May 26, 2024  
2023-24 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-24 Undergraduate Catalog

HHP 425 - Applied Research and Fitness Assessment (3)

Prerequisites: HHP 345  or permission; HHP 209  or permission.
This is a capstone course designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively assess physical fitness, develop exercise prescriptions, and conduct applied research in the field. Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to demonstrate an ability to assess cardiorespiratory fitness; assess body composition and understand the considerations of human body fat distribution; interpret muscle activation during stationary exercise; understand the effects exercise has on heart rate and blood pressure; perform applied research and produce a written lab analysis