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May 14, 2021
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HSC 450 - Seminar in Human Performance
Seminar in Human Performance
Prerequisite: HSC 319

This course is designed to present the student with information related to the physiological adaptations and scientific principles related to strength training and conditioning for human performance. Topics include anatomy, exercise physiology, biomechanics, nutrition, endocrinology, biochemistry, psychology, and nutrition. Knowledge will be provided on how to safely and effectively design physical conditioning programs designed to improve various aspects of physical performance: strength, speed, power, endurance, and flexibility. Target population groups for conditioning programs include elite athlete and recreational athletes, college-age and adolescent populations, and adult fitness participants. This course is unique at Eastern as it is specifically designed to aid the student in preparation for certification by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS).

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Health Sciences Department

HSC 319

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