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PED 112 Introduction to Strength Training
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2010
SUN#: None
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F

Description: A comprehensive guide to the design and implementation of strength and conditioning programs.

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension level) Describe the health-related and skill-related components of fitness.
2. (Comprehension level) Discuss fundamental weight training concepts and the F.I.T. principle.
3. (Knowledge/Comprehension level) List and describe adaptations of tissue to physical activity.
4. (Knowledge/Comprehension level) List and describe adaptations of cardiopulmonary systems to physical activity.
5. (Knowledge/Comprehension level) List and discuss adaptations to resistance and endurance training.
6. (Knowledge/Comprehension level) List and discuss nutritional and supplement considerations.
7. (Application level) Demonstrate resistance training techniques and safety.
8. (Comprehension level) Describe periodization and program design.
9. (Comprehension level) Discuss the importance of injury prevention and performance enhancement.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
1. Design a comprehensive strength and conditioning training program for multiple users.
2. Demonstrate each activity in the strength and conditioning program with 100% accuracy.
3. Defend the integrity of the program with principles and fundamentals discussed in class.