Apr 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Springfield College Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Springfield College Catalog

AEXS 471 - Strength & Conditioning Applications


This course is designed to provide students information for the design and implementation of a successful strength and conditioning program. Emphasis is placed on assessment of athletic performance, description and analysis of sport movement, and designing weight training programs to enhance performance variables. Application of these principles occur through the exploration of musculoskeletal flexibility, speed, agility, quickness, strength, and power. This course assists those students who desire to take the National Strength and Conditioning Association’s Certified Strength and Conditioning (CSCS) Exam. However, this course is not a preparation course for the exam. The course is a combined lecture and discussion format for AEXS 470 and laboratory based format for AEXS 471.
Credits: 0

Prerequisites: AEXS 313 - Physiology of Exercise  

AEXS 315 - Physiology of Exercise - Lab  

AEXS 319 - Kinesiology/Biomechanics  

AEXS 321 - Kinesiology / Biomechanics - Lab  

AEXS 380 - Foundations of Training for Health and Performance  
Registration Restrictions: Restricted to AEXS majors only.