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Thursday, April 26, 2012

Science: Health, Fitness, and Wellness for Middle School Students


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Class dates: Thursdays, Sept. 6 to Oct. 11
Total classes: 6
Starting time: 12:00 pm Eastern (1:00 Central)
Duration: 1 hour
Prerequisite: None
Suggested grade level: 6th to 8th
Fee: $75 if you register on or before Aug. 1, 2012. $85 after Aug. 1 for all 6 classes.
Instructor: E. B. Conroy, MA
Course description: This course is designed as a foundational for understanding personal health and wellness in the areas of physical, mental, and emotional health. The interrelationships between the body, mind, and soul will be emphasized as students learn foundational life habits and the ways to create healthy lifelong habits.
Course outline:
Class 1: Physical health: aerobic exercise, flexibility, and strength
Class 2: Physical health: nutrition and how food relates to our mind, body, and spirit
Class 3: Mind and emotions: stress and its influence on the body
Class 4: Mind and emotions: anger and its influence on the body
Class 5: Social health: maintaining healthy relationships in community
Class 6: Spiritual health and the interrelationship of the physical, mental, and emotional
Course materials: Everything is provided FREE online from Professor Brown Conroy
Homework: Weekly reading assignments and quizzes, with an estimated three to four hours per week for homework, outside of class time.

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