BYU Independent Study - Online Courses

Fitness for Sports and Recreation

FIT 049

Paper Course

$ 163.00

Instructor: Anthony Dennis Wilson MEd
Credits: 0.50

Course Currently Unavailable


This course is an overall fitness training and nutrition course designed for students who are involved in either competitive or recreational sports such as football, soccer, swimming, cheerleading, track, snowboarding, rock climbing, etc. This fitness course is designed to help students achieve their maximum fitness level and increase strength and stamina to achieve peak competitive condition. Students will participate in several physical activities designed to increase fitness. Students must engage in a 13-week fitness program to receive credit.

Course Content:

1. Introduction & Cardiovascular Fitness
2. Muscle Strength, Weight Training, Flexibility & Stretching
3. Nutrition & Weight Control
4. Mid-Course Exam
5. Physical Fitness Activities: Weeks 1 - 4
6. Physical Fitness Activities: Weeks 5 - 8
7. Physical Fitness Activities: Weeks 9 - 12

Paper Courses:

Assignments for this course can be submitted online or by mail, email, or fax. If you do not have reliable internet access the optional course packet includes bubble sheets to be mailed.


Before beginning any exercise program, consult with your doctor. Participants and their legal guardians assume all responsibility and risk associated with any participation in any exercise program or related activities. Students must engage in a 13-week fitness program to receive credit.
Required Materials Cost
   Fit 049 - CD     Included in tuition
   Printed Course Packet     Included in tuition