Fitness Training Systems

Unit code: SFI2001 | Study level: Undergraduate
12
(One credit point is usually equivalent to one hour of study per week)
Footscray Park
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Overview

In this unit students will develop knowledge and skills in the application of fitness training systems based on contemporary practice in fitness and exercise training to support participation in physical activity. An understanding of training principles, including modifications to programs, and planning, developing and delivering programs will be fostered through practical activities. Students will explore, analyse, research, develop, and deliver programs in a range of fitness training systems such as kettleball TRX, gymstick, myofacial release, plyometrics, cross training, and functional fitness to apply their knowledge and skills to professional practice for developing functional movement outcomes for participation.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  1. Critically research, review and evaluate the efficacious use of a fitness training system to support participation in physical activity and health;
  2. Devise and apply fitness training systems to encourage participation in physical activity for both small groups and individuals;
  3. Consolidate and synthesise knowledge of fitness training systems to develop appropriate and individualised and group activities and programs to support professional practice;
  4. Present effective instruction in fitness training systems to support participation in physical activity; and,
  5. Communicate knowledge and ideas about fitness training systems to others in a clear, coherent and independent manner with a range of different populations and clients.

Assessment

For Melbourne campuses

Assessment type: Test
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Grade: 20%
Practical test
Assessment type: Project
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Grade: 30%
Develop a program using a fitness training system
Assessment type: Project
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Grade: 30%
Group Program Instruction Session
Assessment type: Test
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Grade: 20%
Practical test

Required reading

Selected readings will be made available via the unit VU Collaborate site.

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