LEVEL 2 THEORY ONLY

All of our level 2 course prices include these exercise and fitness theory units, however some candidates may prefer the option of completing the theory assessment as a separate unit or before they attend the practical element of the course

If this is your preference then this is for you

Course Content

    Candidates will learn the following:

    Anatomy and physiology for exercise and health
  • The structure and function of the circulatory system
  • The structure and function of the respiratory system
  • The structure and function of the skeleton
  • Joints in the skeleton
  • The muscular system
  • The life course of the muscular system and its implications for special populations exercise
  • The energy systems and their relation to exercise
  • Principles of exercise, fitness and health
  • The effects of exercise on the body
  • The components of fitness
  • How to apply the principles and variables of fitness to an exercise programme
  • The exercise contraindications and key safety guidelines for special populations
  • How to safely monitor exercise intensity
  • The health benefits of physical activity
  • The importance of healthy eating

Pre-requisite

  • None

Assessment and Certification

The course is assessed through written questions, assignments, theory assessments and practical observations. Some assessments are completed as home study, some during the attendance days and some on an allocated assessment date. Please note that if you cannot make your allocated assessment date for this course there is an option to change to a different date.

On completion candidates will be awarded with an Active IQ level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing which will allow them to join CIMSPA at practitioner level.

Questions ?

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FAQ's

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  • Lectures 3
  • Quizzes 0
  • Duration 10 week
  • Students 21
  • Assessments Yes