Resistance Training Methods_

EXS-102 : Resistance Training Methods_

Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
Nursing and Health Sciences
Subject:
Nursing and Health Sciences
Prerequisites:
None
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3

This course introduces students to simple and complex movements using free weights and machines. Students learn the principles underlying strength training and its relationship to human movement patterns. Students learn how to design personal resistance training programs that safely strengthen musculature. Lab activities apply lecture material and focus on safe and effective resistance training principles, basic functional anatomy, muscular strength and endurance, and basic nutrition.