Personal Exercise and Fitness
Outline (from syllabus)
Personal exercise and fitness—active and purposeful participation in a personally-designed exercise and fitness programme that reflect personal interests, goals and principles of training.
Learners may choose one method of aerobic training and one other conditioning and resistance activity.
One of the following conditioning and resistance activities :
Upper extremity pulling
Lower extremity exercises
Learners are expected to demonstrate the ability to apply the following aspects to each method of training:
- Principles of training
- Training zones
- Work-recovery intervals
Learners are required to show evidence of their capacity to perform elements of a personal exercise and fitness programme designed to enhance either performance in a physical activity or health-related physical fitness. The performance should include:
- Five-minute warm up including the necessary elements of a warm-up.
- Fifteen-minute development section: this section would include a cardiovascular section and a muscular strength and endurance section. The development section could include a circuit format.
- Five-minute cool down including the necessary ele...