PRE-REQS: Take PED-4115 PED-4120 or PED-4110
This three-week course will explore how the science of sport is studied and applied to elite United States Olympic athletes. This course will examine the exercise physiological and biomechanical differences between untrained trained and elite athletes. Examination will also include exploring why all of the most accredited sports performance facilities are located in Colorado by studying the effects of exercising at high altitudes has on the human body. In addition to exploring how elite athletes train for competition recovery techniques will be examined as well. Students will study how training principles differ between aerobic and anaerobic athletes. This course will allow Aurora University students the opportunity to examine how the science of sport can maximize what the human body is capable of accomplishing.