Aug 10, 2020  
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog 
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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XSC 4090 - Exercise Testing, Interpretation, and Intervention

This course will introduce students to the principles and practices underlying accurate and appropriate exercise testing methods and prescription of exercise as an intervention for a broad spectrum of participants. This course will provide students with opportunities to practically apply didactic information studied in anatomy, physiology, exercise physiology, and kinesiology. Course topics will include: preliminary health screening and risk classification, assessing and designing cardio respiratory exercise programs, assessing and designing strength, muscular endurance, and resistance training programs, assessing flexibility and designing stretching programs, and assessing body composition and designing weight management and body composition programs. The laboratory component will focus on risk stratification and acquisition of knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to sit for the American College of Sports Medicine Health Fitness Specialist (HFS) certification.

Prerequisites & Notes
The prerequisite is XSC 3150 and co-requisite is XSC-4130. There is a lab fee. This course will be offered every fall.

Credits: 4

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