Physical Education - Fitness Training Principles and Methods - Revised
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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.
The focus of this course is to help build the learner’s knowledge of movement and safety, and their ability to use these to perform in a wide range of activities associated with the development of an active and healthy lifestyle.
This course is ideal 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. So why, wait? Learn how to train your body to be strong and healthy with physcial exercise today!Start Course Now
Basic Physiology For Physical Education
Basic Physiology For Physical Education - Learning Outcomes
Basic Muscle Physiology
Information On The Heart
Converting Food To Energy
Basic Physiology For Physical Education - Lesson Summary
Training Methods - Learning Outcomes
The Principles Of Training
Maximal Oxygen Uptake
Chronic Training Responses
Fatigue And Recovery
Training Methods - Lesson Summary
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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