acute effects of caffeine on the body Outline products that contain caffeine and list the pros and cons of caffeine use . critically and responsibly on wellness issues. Recognize that a positive attitude is one of the most important choices one can make. SPIRITUAL WELLNESS . stressors. SOCIAL WELLNESS . Identify the guidelines to reduce your risk of acquiring sexually transmitted infections Define substance abuse and addiction Outline the acute effects of alcohol. and cocaine on the body Discuss the long-term health consequences of alcohol. marijuana. Value healthy relationships including the relationship with one’s self and our Lord.     Understand what is required to reach the threshold for health benefits Explain the benefits of developing cardiorespiratory endurance Discuss the role of the circulatory and respiratory systems during exercise Identify the main changes that occur in the skeletal.The student will be able to:        Use Scripture to develop a proper view of sexuality and the issues relating to it. Appreciate how the integration of Biblical principles will impact one’s perception of total fitness and wellness. marijuana. Describe how total fitness and wellness can enable an effective service for the Lord. Utilize an active mind to enable one to think Biblically.The student will be able to:     Define Biblical stewardship as it relates to all aspects of one’s being. eustress. and respiratory systems in aerobic training List several modes of cardiorespiratory training EMOTIONAL WELLNESS – The student will be able to:         Discuss the terms stress. and distress Describe the relationship between stress and disease Discuss physical responses to stress List common sources of stress Outline the steps involved in stress management Discuss the general adaptation to stress syndrome Describe four healthy methods to manage stress List three relaxation techniques that help lower stress INTELLECTUAL WELLNESS – The student will be able to:     Identify the myths of culture that are contrary to Biblical values and a Biblical worldview.

ISBN: 978-1-56476744-8 Optional Text: McIlhaney. & Jackson. IL. ISBN: 978-0-321-84052-3 (Electronic versions of text are available with electronic labs included. 1985.  Students will automatically fail the class if absences exceed the allotted amount. Total Fitness and Wellness.  Students are responsible to be aware of their own absences and tardies. CO. A student is considered tardy if they arrive after the professor has begun class. Tim.. Pearson Higher Education Pub. Hooked: New Science on How Casual Sex is Affecting our Children. E. Chariot. (2008). S. MD & Bush. Chicago.) Hansel. Colorado Springs. Dodd. MD.. ISBN: 978-0-8024-5060-9 Attendance Policy:  Students are expected to attend class. Northfield Publishing. S.  An absence means missing a class at any time for any reason. J. 6th ed.ENVIRONMENTAL WELLNESS – The student will be able to:       Describe how to prevent heat loss during exercise List several important guidelines for exercising in a hot environment Differentiate among the various types of heat injury Discuss how heat acclimatization reduces the risk of heat injury Describe the appropriate clothing for exercising in a cold environment List two major forms of air pollution that affect exercise performance Describe exercise strategies for coping with air pollution Discuss the ways to and benefits of recycling   Required Texts: Powers. You Gotta Keep Dancin’. Times Class Meets 2 days/week 1 day/week Absences allowed w/out penalty 5 3 Automatic Failure/Drop 6 4 .  Two tardies equal one (1) absence. (2014). F.

Quizzes will be given over the chapter readings assigned in class. each)  Exams are to be taken as scheduled. .  Students who fail to contact the professor within 24 hours will not be allowed to take the exam (discretion of the Wellness Coordinator). at times specified by the professor. (125 possible) ** DVD Worksheets: 2 @ 5 pts. Determination of Final Grade:  Total class assignments.  Please bring your textbook to each class. students will turn in a 2-3 page. at professor’s discretion  Add extra credit points earned (not to exceed 20 points total)  Determine final grade based on the following scale. Completion grade only. “So Ya Gotta Keep Dancin’”. **Book Review: “So Ya Gotta Keep Dancin’” (15 pts. typed and double space summary paper about the book.  Students who miss an exam are responsible to contact the professor within 24 hours to discuss if a makeup exam is even possible. The paper should include a brief summary of the book. 5 points each for completion  Determine point deduction or addition for absences and poor use of computer during class time. quizzes. each upon completion Classroom Expectations:  Students are expected to attend each class and be on time. the student’s thoughts and general opinions of the information shared in the book. Final turn in date of the book summary will be at the discretion of the professor. exams and book summary  Total Laboratory assignments. possible)    **Laboratory Activities from the Textbook = 25 scored @ 5 points each.  Students are expected to have their reading completed prior to attending class.COURSE REQUIREMENTS AND GRADING FACTORS: Evaluation: **Midterm and Final Exams (50 pts. Other In-class Assignments: Vary with professors **Reading Quizzes = 8 @ 10 points each (80 pts.  Cell phones must be turned off prior to class. Students may not make up missed quizzes unless approved prior to quiz time at the discretion of the professor.)    After reading the book. The decision is at the discretion of the professor and Wellness Coordinator.

equals 10 points extra credit.Final Grade Scale: Total points: 280 unless communicated otherwise by professor. Donating Blood: If you are able to donate blood at CU’s blood drive. NorthPointe Christian School: Contact Scott Huckaby @ 616-942-0350 o 2 hours of volunteering in athletics equals 10 points extra credit Feeding America: Contact Dena Rogers @ 616-389-6351 o 2 hours of volunteering sorting and packing food equals 10 points extra credit.      Contact person must sign a written statement verifying your time of volunteering for credit to be given. Total extra credit points may not exceed 20 points. Other opportunities as deemed by professor not to exceed 20 points. etc. for donating. must call ahead. must call ahead. please receive written documentation and turn in to professor at next class in order to receive 10 pts. . Opportunities may include volunteering at a variety of community organizations including:  Alpha Women’s Center: Contact Diane @ 616-459-9955 o 2 hours of volunteering sorting baby clothes. A AB+ B BC+ C CD+ D DF 93-100 90-92 87-89 83-86 80-82 77-79 73-76 70-72 67-69 63-66 60-62 59-0 Extra Credit Opportunities: Opportunities will be specified by professor.

*In the event that students have questions regarding whether they are eligible for accommodations. Further information about applying for and utilizing accommodations is provided in the Student Handbook and on the university’s website. *Copyright Violation and Plagiarism have serious ramifications for Cornerstone students. how they might provide appropriate documentation of disabilities. in compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. which is part of the Cornerstone University Learning Center located in Miller Hall on the main campus. For a full explanation of these issues or of CU’s copyright policy.cornerstone. the Director of Academic Support should be contacted immediately at (616) 222-1596 or via email at learningcenter@cornerstone. *The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) affords students certain rights with respect to their educational records.edu. and the university does not intend that the standards be altered. Unauthorized copying or use of copyrighted materials.edu/Miller_Library/Help/FAQs/Copyright . both legally (the former) and ethically (the latter). nor that the essential elements of programs or courses be changed.GENERAL INFORMATION: *The university will make reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities. can result in criminal charges and fines. including downloaded files of various kinds. A detailed description of these rights can be found in the current Cornerstone University Student Handbook. or how they might handle a disagreement with a professor over questions of accommodation. see Miller Library’s website under Help/FAQ – see the FAQ concerning copyright and plagiarism http://www. The purpose of accommodation is to provide equal access to educational opportunities to students affected by disabilities. Plagiarizing another’s words or ideas (passing them off as your own) can result in loss of grade or failure. Students having documented disabilities may apply for accommodations through Student Disability Services (SDS).