KINS 4520 Advanced Principles of Physical Activity: Strength/ Resistance Training

2 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory; 3 credits

Lecture and practical lab activities focused on advanced principles of physiology as it relates to physical activity and related improvements on the musculoskeletal system. Theoretical and practical exploration of physical activities such as weight training, free weights vs. machine-based resistance, plyometric training, body resistance, aerobic training (running, swimming, cycling, cross-country skiing and dance) on the body's musculoskeletal system. A minimum grade of "C" in this course is required of Department of Kinesiology majors for the degree.

Prerequisite: cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher and Physical Education and Exercise Science/Kinesiology 4200W and 4250 (with a grade of C or better in each).


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