Fitness Assessment II


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FHP307 - Fitness Assessment II

This course expands on FHP102, as well as previous courses (FHP 101, 201, 211) as it relates to formative and summative methodologies of fitness assessments. The course examines fitness assessments applicable for general, high performance athletes, occupational and rehabilitative populations. Through lectures and practicums, students will demonstrate techniques, protocols, identified norms for safe and effective assessments in both individual and group testing environments. Topics include: health screening, medications, anthropometric measurements, aerobic / anaerobic field tests, muscular strength, power, endurance, flexibility, needs analysis, movement screens, data collection and interpretation based on current research evidence. Upon successful completion, students will be able to utilize various methodologies of fitness assessments while demonstrating technical competence in various settings.

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