Courses & Programs

Fitness Assessments

COURSE CODE: HFN 189

CREDITS: 3

This course is designed for exercise leaders, practitioners and teachers who are responsible for assessing the risk of exercise participation and development of exercise programs and for students who will pursue a career in exercise physiology or athletic training. Through study, practice and field observations, students will learn how to administer physical measurements of cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength and endurance, body composition, flexibility, postural deviations and biomechanical risks. Students will learn and practice development of exercise programs based on the assessment results.