CIH640 Lifestyle Management

Course Description

Challenges to establishing and maintaining a positive, healthy lifestyle across the life span will be examined by addressing proper nutrition for wellness and appropriate physical exercise. Assesses the physical and psychological effects of physical activity and movement for maintaining health and well-being. The various types of physical activity and factors of an effective exercise program are introduced. Course examines the use of computer apps and devices as a supplemental aide to improving lifestyle management skills.

Learning Outcomes

  • Assess the elements of a healthy diet and the relationship between diet, nutrition, exercise and positive health.
  • Examine the philosophical basis and benefits of various forms of movement and exercise.
  • Distinguish the physiological and psychological effects of movement and exercise.
  • Compare the Use of Computer Applications and technologies for monitoring health and wellness.