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Diploma in Outdoor and Physical Education Studies


Diploma in Outdoor and Physical Education Studies

Diploma in Outdoor and Physical Education Studies

Learn all about adventure and the risks that can be involved in some activities


Students: 5,449
Course Description

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.
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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.

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Learning Outcomes

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.
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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.
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Module Title
Meaning of adventure
Characteristics of adventure
Motivation for adventure
Examples of adventure
Access to adventure
Safety in adventure
Timing and location
Different types of adventure
Impact on the environment
The media
Grading and guidebooks
Adventure as a commodity
Equipment
Ways of viewing the environment
Conservation
Recreation and land management
Case Study - The Australian Aborigines
Basic muscle physiology
Muscle groups
Information on the heart
Energy systems
Converting food to energy
The principles of training
Training principles
Training methods
Maximal oxygen uptake
Acute responses
Chronic training responses
Fatigue and recovery
The core components of fitness
Assessment of fitness
The role of the coach
Coaching styles
Coaching techniques
Legal ergogenic aids
Illegal ergogenic aids
Sports psychology
Limits to performance
Sporting injuries
Different groups within society
Influences on physical education
Intrinsic/extrinsic influences on fitness
Socio-cultural considerations
Motivational factors
Participation rates
Fact or fiction activity
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Course Title Diploma in Outdoor and Physical Education Studies
Course # 270
Course Publisher XSIQ
Course Category 25
Content Origin
Course Description  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.
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Release Date 01 May 2012
   
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner) 6-10 Hours
Video/Audio None
Audio Only None
Animation Medium
Assessments Yes
 
Education Level
Age appropriateness 18+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level Third Level
 
Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download No
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
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  • Karim Tahri France is very good course 2014-06-12 21:06:15
  • Fridah Sakala Zambia It is really a good course those who are coaches in sports as well as those teaching physical activities. The contents of this course are very helpful. 2014-06-11 16:06:10
  • Evelyn Bantayan Philippines We have to teach children to be a part and be active for all the good thing that they need in time,specially the good moral,how to respect people around us,study is the good way to improve our knowledge for all the kids 2014-05-06 17:05:34
  • Evelyn Bantayan Philippines Many children is out for school youth organization in that case many children are involve for some thing bad around the road or any places,maybe we should encourage them to teach as free,so that they can learned about how important to them to go to school, 2014-05-06 16:05:30
  • 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
  • Patrick Zyambo Zambia IT IS A GOOD COURSE FOR YOUNG ONES WHO WANT TO BE FIT IT IS A GOOD COURSE FOR PEOPLE WHO WANT TO LEARN MORE ABOUT SPORTS 2014-04-01 15:04:42
  • Seamus Wisely United States of America The course was very easy to understand & a great way to learn 2014-03-31 04:03:03
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