Scientific Principles of Strength and Conditioning is intended to introduce the science and physiology behind strength training and conditioning. Oftentimes the strength and conditioning issues are misunderstood due to common popular myths. Sound scientific principles will be used to dispel such ideas. A variety of strength training and conditioning topics will be covered in order to prepare a student who is interested in becoming a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) or a Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). Lecture, 3 hours. Prerequisite: HHSC 255 and HHSC 256. Corequisite: HHSC 376.