Wellness and Peak Performance

Course Description

This course looks at the role of wellness and peak performance in athletic performance. Topics include fitness, physiology, weight management, stress management, personality, self-esteem, and motivation.

Learning Outcomes

  • Discuss the role of physiology, exercise, and stress in peak performance.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the concept of wellness, including the role of motivation, physical health, mental health, and self-esteem.
  • Discuss the role of personality in athletic performance.
  • Design and implement a personal wellness plan including fitness, nutrition, and stress management.
  • Develop a set of measurable goals to reach an athletic standard or achievement.


Why Choose National University?

We’re proud to be a veteran-founded, San Diego-based nonprofit. Since 1971, our mission has been to provide accessible, achievable higher education to adult learners. Today, we educate students from across the U.S. and around the globe, with over 200,000 alumni worldwide.

Four-Week Courses

Focus on one subject at a time — one month at a time — and finish your degree faster.

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Choose from associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees, plus credentials and certificates.

On Campus or Online

Study when and where it’s convenient for you with evening, weekend, and 100% online classes.

Year-Round Enrollment

Apply or transfer any time. Classes start monthly, and applications are accepted year round.

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Attend class and learn onsite at one of over 20 locations in California.

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As a Yellow Ribbon school, we offer tuition discounts to servicemembers and dependents.

School of Arts, Letters, and Sciences

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Jackson M., Class of 2021, Military Veteran
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