Weight Training

Course Details

Course Number: EXPH 1161  Section Number: 203

Spring 2012

Location: D.L. Ligon Coliseum

Classroom Number: 155

Course Attachments

Syllabus  WeightTraining-20120229-152626.docx

Textbooks

MSU Faculty Member
Gary McGraw   
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Attendance Requirements

 

KNES 1161

WEIGHT TRAINING

SPRING 2012

TIME:                                   MWF 11:00-11:50 PM

PLACE:                                Ligon Coliseum Rm. 155

INSTRUCTOR:                  Gary McGraw

OFFICE:                              2510 Hampstead Ln

PHONE:                               940.257.9319

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

  • Introduce exercise associates with beginning weight training.
  • Increase familiarity with all relative machinery & equipment.
  • Introduce proper technique & safety precautions through a workout.
  • Recognize the primary muscles involved in various lifts.
  • Recognize the nutritional aspects of body development.
  • Have ability to create and maintain individual workout plans specific to the individual.
  • Create full body wellness physically, mentally & emotionally in association with a good weight training routine.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Proper attire is required.  This is limited to shorts, t-shirt, sweats and/or warm-up suits.  Soft soled shoes are also required, no sandals or flip-flops.  Abusive or explicit language, pictures, etc. on clothing is not allowed.
  2. Working toward improvement each day is required.  Lack of proper participation will result in an unexcused absence charged to the student.  Come to class ready to workout.
  3. Children of the students are not allowed in the weight room.
  4. Spotters are required anytime free weights are being used.
  5. In the case of bodily injury during class, medical assistance will be made available; however, insurance coverage and/or payments will be the responsibility of the student.

 

ATTENDANCE:

Each student is allowed 3 absences.   Each unexcused absence thereafter will affect the final grade in a negative manner.

 

PARTICIPATION GRADE:

Each day a student attends class and participates in class activities, they will be given full credit for participation.  Disruptive behavior and lack of participation will result in reduction of final grade and possible dismissal from class.

 

GRADING POLICY:

                Midterm Article Summary                 10%

                Final Article Summary                       15%

                Attendance                                           75%

 

EVALUATION SCALE:                  90% and up = A

                                                                80% and up = B

                                                                70% and up = C

                                                                60% and up = D

                                                                59% and below = F

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COURSE OUTLINE:

                Introduction, safety procedures, proper lifting technique.

                Development of workout, finding work out weights amounts on basic lifts, technique for optional lifts.

                Weight work out – standard, pyramid, circuit.

                Mid-semester max test (Bench, Ab Work, Lat Pull-down).

                Mid term article summary due.

                Formulate new work out based on max results, continue weight work out.

                Discuss nutritional aspects of body development and weight control.

                Continue weight workouts.

            Max testing, final article summary.


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