Concepts of Physical Activity for Optimal Health

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The importance of staying physically active for the prevention of lifestyle related diseases is vital to achieving optimal health. This course gives a broad knowledge base of the foundational principles of physical activity for healthy living that you will need to support clients to achieve their fitness and movement goals.

Concepts of Physical Activity for Optimal Health

Study Method

Self Guided online program

Start Date

Enrol and start anytime

Student Suitability

No pre-requisites

Course Fee

$370

The importance of staying physically active for optimal health and the prevention of lifestyle related diseases is generally understood by the population at large, however many people do not fully appreciate exactly how the type and intensity of specific movement or activity interplay.

Concepts of Physical Activity for Optimal Health provides you (as a coach) with a broad knowledge base of the foundational principles of physical activity for healthy living that you will need to support clients to achieve their fitness and movement goals.

This course is not intended to be used for exercise prescription but to give an understanding of safe recommendations on movement and activity to enable you to support your client in choosing their physical activity goals appropriate to individual needs.

The components of fitness will be explained and an overview of the different energy systems that the body utilises and how to measure training intensity will be covered. Recommendations of the quantity and quality of exercise for individuals are provided to enable you to support clients in designing a plan that is safe and achievable. You will discover the role of physical activity in weight control and consider current recommendations. An understanding of working with clients from specific populations will also be explored to provide a guide with which to work.

Who this course is for:

Ideal course for qualified coaches who require gap training for lifestyle related studies in order to meet criteria to become a full member with the Health Coaches Australia and New Zealand Association (HCANZA).

This course will enable you to:

Industry Body Accreditation - Continuing Education Credits/hours

14 CECs

Self-assessment

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Enrolment

Name Course Start Date Course End Date Cost
2021 Concepts of Physical Activity (self guided) 01/01/2021 31/12/2021 $370.00

Frequently Asked Questions

You will receive immediate access to the online learning portal, simply check your email with details on how to get started and receive your login details

Yes hard copies of the course text are available for an additional fee of $xx including shipping within Australia. You can order a copy by clicking here <insert link to the shop product>

You have 8 weeks from time of enrolling to have completed all the course sections including the online quiz for each section.

Certificates are issued direct to you on email within 5 business days of passing all online quiz sections in your learning portal.

Yes. You have access to our student knowledge base to search any prior support questions that students have asked or you can directly contact our support team with your questions and they will provide direct guidance back to you within 1 business day