Feb 28, 2024  
2015-2016 Catalog-EXPIRED 

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EXS 230 - Exercise Leadership

Credits: 3
Contact Hours: 3

Prerequisites: BI 117 (C or Higher) or BI 122 (C or Higher)

Corequisites: None

College Level Prerequisites: None

This course covers the theory and practice of safe and effective exercise instruction for individual and group resistance training programs and is an excellent preparation for personal training certification exams.  It focuses on client consultation and assessment, including basic pre-participation health screening assessments, submaximal aerobic exercise tests, and muscular strength/endurance, flexibility, and body composition tests.  Additionally, this course will address how to design, administer, and implement programs that enhance related components of physical fitness.  Behavior change theory, communication strategies, facility and equipment management, legal issues, and risk management will also be covered.


Department Consent: No Consent

General Education Distribution Category Met: None

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