HHD 1171 - RESISTANCE TRAINING INSTRUCTOR

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HHD 1171 - RESISTANCE TRAINING INSTRUCTOR

Credits: 1.0

This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and practical skills needed to work one-on-one with fitness participants and to lead resistance training groups including: basic machine and free weight training skills; proper resistance training techniques; machine and free weight positioning; kinematics and placement; resistance training modifications and utilization of equipment such as kettle bells, stability balls, medicine balls, resistance bands and other tools. Upon completion of this course, students will be competent to develop high quality resistance training programming. It will provide necessary instructor skills such as leadership, appropriate exercise selection and program design, and effective cueing. Students will experience introductory leadership in a variety of traditional and contemporary modes of resistance training instruction.