Strength & Power Development
This is an advanced Strength & Conditioning course that deals with the proper execution, coaching, and technique correction of basic and advanced barbell training such as competitive Weightlifting (the Snatch and the Clean & Jerk) and competitive Powerlifting (the Squat, the Bench Press, and the Deadlift) along with many assistance and ancillary exercises. The course aims to give the student a practical understanding of anatomy, physiology, and kinesiology through the use biomechanically sound training regimens. Prerequisites: Open only to athletic training and strength & conditioning majors who have completed Biology 210 and 211, and Physical Education 301. Co-requisite: Physical Education 302 and/ or by permission of the Program Director. Lab Fee: $10. Credit, 3 hours.