Students will be introduced to the fundamental principles of fitness assessment. Various fitness tests for the different fitness parameters including muscular strength and endurance, anaerobic and aerobic power, flexibility, and balance will be practiced. Students will participate as both the test administrator and test subject for all tests. Weekly lecture and lab. Material fee applies.
Prerequisites:
Human Physiology
KPE‑218
This course will introduce human physiology and the amazing manner that our bodies been designed by God. Beginning at the fundamental level of the cell and its essential functions, such as energy. A study of the function of human body systems that nurtures an understanding and appreciation of how we are “fearfully and wonderfully made” (Psalm 139). We begin at the fundamental level of the cell and its organ systems, with an emphasis on those components involved in movement and health (including the muscular, neuroendocrine, cardiovascular, pulmonary, skeletal, and immune systems.) Includes a bi-weekly one-hour lab.
Human Physiology (KPE‑218);
Exercise Prescription & Training
KPE‑130
This course will prepare students to design advanced exercise prescriptions based upon evidence-based training principles. This includes client interaction and individualized exercise programs for various initial levels of fitness, age, preference, and motivation. This course will also teach proper lifting and spotting techniques for a variety of resistance exercises. Includes a weekly 75-minute lab.
Exercise Prescription & Training (KPE‑130)

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