Students majoring in Health and Fitness Studies may pursue interest in such areas as personal training, strength and conditioning training, worksite wellness, health promotions, fitness centers, and graduate school. However, there are foods that can help us manage our weight and we need to understand that to lose weight the right way is only possible by incorporating a disciplined daily workout schedule, be it brisk walking, jogging, or weight training as well as the inclusion of a well-balanced diet chart packed with precise portions of proteins, carbs, good fats and fibre.
The course will present facts and statistics about anatomy and physiology, gender, sexual orientation, reproduction, sexually transmitted infections, contraception, sexual growth and development, relationships and sexual communication, sexual health, commercialization of sex and sexual coercion.
Students will have the opportunity to challenge for the following certifications: Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology – Certified Personal Trainer, Optimum Health For Life – Sports Nutrition Specialist, TWIST – Sports Conditioning Certificate, PTA Global, Mental Health First Aid and NCSA – Certified Personal Trainer.
The student will be introduced to the concepts of: essential nutrient classifications, defining and developing a healthy diet, recommendations for specific nutrients, eating disorders, energy balance and obesity, body composition, lifetime nutrition (infancy to older adults), and food/beverage choices and the influence on chronic disease and optimal wellbeing.
Dentistry – branch of medicine that is involved in the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders and conditions of the mouth, maxillofacial area and the adjacent and associated structures (teeth) and their impact on the human body.