HS-471: Exercise Testing and Prescription

3 credit hours

Along with an analysis of statistical techniques, this course familiarizes students with the hands-on training and theoretical background needed to competently assess health-related components of fitness (cardio-respiratory fitness, muscular fitness, flexibility, body composition) in an apparently healthy adult population. The content of this course is focused toward the knowledge and skills required for taking the ACSM Health Fitness Specialist and ACSM Personal Trainer certification exams.