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Start a new career in the world of fitness. With childhood and adult obesity on the rise, issues of health and fitness are gaining increasing attention among government authorities and the media. Fitness is now a boom industry and demand is high for those who can teach relaxation skills, know how to assess lifestyle habits and how to set fitness goals. The Stotts Correspondence Education Fitness course introduces you to basic principles of fitness and its relationship to overall well-being. You’ll learn about stress management, types of exercise and health evaluation. The course provides valuable grounding for further study towards becoming a personal trainer.



Who is responsible for your health?
How fitness affects you
Personal fitness goals
Four types of exercise
Changes: the body's response to aerobic exercise
Changes: the body's response to anaerobic exercise
Health evaluation and hazard appraisal
"Flex" ability
Muscle power
Warm up
Muscle strength
Cool down
Assessing current lifestyle habits
Stress management
Relaxation skills

1. The Fitness Field: Broadening horizons

2. Exercise and how it Affects the Body

3. Exercise Techniques

4. Exercise Testing and Evaluation

5. Fitness Forms

6. Movement repertoire

7. Lifestyle change

Course Code: FITN
Prerequisites: Open entry
Assessments: 7 lessons / 5 assignments
Duration: This course must be completed within 12 months.
Stotts is registered as a private training establishment by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) under the provisions of the Education Act 1989 and its subsequent amendments. This course has no National Qualifications Framework accreditation and no credits will be reported to NZQA upon completion.

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"It was great to have a course I could do at home and fit in around my 5 children’s' school and kindy hours" O.L. Paraparaumu