Weight Training

MIT's state of the art weight room.

The MIT Wang Fitness center, a state of the art weight training facility. (Image courtesy of John Kern.)


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Spring 2006



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Course Description

This 12 session course is designed for the beginning or novice weight lifter, or for those who have experience lifting but lack proper instruction. We will provide an understanding of the biomechanics involved, muscles used for a given exercise, and program development.

Taylor, Halston. PE.720 Weight Training, Spring 2006. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/athletics-physical-education-and-recreation/pe-720-weight-training-spring-2006 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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