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.
Prerequisites:
Fundamentals of Fitness
KPE‑142
Activity courses designed to enable students to develop basic skills and knowledge of a particular sport, as well as physical fitness and a proper attitude toward participation in sport (0.75 credits each).
Fundamentals of Fitness (KPE‑142);
Fundamentals of Strength Training
KPE‑159
Activity courses designed to enable students to develop basic skills and knowledge of a particular sport, as well as physical fitness and a proper attitude toward participation in sport (0.75 credits each).
Fundamentals of Strength Training (KPE‑159);
Human Physiology
KPE‑218
A study of human physiology, emphasizing the basic anatomical structures used in locomotion and fundamental motor skills. Includes a bi-weekly two-hour lab.
Human Physiology (KPE‑218)

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