Health & Fitness II BRE201

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Develop a comprehensive understanding of fitness! This course develops skills to manage fitness oriented services as well as covering fitness program managment such as fitness testing, exercise programming, and prescription. Prerequisites are either Health and Fitness I or a recognized fitness leaders certificate. Course Structure

There are 8 lessons as follows:

  1. Fitness & Wellbeing
  2. Fitness Physiology & 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
Aims
  • Explain the relationship between fitness and wellbeing.
  • Determine a person\'s level of health and f…

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Develop a comprehensive understanding of fitness! This course develops skills to manage fitness oriented services as well as covering fitness program managment such as fitness testing, exercise programming, and prescription. Prerequisites are either Health and Fitness I or a recognized fitness leaders certificate. Course Structure

There are 8 lessons as follows:

  1. Fitness & Wellbeing
  2. Fitness Physiology & 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
Aims
  • Explain the relationship between fitness and wellbeing.
  • Determine a person\'s 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.
What the Course covers
  • Explain symptoms of common problems that may occur during exercise, including: dizziness, hyperventilation, nausea or asthma.
  • Describe procedures to follow in response to problems occurring during exercise
  • Explain how to cater for special needs of the following different demographic groups during exercise:
    • Pregnant women
    • The elderly
    • Paraplegics
  • Describe examples of different people who experience poor health, but a good state of wellbeing.
  • List physiological characteristics which can be used to indicate a persons health and fitness level.
  • Describe the structure of skeletal muscle the upper arm.
  • 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.
  • Complete a pre-test screening procedure to identify risk levels in a client, using a standard questionnaire.
  • Explain procedures to manage legal liability when conducting fitness tests in your locality.
  • Demonstrate a series of five different fitness tests, commonly used in health clubs or gymnasiums.
  • Analyse the results of fitness tests conducted.
  • Define in one sentence each, resistance training terminology, including:
    • Repetitions
    • Sets
    • Resistance (load)
    • Repetition maximum
    • Rest
  • Explain different resistance training concepts including:
    • Overload principle
    • Isotonic contraction
    • Isometric contraction
    • Eccentric contraction
    • Isokenetic contraction
  • Explain different resistance training methods, including:
    • Isotonic programs
    • Isometric programs
    • Isokenetic programs
    • Eccentric programs
  • Compare different items of equipment commonly used for resistance training.
  • Explain the proper use of five different resistance training machines; in accordance with manufacturer\'s instructions.
  • Identify hazards associated with use of different items of resistance training equipment.
  • Develop guidelines for the care of weight training equipment.
  • Compare the use of a specified weight machine by three different people in an analytical report.
  • Prepare using illustrations, and step by step instructions, a modified exercise program.
  • Explain the exercise program you developed.
  • Explain different motivational techniques which are appropriate to use during, fitness instruction.
  • Explain different counselling techniques which may be appropriate to use during fitness instruction.
  • Explain an appropriate style of leadership to use during fitness instruction in a specified situation which you are familiar with.
  • Explain the use of teaching principles to explaining a specific exercise technique.
  • Explain differences in approach to leading different numbers of people in a fitness session.
  • Demonstrate leading a fitness session with a group of four or more participants

This course develops skills to manage fitness oriented services as well as covering fitness program managment such as fitness testing, exercise programming, and presciption. Prerequisites are either Health and Fitness I or a recognized fitness leaders certificate.

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