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Fitness and Nutrition Course Outline

Fitness & Nutrition Module 1
Fitness and Wellness: Concepts in Fitness

• Lifestyle, Health and Quality of Life
• Guidelines for Physical Activity
• Assessment of Physical Fitness
• Body Composition
• Exercise Prescription
• Cardiovascular Endurance
• Muscular Strength and Endurance
• Flexibility
• Evaluating Fitness Activities

Fitness & Nutrition Module 2
Fitness and Wellness: Concepts in Wellness

• Nutrition for Wellness
• Nutrition Standards and Guidelines
• Nutrient Supplementation
• Vegetarianism
• Eating Disorders
• Weight Management
• Stress Management
• A Healthy Lifestyle Approach
• Behavior Modification
• Safety of Exercise Participation
• Special Considerations for Women
• Exercise and Aging
• Consumer Issues

Fitness and Nutrition Module 3
An Introduction to Nutrition

• Nutrients and nourishment
• Nutrition guidelines and assessment
• Digestion and absorption
• Carbohydrates
• Lipids
• Proteins and amino acids

Fitness and Nutrition Module 4
Further Concepts of Nutrition

• Alcohol
• Metabolism
• Energy balance and weight management
• Fat-soluble vitamins
• Water-soluble vitamins
• Water and major minerals
• Trace minerals

Fitness and Nutrition Module 5
Advanced Concepts of Nutrition

• Sports nutrition
• Diet and health
• Maternal and infant nutrition
• Nutrition from childhood through adulthood
• Food safety and technology
• World view of nutrition

We take great pride in providing you with the most up-to-date textbooks and equipment. One or more of the above-mentioned subjects may, therefore, change if updating becomes necessary during the course of your studies. The order in which the material is presented may vary.

This program is specifically designed to serve as an introduction or enhancement of the theoretical knowledge required for the vocational application of this subject. It is intended to help individuals in the furtherance of their vocational training and is not intended as a substitute for licensing or certification requirements, which may include an apprenticeship or additional training, as required by law.

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