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Effective Term:
Fall 2018 through Summer 2023
Course Number:
FT 105
Course Title:
Exercise Prescription
Credit Hours:
Lecture Hours:
Lecture/Lab Hours:
Lab Hours:

Course Description

Introduces individual and group exercise plan development and progression for cardiorespiratory fitness, muscular fitness, flexibility, body composition, balance, and sport performance. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course students should be able to:

  1. Select appropriate exercise training programming based on assessment results, medical history and goals of the client.
  2. Develop an individual exercise plan using the frequency, intensity, time, and type principles based on assessment results, medical history and goals of the client.
  3. Demonstrate and instruct a client on how to perform exercises safely and effectively.
  4. Monitor client technique and response to exercise and modify when necessary.
  5. Solicit client feedback and satisfaction based on program implementation and client goals for review and modification.  

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Written quizzes/exams

Written programming: cardiorespiratory fitness, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility and body composition goals

Case Studies

Practical fitness assessments

Mock Sessions – personal trainer, coaching

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

Teaching techniques and communication

Program adherence and motivation

Basic principles for exercise program design

Cardiovascular exercise programming

Muscular strength and endurance programming

Flexibility & Balance programming