Description: This course is designed to provide foundational knowledge of exercise training physiology and applied experience in strength training and conditioning modalities. General course topics include physiological responses and adaptations to training, program design, periodization of training, performance evaluation, speed/agility development, power training, body weight and implement training, balance and instability training, corrective exercise, plyometric training, flexibility training, all of which are important for any future exercise professional. Students will be required to demonstrate proper exercise technique and display the ability to effectively instruct others in-group settings. Students will also develop and demonstrate the skills to write safe and effective programs to enhance athletic performance and general health and fitness. Letter grade only.
Sections offered: Spring 2021
Prerequisite: BIO 192, BIO 201, BIO 201L, and HS 200