This course will explain the key theories, concepts, and scientific principles of strength training and conditioning as well as their direct application to athletic competition and performance. Students will study information on the organization and administration of facilities, testing and evaluation, exercise techniques, training adaptations and program design for common high school, collegiate and professional sports. This course will provide the content necessary for students to sit for the national Strength and Conditioning Specialist exam upon graduation.
Prerequisites: C or better in EXSS 200, EXSS 425 and concurrent enrollment in EXSS 420.
EXSS 400 Principles of Strength and Conditioning