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Course Description

This course is designed to introduce and prepare instructors in methods of teaching strength and conditioning programs. The course explores the scientific principles related to various aspects of resistance training and how they apply to children and youths. A "hands-on" approach will be used to integrate theoretical and practical application. The course will consider both biological and chronological age in the selection and implementation of various strength and conditioning techniques. The course will include, but not be limited to: the comparison of free weights with fixed machine based equipment; strength training techniques; the application of speed agility and quickness training; the suitability of Olympic lifting techniques; and the suitability of Plyometric training.

Prerequisites

A C or better in PES 5051 "Foundations and Methods of Teaching Health Fitness". Students who register for this course without a grade of C or better in PES 5051 posted to their transcript will be automatically dropped.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Strategies for Teaching Strength Training
Type
Online
Days
M, T, W, Th
Time
8:30AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Aug 01, 2022 to Aug 04, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
SPU Tuition credit (3 units) $600.00
Available for Credit
3 Quarter Credits
Instructors
Reading List / Textbook

Armbruster, C., Evans, E.M., Sherwood-Laughlin, C.M. (2019) Fitness and Wellness With Web Study Guide. Champaign, IL. Human Kinetics.

Exercise Technique Manual for Resistance Training, 3rd Edition (NSCA) 2016

At least the one month membership to have during class ($15) https://www.muscleandmotion.com/pricing/

Section Notes

Candidates must have internet access and be available for on-camera, live online collaboration for the full course: Monday-Thursday, 8:30-5:00


The registration deadline is July 28, 2022 by the end of the day.


Students who register for this course without a grade of C or better in PES 5051 posted to their transcript will be automatically dropped.


Refund Policy: Withdrawals submitted Online through SPU prior to the first day of class will receive a 100% refund of SPU Tuition. No refunds will be given once the course has begun, and no withdrawals will be accepted after the final session. Instructions on how to withdraw are located on our website under Students/Withdrawal and Refund Policies.


 

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