Sports Performance 15 (5 credits)

This course is offered to students interested in the theory and practices associated with the improvement of athletic performance.  The following theoretical topics include:  

  • goal setting, 
  • skeletal and muscular systems, 
  • joint mechanisms and joint injuries, 
  • energy systems and muscle fibre types, 
  • nutrition, 
  • training principles and methods, 
  • stretching and warm-up, 
  • resistance training and spotting techniques,  
  • and the psychology of sport.

The following practical topics include: 

  • program design, 
  • cardio respiratory fitness, 
  • muscular endurance, 
  • muscular strength, 
  • power, agility, 
  • flexibility, 
  • circuit training, 
  • and yoga.

Sports Performance 25 (5 credits)

This course is an extension of Sports Performance 15.  The following theoretical topics include: 

  • cardiovascular and respiratory systems, 
  • nervous systems and the control of movement, 
  • psychology of athletic preparation and performance, 
  • muscle physiology, 
  • performance-enhancing substances, 
  • resistance training, 
  • aerobic endurance exercise training, 
  • training variation, 
  • per iodization.

The following practical topics include:  

  • program design, 
  • cardio respiratory fitness, 
  • muscular endurance, 
  • muscular strength, 
  • power, agility, 
  • flexibility, 
  • speed/reaction time, 
  • yoga, 
  • and circuit training.

Sports Performance 35 (5 credits)

This course is an extension of Sports Performance 25. The following theoretical topics include: 

  • career opportunities in physical education, 
  • principles of test selection, 
  • bioenergetics of exercise and training, p
  • hysiological adaptations to anaerobic and aerobic endurance training programs, 
  • introduction to psychological skills training, 
  • arousal regulation, 
  • imagery, 
  • exercise behavior and adherence, 
  • and burnout and overtraining.

The practical topics include:  

  • program design for a particular sport of choice, 
  • case study, 
  • fitness testing, 
  • cardio respiratory fitness, 
  • muscular endurance, 
  • muscular strength, 
  • power, agility, 
  • flexibility, 
  • speed/reaction time, 
  • yoga, 
  • and circuit training.

Sports Performance

Sports Performance 15 (5 credits)

This course is offered to students interested in the theory and practices associated with the improvement of athletic performance.  The following theoretical topics include:  

  • goal setting, 
  • skeletal and muscular systems, 
  • joint mechanisms and joint injuries, 
  • energy systems and muscle fibre types, 
  • nutrition, 
  • training principles and methods, 
  • stretching and warm-up, 
  • resistance training and spotting techniques,  
  • and the psychology of sport.

The following practical topics include: 

  • program design, 
  • cardio respiratory fitness, 
  • muscular endurance, 
  • muscular strength, 
  • power, agility, 
  • flexibility, 
  • circuit training, 
  • and yoga.

Sports Performance 25 (5 credits)

This course is an extension of Sports Performance 15.  The following theoretical topics include: 

  • cardiovascular and respiratory systems, 
  • nervous systems and the control of movement, 
  • psychology of athletic preparation and performance, 
  • muscle physiology, 
  • performance-enhancing substances, 
  • resistance training, 
  • aerobic endurance exercise training, 
  • training variation, 
  • per iodization.

The following practical topics include:  

  • program design, 
  • cardio respiratory fitness, 
  • muscular endurance, 
  • muscular strength, 
  • power, agility, 
  • flexibility, 
  • speed/reaction time, 
  • yoga, 
  • and circuit training.

Sports Performance 35 (5 credits)

This course is an extension of Sports Performance 25. The following theoretical topics include: 

  • career opportunities in physical education, 
  • principles of test selection, 
  • bioenergetics of exercise and training, p
  • hysiological adaptations to anaerobic and aerobic endurance training programs, 
  • introduction to psychological skills training, 
  • arousal regulation, 
  • imagery, 
  • exercise behavior and adherence, 
  • and burnout and overtraining.

The practical topics include:  

  • program design for a particular sport of choice, 
  • case study, 
  • fitness testing, 
  • cardio respiratory fitness, 
  • muscular endurance, 
  • muscular strength, 
  • power, agility, 
  • flexibility, 
  • speed/reaction time, 
  • yoga, 
  • and circuit training.
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