Universität Wien FIND

350061 FS MB1I - Specialization Course Research Seminar Advanced Course in Fitness Assesment (2018S)

5.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 35 - Sportwissenschaft
Continuous assessment of course work

Studierende des European Masters in Public Health & Physical Activity aus Rom haben Vorrang für die Teilnahme an dieser Lehrveranstaltung!


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 30 participants
Language: English



Die LV findet teilgeblockt zu folgenden Terminen im Kraftlabor, USZ I statt (mögliche Änderungen der Uhrzeiten werden auf Moodle kommuniziert):

Dienstag, 10.4.2018 um 13:00-17:00 (Prof. Tschan)
Montag, 16.4.2018 um 9:00-17:00 (Prof. Tschan)
Dienstag, 17.4.2018 um 9:00-17:00 (Prof. Tschan)
Freitag, 20.4.2018 um 9:00-17:00 (Prof. Tschan)
Montag, 23.4.2018 um 9:00-17:00 (Prof. Smekal)


Aims, contents and method of the course

Objectives: To provide advanced methods to assess physical fitness

Contents: Guidelines for training prescription, athropometry, posturography, mobility testing, stremgth assessment, endurance assessment,

Methods: Theoretical lectures, practical exercises, participation in two studies in cooperation with the course "Molecular Exercise Physiology"

Assessment and permitted materials

compulsory attendance; partizipation and feedback in discussion and practical exercises; oral presentations; written seminar work

Deadline to all services/elements required for grading is 30th of September 2017. In the case of a negative grade, a commission examination is not permitted and the visit to the course is to be repeated. Legal basis: Satzung der Universität Wien §10 (4, 5, 6).

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

Reading list

Basic Literature:

American College of Sports Medicine. ACSM Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription. 8th edition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 2009

Swain DP. Leutholz BC. Exercise Prescription 2nd ed - A Case Study Approach to the ACSM Guidelines. Human Kinetics 2007

Heyward VH. Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription. Human Kinetics 6th ed. 2010

Sport and Exercise Physiology Testing Guidelines. (The British Organisation of Sport and Exercise Science Guide) Eds. Winter et al. Volume 1 and 2 Routledge Taylor and Francis Group 2009

Reiman MP & Manske RC. Functional testing in Human Performance. Human Kinetics Human Kinetics 2009

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