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Courses listed as "Online Only" may be completed entirely online.
Courses listed as "Hybrid" will have some class activity that takes place at a designated location in addition to your online coursework. This activity may range from a few proctored exams to regular meetings on a MiraCosta campus.

Techniques and Analysis of Fitness and Weight Training

In this introduction to personal fitness training, students design a comprehensive fitness program that includes muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, and cardiorespiratory and core training to meet individual client needs. The course emphasizes program design, fitness assessment, posture analysis, biomechanics, exercise physiology, muscle anatomy, professional development, nutrition, goal setting, and behavior modification. UC CREDIT LIMITATION: Any or all KINE theory courses, maximum credit, 8 units.

Subject: KINE
Course Number: 204
Section Number: 1301
Units: 3

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Learning Management System (LMS) for this course: Blackboard
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Office: OC4811
Office hours: By Appointment Only
Phone: 0: 760-757-2121 ext. 6423/C: 760-889-9185
Instructor notes: The course syllabus is available on Blackboard for your review. Please be sure to have the required textbooks when the semester begins. Preference of communication: email #1, text message #2, and call cell #3. Be sure to identify yourself and the class you are in! Required Textbooks & Materials: (1) Clark, M. A., Scott, L. C., & Sutton, B. G. (2012). NASM essentials of personal fitness training (4th ed.). Baltimore: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. ISBN# 978608312818 (Note: 4th ed. textbook required) (2) Delavier, F. (2010). Strength training anatomy (3rd ed.). Champaign: Human Kinetics. ISBN# 9780736092265 Note: You will also be required to have a device to make a video (e.g., cell phone, video camera, webcam, Flip Video, etc.). If you do not have access to any device that will make a video you can make arrangements to check out a Flip Video at the library.

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