- Name: Conditioning, Intercollegiate Athletics
- Division: Professional & Applied Technology
- Discipline: Recreation & Physical Ed
- Units (Credits): 1.00
I. Catalog Course Description
Prerequisites: consent of instructor
Teaches the fundamentals of general and sports specific conditioning. All aspects of physical and psychological development are incorporated in this class. Strength, power, speed, acceleration, muscular hypertrophy and endurance, cardiovascular endurance, motor skills and agility drills are taught and practiced. The class will include general physical preparation sport fitness, plyometrics, agility drills and sports specific conditioning. The students will learn about the principle of year-round conditioning, including conditioning appropriate to the off-season, preparatory period, pre-competition period and competition period.
II: Course Objectives
Upon completion of this course, successful students will be able to:
- Identify terminology necessary to plan and explain a sports conditioning program.
- Recognize and explain the uses of various exercise apparatus.
- Perform drills at a level commensurate with established norms according to age, sex, sport, and base level of training.
- Explain which exercises are to be used to develop particular body regions.
- Explain which exercises are to be used in order to develop specific physical performance qualities.
- Name the various muscles used while performing specific drills.
- Identify and explain the basic principles to be applied when choosing exercises for developing particular physical performance qualities such as strength, power, speed, muscular endurance, cardiovascular endurance, and flexibility/mobility.
- Perform stretching exercises that develop flexibility and mobility of the various muscle groups and body segments.
- Identify and explain the psychological qualities necessary for successful training performance.
III: Course Linkage
This course fulfills the college’s Student Learning Objectives of ensuring that successful students can:
- Demonstrate college-level skills in reading, writing, and oral communication appropriate to their degree and/or emphasis.
- Utilize effective and efficient learning skills, including locating and evaluating sources of information.
Scheduled PEX-184 classes:
There are currently no PEX-184 classes scheduled for this term.