The main goal of Foundations of Personal Fitness is to encourage you to increase your knowledge in the area of total fitness. The course will challenge you to develop your fitness levels, including physical, mental, social, and emotional fitness. The course is divided into ten lessons and a final exam, and includes a multitude of topics relating to fitness and wellness. You will learn how to incorporate safely and effectively the five components of fitness into your exercise program. Basic concepts in diet, nutrition, stress, and consumer health will provide information to help you make healthy choices. This information, coupled with participation in wellness activities, will help you learn the importance of maintaining good fitness throughout your life.
Corbin, Charles B., and Lindsey, Ruth (2014). Fitness for Life (updated 6th ed.). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics. ISBN #978-1-4504-0022-0