Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Lab Assistant/Field Experiences in Sports Science (1-3 cr)
P492 | 2052 | Staff


PREREQUISITES:
P216 - Current Concepts in Physical Fitness
-Enrollment limited to Kinesiology Students
-Course is an option for Exercise Science majors

CLASS MEETING: Arranged

GRADING PROCEDURES:
Graded on S/F basis only

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course is designed to provide students hands-on experiences in fitness
instruction and testing.  Each student will assist in the E119 Personal
Fitness
instructional program.  Arranged labs will be concerned with gaining
practical
experience doing basic testing skills such as blood pressure, flexibility,
body
composition (skinfolds) and submaximal graded exercise testing.  The
technical
skills covered are in line with the American College of Sports Medicine
certification
standards.

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
-to gain practical experience in physical fitness testing.
-to gain hands-on experience in personal fitness instruction and
consultation.
-to improve the ability to communicate and apply fitness concepts and
principles.