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Health and Fitness ll

ADL - Academy for Distance Learning

$ 1.364.917
*Precio Orientativo
Importe original en GBP:
£ 340

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Tipología Vocational qualification
Metodología A distancia
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  • Vocational qualification
  • A distancia
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Take your fitness further!

Learn how to:

undertake fitness testing

manage fitness testing services

develop excercise programs

lead a fitness program

explain how cardiovascular responses vary

develop guidelines for weight training

And much more.

Prerequisite: Health and Fitness I or a recognised fitness leaders certificate (or equivalent).

This course was recently revised by highly qualified industry professionals with specialist knowledge.

When normal individuals who have previously led sedentary or inactive lives assume a more active life, or take part in a regular exercise programme, they immediately become aware of their limited tolerance for physical work and the discomfort which it provokes. However, in a matter of only a week or two of regular exercise they experience an improvement in their physical working capacity. This is so for both sexes and all age groups including the elderly. They are also aware of feeling better and have a reduced sense of effort for any given task. Harder physical work can be tolerated for longer without fatigue and all daily physical tasks are accomplished more easily. Likewise, the range of physical activities in which they can safely and comfortably participate is extended. Many recognise these changes as contributing significantly to the quality of their lives. As well as these benefits which can be explained by physiological changes and apart from the elation which often follows immediately after exercise, there may be long_ term psychological benefits.

The psychological benefits which have been observed in controlled studies include increases in extroversion, self_confidence, self_awareness and improvements in recall in the elderly. Provided exercise levels are increased gradually, harmful effects are extremely unlikely.

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Dónde se imparte y en qué fechas

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¿Qué aprendes en este curso?

Fitness Instructor
Gym Instructor
Personal Fitness
Diet and nutrition
Health and Fitness

Programa académico

Lesson Structure:

There are 8 lessons in this course:

Fitness and Wellbeing

Defining terminology
What is wellneing
Emotional or mental health
Structural health
Chemical health
Natural body cycles
Why exercise
Enhancing normal health with exercise
Food combining
Exercise at different stages of life
Stabilizing metabolism during middle age
Exercise for disease prevention
Old age
Understanding and managing stress

Fitness Physiology and Anatomy

Anaerobic energy supply
Lactic acid energy
Aerobic energy supply
Energy needed for different types of activity
Muscles: how muscles move, types of muscle
What muscle causes what movement
Problems during exercise: fatigue,

Management of Fitness Testing Services

Reasons for fitness testing
First aid
Legal liability
Providing protection

Designing Fitness Tests

What should be tested
Sequence of testing
Body weight, Water, Fat testing
Cario respiratory endurance
Muscle strength and endurance
Criteria for designing fitness tests
Procedure for constructing a new fitness test series

Resistance Training

Principles of resistance training
Principles of exercise
Overload principle
Types of resistance training

Developing an Exercise Programme

Features of an exercise program
Typical design process
Types of exercise
Developing physique
Cardiorespiratory endurance
Structure of an aerobic training session

Managing an Exercise Programme

Training response
Exercises for specific problems: back, shoulders, trunk, arms,legs
Weight control
Energy expenditure

Leading a Fitness Programme

Leadership concepts
Leadership responsibilities
Shared leadership
Leadership communication

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.
Learning Goals:

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.


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.
Analyse the results of fitness tests conducted.
Explain the proper use of five different resistance training machines; in accordance with manufacturers instructions and 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 and counselling techniques which are 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 and demonstrate leading a fitness session with a group of four or more participants

Información adicional

Fitness Leader, Dietician, Health Instructor