This course offers principles of physical fitness and mental health for students preparing for careers in public safety. Physical wellness topics include principles of physical conditioning, foundations of balanced nutrition, common medical concerns, and elements of the Physical Agility Test (PAT). Mental health topics include stress physiology, importance of social support, effects of substance use, and stress management techniques. Students gain awareness of the integrated nature of mind-body health and develop personal fitness programs.
Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.
Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601
Phone: (562) 692-0921