PHRE 3040 – Resistance Training

This course focuses on learning how to safely increase load in various exercises targeting the basic human movement patterns. In particular, students will learn the: front squat, deadlift, bench press, shoulder press, chin-up, seated row and kettlebell swing.

Target population: Adults (18-65), healthy

  • Course Instructor: Graeme Thomas
  • Lab Instructors: Sarah King
  • Lab Technician: Christian Caissie, Jasmine Collins, Avi Verma
  • Semester: Two

Lab Sections:

  • Section 1: Wednesday 12 – 2 PM
  • Section 2: Tuesday 8 – 10 AM
  • Section 3: Monday 12 – 2 PM
  • Section 4: Thursday 4- 6 PM
  • Section 5: Wednesday 8 – 10 AM
  • Section 6: Friday 4 – 6 PM
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Back Squat [579] View Exercise
Bench Press [579] View Exercise
Chest Press [579] View Exercise
Seated Shoulder Press [579] View Exercise
Deadlift [579] View Exercise
Walking Lunge [579] View Exercise
Knee Cradle [579] View Exercise
Row [579] View Exercise
Swing [579] View Exercise
Split Squat [579] View Exercise
1-Arm Row [579] View Exercise
Seated Row [579] View Exercise
Lat Pulldown [579] View Exercise
Lying Leg Curl [579] View Exercise
Seated Leg Curl [579] View Exercise
Chin Ups [579] View Exercise
Pull Ups [579] View Exercise
Assisted Chin Ups [579] View Exercise
Assisted Chin Ups [579] View Exercise
Dips [579] View Exercise
Assisted Dips [579] View Exercise
Bulgarian Split Squat [579] View Exercise
Lateral Shoulder Raise [579] View Exercise
Leg Extension [579] View Exercise
Front Squat [579] View Exercise
45° Leg Press [579] View Exercise
Standing Shoulder Press [579] View Exercise
EZ-Bar Biceps Curls [579] View Exercise
Skullcrusher [579] View Exercise
Face Pull [579] View Exercise
Overhead Triceps Extension [579] View Exercise
Triceps Kickback [579] View Exercise
Sit Up [579] View Exercise
Leg Raise [579] View Exercise
Fly [579] View Exercise
T-Bar Row [579] View Exercise
Crossover [579] View Exercise
Back Extension [579] View Exercise
Hanging Leg Raise [579] View Exercise
Sumo Deadlift [579] View Exercise
Squat Thrust [579] View Exercise
Upright Row [579] View Exercise
Standing Calf Raise [579] View Exercise
Leg Curl [579] View Exercise
Seated Leg Press [579] View Exercise
Mountain Climber [579] View Exercise
Trap Bar Deadlift [579] View Exercise
Fire Hydrant [579] View Exercise
Elbow-to-Instep Lunge [579] View Exercise
Pull Apart [579] View Exercise
Reverse Fly [579] View Exercise
Outdoor Play [579] View Exercise
Leg Swings [579] View Exercise
Vertical Jump Testing [579] View Exercise
Grip Strength [579] View Exercise
Push-Up Test [579] View Exercise
Predicted 1-RM Strength Test [579] View Exercise
Squat-to-Stand [579] View Exercise
Lunge with Reach [579] View Exercise
Russian Twist [579] View Exercise