Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate knowledge of general overall physiological principles associated with metabolic processes; musculoskeletal system; cardiovascular system; aerobic and anaerobic program design.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of pathophysiology and risk factors associated with exercise and disease.
  • Demonstrate the ability to administer and interpret health appraisals, fitness, and clinical exercise testing.
  • Demonstrate the ability to administer and interpret electrocardiography and other diagnostic techniques associated with physiological processes.
  • Describe and understand issues involved with patient management and medications.
  • Design and monitor exercise prescriptions and fitness programming.
  • Assess and evaluate nutritional intake and demonstrate the ability to design weight management programs.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of safety, injury prevention, and emergency procedures associated with laboratory activities and general exercise.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of cardiovascular physiology, pulmonary physiology, metabolic processes and associated pathology and risk factors for disease.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of orthopedic/musculoskeletal issues including pathophysiology and risk factors for injury.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in performing laboratory techniques and subsequent analysis of data commonly used in Human Performance Laboratory.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and show ability to carry out the research process in a collaborative environment.