Exercise and Fitness

University of Limerick

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Exercise and Fitness

  • Host University

    University of Limerick

  • Location

    Limerick, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Exercise Biology, Sport and Leisure Sciences

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    1
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    2
  • Overview

    Rationale and Purpose of the Module: To provide students with a foundation and understanding of effective prescription of exercise/physical activity for health and sport performance.

    Syllabus: Structure, phases and components of cardio-vascular endurance and resistance (body, machine and weights) training sessions. Safe selection, structuring and teaching of appropriate exercises. Adaptations and progressions. Application of training principles. Safety guidelines. Pedagogical aspects of class management. Basic weight training schedules. Monitoring intensity. Exercise to music.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.