Physical Education Program
PHED 102a: Weight Training
Instructor: Jennifer Rooney, M.S., C.S.C.S
Office: PED 108
Office Hours: To be determined and by appointment
An introductory course designed to help each student: improve muscular strength, gain knowledge and understanding of weight training theory and practice, develop a personalized weight training program.
To gain knowledge of basic anatomy, exercise physiology, and wellness principles
To gain fundamental knowledge of physiological principles: strength training benefits, strength training effects, and strength training principles.
To develop an individualized weight training program based on fitness goals.
Manual posted on blackboard.
Constant attendance and participation is a minimum requirement for completing a performance class. Therefore, your degree of attendance will be a large determinant of your final grade.
Class Meeting Information
Classes will meet in the Cardinal Room of the Lions Center. Students must bring student I.D.’s to enter the building.
Proper workout attire, water, towel, notebook, and pen/pencil.
USC Physical Education IS NOT responsible or any lost, stolen or damaged property. If you choose to bring any valuables to class, it is strongly recommended that they be locked up during class. Locker rooms are available in the PE building and the Lyons Center.
Class information will be posted.
Participation/Attendance 30% 1RM Testing 5% Workout Log 5% Quizzes 20% Midterm Exam 20%
Final Exam 20%
Any student requesting academic accommodations based on a disability are required to register with Disability Services and Programs (DSP) each semester. A letter of verification for approved accommodations can be obtained from DSP. Please be sure the letter is delivered to me (the instructor) as