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Diploma in Outdoor and Physical Education Studies

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Want a career in adventure activities or health and fitness? Study Alison's free online course on Outdoor and Physical Education Studies.
  • Duration

    6-10 Hours
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  • Certification

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Alison's 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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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.

All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Diploma course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Diploma course, you have the option to acquire official Certification, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certification is:

Ideal for sharing with potential employers - include it in your CV, professional social media profiles and job applications
An indication of your commitment to continuously learn, upskill and achieve high results
An incentive to you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

Alison offers 3 types of Certification for completed Diploma courses:

Digital Diploma - a downloadable Diploma in PDF format, immediately available to you when you complete your purchase
Diploma - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Diploma that is posted to you (with FREE standard shipping worldwide)
Framed Diploma - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Diploma in a stylish frame that is posted to you (with FREE standard shipping worldwide)

All Certification is available to purchase through the Alison Shop. For more information on purchasing Alison Certification, please visit our faqs. If you decide not to purchase your Alison Certification, you can still demonstrate your achievement by sharing your Learner Record or Learner Achievement Verification, both of which are accessible from your Dashboard. For more details on our Certification pricing, please visit our Pricing Page.


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