Apr 01, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EXSC 471 - Sports Biomechanics

Physical laws and biomechanical principles that govern high-level human functioning: running, ballistic-power movements, striking and impacting, resistance factors, and sports engineering. Two hours lecture and two hours lab per week.

Prerequisite: EXSC 370 or EXSC 371, with grade of C or higher.

Credits: (3)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Summarize an understanding of mechanical principles.
  • Evaluate and interpret scientific literature pertaining to biomechanics.
  • Summarize the concepts of movement mechanics as it applies to sport performance.
  • Modify specific mechanical parameters to optimize sport performance.

Learner Outcomes Approval Date:

Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
Winter Locations: Ellensburg Spring Locations: Ellensburg

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