Strength & Conditioning


The Strength & Conditioning concentration provides knowledge related to strength and conditioning for fitness and sport programs and prepares students interested in strength and conditioning certifications (NSCA, USA Weightlifting). The concentration also prepares students for advanced study in the strength and conditioning area. 


Required Courses (12 units):

KNES 320 Exercise Techniques for Strength Training

KNES 351 Principles of Strength and Conditioning

KNES 450 Program Design in Strength and Conditioning

KNES 458 Measurement Techniques in Strength and Conditioning 

Elective Courses (9 units):

Choose three courses from the following:

KNES 354 Cardiovascular Exercise Testing and Prescription

KNES 365 Pathologies in Sport/Exercise

KNES 375 Management of Sport/Exercise Emergencies

KNES 414 Legal Issues in Kinesiology

KNES 430 Applied Sport Psychology

KNES 457 Practice of Personal Training

KNES 463 Biomechanics of Musculoskeletal Injury

KNES 470 Nutrition for Exercise and Performance

KNES 487 Practice of Personal Training

KNES 495 Internship

KNES 499 Independent Study