Fitness Assessment I
Semester 1 | 42 hours (1.5-hour lecture/1.5-hour lab)
In this course, students will be introduced to the fundamentals of health screening and fitness assessment methodologies. With a focus on safety and accuracy fitness assessment theory and hands on practical techniques will be used to obtain the fitness status and evaluate general health. The goal is for students to gain skills and confidence to perform necessary assessments and interpretation of the results in order to provide safe exercise prescription and progression to achieve health or performance goals. The fitness assessment components covered include, preliminary health screening, body composition, muscular strength and endurance, and cardiorespiratory capacity.