This course provides the knowledge of health history taking, physical assessment, and documentation. The student will acquire needed skills to conduct a comprehensive health assessment, including the physical, psychological, social. functional, and environmental aspects of health, exercise, and sports. Effective communication, assessment, and documentation will be practiced in the laboratory setting. The student will become familiar with the techniques of physical assessment consisting of inspection, palpation, percussion, and auscultation. Emphasis is placed on an assessment with a systematic and organized examination that will provide accurate data in which to determine health on a continuum.