Principles of Strength
and Conditioning
KNES 351
Semester Review
Chapter 1
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Explain the sliding filament theory from AP to
contraction.
What is the role of:
ATP
 Calcium
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Describe a sarcomere
What are quality and quantity of muscle?
Who was Milo?
Chapter 1 cont…
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Describe the force/velocity curve.
Define:
Specificity
 Overload
 PRE
 Motor unit
 ACH
 Length/tension relationship
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Chapter 1 cont…
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What are muscle actions?
What are exercise modes?
Explain muscle fibers in series vs. parallel.
Explain the time course of strength
development.
Chapter 2
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Explain:
afferent and efferent signals
 Neural conduction
 Size principle
 SSC
 Hypertrophy vs. hyperplasia
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Chapter 6
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Define the endocrine system and hormones
Explain anabolic vs. catabolic
Explain the lock and key
What is the hormonal response to heavy lifting?
What is the difference between cortisol and
testosterone?
Explain gender differences.
Chapter 5
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Understand 3 basic energy systems
Preferred fuel for exercise.
What is lactate threshold.
Chapter 18
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FIVR
Needs analysis
Training age vs. physiological age
Exercise type and order
Training goals
DeLorme and Watkins
1RM
Rep continuum
Single vs. multiple sets
Chapter 16
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When should stretching occur?
Two types of warm-up.
GTO and spindles
Inhibition
F.I.T. for flexibility
Bad exercises?
Stretching’s effect on force.
Chapter 3
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Levers
Human levers
 Types
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Physics equations
Weight
 Torque
 Force
 Power
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Lifting belts
Chapter 17
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Bar grips
Grip widths
Machines vs. free weights
Breathing
Form and technique
Olympic lifts
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Bar grips and widths
Clean and jerk
Snatch
Squat
Body position
FIVR
Chapters 14 & 15
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Why test?
Validity vs. reliability
Metabolic specificity
Order of testing
Specific tests?
Chapter 21
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Cardiac output
Musculoskeletal adaptations
Exercise economy
Fuel utilization
FITR?
Types of training
Cross training
Chapters 19 & 20
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SAQ and Plyos
Amortization
Stretch reflex
FIVR?
Program design
Chapter 9
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Sex vs. gender
Youth resistance training results?
Females different?
Quality of muscle differences
Old people different?
Sarcopenia
Program design for all three?
Take out the trash?
Chapter 22
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Purpose of periodization
Fractal nature
Cycles?
Phases?
GAS and Selye
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