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.

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Course Outline
Course Code: 
VRE103
Duration: 
100 hours - Access for 12 months
Delivery: 
Online
Certificate: 
Statement of achievement
Lesson Structure: 
  1. Reasons for Fitness
  2. Understanding your body
  3. Testing your fitness
  4. Exercises for specific purposes
  5. Nutrition and Weight control
  6. Endurance and Suppleness
  7. Home Medicine and First Aid
  8. Designing an Exercise Program
Aims - the learning objectives of the course: 
  • 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