PHED 221

Advanced Personal Fitness Theory

Prerequisite: PHED 128; co-requisite: PHED 220. This course is designed for students interested in understanding, designing, and participating in training programs to achieve higher levels of human performance through fitness and conditioning. Among topics to be covered are: goal setting and program design; methods of strength training; anatomy, flexibility, and injury prevention; nutrition and the female athlete triad; aerobic and anaerobic energy systems; and sport specific training.