Basic Exercise Programming

Basic Exercise Programming from NHFS Group

By: NHFS Group  17-Sep-2013
Keywords: Professional Development, Distance Education, Online Courses

The aim of this course is to provide a broad overview for the areas of particular interest when programming at a basic or entry level for the fitness instructor. The course is divided into the following categories; resistance training, cardiovascular training, body composition and flexibility training. The course also emphasizes the establishment of a program writing process taking into the account flexibility levels and discusses the importance of flexibility training in exercise programming. Mode of delivery: On-line and distance education Course Aims: The aims of this exciting course are to: Explain the resistance training terminology. Explain the resistance training fitness components. Provide detail and an explanation of the screening information the fitness instructor must consider when developing exercise programs. Establish a program writing process. Explain why and how to train the cardiovascular system. Identify and explain methods for monitoring training intensity. Explain the physiological considerations and benefits of the training the cardiovascular system. Discuss the factors which affect flexibility. Discuss the optimal degree of flexibility. Discuss the types of flexibility. Discuss how to implement flexibility training into exercise programming. Identify and explain the body structure types (somatotypes). Discuss what comprises body composition. Discuss exercise programming for body composition. Discuss factors to consider when creating exercise programs with body composition for the client.

Keywords: Continuing Education Points, Correspondence Courses, Distance Education, Distance Learning, Online Courses, Professional Development,

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