Physical Education - Fitness Training Principles and Methods - Revised
Learn about sports science and effective training principles and techniques.
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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.Start Course Now
Having completed this course you will be able to:
- Describe muscle architecture and muscle groups such as the motor unit, muscular force, muscle fibres, and joint actions
- Explain the benefits of involvement in fitness activities
- Relate heart rate to ATP-PC, and lactic acid to aerobic energy systems
- Explain about food conversion for energy
- Describe the four training principles: overload, specificity, reversibility and individual differences
- Illustrate the importance of maximum volume of oxygen consumed by the body, acute responses, fatigue, recovery and glycogen restoration
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