USC physical conditioning syllabus-Fall 2008

USC physical conditioning syllabus-Fall 2008 - UNIVERSITY...

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UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA Physical Education Program PHED 106a: Physical Conditioning Instructor: Jennifer Rooney, M.S., C.S.C.S Office: PED 108 Office Hours: To be determined and by appointment Phone: #213-821-4298/Fax: #213-821-1098 Email: jrooney@usc.edu Course Description This class is an introductory level physical conditioning course with emphasis on running and the development of cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength and endurance, body composition and flexibility. Students will be exposed to practical application of both anatomy and exercise physiology. Course Objectives To understand the components of health related physical fitness To gain knowledge of basic anatomy, exercise physiology, and wellness principles The importance of nutrition and exercise as a lifestyle How to assess and improve fitness level How to develop an individual fitness program Textbook Hoeger, Werner W.K. and Hoeger, Sharon A. (2007). Fitness and Wellness, 8 th Ed. Belmont, CA:
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