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Learning material and units associated with this course

  1. Anatomy and physiology for exercise
  2. Principles of exercise, fitness and health
  3. Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity
  4. Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment
  5. Planning/Designing gym-based exercise
  6. Instructing/Delivering gym-based exercise

Level 2 Anatomy and physiology for exercise

 

  1. Understand the structure and function of the circulatory system
  2. Understand the structure and function of the respiratory system
  3. Understand the structure and function of the skeleton
  4. Understand joints in the skeleton
  5. Understand the muscular system
  6. Understand the life course of the musculoskeletal system and its implications for special populations exercise
  7. Understand energy systems and their relation to exercise
  8. Understand the nervous system and its relation to exercise

Level 2 Principles of exercise, fitness and health

  1. Understand the effects of exercise on the body
  2. Understand the components of fitness
  3. Understand how to apply the principles and variables of fitness to an exercise programme
  4. Understand exercise contra-indications and the key safety guidelines for special populations
  5. Understand how to safely monitor exercise intensity
  6. Understand the health benefits of physical activity
  7. Understand the importance of healthy eating

Level 2 Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity

  1. Understand how to form effective working relationships with clients
  2. Understand how to address barriers to exercise/physical activity that clients experience
  3. Understand how to support clients to adhere to exercise/physical activity
  4. Understand how to provide ongoing customer service to clients

Level 2 Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment​

  1. Understand emergency procedures in a fitness environment
  2. Understand health and safety requirements in a fitness environment
  3. Understand how to control risks in a fitness environment
  4. Understand how to safeguard children and vulnerable adults

Level 2 Planning gym-based exercise​

  1. Be able to collect and use client information to plan a gym-based exercise programme
  2. Be able to plan a safe and effective gymbased exercise programme with clients
  3. Understand how to collect client information to plan gym-based exercise
  4. Understand how to use client information to plan gym-based exercise
  5. Understand how to plan gym-based exercise with clients

Level 2 Instructing/Delivering gym-based exercise​

  1. Be able to prepare self and equipment for gym-based exercise
  2. Be able to prepare clients for gym-based exercise
  3. Be able to instruct gym-based exercise
  4. Be able to supervise clients undertaking gym-based exercise
  5. Be able to bring a gym-based exercise session to an end
  6. Be able to reflect on providing gym-based exercise
  7. Be able to support clients taking part in gym-based exercise
  8. Understand how to provide gym-based
    exercise
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OSL Mock Quiz L2 - Anatomy and physiology for exercise

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