This course is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of strength and conditioning. Emphasis is placed on the exercise sciences (including anatomy, exercise physiology, and biomechanics). This course will provide in depth knowledge on concepts related to strength and conditioning exercise techniques including; warm-up and stretching techniques, resistance training and spotting techniques, programming for general muscular strength, endurance and hypertrophy proper sets, repetitions, loads, rest intervals and recovery. In addition, topics related to fitness center facility organization, design and risk management will be covered.
Offered Spring for 3 Semester hours.