Lab 3: Assessment Week


Lab Overview

Learning Objectives

  1. Review Incident Report
  2. Review Blood Pressure monitoring
  3. Review WFI protocol
  4. Review Client Assessment form

Lab Tasks

In this week’s lab, you will be required to:

  1. Take blood pressure on a peer
  2. Review any spotting techniques missed last week
  3. Working with a partner
    1. Conduct a short client goal-interview (5-10 minutes)
    2. Design a mini-workout (20-25 minutes)
    3. Coach partner the workout
    4. Switch roles

Lab 2: Weight Room Orientation

Lab Overview

Learning Objectives

  1. Review setting up j-hooks and safety bars on the rig, review spotting the back squat
  2. Review setting up the bench press; review spotting for the bench press & dumbbell pressing
  3. Review anthropometric testing protocols: measuring weight, waist circumferences, and BIA

Lab Tasks

In this week’s lab, you will be required to:

  1. Station 1: Practice installing and removing safety bars. With a partner, set up j-hooks at the correct squat height. Demonstrate proper back squat spotting.
  2. Station 2: With a partner, set up barbell bench press at the correct height. Demonstrate proper bench press spotting. Switch to dumbbells, practice spotting dumbbell pressing.
  3. Station 3: With a partner, practice taking a client’s weight, waist circumference and BIA.

Lab 1: Program Creation

Lab Overview

Learning Objectives

  1. Review How to Build Programs
  2. Read the case study: Tom

Lab Tasks

In this week’s lab, you will:

  1. First half of lab: Create a program for Tom using the lab website, save as a .pdf
  2. Upload your program to Bongo (FOL), review the program for 2 peers
    1. Leave one comment on aspects you really liked
    2. Leave a comment on one or two areas of possible improvement