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EXER.4060 Foundations of Strength and Conditioning (Formerly 38.406)

Id: 001249 Credits Min: 4 Credits Max: 4

Description

This course is the second of a two-part series in exercise physiology designed to study the physiological effects of exercise on the human body. It will call upon the knowledge gained in Anatomy and Physiology, Biochemistry, Kinesiology, and Exercise Physiology. The course covers a variety of topics including: physiological adaptations to resistance training, resistance training concepts and methods to include periodization and principles of test selection and administration, concepts of flexibility, dynamic warm-ups, plyometrics, speed, agility and speed-endurance development, basic concepts of rehabilitation and reconditioning, exercise prescription and programming for healthy populations, and the effect of performance-enhancing drugs on performance. This course will cover (cont'd).

Prerequisites

EXER.3050 Exercise Physiology, and Co-req: EXER.4080 Foundations of strength and Conditioning, and EP or ES Majors, or ES Minors.

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