Sep 22, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EXSC 455 - Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription

Concepts and principles of appraising level of fitness, evaluating the results and designing physical fitness/exercise programs. Four hours lecture.

Prerequisites: EXSC 351 and EXSC 351LAB.

Credits: (4)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify the major components of physical fitness and explain the importance of each component.
  • Identify the risks associated with exercise and demonstrate knowledge of risk stratification.
  • Assess cardiorespiratory fitness, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility and body composition.
  • Interpret the results of fitness assessments.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of designing comprehensive fitness programs.

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