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Health & Fitness Intermediate (II)

Statement of AchievementPlease enquire for prices and more information
Course Duration: 100 Hours
DeliveryCorrespondence
Course REF: BRE201

Health & Fitness Intermediate (II) Outline

Build on your knowledge of human fitness!  Could you confidently design and manage a fitness program? Firstly learn how to carry out effective fitness testing techniques for your clients and customers, as without fitness testing you can't create safe and beneficial programs!

This course develops skills to manage fitness oriented services as well as covering fitness program management such as fitness testing, exercise programming and prescription.  The course also looks at your leadership skills and helps you develop understanding of the required qualities of leaders in this industry. 

Suggested Prior Learning: Health and Fitness I or a recognised fitness leaders certificate.


Lesson Structure

There are 8 lessons in this course:

  1. Fitness and Wellbeing
  2. Fitness Physiology and Anatomy
  3. Management of Fitness Testing Services
  4. Designing Fitness Tests
  5. Resistance Training
  6. Developing an Exercise Program
  7. Managing an Exercise Program
  8. Leading a Fitness Program

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.


Aims

  • Explain the relationship between fitness and wellbeing.
  • Determine a persons level of health and fitness according to physiological data.
  • Manage fitness testing services to a standard practiced in gymnasiums and health clubs.
  • Design Fitness Tests to a standard practiced in gymnasiums and health clubs.
  • Explain the management of resistance training, including equipment and exercise programs.
  • Develop an exercise program.
  • Manage exercise programs, including monitoring and recommendations.
  • Effectively lead a fitness program, to any number of people, including large groups or on an individual basis.

Activities

  • Explain symptoms of common problems that may occur during exercise,including: dizziness, hyperventilation, nausea or asthma and describe procedures to follow in response to problems occurring during exercise
  • List physiological characteristics which can be used to indicate a persons health and fitness level.
  • Compare anaerobic with aerobic energy systems.
  • Explain how cardiovascular responses may vary, according to varying intensities of specific type of exercise.
  • Explain the physiology of muscular fatigue related to varying levels of exercise.
  • Explain factors related to hypertrophy/atrophy of muscle tissue, in a specific situation.
  • Differentiate between a fitness assessment undertaken by a fitness leader and a comprehensive assessment of health carried out by a health practitioner.
  • Explain the purpose, including limitations, of fitness testing in a summary.
  • Explain procedures to manage legal liability when conducting fitness tests in your locality.

Health & Fitness Intermediate (II)

Statement of AchievementPlease enquire for prices and more information
Course Duration: 100 Hours
DeliveryCorrespondence
Course REF: BRE201