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Exercise Testing & Prescription

Credits: 3
Course Number: 10-546-115

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Course Description

10-546-115 EXERCISE TESTING & PRESCRIPTION ...apply exercise theory to assess and develop interventional wellness-related exercise programs for individuals and groups. Assess exercise risk factors and implement safety measure to assure client safety. (Prerequisite: 10-546-105 Wellness Kinesiology and 10-546-109 Exercise Physiology)

Course Typically Offered

  • Spring

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What will I learn?

  1. Identify through the use of pre-assesment screening tools and techniques individual risks related to health, physical activity and lifestyle.
  2. Determine appropriate assessments and screenings for all components of health and skill related fitness.
  3. Identify the components of fitness program planning and exercise prescription.
  4. Examine various exercise techniques and strategists for the development of health and skill related fitness components.
  5. Examine corrective exercise and functional training techniques and strategies.
  6. Administer field and laboratory tests for the appraisal of an individual's health, medical, lifestyle and physical fitness status.
  7. Design individualized physical activity programs to asymptomatic individuals or those who have been cleared by physicians.
  8. Implement physical activity programs in a safe and effective manner and modify them as necessary to achieve client goals.
  9. Explain exercise management techniques used for persons with chronic diseases and disabilities.
  10. Research, abstract and present current information related to physical fitness testing and exercise prescription.
  11. Evaluate personal training, exercise and group fitness certifications.
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Class Number: 81395

Blended - Less than 50% Online
Fall 2024
10/29/2024 - 12/17/2024
Green Bay Campus Room HS408B
10/29/2024 - 12/17/2024
Tu — 12:30 PM - 4:20 PM