If you plan to attend the police academy next summer, enroll in HP 295A, #82286, 1 credit, to prepare yourself to pass the MCOLES Physical Fitness Assessment test.
The main purpose is to assist students with any physical tests they need to take for employment or entry into the academy. Review the course syllabus below. Then go to My.nmu.edu to register.
Northern Michigan University
Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation
HP295A MCOLES Physical Fitness Assessment Preparation
Instructor: Jesse L. Wernholm (N.M.U. Public Safety)
Demonstrate knowledge of:
The four events and their respective areas of fitness measured are:
Attendance: 45% Class Participation: 45% Quiz: 10%
A 92 – 100% B 78 – 81% C 68 – 71% D 58 – 61%
A- 85 – 91% B- 75 – 77% C- 65 – 67% D- 55 – 57%
B+ 82 – 84% C+ 72 – 74% D+ 62 – 64% F <55%
Rules for Health Promotion (H.P.) classes:
NOTE: If you have a need for disability-related accommodations or services, please inform the Coordinator of Disability Services in the Disability Services Office at 2001 Hedgcock (227-1700; TTY 227-1543). Reasonable and effective accommodations and services will be provided to students if requests are made in a timely manner, with appropriate documentation, in accordance with federal, state and university guidelines.
Class Schedule: (Subject to change)
Week 1: Introduction, Course outline and Expectations
Week 2: Proper training technique /Initial Assessment
Week 3: Weight conditioning
Week 4: Health and Nutrition /Cardio-respiratory training
Week 5: Guest speakers (T.B.A.) / Quiz / Assessment
Week 6: Review
Week 7: Final Assessment / Evaluations