This course is designed to introduce the student to the use of health and fitness assessment technology and testing mechanisms needed to assess the physical fitness status of individuals in healthy and selected special populations. Students will perform assessments for the five (5) components of health related physical fitness: Cardiorespiratory endurance; Muscular strength and endurance; Flexibility; and Body composition. The data gathered from the fitness assessments will be used to develop appropriate fitness goals and exercise programs.
|The following courses must be taken prior to this course|
|BIO 129 - Functional Human Anatomy and Physiology or both BIO 131 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I and BIO 132 - Human Anatomy and Physiology II|