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Improving aerobic fitness

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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.

By the end of this free course you should be able to:

  • begin to identify exercise prescriptions aimed at increasing aerobic fitness.

By: The Open University

  • Duration 2 hours
  • Updated Monday 18th August 2014
  • Introductory level
  • Posted under Sport and Fitness
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Improving aerobic fitness

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Aerobic fitness is important for sports performance and health, but what sort of exercise should you be doing to develop your aerobic fitness? This unit 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 E112 Introduction to sport, fitness and management [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)]

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