EXSC 231

EXSC 231: Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription
4.0 SH

This course provides the student with the knowledge and basic skills necessary to effectively perform a variety of fitness evaluations prior to the development of individualized exercise recommendations tailored to the needs and goals of each client. Students will be exposed to all aspects of equipment and instrumentation commonly used in the fitness industry to determine cardiovascular and neuromuscular fitness. In addition, assessment protocols for estimating body composition and flexibility will also be reviewed. Meets the University Writing Requirement for majors in Exercise Science. Previous course PEMJ 231 effective through Winter 2012.

Prerequisites: PEMJ 131, Exercise Science (ESCI) or Adult Fitness (PEAF) majors only and permission from the department.