Fitness and Lifestyle Management 2

Course Code: PFP 159

Academic Year: 2017-2018

This course is designed to familiarize students with the Constable Selection System and introduce students to the Physical Readiness Evaluation for Police (PREP) test, the Physical Ability Requirement Evaluation (PARE) test, the physical requirements for the Peel Regional Police Service and the Correctional Officer's Physical Abilities test (COPAT). The course identifies the components to fitness, active living, vitality, health and wellness; stresses the importance of health and wellness in policing; assists students in achieving a higher level of physical fitness through theoretical and practical applications; helps students set short and long-term goals related to wellness and physical fitness; assists students in reaching their goals by providing the necessary tools or information; demonstrates safe and effective exercise technique for the major muscle groups; provides students with a fitness appraisal, identifying strengths and weaknesses; allows students to develop essential competencies by working in groups during fitness class days; and informs students of the physical standards in each semester of the program.