2021 Summer Term
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INTRODUCTION TO COACHING
A course designed to introduce undergraduate students to the profession of coaching. The nature of the profession, qualifications, skills and issues relative to the profession will be explored.
STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING PROGRAM DESIGN
This course will teach students how to develop sport-specific strength and conditioning programs, with a specific emphasis on creation of periodized programs. Students will learn how to manipulate training variables across multi-year training cycles, in order to achieve peak performance in strength, speed, and endurance.
CHILDREN AND SPORTS
Explore the historical perspective and the present controversy surrounding the involvement of children in competitive sport. Future directions for competitive sport for children will be a major focus.
FIELD STUDY IN COACHING
Field study in coaching provides undergraduate students with a supervised capstone experience in coaching. Students will be placed with department approved university/public/private/community teams/programs to obtain practical experience in the sport(s) of their choice. The site selection will be consistent with the professional objectives selected by the student.