HNSC 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. Not open to students who have completed Kinesiology 4520.

Prerequisite: Health and Nutrition Sciences 4200W (with a grade of C or better).

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