Human Performance and Wellness (HPW)

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Sheryl Steadman, Dean
Traci Siripathane, Program Director

Human Performance and Wellness courses provide unique opportunities to challenge and maximize the potential of the human mind, body, and spirit. There are traditional activity courses and numerous classes that venture outdoors and take advantage of world-class recreational opportunities minutes from campus. The curriculum emphasizes experiential learning and optimal living through physical fitness, movement education, lifetime sports, outdoor recreation, and the promotion of holistic well-being. Students should be aware that many special topics courses are offered each semester; look for Advanced Strength Training, Providing Personal Training, and Lifeguarding.

Courses

HPW 101 Basketball (1)
HPW 103 Strength Training (1)
HPW 110 First Aid/CPR/AED for Schools and Community (1)
HPW 152 Downhill Skiing & Snowboarding* (1)
HPW 156 Exploring Wasatch Mountain Paths, LE** (2)
HPW 160 Level I Avalanche Awareness (2)
HPW 170 Volleyball (1)
HPW 200 Special Topics in HPW (1–3)
HPW 215 Flexibility for Life and Sport (1)
HPW 220 Yoga for Wellness, LE (2)
HPW 224 Yoga for Wellness, Level II* (2)
HPW 226 Beginning-Intermediate Ballet (2)
HPW 230 Beginning Dance and Movement, LE (2)
HPW 235 Belly Dance Basics (1)
HPW 240 Indoor Climbing (1)
HPW 245 Advanced Indoor Climbing (1)
HPW 250 Fitness for Life, LE (2)
HPW 260 Psychological Aspects of Well-Being, LE (2)
HPW 265 Ladies Only Indoor Climbing (1)
HPW 270 Beginning SCUBA Diving 1
HPW 300 Special Topics in HPW (1–3)
HPW 301 Lifeguard Certification (2)
HPW 305 Outdoor & Experiential Educ (3)
HPW 311 Outdoor Trip Leader Training
HPW 315 Meditation as Environmental Study (2)
HPW 320 Pilates for Wellness (2)
HPW 325 Introduction to Athletic Training (2)
HPW 335 Intro to Adventure Therapy
HPW 330 Personal Trainer Certification Exam Review (2)
HPW 340 Backcountry Skiing/Snowboard
HPW 350 Nutrition for HPW (2)
HPW 355 Outdoor Leadership (2)
HPW 356 Wilderness First Responder (1–2)
HPW 370 Advanced SCUBA
HPW 401 Directed Studies (1–4)
HPW 410 Seminar in Outdoor Ed & Leader
* Offered Spring semesters only.
**Offered Fall and Summer semesters only.