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This is a course in fitness evaluation and management. It develops skills in analysis, evaluation, and consequential management of health and fitness characteristics for a specific individual.
It is an excellent study program for professional development, as part of a larger (certificate or diploma) program, or as a stand alone course of study to enhance your capacity to live a better and more productive life.
A stand alone course, but also complements Health and Fitness I and II. It is not recommended you enroll in this course unless you have some previous human biology (physiology) qualifications or fitness testing experience.
There are 7 lessons in this course:
- Health Risk factors
- The Health Care System
- Social Factors
- Managing Health & Fitness
- Fitness Test Comparisons
- Analysis of Fitness Tests
- Analysis of Sports Skills
Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the school, marked by the school's tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading.
- Consider both physical and psychological health risk factors in modern society and develop guidelines for minimising health risks in different situations.
- Research and understand components of the public health care system, including preventative and treatment services. Compare private with public (government) health care systems, referring to quality of service, efficiencies and costs.
- There are many complaints about public and private health care systems. Explain the limitations of the pubic health care system for different individuals and explain government initiatives in the area of preventative health care.
- Describe different physiological effects which may indicate stress and explain the effect of stress on health and fitness in a case study.
- Investigate methods used to treat different specified health and fitness problems, other than diseases, including both preventative and curative approaches and recommend changes in lifestyle practices to improve health management for different case studies.
- Explain different tests used to:
- evaluate strength, power and muscular endurance
- plain different tests used to evaluate flexibility, agility and balance
- Explain different tests used to evaluate cardiovascular endurance
- Explain different tests used to evaluate general motor ability
- Discuss the value of statistics in assessing fitness test results.
- Explain descriptive statistical methods used in a fitness evaluation.
- Explain comparative statistical methods used in a fitness evaluation.
- Explain inferential statistical methods used in a fitness evaluation
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