Diploma in Outdoor and Physical Education Studies
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Equivalent to FETAC: Level 5 | Equivalent to QCF (UK): Level 3
Learn all about adventure and the risks that can be involved in some activities
ALISON's free online Diploma in Outdoor and Physical Education Studies course gives you the opportunity to gain a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of key topics in outdoor adventure and physical education. The course covers topics such as coaching and training, physical fitness, outdoor activities and adventure. This Diploma is ideal for anyone interested in a career in outdoor activities, adventure activities, the health and fitness industry, or physical education and training, and will greatly enhance your career prospects.
Studying this course, you will learn about different types of adventure. You will be aware of the degree of difficulty, the risks involved and the skills required in each type of adventure. You will know the different characteristics that are involved in adventure and the various reasons that motivate people to participate in such adventures. You will learn of historical adventures. You will know the high, medium and low accessibility of different adventure sports and the factors that can affect accessibility. You will gain a good knowledge of safety in adventure. You will know the effect that locations and times can have in adventure activities. You will be aware of the equipment used, the environment, conservation, recreation and land management. You will gain a knowledge of the basic muscle physiology, muscle groups, the heart, energy systems, converting food to energy, principles of training and training methods. You will know the maximum oxygen uptake, acute responses, chronic training responses, fatigue and recovery. You will understand the core components of fitness, the role of a coach, coaching styles, coaching techniques, legal and illegal ergogenic aids. You will know sports psychology, the limits to performance and sporting injuries. You will be more aware of different groups in society, influences on physical education, intrinsic/extrinsic influences on fitness, socio-cultural considerations and participation factors.