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HSES 473 Clinical Fitness Evaluation Techniques

HSES 473.  Clinical Fitness Evaluation Techniques.  3 Credits.     

This course will provide the student with the knowledge and skills to assess components of physical fitness in adults including cardiorespiratory fitness, body composition, strength, and flexibility. In addition, specific emphasis will be placed on the development of exercise and weight management prescriptions. Students completing the course will have the skills to take the Health Fitness Instructor Certification exam given by the American College of Sports Medicine. Prerequisite: Exercise physiology and research and data analysis in HSES or equivalents.