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ES 105 - FITNESS ASSESSMENT & EMERGENCY RESPONSE

This course is designed to help students effectively interview clients and administer Health Screening Questionnaires; use basic assessment tools to evaluate cardiopulmonary function, strength, flexibility and balance; recognize need and be able to adapt program for various populations (age, health status); understand Personal Liability Issues including limits and scope of skills and need for referral; AND identify when action is needed and take appropriate action in event of health emergency; provide a basic understanding of CPR and First Aide Techniques; understand personal liability issues; and meet American Heart Association or Red Cross Standards for Certification 1

Credits - 3

ES 110 - PROGRAM DESIGN

This course enables students to communicate professionally and develop rapport with clients; prepare client folders & meet basic written documentation standards; identify and address muscular imbalances through safe exercise; and interpret and safely apply current research to client programs.

Credits - 3

ES 215 - KINESIOLOGY AND EXERCISE TECHNIQUE

This course is designed to enable the student’s understanding of origin/insertion and action of all major muscle groups; principles of the kinetic chain and how it applies to the planes of movement, principles of cardio, strength, and flexibility; and principles of cardio, strength, flexibility.

Credits - 3

ES 220 - BASIC SPORTS NUTRITION

This course enables students to understand macro nutrients and vitamins; roles and effects of protein, carbs, and fats on the body/hormones/insulin/etc.; instructions pertaining to dieting, meal preparation, water intake, counting macronutrients; and to demonstrate professionalism when communicating to clients.

Credits - 3

ES 230 - CERTIFICATION PREPARATION

Currently under revision…

Credits - 3

ES 240 - EXERCISE SCIENCE INTERNSHIP

This course is designed to prepare students for further education in their desired field of study by providing an opportunity to learn the education, personal, and professional development requirements of their chosen field. Through onsite minimum required hours, the course will allow for the development of interpersonal communication skills relating to the profession as well as provide an overview of the code of ethics, governance, documentation, and delivery methods necessary for success in the desired field. Fields such as Personal Trainer, Manager, Physical Therapy Assistant, Chiropractic Assistant, and more are acceptable to complete this course.

Credits - 3

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