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376-0204-00L  Exercise Sciences

SemesterSpring Semester 2016
LecturersE. de Bruin, P. Eggenberger, A. Krebs
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman


AbstractInformation on the structure and function of body systems and how they adapt to several types of training. Motor learning as the learning of skilled behaviors and how it is influenced by practice and feedback. Testing, evaluation, exercise techniques to achieve specific training goals, program design and organization. The theoretical lectures are complemented with practical lab work.
ObjectiveUnderstand how to develop and administer safe and effective strength and conditioning programs.
ContentAdaptations to Anaerobic & Aerobic Training Programs, Resistance Training, Plyometric Training, Speed, Agility, and Speed-Endurance Development, Aerobic Endurance Exercise Training, Periodization, Performance Assessment.Motor Learning Concepts and Research Methods, Conditions of Practice, Augmented Feedback, The Learning Process/Retention & Transfer.
Lecture notesLecture slides and papers on Moodle platform.
Literaturerecommended books:
- Thomas R. Baechle & Roger W. Earle (eds). Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning (3rd edition). Human Kinetics.

- Jürgen Weineck: Optimales Training

Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription (Vivian H. Heyward, Ann L. Gibson)