Exercise and Health Science

The Exercise and Health Science course is for the individual who enjoys physical activity and is interested in learning the science and psychology involved in adopting an active and healthy lifestyle and working in the industry. Students acquire skills in strength training, cardiovascular training, fitness assessment, writing programs, motivation, and communication techniques. Students study human anatomy and physiology, energy production, exercise modalities, first aid and CPR skills, and medical terminology. Students use this knowledge and apply these skills during job shadowing in fitness, sports and research facilities, working with other students, and in the classroom. On completion of course, students will be able to sit for the ACE certification exam.  (Student must be 18 years old by May of Senior Year)

*Industry Certificate(s) Available*

Course Subject
Course Number
CTE9555
Grade Level
12
Course Duration
1 Semester
Course Credit
1.0 Practical Art
Prerequisite
Introduction to Sports Medicine
Course Fee
$17.00 HOSA Membership ($10.00) CPR Training ($7.00)