Exercise and Health Science

This 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 fitness industry and is an excellent complement to our Intro to Sports Medicine class.  Students will learn about strength and cardiovascular training techniques, writing fitness programs and assessment, and motivation and communication techniques. They will review human anatomy and physiology, and learn about energy production, exercise modalities, and first aid and CPR skills. Students will have the opportunity to use this knowledge and apply these skills during job shadowing in fitness, sports, and research facilities.  On completion of the course, students will be able to sit for the ACE certification exam.

(Student must be 18 years old by end of Senior Year)

*Industry Certificate(s) Available*

Course Subject
Course Number
CTE 9555
Grade Level
12
Course Duration
1 Semester
Course Credit
1.0 Practical Art
Prerequisite
CTE 9517 & CTE 9522
Course Fee
$17.00 HOSA Membership ($10.00) CPR Training ($7.00)