Thank you for choosing Lakeland Community College. We are committed to providing high quality learning opportunities. As you select your courses, please note that Lakeland offers high quality learning opportunities in a variety of schedule types. After you register, please check your Lakeland student email regularly for course updates.
It is expected that students will spend 2 to 3 hours, minimally, outside of the classroom/laboratory performing course related work such as readings, research, homework assignments, practica, studio work, and other academic work for every hour of instruction spent in the classroom/laboratory.
This course provides an introduction to the personal training profession, including information pertaining to legal issues, program design, assessment, history and future of the profession, and personal qualifications and certification. (2 contact hours) [Catalog Entry]
This course introduces students to the study of food and the effects on health, physical activity, and performance. It emphasizes dietary intake of vitamins, minerals, protein, fat, carbohydrates, supplements, and water, and how these various components influence energy, body weight, body composition, metabolism rate, and performance, as well as how to incorporate this knowledge into a health-related fitness program for physically active individuals and athletes. (2 contact hours) [Catalog Entry]
This course includes topical information that enables students to develop a healthy lifestyle of optimal fitness and wellness. The course emphasizes critical thinking on contemporary health issues and includes discussion of fitness (strength/aerobic), nutrition, stress, relationships, heart disease, chronic and infectious diseases, cancer, smoking, alcohol, drugs, disease prevention, psychological health, parenting, aging, and environmental and safety issues and concerns. (3 contact hours) [Catalog Entry]