KINESIOLOGY COURSES

Health (HEALTH)

One Health course selected from Health 2, 7, 8, 11 or 43 is required of all students seeking an Associate Degree. (UC Credit Limit: Health 2, 7, 8, 11 combined maximum credit, one course)

2 HEALTH AND FITNESS (3) UC:CSU

Lecture, 2 hours; Laboratory: 2 hours.
This course promotes healthy physical and psychological lifestyles, with emphasis on disease prevention, including violence/abuse, nutrition, sexuality, reproduction, drugs, alcohol, tobacco, aging, stress management, and weight control. The physical fitness segment emphasizes individual improvement utilizing aerobic, flexibility, and strengthening activities

7 PHYSICAL FITNESS AND NUTRITION (3) UC:CSU

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Lecture, 3 hours. 
This course considers the nature and importance of physical fitness and good nutrition in one’s personal and social development. Various types of physical activities are analyzed and evaluated. Appropriate selection of nutritive foods for weight control and ergogenics are covered. Fad diets and food supplements are analyzed.

8 WOMEN’S PERSONAL HEALTH (3) UC:CSU

Lecture, 3 hours.
This course comprehensively reviews important issues related to women of all diverse backgrounds. This course designs practical approaches to understanding the health of women in relationship to physiological and psychological aspects of nutrition, mental health, exercise, hygiene, cardiovascular disease, cancer, sexuality, reproduction, drugs, and other diseases common to women.

11 PRINCIPLES OF HEALTHFUL LIVING (3) UC:CSU

Lecture, 3 hours.
This course develops health knowledge and values with the goal of promoting a high quality of life for each individual. Areas of focus include nutrition, physical fitness, communicable diseases and other major health problems, consumer and environmental health, human sexuality and family life, mental and emotional health, tobacco, alcohol and drugs, aging, death and dying.

12 SAFETY EDUCATION AND FIRST AID (3) UC:CSU

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Lecture, 3 hours.
This course covers the theory and detailed demonstration of first aid care of the injured. Students learn to assess a victim’s condition and incorporate proper treatment. Standard first aid, CPR, and AED certification(s) are granted upon successful completion of course requirements.

15 STRESS MANAGEMENT STRATEGY (3) CSU

Lecture, 3 hours.
This course examines and identifies the effects of stress on our society and in particular on the individual. Several systems are explored to achieve an optimal level of health. Students learn to cope with stress as well as change potential stressors that will enrich their lives. This course covers the seven dimensions of health: mental, emotional, social, physical, occupational, spiritual, and environmental as well as examines ways to identify and control stress.

31 FOCUS ON HEALTH: DIABETES (1) CSU

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Lecture, 1 hour.
This course covers diabetes mellitus, with emphasis on positive selfcare choices. Aspects of current diabetes management are covered: blood glucose testing, oral hypoglycemics, insulin, exercise, and pregnancy. Also included are the prevention and recognition of diabetes complications affecting eyes, kidneys, nerves, feet, heart/ blood vessels. Hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia are also covered.

43 MEN’S HEALTH AND FITNESS (3) UC:CSU

Lecture, 3 hours.
This course is designed to give students the knowledge and understanding of men's health issues. It studies topics such as domestic abuse and violence, stress, alcoholism, disease transmission and other physical, emotional and social topics related to men's health, fitness, and wellness.

49 BASIC LIFE SUPPORT (BLS) SKILLS CERTIFICATION (1)

Lecture, 1 hour, Lab 0.5 hours.
This course covers the content of the American Red Cross Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers. Students learn how to provide care for individuals who are experiencing respiratory arrest, cardiac arrest, or airway obstruction. BLS includes psychomotor skills for performing high-quality cardiopulmonary resuscitation for adults, children, and infants, use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction. Upon successful completion of the course, students receive a Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Providers certificate of completion.

54 ADULT AND PEDIATRIC FIRST AID, CPR, AND AED SKILLS CERTIFICATION (1)

Lecture, 1 hour, Lab 0.5 hours.
This course will train and prepare students to recognize and care for various emergencies such as environmental injuries and sudden illness, cardiac and breathing emergencies, bleeding, and traumatic injuries for adults, children, and infants. Upon successful completion of the course, students receive an adult and pediatric first aid/CPR/AED certificate of completion.

55 ADULT AND PEDIATRIC FIRST AID, CPR, AND AED SKILLS RECERTIFICATION (.25)

Lecture, 0.25 hour, Lab 0.25 hours.
This is a re-certification course for individuals who have previously earned an adult and pediatric first aid/CPR/AED certificate. Students will review and train how to care for various first aid emergencies such as sudden illness, burns, cardiac and breathing emergencies, head, neck, and back injuries for adults, children, and infants. Upon successful completion of the course, students receive an updated adult and pediatric first aid/CPR/AED certificate of completion. This certificate is valid for 2-years.

59 BASIC LIFE SUPPORT (BLS) SKILLS RECERTIFICATION (.25)

Lecture, 0.25 hour, Lab 0.25 hours.
This is a re-certification course for individuals who have previously earned a Basic Life Support (BLS) Certificate. Students review and train how to provide care for individuals who are experiencing respiratory arrest, cardiac arrest, and airway obstruction. Upon successful completion of the course, students receive an updated Basic Life Support (BLS) Certificate of completion. This certificate is valid for 2 years.