EXSC 420

EXSC 420: Theories: Strength and Conditioning 3.0 SH

An advanced course about the scientific principles, concepts, and theories of strength training and conditioning and their application to athletic performance. Students examine the effects of both acute and chronic anaerobic training on several physiological systems. Students also investigate the bioenergetics, biomechanics, and administrative concerns of anaerobic training. Additionally, students analyze the effects of age, sex, performance-enhancing substances, nutrition, and psychology on athletic performance. 3 hours lecture.

Prerequisites: PEMJ 320 and PEMJ 321. Starting Spring 2016: PEMJ 131 and Exercise Science (ESCI) majors only and departmental approval.