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SPHE315 - Training and Conditioning

Course Details

Course Code: SPHE315 Course ID: 3313 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course concentrates on the science, planning, management, and analysis of training and conditioning as it relates to the human body. Through a series of assignments and case studies, you will learn the theory of muscle growth and how muscle growth applies to your body. The course will answer many questions including how can you build an impressive, muscular physique using free weights? How, for example, can you customize your workouts according to your body type? And how should diet, including food supplements, factor into your fitness goals?





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
05/21/21 - 10/29/21 11/01/21 - 12/26/21 Fall 2021 Session I 8 Week session
06/28/21 - 12/03/21 12/06/21 - 01/30/22 Fall 2021 Session D 8 Week session
07/27/21 - 12/31/21 01/03/22 - 02/27/22 Winter 2022 Session B 8 Week session
08/31/21 - 02/04/22 02/07/22 - 04/03/22 Winter 2022 Session I 8 Week session
09/28/21 - 03/04/22 03/07/22 - 05/01/22 Winter 2022 Session D 8 Week session
10/26/21 - 04/01/22 04/04/22 - 05/29/22 Spring 2022 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, students will fulfill the following Course Objectives (C.O.):

CO1: Analyze Group and individual participants exercise training and conditioning goals through the lens of improved physical literacy, chronic disease prevention, physical fitness, and lifetime physical activity.

CO2: Evaluate different exercise modalities with the goal to attain improved physical fitness through muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, cardiorespiratory endurance, body composition, and skill development.

CO3: Interpret the content of industry leaders' guidelines for exercise training and conditioning for improved physical literacy, chronic disease prevention, physical fitness, and lifetime physical activity.

CO4: Design scientifically based, goal orientated, safe, and effective exercise training and conditioning programs for a diverse population of group and individual participants.

CO5: Apply basic exercise physiology, biomechanics, motor learning, and nutrition principles for implementation within exercise training and conditioning programs.

Grade Item

Max Points

Weight

Discussions

40

Week 1 Discussion

100

12.5

Week 2 Discussion

100

12.5

Week 3 Discussion

100

12.5

Week 4 Discussion

100

12.5

Week 5 Discussion

100

12.5

Week 6 Discussion

100

12.5

Week 7 Discussion

100

12.5

Week 8 Discussion

100

12.5

Week 1 Assignment

15

Personal Exercise Training and Conditioning Program Evaluation

100

100

Week 4 Assignment

20

APA 7th Edition formatting activities and Mini Essay

100

100

Week 8 Assignment

25

Personal and Group Exercise Training and Conditioning Program

100

100

Course Total

100

Intellus Resources in Sakai are found in Lessons: Required Readings and Resources for each weekly lesson.

Required Readings:

See Course Outline

Additional Resources:

In the Course Materials folder there are additional course articles, and up to date APA handouts.

Websites

In addition to the required course texts the following public domain Websites are useful. Please abide by the university’s academic honesty policy when using Internet sources as well. Note web site addresses are subject to change.

Site Name

Website URL/Address

The OWL at Purdue

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/

APA Style Homepage

http://www.apastyle.org/index.aspx

American Society of Exercise Physiologists

http://www.asep.org/node/60

North American Society of Sports Management

http://www.nassm.org/

National Health & Exercise Association

http://www.nhesa.org/

National Strength & Conditioning Association

http://www.nsca-lift.org/

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.*
ISBN:ERESERVE NOTE

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.