Use anatomy and physiology knowledge to support safe and effective exercise

This unit, SISFFIT047 Use anatomy and physiology knowledge to support safe and effective exercise (Release 1), covers the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to identify the role of anatomy and physiology knowledge in fitness instruction, and to use that knowledge to develop and instruct safe and effective exercise activities.

Knowledge of anatomy and physiology underpins effective performance in a range of work functions for fitness instruction. This unit has direct links to, and supports, a range of units for planning and instructing group and personalised exercise programs.

This unit applies to group fitness instructors, gym instructors and personal trainers. They practise in settings such as fitness facilities, gyms, leisure and community centres, client workplaces and homes and outdoor locations, depending on their role.

The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State or Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.

The elements and performance criteria include:

1 Identify role of anatomy and physiology in fitness instruction.

1.1. Identify credible sources of information about anatomy and physiology that are relevant to fitness instruction.
1.2. Review information and identify how it relates to safe and effective fitness training for clients.

2 Select effective exercise activities for participants.
2.1. Identify aspects of anatomy ad physiology that impact selection of suitable exercises for participants.
2.2. Select exercises that account for variations associated with participant sex and age.

3 Support participants to exercise safely and effectively.
3.1. Provide succinct explanations about the relationship between exercises and their beneficial impacts n the body and health.
3.2. Explain injury risk factors and demonstrate and explain safe and effective exercise technique to participants.

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  • Assessment Matrix.


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