Fitness Management Courses

FM 100-116. INDIVIDUALIZED WELLNESS STRATEGIES

Lab 2, Cr. 1. Repeatable

This course will provide students with a working knowledge of healthy living practices, an assessment of the students’ present fitness status, and an opportunity to choose a physical activity, as well as develop additional wellness strategies that can be enjoyed throughout life.

NOTE: FM 100 is general in nature. FM 101-116 are specific in nature (see list below)

  • FM 101-CARDIOVASCULAR EXERCISE MACHINES
  • FM 102-WEIGHT TRAINING
  • FM 103-WALKING/JOGGING
  • FM 104-PHYSICAL FITNESS
  • FM 105-YOGA
  • FM 106-RACQUETBALL
  • FM 107-BASIC SELF DEFENSE
  • FM 112-AIKIDO/HAPKIDO
  • FM 113-TAI CHI
  • FM 114-PILATES
  • FM 116-WING CHUN
  • FM 1XX-ZUMBA
  • FM 1XX-LATIN BALLROOM DANCE EXERCISE
  • FM 1XX-LATIN BALLROOM DANCE PARTNER
  • FM 1XX-ADVANCED WEIGHT TRAINING
  • FM 1XX-JIU JITSU

FM 219. ISSUES AND PROBLEMS IN HEALTH

Class 3, Cr. 3
Designed to acquaint students with various aspects of personal and community health problems. Emphasis will be on current health issues such as pollution, mental health, venereal disease, aging, medical care, etc.

FM 250. PRINCIPLES OF ADULT FITNESS

Class 2, Lab 1, Cr. 3
The purpose of this course is to expose students to the effects of exercise on health over the life course. The health benefits of different types of exercise will be reviewed. Students will have the opportunity to utilize fitness equipment and develop their own exercise plans. Existing community programs and resources will be discussed.

FM 268. PHYSIOLOGY OF EXERCISE

Class 2, Lab 2, Cr. 3
Prerequisites: CHM 119 and BIOL 214; Co-Requisite: F&N 303 or 315.
Physiological concepts and principles underlying human responses and adaptations to exercise. Selected methods and techniques of assessing physiological function and evaluating performance in physical efforts in a laboratory setting.

FM 280. PRINCIPLES OF FIRST AID

Class 1, Lab 2, Cr. 2
A course designed to instruct students in the immediate and temporary care given victims of an accident or illness. Covers dressing, bandaging, CPR, lacerations, insect and animal bites and other first aid topics. Certification Included.

FM 300. PRACTICUM IN HEALTH, FITNESS AND NUTRITION

Class 1, Lab 4, Cr. 3
Prerequisites: F&N 303 or 315, FM 268, and Classification 4.
Limited to students enrolled in the Nutrition, Fitness & Health degree. Classification 4 or higher. Clinical field experience of at least 300 hours in an approved health, fitness, and/or nutrition facility under the direction of a certified or registered instructor. The on-campus Total Fitness Center and their degreed/professional staff is the primary site for this practicum.

FM 301. RECREATION LEADERSHIP

Class 3, Cr. 3
Provides instruction in various aspects of recreation. Community, school, camping, travel and leisure time activities will be part of the instruction. Identification of the principles of recreation and the many organizations promoting recreational activities are included.

FM 302. ANATOMY AND KINESIOLOGY

Class 3, Cr. 3
Prerequisites: BIOL 213 and BIOL 214 or equivalent.
Overview of human body structures and functions appropriate for exercise science. Emphasis on musculoskeletal and neuromuscular systems as they relate to human movement.

FM 305. PRACTICUM IN FITNESS MANAGEMENT

Class 1, Lab 4, Cr. 3
Prerequisites: FM 300, FM 410, and FM 474.
Limited to students enrolled in the Fitness Management degree, Classification 8. Advanced level clinical field experience in fitness management of at least 300 hours in an approved health, fitness, and/or nutrition facility under the direction of a certified or registered instructor. An off-campus facility or club and their managerial/professional staff is the primary site for this practicum.

FM 314. BEGINNING CONCEPTS OF GROUP EXERCISE

Class 1, Lab 2, Cr. 2
Prerequisites: FM 268 and FM 302.

FM 314. BEGINNING CONCEPTS OF PERSONAL TRAINING

Class 1, Lab 2, Cr. 2
Prerequisites: FM 268 and FM 302.
This course is designed to give students the knowledge and understanding necessary to prepare for the ACE Personal Trainer Certification Exam and become effective personal trainers.  This course presents the ACE Integrated Fitness Training™ (ACE IFT™) Model as a comprehensive system for designing individualized programs based on each client’s unique health, fitness, and goals.  The information covered by this course and the ACE IFT Model will help students learn how to facilitate rapport, adherence, self-efficacy and behavior change in clients, as well as design programs that help clients to improve posture, movement, flexibility, balance, core function, cardiorespiratory fitness, and muscular endurance and strength.

FM 375. SPORT-RELATED TOURISM AND LEISURE MANAGEMENT

Class 3, Cr. 3

NOT OPEN TO STUDENTS WITH CREDIT IN HTM 375
Integration of Sport and Tourism disciplines. Sport participation and spectator travel, hard and soft adventure tourism and management of leisure time are emphasized. Focus on the dynamics behind the explosion in Sport and Adventure Tourism.

FM 390. UNDERGRADUATE SPECIAL PROBLEMS

Class 0-6, Optional Lab 2-4, Cr. 0-6. Credit and hours arranged.
Repeatable to a maximum of 6 credits. Open to FMO majors only or by consent of Instructor.
Individual or group participation in supervised reading, laboratory experiences, field experiences or research in special areas of the field of fitness management.

FM 410. EVALUATION, TESTING AND ASSESSMENT OF EXERCISE

Class 2, Lab 2, Cr. 3
Prerequisites: FM 268, FM 300, and FM 302.
Instruction and laboratory experience in the scientific evaluation, testing and assessment of exercise. Includes data collection, analysis and statistical applications. Oriented toward interpreting test data and applying it toward the design of individual exercise programs.

FM 474. PHYSIOLOGY OF EXERCISE II

Class 1, Lab 2, Cr. 2
Prerequisites: FM 268, FM 302, and FM 410.
Advanced level exercise physiology course exploring physiological concepts and principles assessing physiological function and evaluating performance in physical efforts in a laboratory setting. Includes integration of metabolic, cardiovascular, respiratory, endocrinological and biochemical functions of the human body in response to exercise.