KIN4281Measurement and Evaluation in Exercise Science4 ch (1C 3L)

An advanced course examining the theory and developing practical skills for measuring body composition and cardiovascular, neuromuscular, and metabolic function during exercise. Students will learn about the equipment commonly used in Exercise Science and the principles of using these instruments including the influence of calibration and signal processing amplification, filtering and sampling. They will also learn computer based data acquisition, the pros and cons of various measurement approaches, and gain experience in screening subjects for exercise testing, data analysis and interpretation of test results. 

Prerequisite: Minimum grade of “C” in KIN 2082