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Personal Fitness

Statement of AchievementPlease enquire for prices and more information
Course Duration: 100 Hours
DeliveryOnline & Correspondence
Course REF: VRE103

Personal Fitness Outline

This highly practical course helps you to understand what fitness really is, and enables you to develop a balanced fitness program for yourself or for people around you covering topics such as the human body, principals of exercise programming, and weight control.


Lesson Structure

There are 8 lessons in this course:

  1. Reasons for Fitness
    • Basic components of physical fitness, reasons for fitness, fitness testing and evaluating endurance.
  2. Understanding your body
    • Body structure, cardio respiratory system and aerobic/anaerobic energy.
  3. Testing your fitness
    • Types of fitness tests, differences due to age and gender and evaluating different types of fitness tests.
  4. Exercises for specific purposes
    • Types of exercise, developing physique, basic conditioning exercises, and exercises for specific problems.
  5. Nutrition and Weight control
    • Nutrition basics, weight control and planning a diet.
  6. Endurance and Suppleness
    • Assessing how supple your body is, exercises that increase suppleness.
  7. Home Medicine and First Aid
    • Basic first aid, acupressure and alternative vs mainstream medicine.
  8. Designing an Exercise Program
    • Designing a program, assessing fitness and designing an appropriate 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.


Activities

  • Perform different types of fitness tests
  • Perform a variety of different exercises
  • Interview an inactive person to assess their fitness goals
  • Determine which muscles are used in certain exercises
  • Plan a diet and a weight loss diet
  • Suggest exercises to improve suppleness
  • Contact medical training facilities to find out about courses offered
  • Suggest first aid procedures for a number of given situations
  • Design more than one fitness program


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Personal Fitness

Statement of AchievementPlease enquire for prices and more information
Course Duration: 100 Hours
DeliveryOnline & Correspondence
Course REF: VRE103