BYU Independent Study - Online Courses

Weight Training



$ 156.00

Instructor: Clinton Jay Christiansen MAT
Credits: 0.50

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In this course, students learn the benefits of muscular fitness, proper weight training techniques, and how to set up their own personal weight-training program. Students must engage in a fitness program for a minimum of 12 weeks to receive credit.

Course Content:

1. Introduction to Weight Training
2. Muscle Structure and Functions
3. Weight Training Guidelines
4. Common Questions Related to Weightlifting

Online Courses:

Course materials are accessed online, and all assignments must be submitted online. Optional course readings may be available but do not include the self-check assignments or graded assignments.


Before beginning any exercise program, consult with your doctor. Participants and their legal guardians assume all responsibility and risk associated with any participation in any exercise program or related activities.