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HPE 205 - Organization and Management of Adult Fitness Programs

Credits: 3
3 Lecture Hours

This is a course designed to provide students with the theoretical and practical experience in organizing and managing physical fitness programs for adults.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Identify the elements of a comprehensive adult fitness program.
  2. Demonstrate necessary skills to develop, implement and evaluate adult fitness programs.
  3. Review the personnel and their roles in administration and program management within an adult fitness facility.
  4. Indicate legal issues related to administration of adult fitness programs.
  5. Develop strategic plans for promoting adult fitness programs.
  6. Explain the elements a budget and administering fitness programs within budgetary guidelines.
  7. Describe the equipment recommended for adult fitness programs.
  8. Report the importance of keeping records of all aspects of adult fitness programs.
Listed Topics
  1. Conducting adult fitness programs.
  2. Operation and management concerns of adult fitness programs.
  3. Advertising techniques and promotion.
  4. Membership/Customer services, service philosophy.
  5. Program planning for adult fitness programs
  6. Budget and financial concerns.
  7. Facility planning and design.
  8. Proper equipment selection and maintenance.
  9. Legal liability and safety concerns.
  10. Program planning for special populations.
  11. Successful management strategies

Approved By: Sutin, Stewart Date Approved: 04/13/2007

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