Introduction to sport, fitness and management: Track 1
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This series of tracks looks at Health and Fitness centres and how they are run as well as providing an insight into the training of future elite athletes in Britain. Material is taken from The Open University course E112 Introduction to sport, fitness and management.
A look at health and safety in the Gym and the precautions and checks that are taken. How the health, safety and welfare standards are met and how this is not restricted to people but apparatus as well in order to meet regulations.
Sport: Health and Safety
A look at how focus, motivation and ambition need to be combined with an intense training program in order to be an elite athlete, working on strength, speed and agility.
Sport: Fitness requirements
A look at variety in a training program and the benefits of interval training and pliometrics to the athlete. It also shows the importance of a balanced an nutritious diet.
Sport: Training and nutrition
A look at changes in training and how the workouts have been developed to mimic actions in the sport to avoid injury. How these techniques are implemented at a youth training level and the effect nutrition has on training.
Sport: Youth football training
A look at the staff and the employee attributes that the Halo leisure group look for when recruiting. How employees gain the tools and skills that are necessary to provide a high standard of service.
Community leisure: Quality and staffing
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