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HFIT102M - Wellness and Occupational Injury Prevention (1-0-1)

This course examines the dimensions of health and wellness with a focus on restorative exercise, injury prevention, optimal nutrition and stress management. Students participate in self-assessments to understand functional movement patterns, optimal nutrition, risk stratification and various modalities of exercise. An emphasis will be placed on understanding common injuries associated with occupational demands and completing specific functional and occupational assessments that are the foundation for strength recommendations and functional restorative exercises. Students will gain a deeper understanding of risk stratification for weight, blood pressure and cholesterol and will learn wellness strategies to improve and maintain overall health.