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Physical Education - Fitness Training Principles and Methods


Physical Education - Fitness Training Principles and Methods
Physical Education - Fitness Training Principles and Methods

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Course Description

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.

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Learning Outcomes

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.


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Module Title
Basic muscle physiology
Muscle groups
Information on the heart
Energy systems
Converting food to energy
The principles of training
Training principles
Training methods
Maximal oxygen uptake
Acute responses
Chronic training responses
Fatigue and recovery
The core components of fitness
Assessment of fitness
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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 112 reviews
Course Title: Physical Education - Fitness Training Principles and Methods
Course #: 217
Course Publisher: XSIQ
Course Category: 6
Content Origin: Australian School Curriculum
Course Description: 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.
License:
Release Date: 28 February 2011
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner): 2-3 Hours
Video/Audio: None
Audio Only: Low
Animation: Low
Assessments: Yes
Education Level
Age appropriateness: 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level: Post-Secondary
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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  • Melchicedec Palacios
    Melchicedec Palacios United States of America Great information! 2015-05-31 22:05:40
  • Królikowska-Głowińska Agnieszka
    Królikowska-Głowińska Agnieszka Poland Very good and easy to learn 2015-05-01 09:05:24
  • Jade Tomelden
    Jade Tomelden Canada A fantastic introduction to people at the beginning of their journey to become a personal trainer. 2015-02-07 18:02:42
  • Roman Ivaschenko
    Roman Ivaschenko Kazakhstan awesome course 2015-01-29 21:01:14
  • LeShone Jackson
    LeShone Jackson United States of America The information was very difficult to retain at first. I had to restudy the text and then retake the test after failing horribly the first time. all of the answers are not complicated; the multiple choice can be tricky because of the wordage. All in all though, excellent program and learning! 2015-01-15 19:01:15
  • Nandhu Kutty
    Nandhu Kutty India This course is very useful for gym trainers. 2015-01-14 13:01:11
  • Idetiyene essienubo
    Idetiyene essienubo United Kingdom Very detailed and beneficial 2015-01-01 16:01:51
  • Mark O'Donnell
    Mark O'Donnell United Kingdom Good course and informative 2014-12-29 23:12:29
  • Marian O'boyle
    Marian O'boyle Ireland This course gives the fitness enthusiast an excellent understanding of how their body responds to exercise and how to take care of themselves in competitive sport through implementing a comprehensive training, diet and exercise plan to further enhance their athletic career. 2014-12-13 19:12:06
  • Gisela Udom Reichardt
    Gisela Udom Reichardt Malaysia Hello there, thanks so much for a great course. I have really learned a lot. I will continue learning with you. Gisela 2014-12-11 02:12:38
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