Designed for fitness instructors, this course provides an in-depth practical exposure to the interaction of various systems within the human body during exercise.
What you can learn.
- Application of the art of exercise prescription to obtain desired outcomes
- Recognize principles of exercise training and determining fitness levels
- Comprehend theories of obesity, weight control, exercise, age, and disease
About this course:This course provides fitness instructors with an in-depth exposure to the interaction of the cardiovascular, respiratory, endocrine, nervous, and musculoskeletal systems during exercise. Instruction emphasizes practical application of the physiologic concepts in determining fitness levels, prescribing exercise, and monitoring people for signs of overexertion and underlying disease. Topics include energy metabolism; the circulatory, respiratory, neuromuscular, and endocrine systems; environmental considerations; principles of exercise training; and theories of obesity and weight control; and exercise, age, and disease.
Spring 2020 Schedule
These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.
Required course in Fitness Instruction Certificate.
Enrollment limited to 25 students. Enrollment deadline: April 3, 2020.