Aug 14, 2020  
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog 
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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XSC 4080 - Fundamentals of Physical Conditioning

This course will provide advanced study of the components of fitness. Topics of study will include, but are not limited to the following: fitness assessment testing, individualized exercise prescriptions, team conditioning programs, risk factor analysis and chronic disease prevention, behavior modification, nutrition and weight control, body composition analysis, hydration and heat illness prevention, physiological effects of training and overtraining. This course will incorporate principles of exercise physiology, nutrition, sports medicine, health, and wellness programming. Emphasis will be placed on theory of and participation in physical activity (anaerobic and aerobic systems training). Student instructed fitness laboratory sessions will be used to enhance lecture and activity understanding. The knowledge, skills, and abilities governing the National Strength and Conditioning Association’s Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) examination will serve as foundations for content covered.

Prerequisites & Notes
The prerequisites are XSC 3120 and XSC 3150. This course is offered every spring.

Credits: 3

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