PHED 163 - Weight Training Designs for Women
Emphasizes the design and implementation of individualized weight training programs to meet the specific muscular fitness needs and interests of women. Students will experience and evaluate the potential benefit of weight training exercises to increase lean body tissue, reduce body fat, improve bone density, and develop firmer, more efficient muscles for enhanced appearance and performance. Conditioning techniques will focus on the utilization of weight resistance machines and free weights. Assessment Level(s): AELW 940 /ELAI 990 /ENGL 002 , AELR 930 /ELAR 980 /READ 099 . Two hours each week. Formerly PE 178.
1 semester hour
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:
- Identify the unique benefits of weight training for women.
- Identify and explain basic scientific training principles involved in the development of strength.
- Identify the basic physiological responses and adaptations of the female to resistance training.
- Identify specific strength fitness goals and design a program to help in accomplishing those goals that must comply with the general objectives of the course.
- Identify and demonstrate proper skill technique in the execution of multi- and single-joint weight training exercises for the major muscle groups and selected isolated muscles.
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