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SPS2203 Principles and Practices of Resistance Training
Credit Points: 15
EBH1101 Human Anatomy , and
EBH1102 Human Physiology , or
SPS1101 Foundations of Sports Science
This unit examines the structure and function of skeletal muscle. The primary focus is on the design and implementation of resistance training programs for improvements in sports performance and general health. Methods of developing muscular hypertrophy, strength, power and endurance are covered in lecture sessions and practical laboratories. On completion of this unit students will demonstrate competency in the design and instruction of resistance training programs. Students will plan for supervised industry practice in the sport and recreation or a related industry.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
M89Bachelor of Science (Exercise and Sports Science)
M90Bachelor of Science (Exercise Science and Rehabilitation)
Y56Bachelor of Science (Sports Science and Football)
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2012 VET: 15/03/2012