Tompkins Cortland Community College

HLTH126 - Health and Fitness


Students closely examine the elements of health and health-related components of physical fitness in this introductory course. Planning and participating in an interesting successful exercise and nutrition program is a fundamental aspect of this course. Successfully preventing, responding to injury/illness, and increasing or maintaining a productive level of energy are all issues which, when managed properly, contribute to an improved quality of life. Additional topics addressed include finding meaningful work, enjoying leisure activities, growing older successfully, and improving and protecting the environment. Prerequisites: Prior completion or concurrent enrollment in MATH 090, ENGL 099, and RDNG 099 if required by placement testing. 1 Cr. (1 Lec.) Fall and spring semesters.