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2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog 
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PTR 514 - Exercise Science

Basic principles of exercise physiology are discussed with the focus on applying the principles through exercise prescription. Aerobic and anaerobic training as well as strength training are emphasized. Proper nutrition for a balanced diet and for athletic competitions to maximize an athlete’s potential for success is included. Benefits of exercise to the different systems of the body are discussed. The course will be taught in an interactive and participative manner. Students will be asked to apply information to practical experiences designed to improve their understanding of basic principles through providing exercise programs to community groups. Strategies to enhance the educational environment will include experience log/journal of fitness/wellness performance and nutritional status.

Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite: Successful completion of all prior required PT courses.

Credits: 3

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