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Effective Term:
Summer 2015
Course Number:
PE 181C
Course Title:
Advanced Weight Training - Coed
Credit Hours:
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Course Description

High level development of student muscular strength, endurance and cardiovascular fitness. Individual programs developed to meet the student's needs. Recommended: Intermediate weight training or equivalent. Audit available.

Addendum to Course Description

Classes will be conducted in a large group situation for lectures, warm up, cool down, and core training. Students are responsible for creating individualized programs to meet their specific abilities and goals. Each student will progress at a rate commensurate with their abilities. Pre and post assessment will be conducted for flexibility, body composition, muscular strength, and muscular endurance.

Intended Outcomes for the course

  1. Improve physical conditioning
  2. Apply weight training principles and techniques to personal life
  3. Demonstrate ability to create individualized weight-training programs

Outcome Assessment Strategies

  1. Demonstrations
  2. Records and portfolios
  3. Written Exams
  4. Personal programs
  5. Pre and Post testing

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)


  1. Warm-up, stretching, cool down
  2. Adaptations to weight training
  3. Proper use and care of equipment
  4. Major and minor muscle groups and their functions
  5. Program design
  6. Safe and effective warm up and cool down techniques
  7. Continued commitment to strength training
  8. Assessment techniques
  9. Machine and free weight training
  10. Nutrition


  1. Practice safe and effective warm-up and cool down activities
  2. Demonstrate safe and effective use of the equipment
  3. Identify skeletal muscles and their functions
  4. Design individualized programs that match goals and abilities
  5. Identify adaptations to resistance training
  6. Demonstrate knowledge of nutrition as applied to resistance training