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HP 191, Personal and Community Health, version 3

 University of Mississippi
3 credit hours

Instructor Information:

Michael A. Dupper

Michael A. Dupper, Ed.

Dr. Michael Dupper received his Doctorate in Physical Education from the University of MS, his Masters in Physical Education for the Handicapped from the University of Wisconsin, and his Bachelors in Health, Physical Education and Recreation from Manhattan College. His research interests include the following:

  • Therapeutic exercise and fitness programs for exceptional populations

  • Risk factors and lifestyle behaviors among varying populations

  • Inclusion and segregated sports programs from special populations

  • Leisure services for senior adults

  • Staff development training for mental health workers

Contact Information:

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Course Description

This 15-lesson Independent Study course is a comprehensive health course, including principles and practices of healthy living for the individual and the community. Major health problems, personal responsibilities and home/school health application will be addressed in this class.

Additionally, every fifth lesson (Lessons 5, 10, and 15) there will be an objective test on the text material.

Textbook Information:

HP 191 TEXTBOOK

MindTap Health Instant Access for Hales' An Invitation to Health: Building Your Future, Brief Edition, 8th Edition

ISBN-10: 1-285-51379-7
ISBN-13: 978-1-285-51379-9

The e-book is included with MindTap access, so you do not need to purchase a print copy of the book unless you would like to.

It is your responsibility to order your textbook(s). Online textbook retailers such as Amazon.com, ABEbooks.com, or Half.com usually provide used textbooks at economical prices.

Use the ISBN number to make sure you are ordering the exact book required in this syllabus.

Course Objectives:

Objectives include (but are not limited to):

  1. Understand the components of fitness and how to successfully incorporate these components into oneís life

  2. Understand the preventive and corrective health/lifestyle components

  3. Learn the physiological, sociological & emotional effects of a healthy lifestyle on individuals

  4. Recognize the areas of early detection in a variety of illnesses and diseases to ameliorate long term health problems

  5. Understand the importance of making wise long-term healthy decisions to improve the potential for a long healthy life

Course Outline:

This course consists of 15 lessons.

LESSON

Reading Assignments

Due for Grades

1

Chapter 1, lesson presentation

Self-survey, quiz, online assignment

2

Chapter 2, lesson presentation

Self-survey, quiz, essay

3

Chapter 3, lesson presentation

Self-survey, quiz, essay

4

Chapter 4, lesson presentation

Self-survey, quiz, essay

5

Chapter 5, lesson presentation

Self-survey, quiz, online assignment

Mid Course Exam 1

Introduction through Chapter 5

To be scheduled

and completed

before proceeding

6

Chapter 6, lesson presentation

Self-survey, quiz, essay

7

Chapter 7, lesson presentation

Self-survey, quiz, online assignment

8

Chapter 8, lesson presentation

Self-survey, quiz, essay

9

Chapter 9, lesson presentation

Self-survey, quiz, essay

10

Chapter 10, lesson presentation

Self-survey, quiz, essay

Mid Course Exam 1

Chapters 6 - 10

To be scheduled

and completed

before proceeding

11

Chapter 11, lesson presentation

Self-survey, quiz, essay

12

Chapter 12, lesson presentation

Self-survey, quiz, essay

13

Chapter 13, lesson presentation

Self-survey, quiz, essay

14

Chapter 14, lesson presentation

Self-survey, quiz, essay

15

Chapter 15, lesson presentation

Self-survey, quiz, online assignment

Final Exam

Chapters 11-15

To be scheduled

and completed

to finalize credit

Grading:

GRADING SCALE

90 - 100% = A
80 - 89% = B
70 - 79% = C
60 - 69% = D
Below 59% = F

GRADING INFORMATION:

The grading format is as follows:

Lesson Quizzes and Assignments = 25%
Midcourse 1 Exam = 25%
Midcourse 2 Exam = 25%
1 Final (non-comprehensive) = 25%

FAILURE TO PASS THE FINAL EXAM WILL RESULT IN FAILURE OF THE COURSE.

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