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.
READ MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE
Classroom
Starting at $695.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0 Credits

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.
Suggested Prerequisites

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.

Winter 2019 Schedule

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
-
Thursday 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Location: UCLA
365217
Fee:
$695.00
28 days left. Enroll by Jan 10, 2019
See Details
Notes

Enrollment/class participation contingent on signing a liability waiver. 

Students are required to purchase basic fitness testing equipment including the following: blood pressure cuff with sphygmomanometer; stethoscope; skin fold caliper; and measuring tape. These items may be purchased separately or in kit form. Further details about this requirement will be presented in class. Approximate cost for basic kit is $60.

Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: January 17, 2019. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 24, 2019
Course Requirements
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Thu Jan 10, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA
La Kretz Hall 120
Lecture
Thu Jan 17, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA
La Kretz Hall 120
Lecture
Thu Jan 24, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA
La Kretz Hall 120
Lecture
Thu Jan 31, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA
La Kretz Hall 120
Lecture
Thu Feb 7, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA
La Kretz Hall 120
Lecture
Thu Feb 14, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA
La Kretz Hall 120
Lecture
Thu Feb 21, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA
La Kretz Hall 120
Lecture
Thu Feb 28, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA
La Kretz Hall 120
Lecture
Thu Mar 7, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA
La Kretz Hall 120
Lecture
Thu Mar 14, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA
La Kretz Hall 120
Lecture
Thu Mar 21, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA
La Kretz Hall 120

Contact Us

Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.

This course applies towards the following certificates & specializations…

Keep up to date on the latest news and offerings in Health Care & Counseling-General

vector icon of building

Corporate Education

Learn how we can help your organization meet its professional development goals and corporate training needs.

Learn More

vector icon of building

Donate to UCLA Extension

Support our many efforts to reach communities in need.

Innovation Programs

Student Scholarships

Coding Boot Camp

Lifelong Learning