Biomechanics of Resistance Training
Biomechanics of Resistance Training prepares you to guide your client in all areas of strength training with safety and confidence. This 2-day course is a thorough introduction to the most efficient training and teaching techniques that optimize training of the musculoskeletal structure. Learn to select, instruct and perform appropriate resistance training exercises consistent with the structure and function of the human body. Discover appropriate strengthening exercises for each area of the human body through lecture and hands-on practical sessions that address specific client needs and program progression.
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Anatomical Design & Function
Upper Body Exercises
Lower Body Exercises
Core Body Exercises
Practical Demonstration of Skills
(Topics and/or speakers are subject to change.)
CPR Required: Yes
Basic knowledge in reference to human anatomy, including:
Major muscle group names, location and associated joint actions
Movement planes and joint actions throughout body and association to major muscle groups
Contact Hours: 14
This is a curriculum-based testing course. Students who complete the course and pass the written test receive a Cooper Institute Certificate. Please contact a Program Coordinator at 800/635-7050 to discuss pre-shipment of course manual(s). Fees will apply.
NOTE: A partial payment option for this course may be available if a student is unable to make their full payment via our online transaction system. Please inquire with one of our course coordinators during normal business hours by calling (800) 635-7050.
Day 1: (Check-in 7:30am) 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Day 2: 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Please come dressed in fitness/workout attire. You will need to bring a calculator, #2 pencil, notebook paper and your valid CPR card.