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Physical Education - Fitness Training Principles and Methods


Physical Education - Fitness Training Principles and Methods

Physical Education - Fitness Training Principles and Methods

Improve your overall fitness and learn effective training methods


Students: 6,383
Course Description

This Physical Education (PE or Phys Ed) course offers a comprehensive introduction to the topic and investigates the basics: from muscle response to the physiology, biology, and the science of sports. It covers the scientific basis of fitness and concludes with training principals and methods.
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It is an ideal course for those studying for a qualification in health or fitness or for sports enthusiasts. It is also an excellent resource for trainers or managers in fitness, health or sports related activities.

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Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course you will have a good understanding of muscle architecture and muscle groups such as the motor unit, muscular force, muscle fibres, joint actions, microsopic muscle structure, muscle contractions and much more. This will be extremely beneficial for involvement in fitness activities.You will gain a knowledge of your heart rate and ATP-PC, lactic acid and aerobic energy systems.
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You will know all about food conversion for energy which is so important to understand for effective training. This course will teach you the four training principles: overload, specificity, reversibility and individual differences. You will have a great understanding of the importance of maximum volume of oxygen consumed by the body, acute responses, fatigue, recovery and glycogen restoration.
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Module Title
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
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Course Rating (By Learners)
Course Title Physical Education - Fitness Training Principles and Methods
Course # 217
Course Publisher XSIQ
Course Category 6
Content Origin Australian School Curriculum
Course Description  This Physical Education (PE or Phys Ed) course offers a comprehensive introduction to the topic and investigates the basics: from muscle response to the physiology, biology, and the science of sports. It covers the scientific basis of fitness and concludes with training principals and methods. It is an ideal course for those studying for a qualification in health or fitness or for sports enthusiasts. It is also an excellent resource for trainers or managers in fitness, health or sports related activities.
License 
Release Date 28 February 2011
   
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner) 2-3 Hours
Video/Audio None
Audio Only Low
Animation Low
Assessments Yes
 
Education Level
Age appropriateness 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level Higher High Secondary School
 
Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download Yes
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
Merchandise Availability Yes
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  • Marian O'boyle Ireland This course gives the fitness enthusiast an excellent understanding of how their body responds to exercise and how to take care of themselves in competitive sport through implementing a comprehensive training, diet and exercise plan to further enhance their athletic career. 2014-12-13 19:12:06
  • Gisela Udom Reichardt Malaysia Hello there, thanks so much for a great course. I have really learned a lot. I will continue learning with you. Gisela 2014-12-11 02:12:38
  • Willie Hess South Africa I learned that you must be aware of your body and abilities.You must know what your oxygen input is. 2014-12-02 10:12:05
  • John-michael Mader Trinidad and Tobago Great course learned a lot very informative. Pleased by the amount of information given in the course. It was worth it, Great course 2014-11-16 01:11:49
  • Christos Tziotas Norway Amazing course and a greaqt experience! 2014-09-16 09:09:40
  • Andrew Sobol Australia Very good introductory course. The examination could have been a little more challenging. 2014-09-04 08:09:11
  • Adam Mcgregor Australia excellent course i learned heaps of stuff 2014-08-29 09:08:54
  • Zachary Bashore United States of America It was educational.. 2014-08-15 20:08:06
  • Edgar Fernández Costa Rica incredible, very good course, well recomended 2014-07-25 05:07:17
  • River Wood Thailand Great course 2014-07-12 14:07:44
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