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In the Week 3 Readings, Maran Section 5 pages 226 – 251 and Strength Basics Chapter 4, pages 35 – 49 cover the components necessary for designing an effective strength training program. For this week’s forum, choose one component and answer the following questions:
1. Why is this particular component important to you when you design a program?
2. Provide us with a concrete example of how you would use that step to design a program.
3. From an academic perspective, include at least one original piece of literature that justifies your position as to the value of the element in exercise programming.
How does this article demonstrate the validity of your decision?
4. Now, focus on what you feel is the least important of those steps and answer the following question.
Which step do you feel is the least important to program design? Why?
Finally, when working with persons that are medically contraindicated for strength training, what does unequal difficulty mean and how does the concept relate to your answers above?