Catalogue 2014 - 2015

PEHR 181 Performance Strength Training-Advanced Conditioning


1 cr.

Course Description

This course is designed for students interested in increased performance in athletics and advanced weight training techniques. Students must have at minimum a basic weight training background and a desire to perform exercises and routines at high intensity levels for a skill component. This course concentrates on skill related components of personal fitness. The student becomes familiar with calculating body composition, developing a cardiovascular program, and sport specific exercise routines. Basic anatomy (muscle structure and function) and a program design and implementation will be included. Grading will be based upon developing and implementing the training program for someone at an advanced fitness level.