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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
11/26/18 - 05/03/19 05/06/19 - 06/30/19 Spring 2019 Session I 8 Week session
12/31/18 - 05/31/19 06/03/19 - 07/28/19 Spring 2019 Session D 8 Week session
01/28/19 - 06/28/19 07/01/19 - 08/25/19 Summer 2019 Session B 8 Week session
02/25/19 - 08/02/19 08/05/19 - 09/29/19 Summer 2019 Session I 8 Week session
03/25/19 - 08/30/19 09/02/19 - 10/27/19 Summer 2019 Session D 8 Week session
04/29/19 - 10/04/19 10/07/19 - 12/01/19 Fall 2019 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

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

1. Analyze the benefits health benefits gained from strength training
2. Examine the body's responses to weight training
3. Compare & contrast functions of the human body related to training & conditioning
4. List and explain the various lower and upper body strength training exercises
5. Identify strength training goal sets and examining pathways to goal achievement

NameGrade %
Forums Week 1 2.00 %
WK1 Forum 2: Gym Myths 1.00 %
WK1 Forum 1: Introduction 1.00 %
Forums Week 2-8 21.00 %
WK2 Forum: Strength Training Basics 3.00 %
WK3 Forum: Suggested Number of Reps 3.00 %
WK4 Forum: Injury Prevention 3.00 %
WK5 Forum: Exercise Identification & Discussion 3.00 %
WK6 Forum: Plyometric Exercises abd Speed 3.00 %
WK7 Forum: Nutrution for Weight Training 3.00 %
WK8 Forum: Course Wrap Up 3.00 %
Quizzes 2, 3, and 4 15.00 %
Quiz #2 Due Week #3 5.00 %
Quiz #3 Due week five 5.00 %
Quiz #4 Due week six 5.00 %
Mid-Term 12.00 %
Midterm Paper (Due WK #4) 12.00 %
Customized Workout Writing Assignment 15.00 %
Customized Workout Plan (Due WK 7) 15.00 %
Lifestyle Assessment Writing Assignment 8.00 %
Lifestyle assessment (Due WK 2) 8.00 %
Final Quizzes Week 8 25.00 %
Final Quiz- Part 1 Due WK 8 12.50 %
Final Quiz Part II Due WK 8 12.50 %
Course Materials Quiz 2.00 %
Quiz #1: Course materials quiz 2.00 %

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. Links provided inside the classroom in the Lessons section.
Author: No Author Specified

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.