Understand the principles of Exercise and Fitness - eLearning (08HW01CL/20)

Online Course

Course details

This free course is suitable if you would like to know more about exercise and fitness for personal reasons, or are looking to work in a role involving fitness and health.

This session is an ideal introduction to the subject of exercise, fitness and the benefits of positive lifestyle changes. You will also learn about nutrition, healthy diets and basic anatomy and physiology.

What do I need to join the course?

In order to join this eLearning course you will need: A reliable internet connection and a computer, laptop or tablet. You may also choose to use a headset or earphones. You will need to have access to the East Riding eLearn platform and joining instructions will be sent to you after you have enrolled.

What do I need to provide for the first session?

No specific equipment is required to attend the course, although pens & paper for taking notes whilst the training is in progress may be useful. You should ensure that you have a suitable place to study that is free from any distractions.

How will I learn?

This is an eLearning course, which allows you to work at your own pace. Once logged on to eLearn you can access the course on your dashboard. You will find information to read and questions to take part in which must be answered correctly to progress through the course.

What will I learn?

You will learn:

  • About the importance of exercise in maintaining general health and well-being.
  • About the types of activities that can improve health and fitness and why exercise is needed.
  • About the nutritional guidelines for a healthy diet and how nutrition affects health and fitness.
  • About the different systems in the human body, including the different terms associated with each system, as well as the effects that exercise has on these systems.

What could I do next?

You may wish to go on to join one of our other Health and Social Care courses. If you want to try a different subject then we offer a range of opportunities in computer skills, English, maths, employability, creative skills, retail, photography, supporting teaching and learning in schools etc. To view our course offer visit our course pages.

Can we help you to learn?

You can find more information on the Financial help and additional support page or you can contact us to talk about this and any other support we can provide.