Course Catalog

UGRD > EHS > 400

Practicum in Adult Fitness

This course explores the physiological and psychological basis of physical conditioning; body weight control and exercise adherence for apparently health adults. Students will gain practical experience administering fitness tests, designing safe and effective exercise programs and developing effective leadership and communication skills. Students will enhance their competencies in adult fitness programming by serving as instructors, test administrators and fitness counselors. Theories and practices related to exercise physiology and health behavior change will be employed throughout the course.

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