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PHE 257 WEIGHT TRAINING FOR FITNESS

PHE 257 – Weight Training for Fitness

Course Outline

Course Number & Name:  PHE 257 Weight Training for Fitness

Credit Hours:  1.0             Contact Hours:  2.0          Lecture:  N/A     Lab:  2.0                Other:  N/A

Prerequisites:  None

Co-requisites:  None                                                      Concurrent Courses:  None

Course Description: Students are required to follow a regimen of progressive, resistance exercises for developing physical fitness. Individual assistance is rendered to help the student with the regimen in order to build strength, stamina, endurance, and muscle tone. At the end of the fifteen-week course, students will complete a personal assessment of their individual progress.

Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:

  1. demonstrate techniques for building arm strength;
  2. demonstrate techniques for building chest and back muscles; and
  3. demonstrate techniques for building leg strength