May 19, 2024  
2017-2018 General/Graduate Catalog - Expires August 2023 
    
2017-2018 General/Graduate Catalog - Expires August 2023 [Archived Catalog]

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ES 445 - Assessment and Prescription I


Assessment and Prescription I is designed to prepare exercise science students to take the American College of Sports Medicine Certified Exercise Physiologist examination by applying previous knowledge of exercise physiology towards properly screening potential clients and patients for health risks prior to exercise testing, conducting professional exercise test assessments, and using the data from these assessments to design exercise and lifestyle interventions to meet the client/patient’s health and/or athletic performance goals. The laboratory portion of the class introduces cardiovascular endurance, muscle strength and endurance, flexibility, and body composition assessments. The lecture portion of the class illustrates how this assessment data would be used to design an appropriate healthy-lifestyle intervention program for children, adolescents, adults, and the elderly.

Prerequisites: ES 345 - Exercise Physiology  AND junior or senior Athletic Training or Exercise Science major.
Credits: 4
NOTE:
*The Exercise Science Course Fee applies to this course.



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