IFBB Academy Educational Program » Personal Trainer Course

Course Description


This IFBB Academy course provides an overview of the physiological and kinesiological aspects related to sports performance and more specifically to weight training. Some of the topics covered are: Training Cycles and Programmes, Practical Training Principles, Cardiovascular Training and Sports  Marketing.
 

 

Chapters:

 

• EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY
o Introduction
o Physiological evaluation of physical aptitude
o Systems for obtaining energy
o The physiology of muscle force: general concepts
o Analysis of an athletic movement or gesture
o Anatomic analysis
o Mechanical analysis
o Functional analysis
o Ergometrics
o VO2
o Heart rate
o Lactic acid
o Anaerobic threshold, concept
o Lactate threshold
o The ventilation threshold
o Controlling workloads by application of the thresholds
o Good health and strength training




• BASIC WEIGHT TRAINING
o Training principles
o Different types of force to be applied
o Load notation or load indices
o Adaptation to training
o Anatomical adaptation
o Neuronal adaptation
o The training means

 


• TRAINING CYCLES

o  Training cycles and programs
o  Basic warm-up techniques
o  Basic stretching techniques
o  Muscle and breathing relaxation
o  Practical training principles
o  Cardiovascular training

 

• QUESTIONNAIRES AND EVALUATIONS


• SPORTS MARKETING