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Online Course in Higher Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Online Course in Higher Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Date:
31 May 2021
Price:
R 19000.00
Brief Description
The Online Course in Higher Exercise and Nutrition Sciences provides you with essential information and insights to exercise physiology, biomechanics, anatomy, motor learning and nutrition as a novice personal trainer. The course covers various aspects of screening of clients, performing strength, flexibility and risk assessments, and developing training programmes that focus on cardio-respiratory, resistance and flexibility training. You will also gain invaluable knowledge on the personal training environment that can be applied in any practical setting, including behaviour modification, the business of personal training, structure and policy issues, economics and finance management, as well as marketing and professional relations
Learning Outcomes
The following learning outcomes will be obtained:
  • A sound and sufficient working knowledge of individual specific fitness, goal setting, management, resistance and good technique.
  • A sound and sufficient working knowledge of sport specific fitness, goal setting, management, resistance and good technique.
  • How to apply scientific knowledge to design and implement physical activity programs for both healthy and athletic populations
  • How to screen and assess clients
  • How to assist clients with stress, nutritional and lifestyle management
  • Design and implement exercise and training programs
  • Guiding clients in their weight loss goals
  • Guiding clients in strength and conditioning training
The course fee includes a Lifemax pack consisting of the following equipment:
  • Goniometer Universal 30cm Slimguide Skinfold Calliper SECA201 Girth Measuring Tape Aneroid with adult cuff & stethoscope
This credit-bearing course* provides you with an entry point to formal degree programmes exclusively presented by the University of Pretoria with credits afforded towards the specified degree modules FLG331 (18 credits).
Course Content
  • Introduction to the field and profession of personal training
  • The science of personal training
  • Behaviour modification
  • Initial client screening
  • Developing exercise programmes
  • The business of personal training
  • Exercise Testing and Prescription
  • Research in Exercise Science
  • Specialised content which include video lectures on:
Specialised content which include video lectures on:
-Anatomy
-Biomechanics of Sports Performance
-Nutrition -Psychology of Sport
-Risk in Sport
-Training and Coaching
-Man as Athlete
* Successful completion of credit-bearing short courses entails that a candidate who otherwise complies with all the admission requirements for corresponding formal degree programmes as published annually in the respective year faculty year books of the University of Pretoria may upon registering for the formal programme obtain credits for the corresponding degree modules.
Normal application processes for admission to formal programmes at the University of Pretoria must be followed. Certificates of successful completion of credit-bearing short courses issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria must be submitted during the application for recognition of allocated credits.
Entry Requirements
Prospective delegates should at least have a National Senior Certificate (Grade 12/Matric), and a clean medical chart.
Course Number:
P002575
Catalogue and Category:
Sport, Tourism, Arts and Culture
Who Should attend:
This course is ideal for you if you are interested in exercise science and sports management.
Delivery Mode:
Online
Contact Days:
0