Feb 07, 2023  
2022-2023 College Catalog 
2022-2023 College Catalog
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FSS 218 - Strength Training: Applied Principles and Techniques

2 Credits, 3 Contact Hours
1 lecture period 2 lab periods

Introduction to resistance training principles. Includes history, anatomy and physiology, biomechanics and kinesiology, weight training principles and concepts, assessment and program development.

Prerequisite(s): Completion of or concurrent enrollment in: FSS 234  or FSS 234A  or FSS 234B .
Information: This course requires physical activity and is intended for students pursuing the Fitness Professional Certificate program.
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Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Discuss the fundamentals of kinesiology and physiology associated with resistance training.
  2. Identify basic weight training principles and concepts.
  3. Design a weight training program.
  4. Instruct, perform, and analyze resistance training movements and techniques.

  1. Introduction/History
  2. Anatomy and Physiology
  3. Biomechanics and Kinesiology
  4. Weight Training Principles and Concepts
  5. Assessment and Program Development
    1. Abdominals
    2. Spinal erectors
    3. Latissimus dorsi
    4. Pectorals
    5. Triceps
    6. Biceps
    7. Gluteal muscles
    8. Quadriceps
    9. Hamstrings
    10. Deltoids
    11. Ankles
    12. Forearms
    13. Neck

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