MOVP 0305 - Principles of Strength and Conditioning

Credits: 3

This course examines the scientific theories and principles of the physical conditioning process. Emphasis is placed on the design and implementation of effective strength and conditioning programs for enhanced health and fitness. Topics include analysis of sport specific performance demands, physiological adaptation to training, power and force production, functional strength training across the life span, theory of periodization and application, plyometric training, speed development. This course will also prepare the student to take the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist exam through the NSCA.

Prerequisites: MOVP 0204  and MOVP 0205  and intermediate standing.

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