COURSE Code: ESLM 503
This course introduces students to health screening and fitness assessment methodologies and techniques employed for fitness participation and exercise prescription, including the administration of the Canadian Physical Activity, Fitness and Lifestyle Approach. Components of fitness assessments addressed include: body composition, muscular strength and endurance, cardiorespiratory abilities, flexibility, and power. Students will also explore performance components of fitness assessments. The course covers a systematic approach for the appraisal and counselling of apparently healthy individuals, emphasizing the health benefits of physical activity.