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FIT-230 Individual Assessment of Fitness and Wellness

Individual Assessment in Fitness and Wellness is a comprehensive entry-level course that builds upon courses in areas such anatomy and physiology, and fitness and wellness programming. This course allows the student in the fitness and wellness industry the opportunity to obtain skills in fitness assessment. Students will be required to interpret, describe, discuss, and justify the assessment process prior to executing exercise programs designed for particular clients. Topics covered in this course include: differentiating field testing from laboratory testing; selecting appropriate assessment protocols for the five domains of physical fitness; pretest health screening; interpreting assessment results; determining client needs and goals; and designing client-based exercise programs. Students will develop a comprehensive fitness and wellness plan based upon their assessment of themselves.

Advisory: It is advisable to have knowledge in a course equivalent to BIO-101: Introductory Biology or BIO-211/212: Anatomy and Physiology I and II with a grade of C or better to succeed in this course. Students are responsible for making sure that they have the necessary knowledge. Students must be able to record video on a smartphone or digital camera. Access to an exercise facility is also required.

Study Methods:

Online Courses (FIT-230-OL):
Oct 2021,  Apr 2022

Credits: 3

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