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PFT 225 - Athletic Performance

2 Credits
Students will learn to enhance performance for the specific needs of athletes through appropriate strength and conditioning.

Instructor Permission Required Yes

Quarters Typically Offered

Winter Day

Designed to Serve 2nd year PFT students.
Active Date 2010-01-01

Grading Basis Decimal Grade
Class Limit 30
Contact Hours: Lecture 22
Total Contact Hours 22
Degree Distributions:
ProfTech Course Yes
Restricted Elective Yes
Course Outline
  • Career Options
  • Nutrition- Nutrient timing, pre/during/post competition eating, ergogenic aids
  • Writing Strength Programs for Power Athletes
  • Writing Strength Programs for Endurance Athletes
  • Periodization
  • Conditioning
  • Speed Training

Student Learning Outcomes
Describe the special needs of the athletic population in the areas of power, agility, speed, and balance.

Demonstrate appropriate evaluation techniques for various performance factors.

Describe, demonstrate, and teach appropriate power lifting techniques.

Develop appropriate exercise programs using the role of specificity as it relates to endurance and power athletes.

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