HS 53500 Advanced Exercise Testing and Prescription

This course will provide the knowledge and skills to properly test and prescribe an appropriate exercise prescription. A variety of fitness tests will be performed including musculoskeletal fitness, aerobic capacity, and flexibility, various techniques for assessing body composition, energy expenditure, and target heart rate zones. The student will apply the obtained information to an exercise prescription for healthy, at risk, chronically ill, and overweight populations. Lab fee required.