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FTWL 106 - Lifelong Fitness and Wellness

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Message from the Program Coordinator

Welcome to FTWL 106 - Lifelong Fitness and Wellness

Laura Marinaro FTWL106 is the general education course for Group V: Health/Fitness.   The course includes both a lecture portion and a physical activity component and is designed to help students increase their knowledge, behaviors, and skills related to personal wellness in the context of the dimensions of wellness.  Topics covered include stress management, healthy eating, weight management, fitness, environmental sustainability, interpersonal wellness, and substance abuse/misuse, as well as prevention of chronic and communicable diseases. The lecture portion is intended to help students evaluate their personal health habits, behaviors, and attitudes while educating them about how to establish or maintain healthy lifestyle practices to improve both quality and quantity of life.  Students learn about risk factors, behavior modification, and goal setting in order to reduce their chances of developing chronic health problems such as heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and stroke. The physical activity portion of this course requires students to participate in activity three days per week. The lecture and activity portions are weighted equally in the grading of this course.

If you have questions, concerns, or would like additional information about this course please contact Laura Marinaro, Fitness and Wellness Course Coordinator at 410-548-3529 or email her at

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