James Madison University
Department of Kinesiology
Exercise Leader Practicum Experience Brief Description
The JMU Kinesiology Department is offering the opportunity for motivated, hard working Kinesiology students who are interesting in serving as an individualized Exercise Leader for 2 participant volunteers throughout the course of a semester. The Exercise Leader will act as Testing Technician and Exercise Leader for each of their assigned participants. They will be responsible for all pre-screening/health history, health related physical fitness testing, and preparation of an individually tailored exercise prescription that will be implemented by the participant. They will also be responsible for progressing their participants in their exercise plan as the semester progresses. This will be done under the supervision of Dr. Trent Hargens, Kinesiology faculty, and Graduate Students in Kinesiology.
1. Be certified in CPR with AED
2. Successfully completed KIN 421
3. Be available during the late afternoon hours (approximately 3 – 6 pm)
Interested parties should submit a short (~ half page) description on why they would like to participate in this program, and why they would make a good practicum student for this program to Dr. Hargens. Deadline for submission is November 16th, 2012.
For additional information contact Ms. Walters or Dr. Hargens.