Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description


HPE-225 - Fund Fitness Theory, Prog & Assessment (3 credits)
Prerequisite(s): None
This course is designed to provide the theoretical and practical basis to properly select and utilize instrumentation and techniques for physical fitness assessments and exercise prescriptions based on a subject's tolerance for physical activity. Field tests are practiced, analyzed, discussed, and validated by laboratory experiences. Special emphasis is given on risk factors, injuries, environmental factors, motivation, and their role in the physical conditioning of various populations.


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