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FTNS 219 Human Performance II Strength Training

4 credits
This course examines the scientific principles of resistance training and various resistance training techniques used to enhance muscular fitness. Strategies for designing and implementing resistance training programs are included.

Prerequisites: FTNS 218 .

Quarters Offered: Winter

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Describe various resistance training programs
  • Define the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) minimal recommendations for weight/resistance training
  • Demonstrate proper exercise techniques for resistance training activities
  • Describe adaptations to various forms of resistance training
  • Explain the concept of periodization
  • Design an appropriate conditioning program for a designated client