Welcome to

 Health and Wellness for Living

My name is Dr. Crystal Williams and I will be your instructor for Health PHED 1001

Health and Wellness for Living course. This year will mark my 4th year as an adjunct instructor at Gordon State College. I currently teach at a local high school in the metro Atlanta area and this school year will mark my 16th year as a public school educator. I am graduate of Auburn University Montgomery, where I play 4 stellar years of college basketball. A few of my honors are as followed: inducted into AUM’s Athletic Hall of fame, second female to have her Jersey Retired (#32), I scored over 2,000 points and accumulated 1,900 rebounds. I earned a Master’s degree in Education from AUM, an Education Specialist Degree from Troy University and a Doctorate of Education from Walden University. In my spare time I enjoy inspiring others to maximize their gifts and talents, by living out their purpose. I also enjoy working out, sporting events, research, and sewing.


This class is going to be full of fun and exciting information that will help you improve your overall health. At the completion of this class, you should have a better understanding of:

¨      Understanding Fitness and Wellness.

¨      Changing Personal Behaviors for Optimal Wellness

¨      Preventing Cardiovascular Disease.

¨      Cardiorespiratory Endurance: Assessment and Prescription.

¨      Improving Flexibility

¨      Improving Muscular Strength and Endurance.

¨      Nutrition, Health, and Fitness.

¨      Exercise, Diet, and Weight Control.

¨      Stress Management.

¨      Reducing Your Risk of Cancer.

¨      Avoiding Substance Use, Abuse, and Addiction.

¨      Reducing Your Risk of Sexually Transmitted Infections.

¨      Maintaining Lifelong Fitness and Wellness

Follow me on twitter at @DrCrysWilliams