HFPR-207 Health and Fitness Center Operations

Credits 3 / 3 Contact Hours
Pre-requistie: Placement into RDNG-016 (ACSR-016). Take HFPR-100.
This course will introduce students to the operational and managerial aspects of fitness facility operations.  Topics will include facility/program marketing, membership issues, budgeting, hiring practices, staffing and program scheduing, facility design, equipment selection, standard operating procedures, and risk management.  Students will be exposed to standard principles and operational guidelines as they relate to the health and fitness industry.  During class, students will also be introcuded to liability concerns, membership/client privacy, and professional responsibilities.  Topics and coursework align with standards and practices outlined by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). 

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