Montgomery College 2024-2025 Catalog 
    Jul 15, 2024  
Montgomery College 2024-2025 Catalog
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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): ELAI 990 /ELAW 980 /ELAR 980 , IERW 002 . Two hours each week.

1 semester hour

Course Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, 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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