Introduction to Exercise Science

A useful course for potential career changers who want to see whether a career in fitness is really for them.

Where & How to Study


Introduction to Exercise Science

Course Requirements

No previous qualifications or requirements are needed

Course Description

This course is incredibly useful for potential career changers who want to see whether a career in fitness is really for them. This course includes a basic introduction to anatomy and how to select appropriate exercise programmes.

Subjects & Modules

Chapter 1 – Homeostasis

Chapter 2 – Anatomical Terms

Chapter 3 – Organ systems

Chapter 4 – The Skeletal System

Chapter 5 – The Muscular System

Chapter 6 –  The Cardiovascular and Circulatory System

Chapter 7 – The Respiratory System

Chapter 8 – The Nervous System

Chapter 9 – The Endocrine System

Chapter 10 – Energy Systems

Chapter 11 – Adaptations to Physiological Systems through Aerobic and Anaerobic Exercise

Chapter 12 – Principles of Exercise, Fitness and Health

Chapter 13 – Principles of Training

Chapter 14 – Cardiovascular Fitness

Chapter 15 – Muscular Strength and Muscular Endurance

Chapter 16 – Warm-up and Stretching

Chapter 17 – Motor Fitness & Safety

Chapter 18 – Communication

Chapter 19 – Customer service

Chapter 20 – Introduction to nutrition

Chapter 21 – Role players in the fitness industry

Accreditations & Certifications

20 REPSSA endorsed CPD points

Career Opportunities
  • Learn the basics of exercise science and lay the foundation to progress your training in the fitness industry
  • Not sure about a career in fitness? Test the waters with this course and learn life-long skills in the process


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