Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   Wellness Movement

 Title Abbreviation:   WELLNESS MOVEMENT

 Department:    PE

 Course #:    103

 Credits:    2

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    3

 CIP:    310501

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2021

 Course Description  

Movement education and practice includes cardio respiratory, strength, mobility, and flexibility/body alignment and stress management activities. This course introduces various movement patterns in coordination with the concepts presented in the PE100 Wellness for Life curriculum (which is always taken in combination with this activity course). Techniques presented help the student incorporate a total health and fitness program into their lifestyle.


Prerequisite: None.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 0

Lab: 44

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Academic Elective  

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. practice and achieve the benefits of various types of movement including cardiorespiratory training, strength training, flexibility and stress management practices.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

Course Contents

  1. Exercise principles and guidelines
  2. Strength training
  3. Cardiovascular fitness
  4. Stress Management
  5. Flexibility, mobility and body alignment (low back injury prevention)