Foothill CollegeApproved Course Outlines

Kinesiology and Athletics Division
3 hours laboratory.1 Unit

Total Quarter Learning Hours: 36 (Total of All Lecture, Lecture/Lab, and Lab hours X 12)
 Lecture Hours: Lab Hours: 3 Lecture/Lab:
 Note: If Lab hours are specified, see item 10. Lab Content below.

Repeatability -
Statement: May be taken six times for credit.
Criteria:Each time the course is repeated, the student expands on their skill level.

Status -
 Course Status: ActiveGrading: Letter Grade with P/NP option
 Degree Status: ApplicableCredit Status: Credit
 Degree or Certificate Requirement: Foothill GE
 GE Status: Lifelong Understanding

Articulation Office Information -
 Transferability: BothValidation: 2/27/13

1. Description -
This course will provide advanced training and instruction in the use of weights for the sport of basketball.
Prerequisite: None
Co-requisite: None
Advisory: None

2. Course Objectives -
The student will be able to:
  1. Participate in a structured and comprehensive program of advanced weight training for the sport of basketball.
  2. Develop and apply personal and performance goals.
  3. Employ correct lifting techniques in a variety of advanced resistance exercise techniques for the sport of basketball.
  4. Demonstrate the differences between a variety of advanced resistance exercise techniques for performance in the sport of basketball.
3. Special Facilities and/or Equipment -
  1. Free weights
  2. Squat racks
  3. Olympic lifting platforms

4. Course Content (Body of knowledge) -
  1. Establish performance goals which students are encouraged to work towards.
  2. Develop knowledge and understanding of various advanced strength training techniques.
    1. Super sets
    2. Periodizations
    3. Negatives
    4. Isometric and Super Slow training
    5. Olympic style lifts
  3. Develop strength through participation in various advanced strength training techniques.
  4. Develop individualized performance goals which encourage specialization in the sport of basketball.
  5. Explain physiological and anatomical relationships of weight training effects on the body consistent with the performance goals for the sport of basketball.
5. Repeatability - Moved to header area.
6. Methods of Evaluation -
The student will demonstrate proficiency by:
  1. Strength development will be assessed and measured by certain lifts such as the bench press, squats, and military press.
  2. Demonstrating the correct form in the olympic lifts used for performance in the sport of basketball.
7. Representative Text(s) -
None required.

8. Disciplines -
Physical Education
9. Method of Instruction -
  1. Active participation by students and instructor to facilitate an effective learning environment.
  2. Lecture and/or demonstration
10. Lab Content -
Use of pin-set machines, free weights and functional fitness strengthening exercises for lifting, stretching, balancing. i.e. medicine balls, BOSU, and TRX.
11. Honors Description - No longer used. Integrated into main description section.
12. Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing and Outside of Class Assignments -
Optional reading and writing assignments as recommended by instructor.
13. Need/Justification -
This course meets the Foothill GE requirements for Area VII, Lifelong Learning.

Course status: Active
Last updated: 2015-03-24 09:53:38

Foothill CollegeApproved Course Outlines