Feb 07, 2023
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.
Course Learning Outcomes
- Discuss the fundamentals of kinesiology and physiology associated with resistance training.
- Identify basic weight training principles and concepts.
- Design a weight training program.
- Instruct, perform, and analyze resistance training movements and techniques.
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Biomechanics and Kinesiology
- Weight Training Principles and Concepts
- Assessment and Program Development
- Spinal erectors
- Latissimus dorsi
- Gluteal muscles
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