KIN 425,  CONCEPTS of STRENGTH and CONDITIONING  

INSTRUCTOR:

 

Greg Werner, MS, MSCC, CSCS, SCCC, ACSM-HFI, CSNC

  NSCA Coach Practitioner, CSCCa Master Strength & Conditioning Coach

  Head Strength & Conditioning Coach

ASSISTANT:

  Nic Gounaris, CSCS, SCCC

OFFICE:

 

Bridgeforth Stadium, Room B101

PHONE and E-mail:

 

568-3938       wernerga@jmu.edu

OFFICE HOURS:

 

Monday - Friday     11:30 Noon, it's best to meet after class

 

 

 

CLASS MEETING TIME

 

Mondays 7:00 to 9:40p.m.   August 26 - December 13, 2013

 

 

 

CLASS LOCATION:

 

Godwin 338 and Various Weightrooms

 

 

 

COURSE TEXTS:

 

JMU Strength & Conditioning website (http://orgs.jmu.edu/strength) and various other web sites and material assigned

 

 

 

PURPOSE:

 

(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.

 

 

 

PROPER ATTIRE:

 

During exercise technique labs/workouts appropriate workout/athletic attire is required.  No sandals, flip-flops or dress shoes.

 

 

 

COURSE GRADING:

 

For grading purposes the following will apply.

 

 

 

Attendance and participation

(15.5%)

 

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     

14

100 points

15.5%

 

     

 

     

Knowledge

And Exams

 (84.5%)

 

Readings/Videos/ Podcasts/Quizzes/Papers

Exams

Project

             10-12

 1-2

1

                250 points

150 points

150 points

            38.5%

23.0%

23.0%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

 

650 points

 


Grade

Lower Limit

Upper Limit

A

90 / 585

100 / 650

B

80 / 520

89 / 584

C

70 / 455

79 / 519

D

60 / 390

69 / 454

F

0 / 0

59 / 389


IMPORTANT:

 

Please inform the instructor of any physical limitation that may affect your physical performance, so that special arrangements may be made if necessary.