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"I chose Morrisville because when I came to visit the campus I felt right at home. All of the students are friendly and the Sports Nutrition and Fitness Management major will help me accomplish my long term goals!"

School of Science, Technology and Health Studies

Dean: Joseph H. Bularzik
Phone: (315) 684-6079

Human Performance and Health Promotion A.S.

Course Description

Fitness Assess and Ex Rx

HPHP 305 develops the rationale for, and the skills required to evaluate and prescribe health-related fitness programs for individuals. Students will learn the theory underpinning cardiovascular, musculoskeletal and body composition assessment, then how this theory can be applied practically in designing appropriate exercise prescriptions. The practical laboratory also includes a component on exercise leadership in a facility setting, designed to prepare students for the professional setting of the Wellness Center Internship (HPHP 402). The course is also intended to help prepare the student to sit for a number of national certification exams. Prerequisite: HPHP 201 4 credits (3 lecture hours, 3 laboratory hours), spring semester