KNES-110 - Foundations of Exercise and Physical Fitness

Minimum Credits: 3 Length: 60 hours Prerequisites: KNES 190 or KNES 200 with a minimum grade of C- (55%), or instructor permission for those who have a National Fitness Leadership Alliance affiliated Fitness Knowledge course. Delivery Method: On-campus Cost: $365.28 Lab Fees: $83.73 Total: $449.01 Course Outline: https://sps.cotr.bc.ca/Outlines/Course%20Outlines/KNES110.pdf

This course introduces students to the foundations of physical fitness, exercise, and human physiology as applied to exercise management, prescription, and their relationship to a healthy lifestyle.  The focus will be on the components of fitness and basic training principles; including, theory and practice of fitness development through progressive resistance exercise, aerobic fitness, and flexibility. We will explore these components through both traditional fitness methods and current trends in the industry. A portion of the course content is based on the Canadian Fitness Education Service (CFES) Weight Training Instructor Course. Following completion, students may have the opportunity to become a CFES Certified Weight Training Instructor.