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Equivalent to FETAC

Level 5

Equivalent to QCF (UK)

Level 3

Language

EN

Publisher

XSIQ

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Modules in Diploma in Outdoor and Physical Education Studies

Meaning of adventure

This free online course is an introduction to the meaning of adventure and covers topics such as exploration, experimentation and competence in adventure .

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Characteristics of adventure

This free online course reviews the characteristics of adventure such as the size of groups, women and adventure, safety issues and cost.

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Motivation for adventure

This free online course discusses what motivates people for adventure, and looks at contemporary understandings of this issue.

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Examples of adventure

This free online course reviews historical and contemporary examples of adventures and adventurers.

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Access to adventure

This free online course reviews access to adventure and factors that can affect accessibility.

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Safety in adventure

This free online course covers issues around safety and competence in adventure.

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Timing and location

This free online course discusses timing and location of adventure activities.

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Different types of adventure

This free online course introduces different types of adventure activities.

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Impact on the environment

This free online course reviews the impact adventure activities can have on the environment, the wilderness and natural areas.

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The media

This free online course covers the role of the media in adventure activities.

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Grading and guidebooks

This free online course discusses grading and guidebooks for adventure activities such as biking and bushwalking.

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Adventure as a commodity

This free online course discusses how to market and package adventure as a commodity.

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Equipment

This free online course looks at the type of equipment used in adventure and the recent changes in technology.

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Ways of viewing the environment

This free online course discusses ways of viewing the environment and covers worth-ship, worship, and kinship and reviews land as a commodity.

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Conservation

This free online course looks at topics related to conservation such as the development of interest groups and how to influence descisions related to conservation matters.

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Recreation and land management

This free online course discusses the importance of the environment and the conflict between land development and conservation.

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Case Study - The Australian Aborigines

This free online course is an introduction to the Aboriginal peoples of Australia and their customs, traditions, way of life and connection to the land.

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Basic muscle physiology

This free online course is a review of basic muscle physiology and looks at topics such as the motor unit and the regulation of muscular force.

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Muscle groups

This free online course is a review of the major muscles in the body, the types of muscles and their microscopic structure, and how muscles contract.

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Information on the heart

This free online course is an introduction to the heart and looks at the location of the heart, the size of the heart and what regulates the activity of the heart.

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Energy systems

This free online course is a review of the energy systems in the body such as the aerobic system, the anaerobic system and the lactic acid system.

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Converting food to energy

This free online course is a review of how food is converted into energy, and looks at the conversion of carbohydrates, fats and proteins into energy for exercise.

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The principles of training

This free online course is a review of the principles of training such as the overload principle and the principle of specificity.

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Training principles

This free online course is an introduction to training principles such as intensity, overload, duration and variety.

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Training methods

This free online course is a review of training methods such as circuit training, Fartlek training, interval training and plyometrics.

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Maximal oxygen uptake

This free online course is a review of the physiology of the maximal oxygen uptake (VO2 max.) in exercise and how it is measured.

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Acute responses

This free online course is an introduction to acute responses of the respiratory, muscular and cardiovascular systems to exercise.

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Chronic training responses

This free online course is an introduction to chronic responses to exercise and reviews aerobic and anaerobic respiration.

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Fatigue and recovery

This free online course discusses fatigue and recovery from exercise and reviews latic acid build-up and glycogen restoration in muscles.

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The core components of fitness

This free online course is an introduction to the core components of fitness such as agility, flexibility, muscular endurance, balance and reaction time.

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Assessment of fitness

This free online course covers the assessment of fitness using fitness tests.

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The role of the coach

This free online course discusses the role a coach has in improving performance and the attributes and skills a coach needs.

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Coaching styles

This free online course is a review of coaching styles such as the authoritarian style, the personable style or the casual style.

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Coaching techniques

This free online course is an introduction to coaching techniques and covers stages such as the cognitive stage, the associative stage and the autonomous stage.

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Legal ergogenic aids

This free online course is an introduction to legal ergogenic aids such as nutrition, carbohydrate loading and altitude training.

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Illegal ergogenic aids

This free online course is a review of illegal ergogenic aids atheltes might use such as amphetamines, beta-blockers, anabolic steroids and blood doping using EPO.

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Sports psychology

This free online course is a review of sports psychology and how it can influence athletes.

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Limits to performance

This free online course reviews factors that can limit performance such as anatomical and physiological factors or socio-cultural factors.

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Sporting injuries

This free online course discusses sports injuries and reviews the assessment, management and prevention of injuries.

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Different groups within society

This free online course is discusses the role pyhsical activity plays in the lives of different groups within society such as children, teenagers, adults and the elderly.

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Influences on physical education

This free online course is a review of positive and negative influences on physical education such as cost, time, education and ethnicity.

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Intrinsic/extrinsic influences on fitness

This free online course discusses both intrinsic and extrinsic influences on fitness such as gender, culture, the media and socio-economic status.

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Socio-cultural considerations

This free online course is a review of socio-cultural considerations in participation in physical activity such as gender, ethnicity and disability

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Motivational factors

This free online course is a review of motivational factors atheltes can use.

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Participation rates

This free online course is an introduction to how participation in physical activity can be promoted using role models and sponsorship.

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Fact or fiction activity

This free online course is a review of how to plan and carry out a survey or interview that examines the participation rates in physical activity.

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Assessment

Score 80% or more in the assessment and you can obtain a Diploma parchment for this course.


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Comments & Reviews

  • Jeannie White United States of America I thought it was detailed and helpful. 2014-04-22 15:04:58
  • Daniel Massa United States of America Thorough on hitting all aspects of physical education and health. 2014-04-06 03:04:45
  • Patrick Zyambo Zambia I WANT TO START NOW 2014-04-01 15:04:03
  • Patrick Zyambo Zambia IT IS A COURSE THAT CAN MAKE ONE LEARN MORE ABOUT SPORTS 2014-04-01 15:04:42
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  • Seamus Wisely United States of America The course was very easy to understand & a great way to learn 2014-03-31 04:03:03
  • KENNETH ALONTE United Arab Emirates Awesome! 2014-03-28 19:03:07
  • Cairo Turner United Kingdom Course Module: Characteristics of adventureCourse Topic: Charcteristics of Adventure: Women in Adventure ActivitiesComment: this corse is amazing and awsome 2013-04-29 17:04:04
  • Cairo Turner United Kingdom Course Module: Characteristics of adventureCourse Topic: Charcteristics of Adventure: Women in Adventure ActivitiesComment: this corse is amazing and awsome 2013-04-29 17:04:01
  • Cairo Turner United Kingdom Course Module: Characteristics of adventureCourse Topic: Charcteristics of Adventure: Women in Adventure ActivitiesComment: this corse is amazing and awsome 2013-04-29 17:04:55
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