This course, its lessons and topics focus on all the different assessments used at Restore Medical Fitness Center. Understanding assessments, how they are done and why they are used is important as through understanding you will see the value in completing these assessments. These assessments play an important role in insuring safety in exercise prescription but also are critical to an evidence-based approach. It is by using baseline measurements and follow up assessments that program effectiveness can be assessed and validated.
These assessments, when used as baseline measurements, are used in the creation of individually appropriate programs and treatments. By defining your personal capacity we can establish appropriate volumes and intensities and insure personalization of your exercise prescription. These assessments, when completed as re-assessments, are used to verify that the program you are completing is achieving the desired effect. This allows for re-direction and progression of programming as needed.