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University of Maryland College Park

School of Public Health
Department of Kinesiology

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kNLS Þhys|ca| Act|v|ty Þrogram
kNLS 1S7N - Coed 8eg|nn|ng We|ght 1ra|n|ng

SemesLer: lall 2014,
Classroom and 1lme: SÞP 0103 4:00pm-3: 13pm 1u/1h
lnsLrucLor: urew Clnsberg Cfflce Pours: M/W 12-2 or 8y
appolnLmenL
Cfflce:
Þhone: 301.403.2311
Lmall: aglnsber[umd.edu


Course Cata|og Descr|pt|on: knLS137n Þhyslcal LducaLlon AcLlvlLles: Coed, WelghL 1ralnlng (8eglnnlng),
(1 credlL) Cradlng MeLhod: 8egular, Þass/lall. Schedule Ad[usLmenL Þerlod ls Lhe flrsL week of class only.
All sLudenLs are requlred Lo aLLend Lhe flrsL day of class. SLudenL musL pay a $40 lnsLrucLlonal maLerlals
fee.

Course Descr|pt|on: Þhyslcal acLlvlLy ls exLremely lmporLanL Lo healLh and well-belng. Classes ln physlcal
acLlvlLy aL Lhe unlverslLy of Maryland are consldered |ab c|asses and are cenLered on physlcal
parLlclpaLlon, lmprovemenL ln physlcal performance, and knowledge of Lhe acLlvlLy. 1hls course ls
lnLended for sLudenLs wlLh llmlLed or no prevlous welghL Lralnlng experlence. 1he course wlll lnclude
fundamenLals of welghL llfLlng, muscles LhaL are acLlvaLed, Lralnlng concepLs and Lechnlques, as well as
Lhe lmporLance of flexlblllLy and prevenLlng ln[urles. 1hls course ls deslgned Lo Leach beglnnlng welghL
Lralnlng and ensure safe llfLlng Lechnlques durlng a welghL Lralnlng sesslon. 1he course wlll provlde
sLudenLs a comprehenslve overvlew of Lhe sporL/acLlvlLy by lnLegraLlng fundamenLal and beglnner
welghL Lralnlng and exerclse skllls wlLh a hlsLorlcal appreclaLlon for Lhe sporL and lLs funcLlon ln Lhe
greaLer sporL world. SLudenLs wlll learn Lhe rules of a welghL Lralnlng faclllLy and lmplemenL Lhelr
undersLandlng ln a serles of sklll LesLs and LournamenL acLlvlLles.
Course Learn|ng Cb[ect|ves:
upon compleLlng Lhls course, Lhe sLudenL wlll be able Lo:
1. uemonsLraLe an undersLandlng of Lhe baslc and lnLermedlaLe Lechnlques of welghL Lralnlng.
2. undersLand LhaL llfLlng welghLs ls an excellenL form of flLness.
3. ulscuss some of Lhe beneflLs of exerclse and Lhe currenL soclal Lrends relaLed Lo flLness.

k|nes|o|ogy Competenc|es Addressed |n th|s Course:
1he followlng compeLencles for Lhe klneslology program are addressed ln Lhls course: know, apply, and
evaluaLe sclenLlflc prlnclples of physlcal acLlvlLy as a foundaLlon for healLhy llvlng.
1. SLudenLs wlll engage ln a dlverslLy of physlcal acLlvlLles boLh wlLhln and ouLslde Lhelr formal
currlculum.

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2. SLudenLs wlll lnLegraLe Lhelr physlcal acLlvlLy experlences wlLh klneslology sub-dlsclpllnary
knowledge.
3. uescrlbe and crlLlcally analyze Lhe role of physlcal acLlvlLy ln healLh, wellness, and Lhe quallLy of
llfe ln regards Lo Lhe sporL/acLlvlLy of welghL Lralnlng.
4. ÞarLlclpaLe ln and undersLand Lhe dlfferenL values of physlcal acLlvlLy.

kequ|red 1exts and Cther kead|ngs:
8equlred: hLLp://umd.humanklneLlcs.paLron.eb20.com/

8ecommended: 18A

Add|t|ona| Mater|a|s kequ|red: ApproprlaLe aLLlre, whlch lncludes: aLhleLlc shorLs, aLhleLlc shlrL, and
sneakers. CloLhlng deemed lnapproprlaLe lncludes: panLs of any sorL, [ean or khakl shorLs, shlrLs !"#$%&#
sleeves, cloLhlng wlLh offenslve or foul language, and haLs. ?ou wlll noL be allowed Lo parLlclpaLe whlle
wearlng dress shoes, booLs, or sandals, and you wlll recelve a 0 for your parLlclpaLlon Lhe day.

(8ecommended) A lock Lo sLore your personal belonglngs ln a day locker. lf you do brlng your personal
belonglngs lnLo Lhe welghL room, you musL leave Lhem agalnsL Lhe wall near Lhe sLereo sysLem and
undersLand LhaL only you are responslble for any losL/damaged lLems.

8r|ng ¥our Student ID 1o LVLk¥ C|ass!!!!

Course kequ|rements:
1he course wlll cover Lhe fundamenLal skllls of welghL llfLlng. Lach course wlll begln wlLh a shorL
lecLure/dlscusslon, warm-up (dynamlc), demonsLraLlon and pracLlce of llfLlng Lechnlque/exerclse.
SLudenLs are expecLed Lo be dressed and ready Lo parLlclpaLe aL Lhe sLarL of Lhe scheduled class Llme.
SLudenLs wlll be expecLed Lo acLlvely parLlclpaLe ln class dlscusslons, be fully engaged ln class acLlvlLles
(lndlvldual, parLner, small group, whole class) and parLlclpaLe ln a safe manner. 1he course wlll cover
Lhe fundamenLal and beglnnlng skllls of welghL Lralnlng. 1hls course lnvolves hands on lnsLrucLlon and
drllllng Lo reflne skllls needed Lo properly and safely use welghL Lralnlng equlpmenL. ALLendance ls
requlred for Lhe course and a wrlLLen mld Lerm exam as well as flnal exam wlll be admlnlsLered. All
ln[urles need Lo be reporLed Lo Lhe lnsLrucLor aL Lhe Llme of Lhe ln[ury. All medlcal condlLlons musL be
reporLed Lo Lhe lnsLrucLor prlor Lo any physlcal acLlvlLy. All of Lhe maLerlal covered wlLhln Lhe course as
well as ln Lhe e-book(s) may be on Lhe mld-Lerm and flnal examlnaLlons.

Ma[or Graded Ass|gnments' A dally parLlclpaLlon grade wlll be based on a flve-polnL scale. lallure Lo
aLLend or noL belng properly aLLlred for any class wlll resulL ln a zero for Lhe day.

)*+*+,*-' ./0 +%-* #$./ 1 .,2*/3*2 -*2&4# "/ ./ .&#%+.#"3 5."4"/6 6-.7*. ÞarLlclpaLlon lnvolves acLually
engaglng ln Lhe acLlvlLy. 1he dally parLlclpaLlon grade wlll be based on a flve polnL scale ln whlch
sLudenLs are expecLed Lo: a) be on Llme (1 pL.), b) parLlclpaLe ln all class acLlvlLles and dlscusslon (3 pLs.),
and c) remaln for Lhe full duraLlon of Lhe class perlod (1 pL.). lurLhermore, deducLlons wlll be made for
Lhe followlng.

1. Arrlvlng laLe or leavlng early
2. ÞarLlal parLlclpaLlon or lack of efforL
3. ulsrupLlve behavlor

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4. lnablllLy Lo follow class lnsLrucLlons
3. unsporLsmanllke conducL deLrlmenLal Lo learnlng
6. vlolaLlng whaL ls consldered approprlaLe aLLlre
7. vlolaLlng any of Lhe safeLy pollcles

Skllls LesLs wlll be glven Lo assess sLudenLs' ablllLy Lo execuLe proper Lechnlques for varlous skllls covered
ln class. WrlLLen LesLs wlll be glven Lo assess sLudenL's knowledge of Lermlnology, Lechnlque, and
concepLual Lhlnklng as relaLed Lo Lhe sporL/acLlvlLy of welghL Lralnlng. 1esL conLenL for boLh Lhe wrlLLen
and skllls porLlons wlll be dlscussed prlor Lo Lhe daLes glven.
89"442 :;.4&.#"%/' wlll be glven Lo assess sLudenLs' ablllLy Lo execuLe proper Lechnlques for varlous skllls
(free welghL exerclse(s), welghL llfLlng machlne exerclse(s), body welghL exerclse(s), plyomeLrlc and core
exerclse(s)) learned LhroughouL Lhe course. 1he evaluaLlon wlll be admlnlsLered Lhrough lnformal
lndlvldual evaluaLlons.
</%!4*76*' wlll be evaluaLed Lhrough wrlLLen mld-Lerm and flnal examlnaLlons. 1he wrlLLen exam(s) wlll
be glven Lo assess Lhe sLudenL's knowledge of Lermlnology, Lechnlque and concepLual Lhlnklng as
relaLed Lo Lhe course. All quesLlons wlll be derlved from class dlscusslons/lecLures and Lhe e-book.
Assessments:
*M|d Semester Sk||| Assessment: Lach sLudenL wlll draw a sllp of paper ouL of a bag and on LhaL paper
wlll be llsLed a slngle lndlvldual sklll LhaL we have worked LhroughouL Lhe semesLer Lo Lhls polnL on and
you wlll be asked Lo perform LhaL sklll. Lach sLudenL wlll have an equal opporLunlLy Lo plck a dlfferenL
sklll.

*Lnd of Semester Sk||| Assessment: Lach sLudenL wlll draw a sllp of paper ouL of a bag and on LhaL
paper wlll be llsLed a slngle lndlvldual sklll LhaL we have worked LhroughouL Lhe semesLer Lo Lhls polnL
on and you wlll be asked Lo perform LhaL sklll. Lach sLudenL wlll have an equal opporLunlLy Lo plck a
dlfferenL sklll.

*M|d 1erm Wr|tten Lxam: Wlll be a paper exam wlLh mulLlple cholce, Lrue/false, flll ln Lhe blank and
maLchlng. Lxam quesLlons wlll be derlved from only maLerlal covered up unLll Lhls daLe of Lhe semesLer.

*Lnd Semester Wr|tten Lxam: Wlll be a paper exam wlLh mulLlple cholce, Lrue/false, flll ln Lhe blank and
maLchlng. Lxam quesLlons wlll be derlved from only maLerlal covered up unLll Lhls daLe of Lhe semesLer
(cumulaLlve exam).

*Sk||| Þresentat|on]Demonstrat|on]Lecture: SLudenLs wlll be requlred Lo do one, 3-3 mlnuLe
presenLaLlon on a speclflc exerclse LhaL can be compleLed wlLhln Lhe welghL room. SLudenLs wlll be
expecLed Lo demonsLraLe how Lo properly perform Lhe exerclse, explaln any safeLy conslderaLlons LhaL
are needed Lo know ln order Lo perform Lhe exerclse and llsL Lhe muscles LhaL are be Lralned from Lhe
performlng Lhe exerclse. SLudenLs wlll also be expecLed Lo Lurn ln a hard copy of Lhelr noLes from Lhelr
presenLaLlon.

*We|ght 1ra|n|ng Logbook: 1he asslgnmenL wlll be Lhe developmenL of a logbook Lo seL a clear and
achlevable (Powever, challenge yourselves!) muscle flLness/sLrengLh-Lralnlng goal and Lrack your
progress Lowards LhaL goal. 1he logbooks wlll be collecLed and revlewed aL random LhroughouL Lhe

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semesLer. noLe, Lhls wlll occur aL Lhe sLarL of class - NC LkCLÞ1ICNS!!!1he logbook wlll be assessed
based upon esLabllshlng clear muscle flLness goal(s), a sLrengLh-Lralnlng plan approprlaLe Lo meeL
goal(s), and malnLalnlng conslsLenL up-Lo-daLe records regardlng Lhe execuLlon of Lhe exerclses
performed durlng class. lf you workouL ouLslde of class ln addlLlon Lo your exerclses durlng class, you are
*/3%&-.6*7 Lo keep Lrack of Lhls acLlvlLy ln your logbook as well.

*Wr|tten Goa| Assessment: LhroughouL Lhe course, each sLudenL wlll evaluaLe progress Lowards
esLabllshed personal goals regardlng muscle flLness/sLrengLh-Lralnlng and analyze/revlse reallzaLlon of
seL goals. SLudenLs wlll dlscuss Lhelr personal goals for welghL Lralnlng and personal flLness for Lhe
upcomlng semesLer as well as develop how Lhey wlll achleve Lhese goals. SLudenLs wlll dlscuss any new
goals and fuLure plans for malnLalnlng and or lmprovlng Lhelr personal flLness.

Ava||ab|e Support Serv|ces:
1he lnsLrucLor wlll work wlLh any sLudenLs who need any addlLlonal supporL or asslsLance.

Copyr|ght Not|ce: Class lecLures and oLher maLerlals are copyrlghLed by me, Lhe course lnsLrucLor. 1hls
lncludes all Langlble course maLerlals, lncludlng buL noL llmlLed Lo wrlLLen or recorded lecLure,
ÞowerÞolnL presenLaLlons, handouLs, LesLs, and oLher asslgnmenLs. 1hese maLerlals may not be
reproduced (e.g. sLudenLs may noL copy and dlsLrlbuLe Lhese maLerlals) for anyLhlng oLher Lhan personal
use wlLhouL my expllclL wrlLLen permlsslon.

Grad|ng Þrocedures:
1he gradlng of Lhls course ls deLermlned by slx componenLs:
1. Mld-Lerm 20° (WrlLLen Lxam & lndlvldual Skllls 1esL)
2. llnal 10° (WrlLLen Lxam & lndlvldual Skllls 1esL)
3. Skllls ÞresenLaLlon 10°
4. Logbook 3°
3. WrlLLen Coals AssessmenL 3°
6. ÞarLlclpaLlon 30°

*Mlsslng Lhe wrlLLen/skllls LesL wlll resulL ln a grade of an I for Lhe course (lf you do mlss an exam and
have a wrlLLen excused absence, you wlll be glven a new exam of greaLer dlfflculLy). 1hus, unless an
emergency, do noL mlss class on Lhese days!!!

Grade 8reakdown:
A 90 - 100° 8 80 - 89° C 70 - 79° u 60 - 69° l 0 - 39°

Course Cut||ne ] Course Ca|endar:
AlLernaLlve AsslgnmenLs may be asslgned lf needed. 1he lnsLrucLor wlll send an e-mall Lo sLudenLs as
well as posL necessary noLlflcaLlon and asslgnmenLs on Lhe course Canvas slLe.

Course Schedu|e Summary
Sess|on Date 1op|c Ass|gnments
# 1 9/2 Syllabus, lnLroducLlons, SafeLy
# 2 9/4 SLreLchlng, Warm-up, SafeLy 8evlew
# 3 9/9 8arbell llaL 8ench, Student Þresentat|on S|gnup

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# 4 9/11 SLudenL ÞresenLaLlon
# 3 9/16 SLudenL ÞresenLaLlon Goa|s #1 Due
# 6 9/18 SLudenL ÞresenLaLlon
# 7 9/23 SLudenL ÞresenLaLlon
# 8 9/23 SLudenL ÞresenLaLlon
# 9 9/30 =>?
# 10 10/2 SLudenL ÞresenLaLlon
# 11 10/7 SLudenL ÞresenLaLlon
# 12 10/9 SLudenL ÞresenLaLlon, Sk|||s Assessment
# 13 10/14 Lxam kev|ew, Sk|||s Assessment
# 14 10/16 M|d 1erm Lxam
# 13 10/21 SLudenL ÞresenLaLlon
# 16 10/23 SLudenL ÞresenLaLlon
# 17 10/28 SLudenL ÞresenLaLlon
# 18 10/30 @&#-"#"%/ A*3#&-*
# 19 11/4 SLudenL ÞresenLaLlon
# 20 11/6 SLudenL ÞresenLaLlon
# 21 11/11 SLudenL ÞresenLaLlon
# 22 11/13 SLudenL ÞresenLaLlon
# 23 11/18 SLudenL ÞresenLaLlon
#24 11/20 SLudenL ÞresenLaLlon
#23 11/23 B203$%4%6"3.4 >*/*5"#2
#26 11/27 =$./926";"/6
#27 12/2 :C*-3"2"/6 D&-"/6 :C.+ ="+*
#28 12/4 SLudenL ÞresenLaLlon, Sk|||s Assessment
#29 12/9 Lxam kev|ew, Sk|||s Assessment
#30 12/11 I|na| Lxam

Schedule ls sub[ecL Lo change.

noLe: numbers ln brackeLs afLer learnlng ob[ecLlves show llnkage beLween maLerlal covered ln each
sesslon and Lhe numbered program compeLencles shown aL Lhe beglnnlng of Lhls syllabus.

Sess|on Cut||ne
Sess|on 1 9]2
1oplc: Syllabus, lnLroducLlons, SafeLy

Learnlng Cb[ecLlves for Sesslon
2. undersLand LhaL llfLlng welghLs ls an excellenL form of flLness.
3. ulscuss some of Lhe beneflLs of exerclse and Lhe currenL soclal Lrends relaLed Lo flLness.

klneslology Þhyslcal AcLlvlLy Þrogram CompeLencles 3, 4

8equlred and recommended readlngs: 8ead Syllabus, ÞosLed noLes on Canvas


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Sess|on 2 9]4
1oplc: SLreLchlng, Warm-up, SafeLy 8evlew

Learnlng Cb[ecLlves for Sesslon
1. uemonsLraLe an undersLandlng of Lhe baslc and lnLermedlaLe Lechnlques of welghL Lralnlng
2. undersLand LhaL llfLlng welghLs ls an excellenL form of flLness.
3. ulscuss some of Lhe beneflLs of exerclse and Lhe currenL soclal Lrends relaLed Lo flLness.

klneslology Þhyslcal AcLlvlLy Þrogram CompeLencles 1, 2, 3, 4

8equlred and recommended readlngs: ÞosLed noLes on Course Canvas SlLe and 8elevanL L-8ook
ChapLers
Sess|on 3 9]9
1oplc: 8arbell llaL 8ench

Learnlng Cb[ecLlves for Sesslon
1. uemonsLraLe an undersLandlng of Lhe baslc and lnLermedlaLe Lechnlques of welghL Lralnlng
2. undersLand LhaL llfLlng welghLs ls an excellenL form of flLness.
3. ulscuss some of Lhe beneflLs of exerclse and Lhe currenL soclal Lrends relaLed Lo flLness.

klneslology Þhyslcal AcLlvlLy Þrogram CompeLencles 1, 2, 3, 4

8equlred and recommended readlngs: ÞosLed noLes on Course Canvas SlLe and 8elevanL L-8ook
ChapLers
Sess|on 4 9]11-10]7
1oplc: All WelghL 1ralnlng Sklll(s) Sesslons/SLudenL ÞresenLaLlons

Learnlng Cb[ecLlves for Sesslon
1. uemonsLraLe an undersLandlng of Lhe baslc and lnLermedlaLe Lechnlques of welghL Lralnlng
2. undersLand LhaL llfLlng welghLs ls an excellenL form of flLness.
3. ulscuss some of Lhe beneflLs of exerclse and Lhe currenL soclal Lrends relaLed Lo flLness.
4.
klneslology Þhyslcal AcLlvlLy Þrogram CompeLencles 1, 2, 3, 4

8equlred and recommended readlngs: ÞosLed noLes on Course Canvas SlLe and 8elevanL L-8ook
ChapLers

AsslgnmenLs - *Sk||| Þresentat|on]Demonstrat|on]Lecture: SLudenLs wlll be requlred Lo do one, 3-3
mlnuLe presenLaLlon on a speclflc exerclse LhaL can be compleLed wlLhln Lhe welghL room. SLudenLs wlll
be expecLed Lo demonsLraLe how Lo properly perform Lhe exerclse, explaln any safeLy conslderaLlons
LhaL are needed Lo know ln order Lo perform Lhe exerclse and llsL Lhe muscles LhaL are be Lralned from
Lhe performlng Lhe exerclse. SLudenLs wlll also be expecLed Lo Lurn ln a hard copy of Lhelr noLes from
Lhelr presenLaLlon. *Wr|tten Goa| Assessment: LhroughouL Lhe course, each sLudenL wlll evaluaLe
progress Lowards esLabllshed personal goals regardlng muscle flLness/sLrengLh-Lralnlng and
analyze/revlse reallzaLlon of seL goals. SLudenLs wlll dlscuss Lhelr personal goals for welghL Lralnlng and
personal flLness for Lhe upcomlng semesLer as well as develop how Lhey wlll achleve Lhese goals.
SLudenLs wlll dlscuss any new goals and fuLure plans for malnLalnlng and or lmprovlng Lhelr personal

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flLness. (9]16)
Sess|on S 10]9, 10]14
1oplc: Skllls AssessmenL/Lxam 8evlew, SLudenL ÞresenLaLlons

Learnlng Cb[ecLlves for Sesslon
1. uemonsLraLe an undersLandlng of Lhe baslc and lnLermedlaLe Lechnlques of welghL Lralnlng
2. undersLand LhaL llfLlng welghLs ls an excellenL form of flLness.
3. ulscuss some of Lhe beneflLs of exerclse and Lhe currenL soclal Lrends relaLed Lo flLness.

klneslology Þhyslcal AcLlvlLy Þrogram CompeLencles 1, 2, 3, 4

8equlred and recommended readlngs: All posLed maLerlal on Lhe Course Canvas SlLe and 8elevanL L-
8ook ChapLers

AsslgnmenLs - *Sk||| Þresentat|on]Demonstrat|on]Lecture: SLudenLs wlll be requlred Lo do one, 3-3
mlnuLe presenLaLlon on a speclflc exerclse LhaL can be compleLed wlLhln Lhe welghL room. SLudenLs wlll
be expecLed Lo demonsLraLe how Lo properly perform Lhe exerclse, explaln any safeLy conslderaLlons
LhaL are needed Lo know ln order Lo perform Lhe exerclse and llsL Lhe muscles LhaL are be Lralned from
Lhe performlng Lhe exerclse. SLudenLs wlll also be expecLed Lo Lurn ln a hard copy of Lhelr noLes from
Lhelr presenLaLlon. *M|d Semester Sk||| Assessment: Lach sLudenL wlll draw a sllp of paper ouL of a bag
and on LhaL paper wlll be llsLed a slngle lndlvldual sklll LhaL we have worked LhroughouL Lhe semesLer Lo
Lhls polnL on and you wlll be asked Lo perform LhaL sklll. Lach sLudenL wlll have an equal opporLunlLy Lo
plck a dlfferenL sklll.
Sess|on 6 10]16
1oplc: Mld 1erm

Learnlng Cb[ecLlves for Sesslon
1. uemonsLraLe an undersLandlng of Lhe baslc and lnLermedlaLe Lechnlques of welghL Lralnlng
2. undersLand LhaL llfLlng welghLs ls an excellenL form of flLness.
3. ulscuss some of Lhe beneflLs of exerclse and Lhe currenL soclal Lrends relaLed Lo flLness.

klneslology Þhyslcal AcLlvlLy Þrogram CompeLencles 2, 3

8equlred and recommended readlngs - All posLed maLerlal on Lhe Course Canvas SlLe and 8elevanL L-
8ook ChapLer.

AsslgnmenLs - *M|d 1erm Wr|tten Lxam: Wlll be a paper exam wlLh mulLlple cholce, Lrue/false, flll ln
Lhe blank and maLchlng. Lxam quesLlons wlll be derlved from only maLerlal covered up unLll Lhls daLe of
Lhe semesLer.
Sess|on 7 10]21-10]28
1oplc: All WelghL 1ralnlng Sklll(s) Sesslons/SLudenL ÞresenLaLlons

Learnlng Cb[ecLlves for Sesslon
1. uemonsLraLe an undersLandlng of Lhe baslc and lnLermedlaLe Lechnlques of welghL Lralnlng
2. undersLand LhaL llfLlng welghLs ls an excellenL form of flLness.
3. ulscuss some of Lhe beneflLs of exerclse and Lhe currenL soclal Lrends relaLed Lo flLness.


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klneslology Þhyslcal AcLlvlLy Þrogram CompeLencles 1, 2, 3, 4

8equlred and recommended readlngs: ÞosLed noLes on Course Canvas SlLe and 8elevanL L-8ook
ChapLers

AsslgnmenLs - *Sk||| Þresentat|on]Demonstrat|on]Lecture: SLudenLs wlll be requlred Lo do one, 3-3
mlnuLe presenLaLlon on a speclflc exerclse LhaL can be compleLed wlLhln Lhe welghL room. SLudenLs wlll
be expecLed Lo demonsLraLe how Lo properly perform Lhe exerclse, explaln any safeLy conslderaLlons
LhaL are needed Lo know ln order Lo perform Lhe exerclse and llsL Lhe muscles LhaL are be Lralned from
Lhe performlng Lhe exerclse. SLudenLs wlll also be expecLed Lo Lurn ln a hard copy of Lhelr noLes from
Lhelr presenLaLlon
Sess|on 8 10]30
1oplc: nuLrlLlon

Learnlng Cb[ecLlves for Sesslon
1. uemonsLraLe an undersLandlng of Lhe baslc and lnLermedlaLe Lechnlques of welghL Lralnlng
2. undersLand LhaL llfLlng welghLs ls an excellenL form of flLness.
3. ulscuss some of Lhe beneflLs of exerclse and Lhe currenL soclal Lrends relaLed Lo flLness.

klneslology Þhyslcal AcLlvlLy Þrogram CompeLencles 1, 2, 3, 4

8equlred and recommended readlngs: ÞosLed noLes on Course Canvas SlLe and 8elevanL L-8ook
ChapLers
Sess|on 9 11]4-11]20
1oplc: All WelghL 1ralnlng Sklll(s) Sesslons/SLudenL ÞresenLaLlons

Learnlng Cb[ecLlves for Sesslon
1. uemonsLraLe an undersLandlng of Lhe baslc and lnLermedlaLe Lechnlques of welghL Lralnlng
2. undersLand LhaL llfLlng welghLs ls an excellenL form of flLness.
3. ulscuss some of Lhe beneflLs of exerclse and Lhe currenL soclal Lrends relaLed Lo flLness.
4.
klneslology Þhyslcal AcLlvlLy Þrogram CompeLencles 1, 2, 3, 4

8equlred and recommended readlngs: ÞosLed noLes on Course Canvas SlLe and 8elevanL L-8ook
ChapLers

AsslgnmenLs - *Sk||| Þresentat|on]Demonstrat|on]Lecture: SLudenLs wlll be requlred Lo do one, 3-3
mlnuLe presenLaLlon on a speclflc exerclse LhaL can be compleLed wlLhln Lhe welghL room. SLudenLs wlll
be expecLed Lo demonsLraLe how Lo properly perform Lhe exerclse, explaln any safeLy conslderaLlons
LhaL are needed Lo know ln order Lo perform Lhe exerclse and llsL Lhe muscles LhaL are be Lralned from
Lhe performlng Lhe exerclse. SLudenLs wlll also be expecLed Lo Lurn ln a hard copy of Lhelr noLes from
Lhelr presenLaLlon.
Sess|on 10 11]2S
1oplc: Þsychologlcal 8eneflLs

Learnlng Cb[ecLlves for Sesslon
1. uemonsLraLe an undersLandlng of Lhe baslc and lnLermedlaLe Lechnlques of welghL Lralnlng

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2. undersLand LhaL llfLlng welghLs ls an excellenL form of flLness.
3. ulscuss some of Lhe beneflLs of exerclse and Lhe currenL soclal Lrends relaLed Lo flLness.

klneslology Þhyslcal AcLlvlLy Þrogram CompeLencles 1, 2, 3, 4

8equlred and recommended readlngs: ÞosLed noLes on Course Canvas SlLe and 8elevanL L-8ook
ChapLers
Sess|on 11 12]2
1oplc: Lxerclslng uurlng Lxam 1lme

Learnlng Cb[ecLlves for Sesslon
1. uemonsLraLe an undersLandlng of Lhe baslc and lnLermedlaLe Lechnlques of welghL Lralnlng
2. undersLand LhaL llfLlng welghLs ls an excellenL form of flLness.
3. ulscuss some of Lhe beneflLs of exerclse and Lhe currenL soclal Lrends relaLed Lo flLness.

klneslology Þhyslcal AcLlvlLy Þrogram CompeLencles 1, 2, 3, 4

8equlred and recommended readlngs: ÞosLed noLes on Course Canvas SlLe and 8elevanL L-8ook
ChapLers
Sess|on 12 12]4-12]9
1oplc: Skllls AssessmenL/Lxam 8evlew, SLudenL ÞresenLaLlons

Learnlng Cb[ecLlves for Sesslon
1. uemonsLraLe an undersLandlng of Lhe baslc and lnLermedlaLe Lechnlques of welghL Lralnlng
2. undersLand LhaL llfLlng welghLs ls an excellenL form of flLness.
3. ulscuss some of Lhe beneflLs of exerclse and Lhe currenL soclal Lrends relaLed Lo flLness.

klneslology Þhyslcal AcLlvlLy Þrogram CompeLencles 1, 2, 3, 4

8equlred and recommended readlngs: All posLed maLerlal on Lhe Course Canvas SlLe and 8elevanL L-
8ook ChapLers

AsslgnmenLs - *Sk||| Þresentat|on]Demonstrat|on]Lecture: SLudenLs wlll be requlred Lo do one, 3-3
mlnuLe presenLaLlon on a speclflc exerclse LhaL can be compleLed wlLhln Lhe welghL room. SLudenLs wlll
be expecLed Lo demonsLraLe how Lo properly perform Lhe exerclse, explaln any safeLy conslderaLlons
LhaL are needed Lo know ln order Lo perform Lhe exerclse and llsL Lhe muscles LhaL are be Lralned from
Lhe performlng Lhe exerclse. SLudenLs wlll also be expecLed Lo Lurn ln a hard copy of Lhelr noLes from
Lhelr presenLaLlon. *Lnd of Semester Sk||| Assessment: Lach sLudenL wlll draw a sllp of paper ouL of a
bag and on LhaL paper wlll be llsLed a slngle lndlvldual sklll LhaL we have worked LhroughouL Lhe
semesLer Lo Lhls polnL on and you wlll be asked Lo perform LhaL sklll. Lach sLudenL wlll have an equal
opporLunlLy Lo plck a dlfferenL sklll.
Sess|on 13 12]11
1oplc: llnal Lxam

Learnlng Cb[ecLlves for Sesslon
1. uemonsLraLe an undersLandlng of Lhe baslc and lnLermedlaLe Lechnlques of welghL Lralnlng
2. undersLand LhaL llfLlng welghLs ls an excellenL form of flLness.

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3. ulscuss some of Lhe beneflLs of exerclse and Lhe currenL soclal Lrends relaLed Lo flLness.

klneslology Þhyslcal AcLlvlLy Þrogram CompeLencles 2, 3

8equlred and recommended readlngs - All posLed maLerlal on Lhe Course Canvas SlLe and 8elevanL L-
8ook ChapLer.

AsslgnmenLs -*Lnd Semester Wr|tten Lxam: Wlll be a paper exam wlLh mulLlple cholce, Lrue/false, flll ln
Lhe blank and maLchlng. Lxam quesLlons wlll be derlved from only maLerlal covered up unLll Lhls daLe of
Lhe semesLer (cumulaLlve exam).

Add|t|ona| L|terature, Webs|tes and Cther kesources: Wlll be posLed on Lhe Course Canvas SlLe.

Course Þo||c|es:
ALLendance ls MandaLory! 1he only way Lo ensure an A ls Lo aLLend every class prepared Lo parLlclpaLe.

Þhyslcal acLlvlLy classes are recognlzed as a LA8 class ln Lhe unlverslLy of Maryland -
ueparLmenL of klneslology. As a lab class you MuS1 parLlclpaLe ln mosL of Lhe scheduled classes
ln order Lo recelve a passlng grade ln Lhe class. ÞarLlclpaLlon, efforL, and aLLendance are boLh
expecLed and graded.

! 1he maxlmum number of absences for a full-semesLer long acLlvlLy class ls Lhree (3). A
fourLh (6
Lh
) absence wlll resulL ln a grade l.

ALL A8SLNCLS counL agalnsL Lhe maxlmum allowable llmlL. 1hls lncludes unlverslLy-approved
excuses* such as: famlly emergencles, exLenuaLlng clrcumsLances and rellglous holldays. Þlease
Lake Lhls lnLo accounL any Llme you feel LhaL you have Lo mlss a class. 1hls ls a unlverslLy
Maryland pollcy LhaL MuS1 be enforced. No Lxcept|ons w||| be made!!

C|ass Þart|c|pat|on: 1he unlverslLy pollcy on aLLendance ls avallable on
hLLp://www.LesLudo.umd.edu/soc/aLedasse.hLml and ln Lhe undergraduaLe CaLalog
1hls pollcy lncludes lnformaLlon abouL overall class parLlclpaLlon lncludlng: rellglous holldays,
lnclemenL weaLher, excused absences, makeup exam.

Absence Þo||cy:
lL ls Lhe pollcy of Lhe unlverslLy Lo excuse Lhe absences of sLudenLs LhaL resulL from Lhe
followlng causes: lllness of Lhe sLudenL, or lllness of a dependenL as deflned by 8oard of 8egenLs
pollcy on famlly and medlcal leave, rellglous observance (where Lhe naLure of Lhe observance
prevenLs Lhe sLudenL from belng presenL durlng Lhe class perlod), parLlclpaLlon ln unlverslLy
acLlvlLles aL Lhe requesL of unlverslLy auLhorlLles, and compelllng clrcumsLance beyond Lhe
sLudenLs conLrol. SLudenLs clalmlng excused absence musL apply ln wrlLlng and furnlsh
documenLary supporL for Lhelr asserLlon LhaL absence resulLed from one of Lhese causes.

ln accordance wlLh unlverslLy pollcy, lf you are absenL for a slngle lecLure due Lo lllness or some
form of personal or famlly emergency, Lhls absence wlll be consldered ºexcused" and Lhe
lnsLrucLor wlll accepL a noLe from you, aLLesLlng Lo Lhe daLe of Lhe lllness/lncldenL, along wlLh an

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acknowledgemenL LhaL Lhe lnformaLlon ls Lrue. Whenever feaslble, you should Lry Lo conLacL
Lhe lnsLrucLor ln advance.

Ma[or Schedu|ed Grad|ng Lvents and Þro|onged Absences. SLudenLs who mlss a Ma[or
Scheduled Cradlng LvenL due any unlverslLy excused absence musL provlde approprlaLe
documenLaLlon. SLudenLs who mlss Ma[or Scheduled Cradlng LvenL due Lo lllness or who have a
prolonged absence due Lo lllness (mulLlple consecuLlve absences due Lo Lhe same lllness) 2$.44
,* -*E&"-*7 #% F-%;"7* $"2 %- $*- "/2#-&3#%- !"#$ !-"##*/ 7%3&+*/#.#"%/ %5 #$* "44/*22 5-%+ #$*
G/";*-2"#0 H*.4#$ I*/#*- %- 5-%+ $"2 %- $*- %!/ $*.4#$ 3.-* F-%;"7*-. 1he unlverslLy PealLh
CenLer or healLh care provlder shall verlfy daLes of LreaLmenL and lndlcaLe Lhe daLes Lhe sLudenL
was unable Lo meeL academlc responslblllLles.

lor compleLe lnformaLlon on Lhe unlverslLy's absence pollcy see:
hLLp://www.presldenL.umd.edu/pollcles/v100g.hLml

And Lhe undergraduaLe CaLalog aL
hLLp://www.umd.edu/caLalog/lndex.cfm/show/conLenL.secLlon/c/27/ss/1384/s/1340

Lma|| - 1he Cff|c|a| Un|vers|ty Correspondence:
Ver|fy your ema|| address by golng Lo !!!J+0J&+7J*7&J

All enrolled sLudenLs are provlded access Lo Lhe unlverslLy's emall sysLem and an emall accounL.
?44 %55"3".4 G/";*-2"#0 *+."4 3%++&/"3.#"%/ !"44 ,* 2*/# #% #$"2 *+."4 .77-*22 (or an alLernaLe
address lf provlded by Lhe sLudenL). Lmall has been adopLed as Lhe prlmary means for sendlng
offlclal communlcaLlons Lo sLudenLs, so emall musL be checked on a regular basls. Academlc
advlsors, faculLy, and campus admlnlsLraLlve offlces use emall Lo communlcaLe lmporLanL and
Llme-senslLlve noLlces.

Students are respons|b|e for keep|ng the|r ema|| address up to date or for red|rect|ng or
forward|ng ema|| to another address. Ia||ure to check ema||, errors |n forward|ng ema||, and
returned ema|| (from "fu|| ma||box" or "unknown user" errors for examp|e), w||| not excuse a
student from m|ss|ng Un|vers|ty announcement, messages, dead||nes, etc. Lmall addresses can
be qulckly and easlly updaLed aL !!!J+0J&+7J*7& or ln-person aL Lhe SLudenL Servlce CounLer
on Lhe flrsL floor of Lhe MlLchell 8ulldlng.

lor Lechnlcal supporL for unlverslLy emall: !!!J$*4F7*29J&+7J*7& or call 301-403-1400.

LaLe work and Mlssed Lxams / AsslgnmenLs: uo noL mlss class on exam days! ?ou wlll noL be
able Lo make up laLe work or mlssed exams. LxcepLlons wlll only be made ln exLenuaLlng
clrcumsLances and wlLh valld documenLaLlon.

8ellglous Cbservances:
1he unlverslLy SysLem of Maryland pollcy provldes LhaL sLudenLs should noL be penallzed
because of observances of Lhelr rellglous bellefs, sLudenLs shall be glven an opporLunlLy,
whenever feaslble, Lo make up wlLhln a reasonable Llme any academlc asslgnmenL LhaL ls
mlssed due Lo lndlvldual parLlclpaLlon ln rellglous observances. It |s the student's respons|b|||ty
to |nform the |nstructor at the beg|nn|ng of the semester or at |east one week |n advance of
any |ntended absences for re||g|ous observance.

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1he pollcy LhaL lncludes lnformaLlon abouL 8ellglous Cbservance ls avallable on:
hLLp://www.presldenL.umd.edu/pollcles/lll310a.hLml

Speclal AccommodaLlons / ulsablllLy SupporL Servlces:
lf you have a documenLed dlsablllLy and wlsh Lo dlscuss academlc accommodaLlons for LesL
Laklng or oLher needs, you wlll need documenLaLlon from ulsablllLy SupporL Servlce (301-314-
7682). lf you are lll or encounLerlng personal dlfflculLles, please leL Lhe lnsLrucLor know as soon
as posslble. ?ou can also conLacL Learnlng AsslsLance Servlces (301-314-7693) and/or Lhe
Counsellng CenLer (301-314-7631) for asslsLance.
1he unlverslLy servlces for sLudenLs wlLh dlsablllLles ls avallable on:
hLLp://www.counsellng.umd.edu/uSS/avall_servlces.hLml

Academlc lnLegrlLy:
1he unlverslLy's code of academlc lnLegrlLy ls deslgned Lo ensure LhaL Lhe prlnclple of academlc
honesLy ls upheld. Any of Lhe followlng acLs, when commlLLed by a sLudenL, consLlLuLes
academlc dlshonesLy:
• CPLA1lnC: lnLenLlonally uslng or aLLempLlng Lo use unauLhorlzed maLerlals,
lnformaLlon, or sLudy alds ln an academlc exerclse.
• lA88lCA1lCn: lnLenLlonal and unauLhorlzed falslflcaLlon or lnvenLlon of any lnformaLlon
or clLaLlon ln an academlc exerclse.
• lAClLl1A1lnC ACAuLMlC ulSPCnLS1?: lnLenLlonally or knowlngly helplng or aLLempLlng
Lo help anoLher Lo vlolaLe any provlslon of Lhls code.
• ÞLAClA8lSM: lnLenLlonally or knowlngly represenLlng Lhe words or ldeas of anoLher as
one's own ln any academlc exerclse.

lor more lnformaLlon see: hLLp://www.shc.umd.edu/code.hLml.

1he Ponor Þledge ls a sLaLemenL undergraduaLe and graduaLe sLudenLs should be asked Lo wrlLe
by hand and slgn on examlnaLlons, papers, or oLher academlc asslgnmenLs. 1he Þledge reads:

K F4*76* %/ +0 $%/%- #$.# K $.;* /%# 6";*/ %- -*3*";*7 ./0 &/.&#$%-"L*7 .22"2#./3* %/ #$"2
.22"6/+*/#M*C.+"/.#"%/J

1he unlverslLy of Maryland, College Þark has a naLlonally recognlzed Code of Academlc lnLegrlLy,
admlnlsLered by Lhe SLudenL Ponor Councll. 1hls Code seLs sLandards for academlc lnLegrlLy aL
Maryland for all undergraduaLe and graduaLe sLudenLs. As a sLudenL you are responslble for
upholdlng Lhese sLandards for Lhls course. lL ls very lmporLanL for you Lo be aware of Lhe
consequences of cheaLlng, fabrlcaLlon, faclllLaLlon, and plaglarlsm. lor more lnformaLlon on Lhe
Code of Academlc lnLegrlLy or Lhe SLudenL Ponor Councll, please vlslL hLLp://www.shc.umd.edu.

lnclemenL WeaLher / unlverslLy Closlngs:
ln Lhe evenL LhaL Lhe unlverslLy ls closed for an emergency or exLended perlod of Llme, Lhe
lnsLrucLor wlll communlcaLe Lo sLudenLs regardlng schedule ad[usLmenLs, lncludlng reschedullng
of examlnaLlons and asslgnmenLs due Lo lnclemenL weaLher and campus emergencles. Cfflclal
closures and delays are announced on Lhe campus webslLe (hLLp://www.umd.edu) and snow
phone llne (301-403-SnCW), as well as local radlo and 1v sLaLlons.

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Larly Warnlng Crades: Larly warnlng grades wlll be submlLLed for Lhose undergraduaLe sLudenLs
who are newly enrolled aL Maryland. 1hese grades are an lmporLanL componenL of our
reLenLlon efforLs as Lhey provlde Llmely feedback Lo Lhose sLudenLs who are unfamlllar wlLh our
academlc expecLaLlons. A leLLer grade or ºsaLlsfacLory/unsaLlsfacLory" (S/u) marks may be
submlLLed.

Course evaluaLlon:
1he unlverslLy, Lhe School of Þubllc PealLh, and Lhe ueparLmenL of klneslology are commlLLed Lo
Lhe use of sLudenL course evaluaLlons for lmprovlng Lhe sLudenL experlence, course and
currlculum dellvery, and faculLy lnsLrucLlon. ?our evaluaLlons help lnsLrucLors lmprove Lhelr
courses, help deans and deparLmenL chalrs declde on merlL pay for faculLy, renewal of
conLracLs, and supporL Lenure and promoLlon declslons, and help currenL and fuLure sLudenLs
declde on classes. 1he system (www.CourseLva|UM.umd.edu) w||| open toward the end of the
semester and c|ose pr|or to f|na| exams, spec|f|c dates w||| be announced dur|ng the semester.
?our parLlclpaLlon ln Lhe evaluaLlon of courses Lhrough CourseLvaluM ls a responslblllLy you
hold as a sLudenL member of our academlc communlLy. ?our feedback ls confldenLlal and
lmporLanL Lo Lhe lmprovemenL of Leachlng and learnlng aL Lhe unlverslLy 8y compleLlng all of
your evaluaLlons each semesLer, you wlll have Lhe prlvllege of accesslng Lhe summary reporLs
for Lhousands of courses onllne aL 1esLudo.



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