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Course Code: SPHS506 Course ID: 4238 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course is designed to introduce the student to theoretical and practical concepts of exercise assessment, exercise interpretation and exercise prescription. The student will develop appropriate techniques used to recommend exercise prescription for healthy and unhealthy clients. (Prerequisite: SPHS501)

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
03/29/2022 - 09/02/2022 09/05/2022 - 10/30/2022 September Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
04/26/2022 - 09/30/2022 10/03/2022 - 11/27/2022 October Fall 2022 Session B 8 Week session
05/21/2022 - 11/04/2022 11/07/2022 - 01/01/2023 November Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session
06/28/2022 - 12/02/2022 12/05/2022 - 01/29/2023 December Fall 2022 Session D 8 Week session
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, students will fulfill the following Learning Objectives (L.O.):

Each student will:

  1. Prepare health appraisals including screening and risk stratification of apparently healthy individuals.
  2. Design an individualized exercise prescription using the results of fitness and exercise testing
  3. Test knowledge of the general principles of exercise prescription.
  4. Write an exercise prescription for healthy individuals and individuals with a controlled disease.
  5. Test knowledge of exercise prescription for individuals in cardiac rehabilitation, who have lifestyle diseases, live with hypertension, diabetes or obesity.
  6. Synthesize knowledge of body composition assessment in the context of exercise prescription
  7. Synthesize knowledge of proper nutrition and weight management techniques in the context of exercise prescription
  8. Test general knowledge of Exercise Testing and Prescription
NameGrade %
Discussions 25.00 %
Week 1: Introductions and Medical History Questionnaire 3.13 %
Week 2: Professional Organizations and Fighting Obesity 3.13 %
Week 3: Cardiovascular Testing and VO2 Max 3.13 %
Week 4: Muscular Fitness Testing and Muscular Endurance 3.13 %
Week 5: Body Composition 3.13 %
Week 6: Flexibility 3.13 %
Week 7: Balance Testing Assessment and Design 3.13 %
Week 8: Functional Testing 3.13 %
Labs 35.00 %
Week 1- Lab 1 8.75 %
Week 3- Lab 2 8.75 %
Week 5- Lab 3 8.75 %
Week 6- Lab 4 8.75 %
Final Paper 25.00 %
Week 7- Final project 25.00 %
Writing Assignment: Chronic Disease paper 15.00 %
Week 2- Writing Assignment 15.00 %

After successfully completing this course, students will fulfill the following Learning Objectives (L.O.):

Each student will:

  1. Prepare health appraisals including screening and risk stratification of apparently healthy individuals.
  2. Design an individualized exercise prescription using the results of fitness and exercise testing
  3. Test knowledge of the general principles of exercise prescription.
  4. Write an exercise prescription for healthy individuals and individuals with a controlled disease.
  5. Test knowledge of exercise prescription for individuals in cardiac rehabilitation, who have lifestyle diseases, live with hypertension, diabetes or obesity.
  6. Synthesize knowledge of body composition assessment in the context of exercise prescription
  7. Synthesize knowledge of proper nutrition and weight management techniques in the context of exercise prescription
  8. Test general knowledge of Exercise Testing and Prescription
Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
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Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.