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FITN 117 Fitness Assessment, Strength and Conditioning

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Course Description

Improve quality of life by adopting, maintaining or increasing daily physical activity in a fitness setting. FITN 117 is an introductory course that examines the importance of both strength and cardiovascular training in maintaining healthy body composition. The course analyzes proper lifting techniques, safe operation of exercise machines, gym etiquette, fundamental exercises for each muscle group, basic human anatomy as it relates to the student’s fitness/health goals, and workout structure to reach these goals.

Units: 1
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements:Area E2; Physical Education
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area E2), UC*