KIN 425, CONCEPTS of STRENGTH and CONDITIONING
Greg Werner, MS, MSCC, CSCS, SCCC, ACSM-HFI, CSNC
NSCA Coach Practitioner, CSCCa Master Strength & Conditioning Coach
Head Strength & Conditioning
Nic Gounaris, CSCS, SCCC
Bridgeforth Stadium, Room B101
PHONE and E-mail:
Monday - Friday 11:30 – Noon, it's best to meet after class
CLASS MEETING TIME
Mondays 7:00 to 9:40
p.m. August 26 - December 13, 2013
Godwin 338 and Various Weightrooms
JMU Strength & Conditioning website (http://orgs.jmu.edu/strength) and various other web sites
and material assigned
(1) To gain an understanding of the methods and concepts utilized in formulating an athletic strength and conditioning program, and to practically apply these concepts.
(2) To learn correct exercise technique and the proper execution of a warm-up, weight training exercises, plyometrics, speed, agility and conditioning drills, and flexibility development.
(3) To gain hands-on experience with various schemes and techniques of training.
(4) To discuss historical and contemporary topics related to the profession of Strength & Conditioning.
During exercise technique labs/workouts appropriate workout/athletic attire is required. No sandals, flip-flops or dress shoes.
For grading purposes the following will apply.
Attendance and participation
Class attendance, and participation in exercise technique labs and workouts are required. In the event that you are unable to participate you may receive partial credit for attendance. Having greater than four unexcused absences will result in your grade being lowered one letter grade for each absence beyond four. A student who has six or more unexcused absences will automatically fail the course. An unexcused absence from a scheduled quiz or exam will result in failure of that evaluation. Exceptions to this policy must be arranged in advance with the instructor.
Attendance and Participation
90 / 585
100 / 650
80 / 520
89 / 584
70 / 455
79 / 519
60 / 390
69 / 454
0 / 0
59 / 3
Please inform the instructor of any physical limitation that may affect your physical performance, so that special arrangements may be made if necessary.