Exercise and Health Science
EXHS 310 Preparation for the ACSM Exercise Physiologist Certification (4)
This elective course covers all the material necessary for students to sit for the Certified Exercise Physiologists examination offered by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). According to the ACSM, “ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologists (ACSM-EP) are fitness professionals with a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in exercise science. ACSM-EPs take training to the next level by individualizing exercise programs based on a client’s needs and ability. The ACSM-EP has mastery with pre-exercise health risk assessments and conduct physical fitness assessments, among other health tasks. Whether it is taking the first steps toward adopting healthy lifestyle behaviors or competing for a first marathon, an ACSM-EP can support clients at every stage of their journey to become their best selves.” The course is taught in a seminar-style setting and students will learn to lead discussions and contribute to a collective learning effort.
- General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Natural Sciences
- Prerequisite: BIOL 360 preferred
- Offering: Spring, Alternate years
- Instructor: Stavrianeas