Unit 1: Principles of Anatomy and Physiology in Sport: The aim of this unit is to explore the structure and function of the skeletal, muscular, cardiovascular and respiratory systems and also to learn the fundamentals of the energy systems.
Unit 2: The Physiology of Fitness: This unit provides an opportunity for learners to explore the body’s response to acute exercise and how the body adapts to long-term exercise participation.
Unit 3: Assessing Risk in Sport : The aim of this unit is to make the learner explicitly aware of the vital nature of risk assessment and its management within the sports industry.
Unit 7: Fitness Testing for Sport and Exercise: The aim of this unit is to enable learners to gain an understanding of fitness testing and the importance of health screening and health monitoring tests.
Unit 4: Fitness Training and Programming: The aim of this unit is for learners to be able to plan fitness training sessions and design fitness training programmes
Unit 5: Sports Coaching: The aim of this unit is to develop a learners understanding and knowledge of the roles, responsibilities, skills and techniques of a sports coach and how to apply them whilst coaching and/or leading sports sessions.
Unit 6: Sports Development: The aim of this unit is to provide the learner with an overview of the principles of sports development, the key agencies involved and to provide practical examples of current practice.