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Aerobic fitness is integral to successful sports performance and to maintaining good health. But what sort of exercise should you be doing to develop your aerobic fitness? This free course, Improving aerobic fitness, will help you to answer this question by introducing you to principles of aerobic exercise prescription.
After studying this course, you should be able to:
- identify exercise prescriptions aimed at increasing aerobic fitness.
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Improving aerobic fitness
Aerobic fitness is important for sports performance and health, but what sort of exercise should you be doing to develop your aerobic fitness? This course will help you to answer this question by introducing you to principles of aerobic exercise prescription.
This OpenLearn course is an adapted extract from an Open University course
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Originally published: Wednesday, 27th July 2011
Last updated on: Tuesday, 16th February 2016
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