Introductory course that will provide the student with a general overview of the key theories and concepts, professions, and research areas associated with the field of Exercise Science. Educational pathways and career options will also be examined.
Principles of exercise science applied to fitness instruction. Major factors related to the function of the human body will be examined/introduced with an emphasis on exercise physiology and functional anatomy.
Principles and techniques of strength training including strength physiology, performance factors, training recommendations, exercise techniques, and program design and management. Prerequisites: None.
Introduction to best practices in the acquisition, analysis, synthesis, and potential application of research in the discipline of exercise science. Specific emphasis on the application of research-based evidence for applied problem solving in exercise science.