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Health/Fitness Appraisal & Prescription
APPRAIS & PRES
CLASS CODE: HS 410 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: AGRICULTURAL AND LIFE SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT: HEALTH SCIENCE
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Methodologies and techniques for evaluations of health and fitness values including body composition, maximal oxygen consumption, antropometric measurements, blood values, blood pressure, stress, nutrition, respiratory, lifestyle habits, etc. Principles of health program prescription based on individual values and recommended improvements.
DESCRIPTION: Methodologies and techniques for evaluations of health and fitness values including body composition, maximal oxygen consumption, antropometric measurements, blood values, blood pressure, stress, nutrition, respiratory, lifestyle habits, etc. Principles of health program prescription based on individual values and recommended improvements.
TOPICS: Fitness assessments, nutritional analysis, health assessments, safety precautions, stress management, disease risk analysis,
and lifestyle assessments. Fitness, nutrition, health, and lifestyle program prescriptions.

OBJECTIVES: Introduce the students to various methodologies of health and fitness assessment; provide hands-on training in the development of methodology skills for increased competence and confidence in administration, develop client interactive skills, and program development strategies directed toward addressing health and fitness areas of concern.
REQUIREMENTS:
PREREQUISITES: HS 131, BIO 264, and BIO 265
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2002