PFD350 - Fitness and Lifestyle Management II

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Subject Title
Fitness and Lifestyle Management II

Subject Description
PFD 350 focuses on Wellness and Lifestyle.  Occupationally relevant concepts of Wellness and Lifestyle, such as; Time Management, Stress Management, Shift Work, Nutrition and Body Composition, will be explored within a context of disease prevention and behavioral change.  Students will be encouraged to set appropriate health related goals and implement wellness strategies that produce improved overall health as well as disease avoidance within the Law Enforcement occupation.
This Course requires practical application of Fitness and Lifestyle Management strategies. Activities that require individual research and promote critical reflection will be utilized with the hope of leading to the development of self-responsibility for adopting a healthier and more productive lifestyle.

Credit Status
This is a credit subject in the Police Foundations Diploma Program

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1.       Understand the concept of lifestyle and create appropriate statements of change.
2.       Create well defined, meaningful goals based on values.
3.       Identify the stages and process of change and their effect on positive lifestyle changes.
4.       Understand the benefits of time management and implement strategies to improve time management skills.
5.       Recognize the roles of basic nutrients and implement appropriate healthy eating strategies utilizing a nutrient rich and balanced diet
6.       Understand somatotypes, basal metabolism, eating disorders and their overall effects on body composition.
7.       Recognize the risk factors of the four common types of cardiovascular disease; suggest and implement steps to reduce those risks.
8.       Consider the different types of stress, their various effects on health and wellness, and adopt strategies to improve stress management.
9.       Identify physical, psychological, and social effects of shift work and develop positive behaviors to cope those effects.
10.    Understand back injuries, causes of back pain, and how to maintain a healthy back.
11.    Prepare a personal lifestyle plan that will benefit personal and professional health.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.

Mode of Instruction
This subject will be taught using a combination of lectures, class discussions, independent study, work groups and practical application.

Prescribed Texts
Fitness & Lifestyle Management for Law Enforcement, 4th edition
By Wagner, Wisotzki, Emond Montgomery, ISBN# 9781552394731

Fitness & Lifestyle Management for Law Enforcement, 4th edition
By Wagner, Wisotzki, Emond Montgomery, ISBN# 9781552394731

Reference Material
Blue Line Magazine and current, credible and relevant resources from the Internet.

Promotion Policy

Grading Policy
A+90%  to  100%
A80%  to  89%
B+75%  to  79%
B70%  to  74%
C+65%  to  69%
C60%  to  64%
D+55%  to  59%
D50%  to  54%
F0%    to  49% (Not a Pass)

For further information, see a copy of the Academic Policy, available online ( or at Seneca's Registrar's Offices.

Modes of Evaluation
Mid Term Test                                                25%      
Term Work                                                      40%
      Behaviour Change Project    20%
      PREP Participation                 10%
       Web Retrievals                       10%
Final Examination                                         35%                                                     
Total                                                               100%                   
Note:      There will be no rewrites for failed tests or assignments.
              Completion of missed tests and assignments will be at the discretion of your Professor.
              Late assignment penalties will be at the discretion of your professor.

Training Logs     25%
Assignments      10%
Test                    10%
Fitness Test        35%
PREP Test          20%

Approved by: Sandra Noble