FITNESS RISK MANAGEMENT –Distance learning course

By: ACS Distance Education  17/08/2013
Keywords: Distance learning, correspondence courses, distance education

There are 9 lessons as follows: 1. Understanding Human Wellness Introduction Self esteem Motivation for learning How to motivate students or clients Reinforcement Understanding Stress Stress and the immune system Long term(chronic) problems caused by stress Physical fitness (anaerobic and aerobic) Safety related issues with exercise : incorrect exercises Safety in other aerobic activities Identifying hazards Safety maintenance in an aerobic exercise area Safety audit 2. Advising on Human Wellness Pre screening adults Medical symptoms, signs, health problems to watch for Communication with clients Client screening questionnaire Medical clearance Legal liability for fitness instructors What is a liability problem Contributory negligence Insurance 3. Fitness Tests Risk prevention Before any fitness test Reasons for fitness testing What to test What to measure: weight, blood pressure, Body weight and percentage fat Heart rate Lung capacity Cardiovascular score Evaluating cardiorespiratory endurance Evaluating muscular strength and endurance Designing fitness tests Recommended procedure for conducting a new fitness test series Test conditions Combination of tests 4. Interpreting Fitness Tests Introduction Fatigue during fitness testing Atmostpheric pressure affects Calculations 5. Understanding Back Problems Back terminology Types of spinal injuries Muscular injury Neurological injuries 6. Recognising and Addressing Back Problems Reducing risk Ergonomics Posture Standing Lying Furniture design Computer use Exercises for the back Workplace health and safety issues Indicators of back injury 7. Preventative Back Care PBL Project with the following aims: To identify five common back problems and consider how these problems affect the quality of one’s life. To design exercise guidelines for people already suffering from back problems, from beginner to advanced level of exercise skill. To design exercise guidelines that will prevent back injury in healthy individuals, for beginners to advanced levels of exercise skill. To design a management plan for an exercise facility that will allow for the guidelines in (2) and (3) to be implemented. Establish a procedure for reviewing and evaluating the program. 8. Understanding Weight Control Principle of weight control Endochrinology Nutritional advice Energy required for different activities The science of nutrition Energy production Factors affecting BMR Working with an obese client Working with an underweight client 9. Weight Control Methods Role of exercise in weight control A plan for losing weight Water Water retention Athletes and nutrition Weight management PBL Project Find out more at http://www.acsedu.co.uk/Courses/Health-Fitness-and-Recreation/FITNESS-RISK-MANAGEMENT-VRE104-322.aspx Or email us at [email protected] for more information

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