Catalog 2017-2018 
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Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FTNS 124 Functional Assessment and Corrective Exercise

4 credits
Students are introduced to techniques used to improve stabilization, endurance, and functional strength. In addition, students will design integrated programs to improve overall work capacity, enhance joint stabilization, and increase lean body mass.

Prerequisites: FTNS 112  and FTNS 121  

Quarters Offered: Winter

Global Outcomes:
This course teaches to the global outcome of Critical Thinking.

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Utilize innovative education tools and techniques from the National Academy of Sports Medicine to achieve optimal results for functional fitness
  • Apply scientific rationale, research, and the practical skills necessary to perform functional assessments, create individualized corrective exercise programs, and help clients progress to their goals
  • Explain the components and function of an integrated fitness assessment and how it relates to human movement/performance
  • Perform and instruct appropriate flexibility, core-training, and balance-training techniques  

Total Hours: 60 Lecture Hours: 20 Lab or Clinical Hours: 40