PED*017*10 Description

Intro Strength& Conditioning/Human Mvmt

The course offers instruction, practice and lecture based learning on a variety of fitness concepts. Students will grasp the basic concepts of human movement, planes of motions, weight lifting techniques, strength and conditioning variables, cardiovascular exercise, flexibility, and mobility. Students will receive an extended orientation of the college's fitness center, equipment, and how to appropriately write and follow an exercise program based on their over arching fitness goals. Students will spend 150 minutes per week for a full semester. Students needing accommodations will be asked to complete the theory portion of the class to its full extent. Based on the student's ability level, the practical application will be graded based on observation and discussion. Students will also learn alternatives methods of exercise based on their accommodation.