Feb 27, 2021  
Fitchburg State University 2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Fitchburg State University 2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EXSS 3450 - Exercise Testing and Prescription


4 cr. 5 hr. Day course offered every Semester.

The course provides theory and practice for evaluating and prescribing exercise for the enhancement of the functional capacity of the cardiopulmonary, metabolic and musculoskeletal systems in health and disease. Basic topics include review of scientific bases for testing and prescription, human behavior and motivation, risk factors in exercise and exercise testing, health appraisal and fitness testing, exercise programming, nutrition and weight management and program administration. This course is based on the knowledge required for certification as a health/fitness instructor by the American College of Sports Medicine. EXSS majors only.

Prerequisite(s): EXSS 2071  and EXSS 2072 .



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