Fitness Testing and Health/Risk Appraisal
COM HLT X 453
Students get a practical understanding of fitness testing and screening in this course along with explaining results to clients.
What you can learn.
- Practice fitness-testing techniques: body composition analysis, blood pressure monitoring, flexibility, and assessment of range of motion
- Explore muscular endurance, strength testing, and submaximal cardiovascular fitness testing techniques
- Assess health questionnaires and identify fitness parameters and goals
About this course:
This course introduces a comprehensive approach to fitness testing and screening clients for health risks, administering health questionnaires, and identifying fitness parameters and goals. Students gain experience in practicing fitness testing techniques, including body composition analysis, blood pressure monitoring, flexibility and range of motion assessment, and muscular endurance and strength testing, as well as submaximal cardiovascular fitness testing techniques. In addition, students practice interpreting test results and explaining results to clients.
It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Fitness Testing and Health/Risk Appraisal.
X 452 Applied Anatomy and Biomechanics and X 450 Exercise Physiology.