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Physical Education - Fitness Training Principles and Methods

Fitness
Free Course

Interested in physical education? Learn about sports science and effective training techniques.

  • Duration

    2-3 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Publisher

    XSIQ
Description Outcome Certification View course modules

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.

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. 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.

All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Certificate course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Certificate 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:

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