Respiratory Conditions and Exercise Certification

5.00 hours
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£ 100.00

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About the Respiratory Conditions and Exercise Certification

The respiratory system plays a significant role in exercise performance. Therefore, it is important for fitness trainers to know about the system and its connection to the cardiovascular system.

This will help in creating an optimised exercise programme, and an enhanced exercise performance can be guaranteed. 

Learning about the basics of the breathing process and other aspects of cardiorespiratory fitness will ensure that trainers have the necessary information to guide clients on boosting their performance. Exercise and physical activity help in improving health and fitness. Exercise is also good for keeping the heart and lungs in a healthy condition. 

This course is created to give trainers the necessary fundamentals regarding the respiratory process and how they can adapt the training programme appropriately to suit client needs. The modules, test questions and activities are designed to impart information about the respiratory process and the impact created by various exercise programmes on the respiratory and cardiovascular systems.

What You Will Learn:

  • Fundamental information regarding the respiratory system

  • The process of breathing, and how it affects breathing and heart rate

  • The cardiovascular impact of exercise 

  • The relation between the cardiovascular system and the respiratory system

  • An assessment of various fitness levels, including cardiorespiratory fitness

  • The importance of client consultation and progress reviews

The Benefits of This Course:

  • Understand the breathing process, the components of the respiratory system and their respective functions

  • Become aware of the impact created by exercise of different intensities on the cardiorespiratory system

  • Gain knowledge of how to assess fitness levels in relation to respiratory and cardiovascular health

  • Develop the ability to conduct well-planned consultations and progress reviews, to ensure that clients are motivated and successfully reach their fitness objectives

Course Content & Overview

  • 1.1 Video
  • 1.2 Introduction to the Respiratory System
  • 1.3 The Components of the Respiratory System
  • 1.4 Breathing Mechanism and Gaseous Exchange
  • 1.5 Breathing and Exercise
  • 1.6 Task
  • 1.7 Test
  • 2.1 Video
  • 2.2 The Short-term and the Long-term Effects of Aerobic Exercise
  • 2.3 The Effects on the Cardiovascular and Respiratory System
  • 2.4 Overtraining
  • 2.5 Task
  • 2.6 Test
  • 3.2 Exercise
  • 3.3 High-intensity Exercises
  • 3.1 Video
  • 3.4 Muscular Hypertrophy and Endurance Training
  • 3.5 Aerobic Exercises
  • 3.6 The Short-term and Long-term Effects of Exercise on the Respiratory System
  • 3.7 Task
  • 3.8 Test
  • 4.1 Video
  • 4.2 Consultation/Screening/Assessments
  • 4.3 Cardiorespiratory Fitness Assessment
  • 4.4 Body Composition (Anthropometric) Assessment
  • 4.5 Muscle Strength and Endurance Assessment
  • 4.6 Task
  • 4.7 Test
  • 5.1 Video
  • 5.2 Monitor and Review
  • 5.3 Ways of Monitoring Progress
  • 5.4 Motivation Is Key to Success
  • 5.5 Task
  • 5.6 Summary
  • 5.7 Test
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    There are no entry requirements to taske this course. Anyone who has an interest in learning more about this subject matter is encouraged to take the course. 

    You can begin your course as soon as your payment has been successfully processed.

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