Physical Fitness - Fitness Tips and Workout Routines - Revised
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The course will start by teaching you about exercise physiology. You will study the three major types of muscles within the body, which includes smooth muscles, cardiac muscles, and skeletal muscles. You will then learn the four main principles of physical training and how to determine your target heart rate during rest and physical exercise. You will also study the various energy systems used by your muscles, as well as the four aspects of the FITT principle that can help you achieve the most from your training program.
Next, you will study the basic concepts of cardiorespiratory conditioning and learn how to accurately estimate your maximal aerobic capacity. The course will also teach you aerobic activities and basic workouts that you can use effectively in your own exercise routine. You will then study the importance of recovery during and after exercise, the factors that can affect an individual’s training response, and the types of workouts that can be used to increase cardiorespiratory conditioning.
Exercise physiology is the branch of science which studies how the body responds and adapts to physical exercise. This Physical Fitness - Fitness Tips and Workout Routines online course will teach you important theoretical aspects of physical fitness and provide you with practical workouts that can help you develop and maintain your physical fitness. So why wait? Check out this course today and start bringing your workouts to the next level.Start Course Now
Exercise Physiology - Learning Outcomes
Terminology and Definitions
Muscle Structure and Function
Principles of Physical Training
Physical Training Methods
Exercise Physiology - Lesson Summary
Cardiovascular Training - Learning Outcomes
Workouts and Aerobic Activities
Hills and Sprints
Cardiovascular Training - Lesson Summary
After completing this course you will be able to:
- Provide an accurate definition of exercise physiology
- Accurately define the most commonly used terms in exercise physiology
- Discuss the four main principles of physical training
- Determine your target heart rate during rest and during physical exercise
- Describe the form and functions of the various muscles in the human body
- Discuss the various energy systems used by muscles during exercise
- Differentiate between Type I and Type II muscle fibers
- List the basic concepts of cardiorespiratory conditioning
- Describe a range of workouts that can be used to increase cardiorespiratory conditioning
- Estimate maximal aerobic capacity
- Summarize a range of aerobic activities and basic workouts
- Explain the importance of 'recovery' after exercise
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