A comprehensive study of the science of wellness of the whole individual. The science of wellness draws principles from exercise sciences, biological sciences, and behavioral sciences. The research from psychoneuroimmunology (PNI) supports specifically the holistic wellness paradigm whose focus is that every aspect of each human being -the body, mind, and spirit- is involved in all wellness activities and all wellness activities, and all affect the whole individual. Students will discover this new paradigm and experience the blending of the sciences to support the integrated nature of our being.

Course Details

This course requires 4 months to complete. Please plan accordingly.
Course Outline
Module 1: Science of the Whole Individual
Module 2: Healthy Behavior Change
Module 3: Functional Fitness
Module 4: Cardiorespiratory Fitness
Module 5: Flexibility
Module 6: Muscular Strength and Endurance
Module 7: Nutritious Eating
Module 8: Weight Management
Module 9: Making Stress Work for You
Module 10: Addictive Behaviors
Module 11: Healthy Sexual Challenges
Module 12: Healthy Relationships
Module 13: Chronic Diseases
Module 14: Individual and Family Recreation
Module 15: Healthy Living Throughout Life