HP 191 Personal and Community Health

HP 191 IS Sec 3, University of Mississippi
[See UM Catalog for Description]

3 credit hours

Instructor Information:

martha bass

Instructor name:
Martha Bass

Dr. Bass is an associate professor at the University of Mississippi in the department of Health, Exercise Science, and Recreation Management.

Her degrees & expertise include:

  • BS Nutrition, University of Utah / Salt Lake City, Utah
  • MS Nutrition, University of Utah / Salt Lake City, Utah
  • PHD Health Science, University of Arkansas / Fayetteville, Arkansas

Contact Information:

If you have questions concerning the content of the course, you may contact the instructor directly using the email link in the "Communications" tab. NOTE: Whenever sending email, please be sure to indicate your Course title and number in the subject line.

For lesson or test administration issues, please contact the iStudy department:

The University of Mississippi
Division of Outreach and Continuing Education
iStudy
P. O. Box 1848
University, MS 38677

Phone: (662) 915-7313, toll-free (877) 915-7313
Fax: (662) 915-8826
E-mail: istudy@olemiss.edu

Course Description

This course will cover current areas involving individuals' health, wellness, fitness, and lifestyle issues and their impact on one’s life.

Textbook Information:

Textbook information will be provided upon enrollment in your iStudy course.

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 instructional modules (or lessons) and 3 proctored examinations.

You MUST take the syllabus quiz within 2 weeks of enrolling or you will be dropped from the course. NOTE: you must pass the Syllabus and Orientation Quiz for the course materials to appear on the Lessons page.

Lesson

Reading Assignments

Due for Grades

Pacing Guide
to complete the course in one semester

Start Here

*You MUST complete the syllabus quiz as soon as you have access to your Blackboard course. This is mandatory to verify your attendance.*NOTE: you must pass the Syllabus and Orientation Quiz for the course materials to appear on the Lessons page.

Syllabus Quiz

Week 1

1

Chapter 1: Introduction to Wellness, Fitness, and Lifestyle Management

Journal entry & quiz

Week 1

2

Chapter 2: Principles of Physical Fitness

Journal entry & quiz

Week 2

3

Chapter 3: Cardiorespiratory Endurance

Journal entry & quiz

Week 3

4

Chapter 4: Muscular Strength and Endurance

Quiz

Week 4

5

Chapter 5: Flexibility and Low-Back Health

Quiz

Week 5

Course Exam 1

Covers chapters 1-5

To be scheduled
and completed
before proceeding

Week 5

6

Chapter 6: Body Composition

Journal entry & quiz

Week 6

7

Chapter 7: Putting Together a Complete Fitness Program

Journal entry & quiz

Week 7

MIDPOINT OF COURSE

If you are a semester student, you must reach the midpoint of your course by the date specified in your information.
If you are a Flex UM student, you CANNOT WITHDRAW from this course after the exam has been submitted.

All lesson assignments or exams needed to reach the midpoint of the course

The exact date semester students are required to reach the midpoint is specified in your information.

8

Chapter 8: Nutrition

Journal entry & quiz

Week 8

9

Chapter 9: Weight Management

Quiz

Week 9

10

Chapter 10: Stress

Journal entry & quiz

Week 10

Course Exam 2

Covers chapters 6-10

To be scheduled
and completed
before proceeding

Week 10

11

Chapter 11: Cardiovascular Health

Journal entry & quiz

Week 11

12

Chapter 12: Cancer

Quiz

Week 12

13

Chapter 13: Substance Use and Abuse

Journal entry & quiz

Week 13

14

Chapter 14: Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Journal entry & quiz

Week 14

15

Chapter 15: Environmental Health

Journal entry & quiz

Week 15

Final Exam

Non-comprehensive exam: covers chapters 11-15 (ensure all work is completed and graded prior to scheduling this exam)

To be scheduled
and completed
before proceeding

Week 16

Grading:

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

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

You must submit the lessons required to take the course exam(s). Lessons required but not submitted will receive a grade of zero. For the final exam, all coursework must be submitted and graded.