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EXSS 226 Foundations of Physical Fitness

Credits: 2
Prerequisites: none
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This course is an introduction to the five components of physical fitness including cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular endurance muscular strength, flexibility and body composition. Emphasis will be placed on individualized analysis of physical fitness and development of an exercise prescription program. Other topics to be explored are the physiological foundations of exercise, structure, and function of the body and principles of physical training and conditioning.