Fitness Assessment I


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FHP102 - Fitness Assessment I

This course introduces students to the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology: Physical Activity Training for Health (CSEP-PATH) protocol. Students will utilize and practice CSEP-PATH comprehensive and evidence-based assessment in a laboratory setting. This course will explore various components of fitness assessments and methodologies- such as anthropometrics, submaximal cardiorespiratory capacity, muscular strength/ endurance, flexibility, balance, and power. In addition, pre-and post-exercise measurements of blood pressure and heart rate will be investigated and practiced. Special topics in health-related research will be included.

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