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Physical Education - Fitness Training Principles and Methods Course


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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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 120 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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  • Mohammed Askar Rasheed
    Mohammed Askar Rasheed India This is really a course made for every man or woman because we encounter or we get involve with each and very topics treated on this course in out daily activities, being a trained person or an untrained person one way or the other you are practically involved. And for those in the fitness industry you get to know more about human body and how they work. 2015-08-26 06:08:11
  • MUYUNDA TEMBO
    MUYUNDA TEMBO Zambia Very good course, teaches one the basic fundamentals of exercise and general fitness. 2015-08-25 05:08:11
  • Abdulhakeem Martins
    Abdulhakeem Martins Nigeria It is actually very interesting. 2015-08-09 23:08:54
  • Samuel Emordi
    Samuel Emordi Nigeria This is really a course made for every man or woman because we encounter or we get involve with each and very topics treated on this course in out daily activities, being a trained person or an untrained person one way or the other you are practically involved. And for those in the fitness industry you get to know more about human body and how they work. 2015-07-29 17:07:09
  • Ardit Gashi
    Ardit Gashi Albania This course helped me a lot about physical education, because I train a lot and now I understand things more than earlier, and now, not only that I have the body, but also I have the mind to change things in my body. Because the body follows the mind. 2015-07-20 20:07:50
  • Karletta Howard
    Karletta Howard United States of America Great course very informative 2015-07-20 14:07:54
  • 13dospa .
    13dospa . Greece This course was amazing. I learned a lot of useful things that i didn't know. I suggest it to everyone who likes and loves fitness. 2015-07-15 17:07:50
  • 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
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