Unit 1 Overview & Objectives


As with any journey, it is easier to get started if you prepare appropriately. The assessments in Unit 1 will help you do just that.

Learning Objectives

At the end of unit, you will be able to:

  • Determine your compatibility with distance learning
  • Identify course related policies and procedures
  • Identify health characteristics that affect exercise safety
  • Differentiate between physical activity and exercise
  • Evaluate your current dimensions of wellness
  • List behaviors that contribute to a wellness lifestyle and how your behaviors compare with them
  • Describe the stages of behavior change and determine your stage for several wellness-related behaviors
  • Identify the strategies in creating an individualized plan to change a wellness-related behavior