Catalog Details

PE 3260 - Health Fitness Assessment and Programming
Credits: 3
Focuses on the components of fitness associated with optimal health, cardiorespiratory fitness, muscular fitness, flexibility and body composition. Learners explore the associations among physical activity, health and hypokinetic diseases; health screening and risk classification; principles of assessment, prescription and exercise program adherence; various assessment strategies for determining levels of health fitness as well as practice health fitness programming techniques specific to health fitness assessments. Learning outcomes include knowledge of health fitness components and their relationship to optimal health, health fitness measures and test administration, health fitness data analyses and exercise programming and techniques relative to health fitness assessment outcomes. Last offering Spring 2015. Prerequisite(s): (BIDI 2010 and BIDI 2020) or (BI 2110, BI 2120, BI 2130, and BI 2140); Adventure Education, Athletic Training, Health Education and Physical Education majors and minors only.

*All course information is from the 2014-2015 Catalog.