Prerequisites: 05:251 or permission of instructor.

This course will examine the theoretical and applied information regarding the expansive area of fitness testing and exercise prescription. A wide array of testing and physical activity programing will be discussed, ranging from that suitable for general public adults to elite athletes. Specific attention will be given to the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology’s (CSEP) C-PATH manual and parts of the course will serve to directly prepare students for obtaining the Certified Personal Trainer designation offered by CSEP (CSEP-CPT).

3 lecture hours per week, 1 laboratory hour per week, one term.