Weight Training
CLASS CODE: PE 178 CREDITS:  1 FEE:  $4.00
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: To provide students with a resistance strength training program.
DESCRIPTION: A progressive resistance strength training course designed to instruct students in technique, exercises, and theory of weight training periodization concepts.

Olympic Power Lifting: A practical training experience with overhead weight lifts (the snatch, clean and jerk). Train with olympic and overhead power lifts to build explosive strength.

Poweer Lifting: Develop a personal progressive weight lifting program consisting of the squat, bench press, and deadlift with instruction of lifting techniques, safety procedures, spotting techniques, benefits to health and the theory of developing strength and endurance periodization concepts.

Free Weight Lifting: Develop strength and endurance of total body through a system and use of periodization and rotation cycles of free weights.

Circuit Weight Training: Develop a total body weight training program using machines while rotating from station to station.

Cardio-Circuit Training: Develop a total body weight training program using machines and bikes while rotating from station to station with intervals of bike (for cardiovascular) and machines.
OBJECTIVES: 1. To allow the student to realize his/her physical potential by participating in a systematic progressive resistance exercise program
2. Develop knowledge of a personal weight program
3. Develop spotting techniques and understand how to use them
5. Learn safety and balance in a safe environment
6. Develop levels of physical fitness and skill
8. Relieve stress
REQUIREMENTS: 1. Attendance/participation
2. Exhibit knowledge, safety, and skill of levels of physical fitness.
3. Develop personal weight program
4. BYU-I clothing required
OTHER: 1. Two unexcused absences allowed.
2. Four or more absences will result in automatic failure.
3. Pass/Fail grade is available with less than four absences.
4. May be repeated one time for credit
5. Student may consider wearing spandex under shorts.
EFFECTIVE DATE: January 2004