PE 267 Applied Kinesiology • 4 Cr.


Students use biomechanics and anatomy principles to develop safe and effective training techniques applicable to individuals at a variety of developmental stages. Prepares students to test, measure and refine program goals for individuals based on current research in exercise science.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Become proficient in the assessment and refinement of participants fitness and health goals
  • Identify agonistic and antagonistic muscle groups in developing well balanced exercise programs
  • Develop fitness programs based on the five health related components of fitness
  • Develop skills needed to assess and manage safety issues associated with fitness activities
  • Relate proper exercise and spotting techniques on a variety of fitness equipment
  • Gain an appreciation of motivational and customer care techniques needed to develop a positive learning atmosphere within a fitness center.
  • Develop skills and knowledge needed in preparation for the National Strength and Conditioning Association Personal Fitness Trainer Exam